2016, 2017 Kia Sportage Prices: MSRP vs Dealer Invoice vs True Dealer Cost w/ Holdback
MSRP Invoice Price Destination Fee Holdback Dealer Cost
Kia Sportage Prices - How Much is a Kia Sportage?
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The 2017 KIA Sportage has 4 doors and 5 people can sit comfortably in it. The design is appealing. It just plain looks cool and sounds good too. Buyers and test drivers describe the ride as smooth and sporty. It handles well. Actually it rides more like a car than like an off-road vehicle.
The standard model has a 2.4 liter 4 cylinder engine and a 6 speed automatic transmission with overdrive. This combination gives the power of 181 horses (hp).
A 240 horsepower turbo engine is available. However, most people report this compact all-wheel-drive SUV does not need the more powerful engine. Its interior is well-designed and quiet. There is more space inside than it first appears. Cargo space behind the rear seats is about 30 cubic feet.
Models and Trims
The 2017 KIA Sportage is available in either front wheel drive or all-wheel drive. There are three trims:
- SX = Standard front wheel drive
- LX = Standard front wheel drive and well-equipped
- EX = All-Wheel-Drive with all packages
All Sportages begin with the same basic components including collision prevention technology. Bluetooth capability, windows and doors and rear vents for air conditioning are standard for all. Basic and technologically enhanced safety programs include a rear camera and alerts for things like pedestrians or lane changes and more.
The KIA infotainment system is effective and frugal. It has either a 7 or 8 inch screen and uses Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. To provide emergency services the Sportage is linked with the driver's smartphone rather than a separate system.
In city driving, the 2017 KIA Sportage provides about 22 miles per gallon of fuel. On the highway it can yield up to 30 mpg. Overall it gives 23 miles per gallon. Its rivals get better fuel economy.
Cost and Warranty
This compact SUV is reasonably priced ranging from $25195 MSRP to $30,700 MSRP. The KIA warranty is remarkable at 5 years or 60,000 miles for primary protection and roadside assistance. Corrosion and rust protection is viable for 5 years or 100,000 miles.
How to Calculate The Dealer Cost of a Kia Sportage
Formula for Calculating Dealer Cost:
- Example: Base Kia Sportage invoice price + the dealer Invoice price of all the options + destination - Holdback = Total Dealer Cost.
- What is Holdback? A hidden amount that manufacturers give back to a dealer. It is a percentage of the MSRP or the Invoice price.
Total Dealer Cost - Rebate and Incentive + Taxes / Licensing Fees = True Dealer Cost. (You can get rebates and incentives here)
Note: All Kia Sportage Prices above are approximate amounts. Prices are subject to change without notice.
A note about rebates: Most rebates are subtracted from the "on the road" figure. In most cases, you can have the rebate if you are arranging your own financing or you are paying cash. If you decide to use the manufacturer’s low interest financing, you do not usually get the rebate. Ask your dealer for details.