The 2010 Kia Sportage, provides the agile handling, ample cargo space and fuel economy that make it an attractive compact SUV, perfect for daily driving, while its available 4-wheel drive, electronic stability control and V6 power can deliver you safely through inclement weather and over unpaved roads.
Value oriented buyers will find AM/FM stereo with a CD/MP3 player, power windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, remote fuel door release and air conditioning among the Sportages many standard features.
The Sportage is offers two engine choices: A 140 horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 that sends power to the front wheels or available 4-wheel drive through a 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission, and a 173 horsepower 2.7-liter V6 mated to a 4 speed automatic.
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Base MSRP for the 2010 Kia Sportage LX is $16,695. A four-wheel drive V6 EX model starts at $23,495. The Sportage is backed by Kia's 10-year, 100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.
With two powerplants, a capable suspension setup, and a wealth of standard equipment, the 2010 Kia Sportage is an excellent choice in a compact SUV.