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New 2017 Kia Sportage Available Now at Shaker's Kia in Watertown, CT

In the market for a sharp new crossover? The 2017 Kia Sportage has arrived at Shaker's Kia. The Sportage offers great style, performance and features in an attractively-priced compact crossover package that has one of the best warranties in the industry. Want to learn more? Read on for details about the trim levels, design, performance, and all-around safety of the 2017 Kia Sportage, and if you're in the greater Waterbury area, stop by our Kia dealership to experience it for yourself!

The Sportage is Well-Designed - Inside and Out

The new Sportage maintains the athletic stance and sloping roof that distinguish it from its peers. Notable differences on the 2017 model include the new front end, which showcases Kia's "tiger-nose" grille. All body panels are new, and the rear end is made distinctive by sweeping rear taillights. The Sportage's interior is thoughtfully designed, with great outward visibility. Well-designed storage cabinets abound, and there's a 12-volt power outlet and USB port for second-row passengers. Cargo space is quite good for a compact crossover: 30.7 cubic feet with the rear seat up and 60.1 cubic feet with it down.

Three Different Trim Levels, Each Well-Equipped

The 2017 Kia Sportage is available in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX Turbo. The base Sportage LX is well-equipped, with a 5-inch touch-screen display and rearview camera, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD player with USB input and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, drive mode selector (Sport, Normal and Eco), and automatic headlights. The mid-trim Sportage EX adds Kia's newest UVO infotainment system with 7-inch capacitive touch screen, CarPlay and Android Auto phone connectivity, power-adjustable driver's seat, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, roof rails and solar-control glass to reduce heat buildup. All Sportage models come with Kia's excellent 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

In addition to the lineup's most powerful engine, the top-line Sportage SX Turbo model includes many features that are optional on the EX: navigation with 8-inch touch screen, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane-departure warning, automatic emergency braking, panoramic sunroof, power liftgate with programmable height adjustment and hands-free operation, heated and ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, and auto-dimming rearview mirror. The premium 320-watt harman/kardon sound system features Clari-Fi technology that improves the sound of digital music files.

Great Performance - Cruise the Waterbury, CT, Area Streets in the New Sportage

The base Sportage comes with a 2.4-liter inline-four engine that makes 181-horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. It's EPA-rated at 23 mpg city/30 mpg highway for the front-wheel drive (FWD) LX, 22/29 mpg for the FWD EX and 21/25 for the all-wheel drive (AWD) model. The SX Turbo has a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four that makes 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The SX is rated at 21/26 mpg for the FWD version and 20/23 mpg for AWD. All models are connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Sportage has towing capacity of up of 2,000 pounds.

All-Around Safety Protects You and Your Passengers

The all-new Sportage ensures a sense of security accompanies its passengers on every journey. The Iso-Structure™ unibody frame boasts chassis rigidity based on Advanced High-Strength Steel. Inside, a complete array of active and passive safety systems help assure that your protection is the priority. Front and side airbags are controlled by an advanced sensor system that is designed to respond with the utmost immediacy. The Sportage features intelligent driver-aid technologies-including an Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), Downhill Brake Control (DBC) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC)-that are engineered to provide a precise response in challenging driving situations.

Shaker's Kia of Watertown, CT has a full inventory of new Kia models, including the 2017 Sportage, in stock and ready to test drive. If you live in the area - including Waterbury, Bristol, Naugatuck, and Milford, CT - you already know about our reputation for great deals and great customer service. Stop by our showroom today to meet with one of our experienced sales professionals - ask about our current Kia specials - or call (877) 317-3379 to schedule an appointment and a test drive.