Best SUV for Road Trips


There's nothing more freeing than packing up and hitting the open road for a few days away. To really take full advantage of this experience, Schaumburg and St. Charles drivers will want to find a reliable and sleek SUV to get there in style. When it comes to Schaumburg Kia SUVs such as the Kia Sportage, Kia Sorento, and Kia Telluride, you can count on any of these models to have your back when you're away from home. With in-depth information on performance, dimensions, and cargo space, learn more about the best SUV for road trips and the benefits of buying a used Kia car or SUV at Napleton's Elgin Kia today!

 

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Kia Sportage

One of the first places to look for the best SUV for road trips should be the Kia Sportage. This compact SUV offers a dependable fuel economy to ensure that you'll go further for longer. No matter how much you need to bring with you or take home to Streamwood, the Kia Sportage cargo space offers plenty of room to safely and securely store your belongings. Check out the Kia Sportage dimensions and performance features below:

Kia Sportage Performance Features:

  • Engine configuration: 2.4L four-cylinder engine
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel-drive
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 16.4 gallons
  • Horsepower: 181 hp
  • Torque: 175 lb-ft.
  • MPG (city/hwy): 23/30 mpg

Kia Sportage Dimensions:

  • Passenger Seating: 5
  • Front Headroom: 39.3 inches
  • Front Legroom: 41.5 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.1 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 38.2 inches
  • Maximum Cargo space: 60.1 cubic feet
2019 Kia Sportage liftgate

Kia Sorento

If you're looking for something a little less compact, you can trust the Kia Sorento to get everyone and everything you need from one destination to the next without a hitch. Take advantage of the Sorento's larger fuel tank capacity for fewer fill-ups and marvel at the spacious interior which allows for an extra two passengers and ample Kia Sorento cargo space for luggage, equipment, and more!

Kia Sorento Performance Features:

  • Engine configuration: 2.4L four-cylinder engine
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel-drive
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.8 gallons
  • Horsepower: 185 hp
  • Torque: 178 lb-ft.
  • MPG (city/hwy): 22/29 mpg

Kia Sorento Dimensions:

  • Passenger Seating: 7
  • Front Headroom: 39.5 inches
  • Front Legroom: 44.1 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.3 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 39.4 inches
  • Maximum Cargo space: 73.0 cubic feet
2019 Kia Sorento liftgate

Kia Telluride

While the Kia Telluride may not be as widely known as the Kia Sorento or Kia Sportage, the Telluride offers plenty of features that Bartlett drivers can be happy about when hitting the open road. Enjoy additional features such as front-wheel-drive, 8-passenger seating, an impressive 3.8L V6 engine, 8-speed automatic transmission, and 5,000 pound towing capacity. And, if you plan on driving on a surface other than the paved highways while you're on your trip, the Kia Telluride off-road capabilities with all-wheel-drive enables driver to safety take on some off-road adventures.

2020 Kia Telluride ridiing on water

Learn More at Napleton's Elgin Kia Today!

If you're heading out to see the best things to do in Elgin or grab a bite at an Elgin-based restaurant, be sure to get there behind the wheel of any of our new or pre-owned models for sale. Although it's smaller than the SUVs listed here, the 2020 Kia Soul interior deserves a closer look, too! Let the team at Napleton's Elgin Kia show you around the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles! Contact us today to learn about some more great local spots or to schedule a test drive in your favorite Kia model today near Crystal Lake!