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2016 Kia Sportage review

April 3, 2015

2016 Kia Sportage is a compact crossover which belongs to the South Korean car manufacturer.This is a representative of the fourth generation of the model.

2016 Kia Sportage design

2016 Kia Sportage is a sophisticated vehicle with high style.Line is modern and provides viewing pleasure. Shows elegance according to the latest market requirements. Characteristics are improved over the previous model and meets the high standards of an SUV. The headlights are equipped with HID lights and are well designed. A new range of exterior colors especially will visually open car. New aluminum wheels have been restyled and should make it possible to navigate the various fields. And the back side will be equipped with new redesigned headlights, but in this case it would be LED lights. Part of signs will be placed at the rear bottom. Will it be the reverse lights or turn indicators is not yet certain. On the roof are built rails in very nice style, and it is possibly the presence of panoramic sunroof. On the mirrors are directions indicators.

2016 Kia Sportage

2016 Kia Sportage interior

2016 Kia Sportage has a very attractive and comfortable cabin with plenty of equipment.Passengers will enjoy a ride sitting in comfortable seats that can be adjusted in many ways.The center console is enriched with fine materials and well planned layout of buttons.The steering wheel has several buttons to control the audio system, telephone and switching modes of driving.Behind the wheel is a circular speedometer and rpm meter.Between them, the place got a 4-inch display that shows the status of vehicle functions.At the center is a TFT LCD touch screen display that is associated with many systems.On the left and right side are built square vents.Some parts are decorated with high-gloss chrome extras.The central display shows images from external cameras, navigation, audio options, hands-free Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio, USB interface, automatic climate control and so on.There will be four trim levels.The driver will be able to choose between the Cool, City, Sport and Luxury equipment.Wheels have been redesigned and in the offer is alloy with size of 18 inches.

2016 Kia Sportage

2016 Kia Sportage engine

2016 Kia Sportage will come with two engine choices and both are going to be four-cylinder. Base engine is 2.4-liter with 182 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. The other one is powerful turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. It can deliver whopping 260 horses at 6,000 rpm and 269 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired to a six speed automatic gearbox. Front-wheel drive will be standard while AWD will be only an option. Estimated fuel efficiency of the new Sportage is going to be 21/28 mpg (city/highway) for the model with 2.4-liter engine and 20/26 mpg with turbocharged engine. Some rumors are mentioning diesel powertrain, but it is not yet confirmed. Anyhow, if people from Kia decide to put diesel engine under the hood of this crossover it would probably be 2.0-liter turbo diesel with 184 horses.

2016 Kia Sportage

2016 Kia Sportage price

2016 Kia Sportage price will depend on the trim level and the engine choice. Anyhow, it will start from $ 21.600 and will go up to $ 27.000.

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