The new Kia SUVs offered at Pete's Smart Car Kia in Amarillo, TX have always been known for being affordable, practical and visually distinctive. They have also developed a reputation for reliability that make them an even greater value. What some car buyers may not realize is that Kia SUVs provide an exceptionally high level of quality in terms of safety and technology features. To illustrate, here's a quick look at two of Kia's most popular SUVs, the new 2021 Kia Sportage and the 2021 Kia Soul.

2021 Kia Sportage Technology

The new Kia Sportage is a compact SUV that comes standard with the Kia UVO infotainment system. It's easy to use thanks to a touch screen aimed toward the driver. More officially, UVO eServices is a subscription-free infotainment and telematics service that's available on select Kia vehicles like the Sportage. The system allows you to make hands-free calls on your smartphone, stream music, and even perform vehicle diagnostics with voice commands.

The screen has quick response times, and the display has clean, contemporary graphics. The system provides the benefit of easy-to-use physical controls to make things simpler when you're driving. Standard Apple CarPlay┬« and Android Auto™ capability let you get easy access to your smartphone apps, like your favorite music.

Standard infotainment features include an 8-inch touch screen, six speakers, Bluetooth, a USB port, and voice recognition. Available infotainment features include satellite radio, an eight-speaker Harman Kardon premium audio system, and wireless device charging, a feature your whole family will appreciate.

2021 Kia Sportage Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2021 Sportage an overall safety rating of five stars, its highest designation. Standard advanced safety features include rearview camera, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, all to help safeguard you, your family and even people around you.

2021 Kia Soul Technology

The 2021 Kia Soul at Pete's Smart Car Kia is a confident subcompact SUV with surprising interior space and a high level of user-friendly technology. The standard Kia infotainment system is easy to use, and the most common menu choices are thoughtfully arranged. Once again, simple physical controls make it easier for the driver to operate climate and audio settings while driving. Standard infotainment features include a 7-inch touch screen, Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay┬« compatibility, giving you easy, hands-free access to your favorite smartphone apps. There's also a six-speaker stereo, a USB port, and Bluetooth. Available infotainment features include a larger 10.25-inch touch screen, the convenience of wireless device charging, navigation, HD Radio, satellite radio, and an impressive Harman Kardon audio system. Other available features that your family might like are a sunroof and dual-zone automatic climate control.

2021 Kia Soul Safety

Standard advanced safety features in the 2021 Kia Soul at Pete's Smart Car Kia include the innovative rear-seat alert, which helps prevent kids and pets from being left inside the car. A rearview camera is also standard. Available advanced safety features include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, driver drowsiness monitoring and blind spot monitoring. One other sophisticated available safety feature is head-up display that puts vital safety and driving information on the windshield in front of you.

Explore More of the Many Kia SUV Strengths at Pete's Smart Car Kia

At Pete's Smart Car Kia, we've noticed how often car buyers are pleasantly surprised by the comfort, interior room and capability of Kia SUVs like the new Sportage and Soul models. Safety and tech features are another highly-valued bonus. Browse our online selection and then reach out to us online or call us to schedule a test drive soon at Pete's Smart Car Kia in Amarillo, TX.