I was looking for a car whose main purpose would be my long work commute.
After viewing a dozen choices, I chose the Sportage.
From the moment I began to drive it for the test drive, Kia's past advertising slogan "the power to surprise" entered my mind.
The 6 speed automatic had plenty of pep from 0-40 which takes care of most starts.
The interior was spacious and the rear seats folded easily for added room.
The UVO system provides great flexibility and the bluetooth connection is very clear and easy to use.
The 2.4 engine pulled well and the added noise insulation for 2012 makes the car quite even at highway speeds.
for the price, this is a great value.
Great styling, 6 speed automatic shifts smoothly, The UVO system