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Top Kia Models: Lux Rides at a Budget Price

With its high-tech styling, elegant and performance-enhancing design, it’s no wonder that Kia only keeps getting more popular. From sedans and hatchbacks to sport utility vehicles, Kia is at the height of its game at every turn. Kia’s top-performing status is especially strong in the area of reliability. Top reviewers in the industry have compared Kia’s reliability with that of Toyota’s. Yet another win for Kia is that its vehicles mark high on style and design, bringing high-end feel to budget prices. And when it comes to technology, it’s hard to beat Kia on what their standard trims and available trim package upgrades offer.


Spotlight Kia Models

Kia has a long list of vehicles that perform at the top of their class. Let’s take a look at some of their most popular models.


Kia Sorento

The 2018 Kia Sorento is a mid-size SUV that offers something a bit different from the competition. The Sorento can be purchased in configurations that accommodate either five or seven passengers. Kia has made the Sorento to be bigger than your typical mid-size SUV, but still smaller and less awkward to drive than the full-sized SUVs. For 2018, each trim comes with a few additional options. The Sorento is one of the best-priced SUVs on the market today. And while it maintains a low MSRP, it never feels like a budget ride. The Sorento is nicely designed and very roomy, while also offering a nice infotainment system.

The base models offer quite a bit, but upgrades are available that really take entertainment, navigation, and connectivity, to the next level. The 2018 Kia Sorento gets great fuel economy in its class, offering 19 mpg in the city and 25 or more mpg on the highway. As far as reliability goes, this Kia has rated highly every year in low maintenance and longevity. Performance and handling always score well for the Sorento, and it is one of the safest vehicles in its class.


Kia Optima

Kia’s midsize vehicle is spacious and stylish and offers drivers many high-tech features. If you are looking for advanced safety features, such as a backup camera, modern seat belts, advanced traction control, and plenty of airbags, then the Optima has what you’re looking for. In fact, this vehicle is well trusted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, having received a perfect rating when it came to crash testing.

The Kia Optima is also well styled, offers a quiet interior, is easy to drive, and gives drivers many luxury amnesties. Some available upgrades include a leather steering wheel, padded armrests, leather seats, heated mirrors, a power driver’s seat, and a navigation system.


Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage offers something special for anyone who is looking for a smaller SUV. The Sportage is a compact crossover – truly a budget vehicle with some nice luxury features. With a comfortable ride and plenty of room for weekday or weekend warriors. The Kia Sportage offers a turbo engine that is well worth the upgrade. The 240 HP engine performs well and adds a bit of kick to your drive. The base and medium trim models both come equipped with a 2.4 liter, 4-cylinder engine that gives drivers 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. The all-wheel-drive option lets drivers have great performance in any weather or terrain conditions.

Along with great performance and fuel efficiency, the Sportage comes in at a great price.  The 2018 Kia Sportage is the perfect vehicle for a tight budget, as it is one of the lowest-price crossover SUVs on the market. Even on the higher trim levels, the Sportage still manages to be cheaper than a lot of its competitors. This makes the Sportage a great bargain, especially when you factor in the interior quality and comfort. Amazing interior quality is another winning point of the Kia Sportage. It is among the best in its class for interior comfort, design, and quality. The center console design is smart and attractive. The seats are posh and cozy. There is plenty of head and legroom for a long, comfortable ride. Comfort, lux feel, and roominess are a lot to ask for in a budget SUV, yet the Sportage brings this to the road.


Affordable, Stylish, and Reliable

Kia offers many choices for anyone looking for a reliable, well-priced vehicle that also brings performance, fuel efficiency, and style to their ride. Whether you are looking for a compact, sedan, SUV, or crossover, Kia has a vehicle that is perfect for you.