Salazar Kia Offers NADA Must Consider Winners, 2012 Kia Optima and Sportage

The 2012 Kia Optima and the 2012 Kia Sportage were recently named to NADA’s “Must Consider List for Summer 2012” and are available at Salazar Kia in Avondale, AZ.

Online PR News – 21-August-2012 – Phoenix, AZ – NADAguides, the leading provider of online vehicle pricing and information, recently unveiled its Must Consider List for Summer 2012. Featured on the list were the 2012 Kia Optima and Sportage, which are both available at Salazar Kia in Avondale, AZ.

Most base midsized cars are powered by a four-cylinder engine, but none are able to rival the performance delivered by the Optima’s standard engine. The 2012 Kia Optima’s 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine generates an impressive 200 horsepower and still returns 35 mpg highway, but the Optima’s remarkable engine options don’t stop there. The 2012 Optima’s turbocharged four-cylinder delivers V6 power coupled with four-cylinder fuel economy. Capable of generating 274 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque, the Optima’s turbocharged 2.0-liter engine still returns 34 mpg highway.

"The Optima offers the space, features and technology consumers demand in the popular mid-size sedan category with the peace of mind of an excellent warranty and a competitive MSRP, Smooth driving, comfortable and sexy," Troy Snyder, Director of Product Development for NADAguides.

The 2012 Kia Sportage is compact crossover powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 176 horsepower and 168 lbs.-ft. of torque. What’s even more impressive is the 2012 Sportage’s remarkable fuel economy. Returning 21 mpg city and 32 mpg highway the Sportage ranks at the top of its class.

“The Sportage is a great value in the compact crossover segment, with a sporty design and functional space it is fun-to-drive, quick, well- constructed, a stranger to the pump and is worthy of a closer look from buyers wanting utility and fuel economy in a small SUV," Troy Snyder, Director of Product Development for NADAguides.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2012 Kia Optima or 2012 Kia Sportage, or in scheduling a test drive, visit Salazar Kia in Avondale, AZ. Their friendly sales staff will be happy to help you find the perfect Kia vehicle to fit your lifestyle. You may also visit them online, at

About Salazar Kia
Salazar Kia,, of the Avondale, Arizona area carries an extensive inventory of Kia cars and SUVs. The dealer’s finance specialists work with a vast array of lending sources to guarantee their customers get the most complete and comprehensive financial package available. In addition, the Arizona dealer provides automotive service, and offers Kia parts.