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Your Complete Guide to the 2016 Kia Sportage at CarSmart Of Farmington

Discover the thrill of driving a compact SUV that's not just a vehicle but a statement on wheels. The 2016 Kia Sportage, available at CarSmart Of Farmington, is more than just a mode of transportation; it's a testament to style, power, and innovation. Whether you're cruising through the streets of Farmington, navigating the roads of Fredericktown, or embarking on an adventure in Ste Genevieve, the Sportage is your trusted companion. Let's delve into what makes this vehicle a standout choice in the competitive SUV market.


2016 Kia Sportage at CarSmart Of Farmington

Unleashing Performance and Efficiency


Engine Mastery


At CarSmart Of Farmington, we understand that power and efficiency drive your decision.


The 2016 Sportage doesn't disappoint:


  • LX and EX Models: Harness the energy of the 2.4-liter engine, delivering 182 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque, ensuring a responsive and smooth ride.

  • SX Model: Elevate your drive with the turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, a powerhouse offering 260 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque for an exhilarating experience.

Fuel Economy


Your journey in and around Park Hills or Hillsboro demands efficiency:


  • LX and EX (FWD): Experience an economical ride with 24 mpg combined (21 city/28 highway).

  • LX and EX (AWD): Maintain performance with 22 mpg combined (19 city/26 highway).

  • SX (FWD and AWD): Embrace power with slight compromises at 22 and 21 mpg combined, respectively.

Safety as a Priority


At CarSmart Of Farmington, we prioritize your safety on the roads of Festus and De Soto.

The Sportage comes equipped with top-tier safety features:


  • Essential Protections: Antilock disc brakes, airbags, and active front head restraints keep you secure.

  • Advanced Technology: The Uvo telematics system offers emergency assistance and vehicle tracking for added peace of mind.

Stellar Ratings


  • Government Assurance: The AWD model boasts a five-star overall rating.

  • IIHS Confidence: Achieving "Good" in most tests, with a note on the small-overlap frontal-offset crash test.

CarSmart Pro Tip Of the Day

When considering your next vehicle purchase, it's essential to think about the features that will enhance your driving experience and bring convenience to your daily commute. At CarSmart, we're here to guide you through some of the most sought-after features that not only promise comfort and safety but also align with efficient performance and modern technology.

Heated Seats: On those chilly mornings in Missouri, there's nothing quite like the welcoming embrace of heated seats. This feature isn't just about luxury; it's about starting your day right and making every journey a cozy one, whether you're just driving to the office or embarking on a weekend adventure.

Brake Assist: Safety is paramount, and brake assist is a critical feature that helps prevent accidents by enhancing your vehicle's braking power in emergency situations. It's not just a feature; it's your on-road guardian, ready to act when you need it the most.

Keyless Start: Embrace the convenience of keyless start, a feature that allows you to fire up your engine with the push of a button while your keys stay securely in your pocket or purse. It's all about simplifying your life and adding a touch of sophistication to your daily routine.

Apple CarPlay: Stay connected safely while you drive with Apple CarPlay. This system brings your favorite apps to your vehicle's display, allowing you to get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, all while keeping your focus on the road.

MPG: 21-28 Fuel Type: Fuel efficiency is more important than ever. With an MPG range of 21-28, you can enjoy fewer stops at the pump and more time on the road. Whether you're looking for an eco-friendly commute or planning a long road trip, understanding your vehicle's MPG and fuel type is key to a cost-effective drive.

Leather Seats: For a touch of elegance and an extra dose of comfort, leather seats are the way to go. Not only do they add a sleek look to your vehicle's interior, but they're also durable and easy to clean, making them a practical choice for both families and professionals.

Memory Seat: Personalize your driving experience with memory seats. This feature remembers your preferred seating position, adjusting automatically each time you enter the vehicle. It's perfect for those who share their car with other drivers or simply want the convenience of a tailored seat position every time they drive.

At CarSmart, we believe that understanding these features and how they can enhance your driving experience is key to making an informed purchase. Whether you're drawn to the comfort of heated seats and leather upholstery, the safety of brake assist, the convenience of keyless start and memory seats, or the connectivity of Apple CarPlay, we're here to help you find the perfect vehicle that meets all your needs and more.


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The Driving Experience: 2016 Kia Sportage


Dynamic Handling and Comfort


Navigate the turns of Bonne Terre and the highways beyond with a vehicle that responds to your every command. The sport-tuned suspension provides an engaging drive, while the turbocharged SX model promises rapid acceleration and an unrivaled driving experience.


Interior Elegance and Practicality


Step inside a realm where bold design meets intuitive controls. Although the Sportage offers less rear seat and cargo space than some rivals, it's perfect for the spirited driver or small family who values style and performance.


Model Distinctions: LX, EX, and SX


  • LX: The foundation of functionality and performance.

  • EX: A step up with luxury and advanced technology.

  • SX: The pinnacle of power and premium features.

Addressing Your Queries


Fuel Efficiency: The LX and EX models offer commendable efficiency, while the SX brings more power with slightly lower mileage.


Safety Ratings: With a five-star government rating and "Good" IIHS scores, the Sportage stands as a safe choice.


Family Suitability: Ideal for those who love a spirited drive and don't require extensive cargo space.


Inside 2016 Kia Sportage at CarSmart

Frequently Asked Questions at CarSmart Of Farmington

Q: What warranty options are available for the 2016 Kia Sportage at CarSmart Of Farmington?

A: At CarSmart Of Farmington, we offer a variety of warranty options tailored to your needs. Whether you're from Festus, Hillsboro, or anywhere in between, our team will guide you through the available warranties for the 2016 Sportage, ensuring peace of mind on every journey.

Q: Can I trade in my current vehicle towards a 2016 Kia Sportage at your dealership?

Q: How does the 2016 Kia Sportage handle in various weather conditions common in the Farmington area?

Q: Are there financing options available for purchasing a 2016 Kia Sportage at CarSmart Of Farmington?

Financing and Assurance at CarSmart Of Farmington


At CarSmart Of Farmington, we believe that everyone deserves the chance to drive a vehicle they love and trust. That's why we offer comprehensive financing solutions for all credit situations. Whether you have perfect credit, are rebuilding, or just starting out, our dedicated team will work tirelessly to secure the best financing options for you. Our mission is to get you behind the wheel of your dream car with terms that fit your lifestyle.


We also understand the importance of peace of mind, which is why most of our vehicles, 10 years or newer and with under 100,000 miles, come with a FREE Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. This warranty is our pledge to you, ensuring that your vehicle is not only a source of freedom but also of reliability and enduring value.


If you're searching for a 2016 Kia Sportage and don't see it in our current inventory, don't worry. CarSmart has extensive relationships with dealers and auctions nationwide. We go above and beyond to locate the specific vehicle you desire, ensuring that your dream car doesn't remain just a dream.


Don't let the perfect car slip away. Visit our website today to explore our current inventory and learn more about our financing options and Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. At CarSmart Of Farmington, your next adventure awaits, and it's just a few clicks away!


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About The Author:


Kevin Schingeck, born and raised in the heart of Missouri, has established himself as a trusted authority in automotive sales and financing over an illustrious 13-year career. As the General Manager of both our Farmington and Jackson, Missouri locations, Kevin's extensive knowledge extends beyond just sales, excelling in connecting customers with ideal financing solutions tailored to their needs. His knack for pairing clients with the right lenders stems from a rich blend of local insights and industry expertise. For anyone seeking comprehensive guidance in the realm of vehicle sales and financing, Kevin's unparalleled experience and leadership at our dual locations stand as a testament to his dedication and proficiency.

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