fifth-generation Kia Sportage is due for its global launch soon. The all-new
Sportage SUV has been developed on a new architecture, with a driver-centric
design and a state-of-the-art premium interior featuring a swooping integrated
curved display that houses the very latest advancements in connectivity tech.
also focused on creating a pleasant space in which to spend time for all
occupants. An intelligent package and clever use of space means that everyone
inside the Sportage can benefit from class-leading headroom and legroom. The
SUV also sets the benchmark in luggage capacity.
all-new Sportage also leads the way in safety featuring both passive and active
high-tech systems – including Kia’s world-renowned comprehensive suite of
advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).
engaging and optimal driving experience, the all-new Sportage debuts numerous
highly innovative technology breakthroughs, including Kia’s E-Handling system
that enhances the dynamic performance of the vehicle and improves agility and
stability. A new-generation Electric Control Suspension (ESC) provides optimum
comfort and superior safety levels at all times thanks to its continuous
damping control in real-time.
Terrain Mode gives all-new Sportage good ride capabilities in more challenging
conditions such as snow, mud and sand.
all-new Sportage is the first Kia vehicle to be available in long-wheelbase and
short-wheelbase model variants depending on the region.
all-new Sportage is the result of a collaborative effort between Kia’s main
global design network in Korea, Germany, the US and China.
grille links Kia’s modern signature Tiger Nose grille to the distinctive
futuristic-styled boomerang-shaped LED DRLs (daytime running lamps), which in
turn create solid boundary lines for the striking Matrix LED head lamps.
homage to its sports utility heritage, the side profile of the all-new Sportage
creates a stirring road presence with taut lines cutting across clean but
refined body surfaces that seamlessly blend the contrasting volumes together. Representing
a first for the Sportage range, a black roof – a different color paint option
to the vehicle’s body – is now available with the new model, helping to
accentuate the sporting profile and highlight the architecturally dynamic
C-pillar. The addition of a chrome beltline kicks up onto the rear of the
all-new Sportage and into the D-pillar, creating harmonious lines with the rear
spoiler that further adds to the sporting pedigree of the car.
Sportage maintains its strong road presence at the rear with a muscular
swooping fastback design that flows into the rear lamps, which have been
crafted to give the impression that they cut into the body with fine precision.
The razor rear lamps are connected by a slim horizontal design, giving the
all-new Sportage a stunningly wide impression from the back.
on spec and model, new Sportage rides on 17-inch, 18-inch or range-topping
19-inch wheels, with a choice of seven different alloy designs, colours and
the centre of the all-new Sportage’s modern cabin sits a beautifully sculpted
integrated curved display with a slim touchscreen pad and finely detailed air
vents. The curved display sweeps across the front of the interior, giving the
cockpit dramatic width and depth.
high-tech 12-inch touchscreen and advanced integrated controller act as the
nerve center for driver and passenger connectivity, functionality and usability
needs. Both systems have been created to be easy-to-use, highly intuitive and
soft to touch. The 12-inch instrument cluster is equipped with the
latest-generation full thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display for
incredibly precise and clear graphics. With such advanced and secure high-tech
connectivity, all-new Sportage benefits from the latest over-the-air software
and map updates.
ergonomic centre console has been optimally positioned for the driver and front
passenger, providing storage, operating system configuration, cupholders and
soft-touch switches, the latter sitting on a raised profile alongside the
shift-by-wire transmission dial. A smartphone charging bay offers high-speed
launch, a high-tech 1.6-litre TGDI powertrain will be offered in the all-new
Sportage line-up, generating 180PS and 27.0kgf.m torque. Also included in the
launch line-up is a new and highly efficient R2.0-litre diesel engine featuring
an advanced variable geometry turbocharger that helps it to develop 186PS and
42.5kgf.m torque. The 1.6-litre TGDI engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch
automatic transmission (7DCT), while a 6-speed manual transmission is also
available. The new R2.0-liter diesel engine comes with an extensively
re-engineered 8-speed automatic transmission. The all-new Sportage debuts
all-new Terrain Mode, E-Handling tech and a new ECS.
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