How Safe is the 2017 Kia Sportage?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 8:20 pm
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2017 Kia Sportage Safety Features

The 2017 Sportage saw some extensive changes to the 2017 model year to promote a more sophisticated design, a more premium interior and improvements made to the ride and handling. The Sportage is Kia’s longest-running nameplate and the 2017 Sportage received an improved structure by the use of advanced high strength steel so now the Sportage’s body-in-white has 51 percent of advanced high strength steel compared to the outgoing model’s 18 percent. All of Kia’s efforts worked as the 2017 Sportage received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick+. If this award shows anything, it shows how safe the 2017 Kia Sportage is and how much dedication and value Kia puts behind making their vehicles as safe as possible.  

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What Driver Assistance Features Does the 2017 Sportage Have?

The 2017 Kia Sportage has a number of driver assistance features which are all geared toward making sure drivers and Sportage as safe while on the road.

Forward Collision Warning System and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection: The system can detect a potential collision with another vehicle or pedestrian and help stop the Sportage.

Lane Departure Warning System: If the system detects that the driver is leaving their lane without using a turn signal, it then emits an audible alert.

Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist: This feature can monitor cars up to 230 feet behind the Sportage and provide the driver with a visual warning in the door mirror when another car enters the blind spot.

Rear Cross Traffic: The system warns the driver if cars pass behind the Sportage while in reverse.

Front and Rear Parking Assist: Sensors on the bumpers warn the driver when nearing other vehicles or objects.

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The 2017 Kia Sportage is also available with Bi-HID headlights with dynamic bending light and high beam assist. Interested in test driving or learning more about the safe 2017 Kia Sportage? Give us a call at Moritz Kia or visit any one of our three locations to learn more.

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