The Kia Sportage has already received a total makeover for its 2009 model. However, Waukegan Kia dealers are now preparing for the arrival of the 2011 model, which is not far off and will have some great updates, just as the 2009 model did. Waukegan Kia dealers expect to see the anticipated arrival of these new vehicles sometime in mid-2010.
The 2011 model is still undergoing testing, however is expected to be released in Korea by February of 2010 and then to head straight over to the US later that year. Waukegan dealers are eager about this new model and everything that it will have to offer, because as of now, it will come with plenty of options and choices.
The new Sportage is predicted to look like a mixture of the Forte and Sorento, with a hint of Kiaâ€™s concept cars sprinkled throughout. It will have a much more sleek and sporty style than its predecessors that will be able to hold up in any conditions, according to Waukegan dealers in Kia. It will boast great handling and responsive steering and braking, and according to its current testing, it will also be a bit of a speedster. With fun and fresh driving and reliable handling, this new Sportage will sure to be a big hit in Waukegan Kia showrooms.
And no matter what type of engine you are looking for, chances are the new Sportage will be able to deliver what you want. According to Waukegan dealers, the current Sportage sports a four-cylinder, 2.0 liter 140-horsepower engine. However, the new model is predicted to boast a four-cylinder, 2.4 liter, or a V-6, or even a diesel if that is how you choose to roll. No matter what your style is, this new model will be able to suit your needs. The 2012 Kia Sportage is also predicted to have the choice of either manual or automatic transmission, another great option for serious drivers. So once this new car rolls into town, you will be able to mix and match to create the ride that will be perfect for you.
And though Waukegan Kia dealers are not positive of the features it will come equipped with just yet, they are predicting that they will be similar to the ones already situated in the 2009 model. Navigation system, trip computer, cruise control, keyless entry, and satellite radio are all expected in this new model. And prices are predicted to be comparable as well. The current Sportage starts at a reasonable $19,695 and the 2011 model is anticipated to be priced somewhere around there as well, though it will feature updated styling and new options.
So if you already adore the new Sportage and are looking for a new vehicle, head in to your Waukegan Kia Sportage dealer to find out more about the great deals that this new vehicle will have to offer. With its spunky and reliable handling, along with its great interior features, the new Sportage will be worth waiting until 2010 to finally get to drive.