2011 Kia Sportage Car is redesigned as a small sized crossover, which is similar to Honda, Ford, and Toyota crossovers.
2011 Sportage: A Congregation of its Features
2011 Kia Sportage is a redesigned small sized crossover, which is similar to Honda, Ford, and Toyota crossovers. It is featured with a new styling and a powerful 4-cylinder engine that is turbocharged.
It is available in upscale EX and base LX trim levels. Rivals of this car are Ford Escape, Nissan Rogue, and Honda CR-V.
Exterior and Interior Features
Coming to exterior, Sportage for 2011 is designed with a crisper sheet metal than the previous model. The front end is designed with a black colored border with angular headlights, which creep up the front fenders. A slight crease is designed on the side doors and piercingly angled rear roof pillars are present to enhance the appearance of car.
The trim LX includes standard 16-inch alloy wheels with low rolling resistance tires, supplementary turn signals in the side mirrors, body colored door handles, body colored heated side mirrors, and 18-inch alloy wheels; the chrome trim includes a chrome-bordered grille, and roof rails.
Five members can be accommodated in the cabin and it has a 60/40-split folding backseat. Cloth seat upholstery, CD stereo with auxiliary and USB ports, air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, height adjustable front seats, and a leather trimmed tilt steering wheel are standard features of interior.
Under the Hood
The base engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder for generating 176 horsepower. Moreover, it has an optional turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with direct injection. Coming to transmission, the engine is mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic with a clutch-less manual mode.