Which Kia SUV Should I Choose in Merrillville, IN?
Do you and your growing family need a new SUV that is equipped to keep up with your busy life? The new Kia Sorento, Kia Sportage, and Kia Niro all have unique features to offer your family. From spacious interiors to Kia Drive Wise® technologies, the options are nearly endless. Continue reading to learn about the latest SUVs available at Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN.
If you have any questions regarding our Kia SUVs, call our dealership at (866) 942-1214 and a product specialist will assist you.
Kia SUVs: Interior Design
The Kia Sorento has a spacious interior that seats up to seven passengers. The family-friendly interior features YES® Essentials stain-resistant cloth-trimmed seating and second-row sliding seats to allow easy access to the third row. With a wide stance and an available power liftgate, this modern SUV is ready for anything. Additional features include:
- 14-way power adjustable front seat
- Leather wrapped, heated steering wheel
- Acoustic windshield with sound deadening materials
You’ll find premium craftsmanship inside the Kia Sportage. The angled console puts all the controls at arm’s reach, and 60/40 split folding rear seats allow you to load more cargo than before. An available power sliding/tilting sunroof lets natural light fill the cabin. Additional interior features include:
- Steering wheel mounted audio controls
- Available leather seat trim
- 12V power outlets
In the Kia Niro, you will find comfort and function. With available features such as dual-zone automatic climate control and heated and ventilated front seats, you’re sure to enjoy the ride regardless of your destination. Additional interior features include:
- 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support
- Available power sunroof
- Heated and ventilated front seats
Kia SUVs: Performance and Capability
The Kia Sorento is highly versatile when it comes to power with three engines available for you to choose from. For drivers who crave power, the 2.0L turbo engine delivers dynamic performance while remaining efficient. Take a look at the available engines below.
- 2.4L I4 with 185 HP and 178 lb. ft. of torque
- 3.5L V6 with 290 HP and 252 lb. ft. of torque
- 2.0L turbocharged I4 with 240 HP and 260 lb. ft. of torque
The Kia Sportage offers two different engine options ready for any occasion. The engines with this SUV make it a perfect option for drivers who like to hit the trails. The Dynamax™ all-wheel drive system adjusts traction in accordance with weather conditions. See what each engine has to offer below.
- 2.4L I4 with 181 HP and 175 lb. ft. of torque
- 2.0L turbo I4 with 237 HP and 260 lb. ft. of torque
If you are looking for supreme efficiency, you may want to consider the Kia Niro. A 1.6L GDI engine with an energy-dense kWh lithium-ion battery powers the Niro. This lightweight electric motor can achieve up to 52 MPG on the highway.
Kia SUVs: Safety and Technology
The Kia Sorento keeps you safe while on the road thanks to Kia Drive Wise® technologies including surround view monitor, lane departure warning, advanced cruise control, and blind spot detection. The Clari-Fi™ and Infinity® surround audio system lets you jam to your favorite music, while the USB port keeps your devices fully charged. Additional safety and technology features include:
- Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
- 8-in. touchscreen with navigation
- Rear cross traffic alert
- Auxiliary input
- UVO eServices® lets you link your phone to your vehicle
When it comes to safety, the Kia Sportage features an Iso-Structure™ made of high-strength steel to keep you safe upon impact in a collision. Features such as electronic stability control, and hill start assist control protect you and your passengers. You’ll also enjoy a 7-in. touchscreen, smartphone integration, and a rearview camera. Additional safety and technology features include:
- Harman/Kardon® 8-speaker sound system
- Parking assist with front and rear sensors
- Lane departure warning system
- Bluetooth® connectivity
- Autonomous emergency braking
The Kia Niro shares several of the same safety features as the Sorento and the Sportage. Equipped with front and read crumple zones, vehicle stability management, and a brake assist system; the Niro is built to protect. Tech features include a six-speaker audio system, a wireless phone charger, and dual front 12 V outlets. Additional safety and technology features include:
- Blind spot detection system with lane change assist
- Bluetooth® hands free connectivity
- Rear USB power outlet
- Rearview camera
Schedule a Test Drive in a Kia SUV in Merrillville, IN
Have you decided which Kia SUV is perfect for your growing family? Bring in the whole family to test drive a Sportage, Sorento, or Niro today! Simply call Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN at (866) 942-1214 or use our online form to schedule your appointment. Check out our factory direct incentives to see if you qualify for savings on your next new Kia SUV.