Best Kia SUVs for Old Bridge
Best Kia SUVs for Old Bridge
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Old Bridge, New Jersey residents must battle raging traffic jams and tightly packed, swift-moving highways on a pretty constant basis. The Tri-State Area is nothing if not densely populated, and it probably doesn’t help that we’re all trying to travel to New York City during rush hour or get to Seaside Heights every Saturday in summer. When you’re choosing the perfect SUV for you, the stakes are high. That’s why we’ve compiled this local buying guide – so you can drive home the Kia that best fits both your personal lifestyle and Old Bridge’s jam-packed highways.
2018 Kia Soul: Youthful, Stylish Travel
If you commute to work in Manhattan, the compact Kia Soul offers a little relief for your bank account. Earning up to 26 city/31 highway mpg, the Soul gives you an advantage over bigger SUVs with its thrifty fuel economy and peppy acceleration. You can also try the Soul Electric, which earns 124 city/93 highway MPGe. There’s no shortage of electric car charging stations in Manhattan, either, so you shouldn’t ever have to worry about getting stuck in the city. The Soul has funky, youthful appeal, with its unique exterior style and excellent infotainment lineup. This year, all models offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, so you can stay connected with your eyes on the jam-packed road up ahead.
2018 Kia Niro: Hybrid Commuting at Its Finest
The Kia Niro is another excellent choice for New York commuters. Introduced for the 2017 model year, this hybrid crossover SUV earns an excellent 52 city/49 highway mpg and its plug-in counterpart earns a combined 105 MPGe. Its compact size helps you navigate the busy New Jersey Turnpike and ease into parallel parking spaces in Brooklyn, but the compact design doesn’t sacrifice interior comfort as all of your carpool mates will attest. All models come standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and smartphone features like hands-free calling make it easy to meet up with friends at the Seaside Boardwalk.
2018 Kia Sportage: All-Weather Safety
If you’ve got tall genes working against your compact SUV dreams, the mid-size Sportage gives you and your family the massive head and leg room they need for a comfortable ride to brunch at Comfi or outdoor fun at the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. All Sportage models offer all-wheel drive, giving you peace of mind as you cruise up I-95 on a December morning. All Sportage trim models are handsomely equipped, including the smartphone integration features you need to stay connected during your commute. Small doesn’t have to mean cramped or vanilla–and the Sportage proves both points well.
2018 Kia Sorento: Sporty, Safe Family Travel
The Sorento is bigger than the average mid-size crossover, with spacious seating for five or seven passengers depending on the model you choose and how you configure it. It’s the perfect ride for Old Bridge residents who commute during the week but prefer to spend their free time at the shore or in upstate New York, skiing. You’ll have plenty of room for people and all their stuff in this Kia SUV. Add all-wheel-drive to your Sorento for a safer commute on wet or icy pavement. It’ll certainly give you peace of mind on the Jersey Turnpike in January. On the weekends, load up friends, family, and everyone’s weekend bags for some togetherness time at a skiing lodge or Seaside Heights beach.