Monday, January 23, 2017

The 2017 Kia Sportage named the “Best New Compact SUV”

And the award goes to…. The 2017 Kia Sportage has just been named the “Best New Compact SUV” of 2017, by It is also in the running for the “Best of 2017” award. Kia did not just win these awards for being Kia, they received these awards for their innovation, design, and technology they have continued to revolutionize.

“With all of the improvements made for the 2017 model year, it’s hard to ignore the Sportage” said Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning KMA.

As our St. Louis drivers know, the Kia Sportage continues to outdo itself each year. The 2017 Kia Sportage is a perfect balance of European and sporty style, with an impressive level of craftsmanship. Not only having a distinctive style, that is more seen in luxury vehicle then the everyday vehicle, it also has a roomy interior, easy-to-use technology, and other upscale features that you would not normal see in everyday vehicles. Not only did it come with a more luxury feel it is also equipped to be top safety pick. It has optional crash prevention wraps, advanced driver assistance technologies, significant suspension and steering improvements, and available intelligent AWD.

“To be recognized by the experts at as ‘Best Compact SUV’ and as a ‘Best Of’ nominee represents how far the Kia brand has come in its continued commitment to world-class quality and top-notch design”, said Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning KMA. With all these awards and upgraded features why wouldn’t the Kia Sportage be your next picked vehicle for 2017! Come check them out at Jim Butler Kia in St.Louis, MO.