New Car for new market – what car reviews, Sportage is a jeep or SUV type vehicles manufactured by KIA Motors Automotive Company. This car was launched in late 1993. KIA Sportage has 2 generations, the Sportage I (1993-2003) and the Sportage II (2004-present). Entered Indonesia through CBU Build Up that means the Kia Sportage is not assembled in Indonesia. However, as a manufacturer of Indonesia pledged to sell the Kia Sportage is assembled in Indonesia. Although the price is affordable, safety equipment is to install the ABS and EBD control systems suppose to control braking and airbag seven points, and is equipped with Cruise Control. Sportage I and II are very economical in terms of fuel consumption to reach 13.5 kilometers to a liter of gasoline. For diesel engines, Sportage I and II can reach 20 kilometers to a liter of diesel. While Kia Sportage 2700cc engine can only travel 7.5 km a liter of gasoline.
While the engine choice will be made 2.0-liter capacity and 2.4-liter 4-cylinder petrol and diesel type which consists of 1.7-liter and 2.0-liter. As Tucson is sold in the North American market, the latest Sportage will tuck 6-speed transmission. The engine generates maximum power of 166 horsepower, available in two variants of the transmission, the six-speed manual and automatic. Kia, an affiliate company of Hyundai Motor Co.., targets sales of 140,000 units of the new Sportage this year, including 37,000 units for the domestic market. New Kia Sportage 2011 brings new innovations applied to sports utility vehicle (SUV) this. It was there in the front seat, and later will become an option. Sportage is equipped with front seat heating and ventilation system developed by Amerigon Incorporated (AI).ower, available in two variants of the transmission, the six-speed manual and automatic. Kia, an affiliate company of Hyundai Motor Co.., targets sales of 140,000 units of the new Sportage this year, including 37,000 units for the domestic market. New Kia Sportage 2011 brings new innovations applied to sports utility vehicle (SUV)
No more gas guzzling: the SUVs that skimp on fuel
The old gas guzzling image of the SUV is being left behind as a slew of recent models show fuel efficiency is now one of the top priorities for drivers and manufacturers.
Hybrid vehicles in particular are at the forefront of this trend, with big motoring names pouring resources into ensuring that going green no longer means compromising on performance.
There are always going to be other factors, but if outright efficiency is your main criteria for finding the right SUV, then the following should make your list of top the five:
Ford’s latest hybrid is placed by numerous car sites including Edmunds as a top SUV choice for sheer miles-to-the-gallon efficiency. Its 2.5-litre engine utilises green technology that Ford has been developing for over a decade to achieve a superb 34 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway.
Fitted out with a 3.5-litre engine, going from 0 to 60 in 7.8 seconds, the Lexus packs a punch while coming in not far behind the Ford in terms of pure efficiency at 32 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway.
Using Mazda’s own SKYACTIV technology, the CX5 crossover SUV has a 2.0-litre engine that produces 155 hp. Praised by consumers and industry experts on its release earlier this year it also averages 30mpg.
A hatchback SUV which is nippy and stylishly designed, the Juke is also among the skimpiest in fuel consumption at 27 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway. Its 1.6-litre engine and 188 hp translates into an impressively sporty drive.
Evening out at 28mpg in city and highway conditions, the Toyota packs plenty of power with a 3.5-litre engine, while also being the model with the most cargo space. At the higher end of the SUV price range, this model delivers what it what it promises to.
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