What is The Best Budget-Friendly SUV for Teens?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Friday, September 7th, 2018 at 10:26 pm
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2018 Kia Sportage Receives Recognition from U.S. News & World Report

Parents interested in securing a safe and reliable SUV for new teen drivers can now feel confident about turning to the 2018 Kia Sportage after U.S. News & World Report ranked it the best for teens among other SUVs in the $25,000-$30,000 price range. The Kia SUV took home a win for a variety of factors including high safety scores and a variety of available active safety equipment among the 2018 lineup including blind spot detection, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane change assist, and rear cross-traffic alert. Also available on the 2018 Sportage is the Kia UVO system that allows parents to set and receive alerts when the vehicle reaches certain speed limits etc. See what Kia had to say about the recognition below.

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What U.S. World News & Report Has To Say:

“The Sportage should be at the top of your list if you want to buy a safe and dependable SUV for your teenage driver,” said Jamie Page Deaton, executive editor, U.S. News & World Report.

What Kia Has To Say:

“It’s fantastic Sportage is rated best for teen drivers,” said Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning, KMA. “Young and new drivers face many challenges on the road and we’re pleased Sportage offers the right combination of technology, safety ratings and reliability to be rated best in class by U.S. News & World Report.”

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For more information on the Kia Sportage lineup or to schedule a test drive at Concord Kia in Concord, CA, stop by the dealership during normal business hours or give us a call at 925-682-7100. An online test drive scheduling tool is also available via a link on the homepage. Set up a test drive today and we will have a 2018 Kia Sportage model ready and waiting for your arrival!

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