Kia’s Most Sporty Vehicles
In the recent years, Kia has come to be well known for the distinctive sportiness its crossover models invariably integrate. The performance of these vehicles is also top notch, and their attractive exterior design by no means compromises their road handling. We asked the Kia experts at Beaumont & Silsbee Kia what are some of the most sporty models this respected South Korean carmaker has to offer.
The 2017 Kia Sportage
The 2017 Sportage has undergone a total makeover process, which has enabled it to set the standards on just how a compact crossover ought to look like. It comes with a distinctive grille, graceful side contours and conspicuous wheel arches. Not to mention its coupe-like’ roof, extended wheel base as well as a completely chrome window surround. In a nutshell, the 2017 Sportage offers a delightful blend of unparalleled sophistication and unprecedented sportiness. It also sports elongated front headlights that have been suitably swept back into the body and perched prominently above the grille. When it comes to performance, you get to select from 2 different kinds of 4 cylinder engines. The first is a high-output 2.4 L, which is able to produce up to 181hp. The second is a powerful 2.0 L turbocharged that can produce a maximum of 240hp.
The 2017 Kia Sorento
The 2017 Kia Sorento, like the Sportage, has been subjected to a complete exterior design overhaul. Some of its most prominent features include smooth, sinuous curves, a tiger nose grille and long swept back projector beam headlights. All of which make for one of the most captivating and highly sophisticated exterior crossover design. The Sorento even boasts of a smart liftgate and a hatch you can customize to your very own height. This vehicle isn’t all about beauty, and it is certainly one of the most excellent examples of high performance crossovers currently in the market. Even better, it can perform exceptionally well on rough roads and terrains.
You get to pick from 3 different engine options. The first is a fuel efficient 2.4 L 4 cylinder. The second a 2.0 L turbo, which delivers impressive performance and the third a 3.3 L V6 AWD that facilitates for a whooping 5,000 lbs towing capacity. The 2017 Sorento offers 3 drive modes, the normal, eco and sport modes. The first delivers a highly balanced engine performance. While the second can efficiently optimize fuel economy and the third optimizes engine and transmission for a high performance driving experience.
The 2017 Kia Niro
The highly anticipated Kia Niro will offer the best of two worlds. It incorporates a well thought out crossover design coupled with the optimal fuel economy of a true hybrid. Some of its most notable exterior features are stylish wheels, rear spoiler and the option between projector beam headlights or LED positioning lamps. Generally speaking, this model will integrate the upscale style with the athletic sporty appeal that have come to epitomize this automaker’s line of crossovers. The 2017 Niro will feature an aerodynamic exterior design from the back to front, top to bottom, to minimize air drag for better fuel economy. Finally, it will be powered by a high efficiency 1.6 L GDI engine, making it ready for any road adventure you have in mind.