P I ittle more than a year after his arrival in the main international markets, Kia launched the aesthetic upgrade Sportage in Argentina. It is a facelift that modified a few elements of its front and also incorporated novelties mechanical level .
The facelift of Kia Sportage landed in the Argentine market.
Like what happened earlier, renewed Sportage up to the Argentine market imported from South Korea , but this time it will be offered only in versions with simple traction and one trim level called EX.
Among its options standard equipment is offered with six airbags including dual front, dual side and dual curtain, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control ESP ISOFIX, power-assisted steering system Flex Steer with 3 different modes, rear parking sensor, cruise control, air conditioning, fog lamps and alloy wheels 17 inches , among others.
But one of its main news is under the hood, as it introduced a new 4-cylinder engine with 2.0 liters engine, 16-valve 154 horsepower at 6,200 rpm, which for now only offers associated with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Nothing no options diesel or manual transmission, and AWD .
Aesthetically Sportage had no major changes since the update was limited to new format of the grid front , new taillights, more body colors and new wheel design.
Inside were added as much made in soft plastic surfaces and improved the available upholstery. The current Kia Sportage will be replaced by a new generation next year, and ensure that it adopts a format that will be inspired by the design of the KX3.
At the moment the only version offered in the Argentine market is with the EX trim and automatic transmission. The warranty offered is 5 years or 100,000 miles and is priced at 432,000 pesos .