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2007 Kia Sportage Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Kia Sportage is a sports utility that can seat five passengers. It has four doors.

Price
MSRP: US$15,900-US$22,895
Invoice: US$15,150-US$21,370

What is New in 2007 Kia Sportage?
Notable changes include upgraded MP3-capable CD audio system, leather steering wheel, black mesh grille, rear spoiler, and shift knob.

2007 Kia Sportage picture (front view)

2007 Kia Sportage picture (side view)

Introduction
2007 Kia Sportage is a superb purchase for all available features and accessories. It proves to be a leader among other SUVs.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Kia Sportage is available in six trims ranging from LX I4 2WD to EX V6 4WD. Options include premium audio system with six-disc CD changer, auto-dimming mirror, leather steering wheel, fog lights, keyless entry, and leather upholstery.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Kia Sportage offers standard 173hp 2.7-liter V6 engine with four-speed automatic transmission and overdrive or 140hp 2.0-liter I4 engine with five-speed manual transmission and overdrive or optional four-speed automatic transmission and overdrive. It delivers 19 to 23-mpg in city and 23 to 28-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors are attractive, spacious, and functional. Quality of materials is good. Folding rear seats offer extensive cargo space.

Safety Features
Standard safety measures include stability control, traction control, front-seat side airbags, antilock disc brakes, and side curtain airbags for both front- and rear-seat occupants.

Driving Impressions
Although a SUV, ride is similar to that of a car. Engines need more power and transmissions should be smoother.

Pros
Stylish interiors, impressive, and numerous safety features

Cons
Engines require higher power

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