With its turbocharged engine, the 2013 Kia Sportage SX offers a lot more power than most small SUVs, but its cabin tech tends largely towards the average.
Prodigious power and responsive tech in a tidy package.
With its small SUV form, the Sportage offers good interior space, but its turbocharged engine kicks up the power almost beyond what the car can handle.
A good multipurpose vehicle, the 2011 Kia Sportage offers a solid cabin tech package, but we would wait for next year's turbo version.
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Kia Motors today announced that the 2011 Sportage SX compact CUV, a sporty 2.0-liter Turbo, will ship this month.
Kia features a pair of opposing Sportages and an assortment of Fortes and Souls at the 2010 SEMA Show.
Kia has now washed that look off most of its cars.
Kia's radical redesign of its crossover leads to a solid, multipurpose vehicle that, surprisingly, does not feel slow despite its four-cylinder engine. A modern exterior uses smooth sheet metal and the cabin gets useful tech.
CNET Car Tech gets a preview drive in the 2011 Kia Sportage.
As part of a complete model overhaul, Kia gave its Sportage small SUV a serious makeover, changing the engine, suspension, and design. CNET Car Tech took a preview drive to see how it handles.