I recently traded in a 2012 Kia Sportage 6 speed manual for a 2011 Tucson that my girlfriend can drive as well.
I wish I had gone with the Tucson from the get go.
The steering provides relatively good feedback and it responds quickly.
On twisty roads I would consider it sporty. The ride can be slightly firm but it IS an suv and that lends to the fun factor around corners. Gas mileage is low 20's but I spend most my days in city traffic and when I can let loose I push the engine.
Cabin is comfortable and visibility is great when you properly adjust your mirrors.
Completely happy with this new vehicle.
The styling, comfort of seats, driving dynamics when thrown around corners. Seating position is very adjustable.
Stereo system is on the weak side and bluetooth could perform better.
Neither are deal breakers.
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