Prior to its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, we know almost all the details of new Kia Sportage . The brand has already revealed the first pictures of the inside and a number of details of the new generation of Kia Sportage, which seeks to reap even greater success than the model still sells, for which has better arguments .
The new Kia Sportage is slightly larger than its predecessor, with more than 40mm length (4.48 meters) 30mm which goes to the battle, now 2.67 meters. The width of 1.85 meters and height of 1.63 meters remain unchanged from the outgoing model. The body now has a more modern look, but the side view reminiscent of its predecessor with a thick pillar C. The alloy can be 16, 17 and 19 “. The latter, along with the other body attachments, we feel especially well in the aesthetic section, as shown by the images of Kia Sportage GT Line , the first time this sporty finish dye makes an presence in the SUV.
The interior cherishes a quantum leap , with greater visual appeal and greater attention to detail. Soft materials, upholstered in fabric, leather and contrast stitching for the attractive appearance showing images (help as a unit of the rooms) are used. But besides the appearance, Kia has looked at other aspects renovated Sportage, such as soundproofing of the cabin.
The carrier also allow some customization options, as the dashboard can be completely black or two-tone, black-gray and black-brown combinations. The images show the interior of a Kia Sportage Line GT, with its sports steering wheel, aluminum pedals and piano black inserts. The dashboard is dominated by the touch screen multimedia equipment , which can be 7 or 8 inches. Under it are the main buttons on the stereo and the air conditioning system. The Kia Sportage not yet committed to integrating most of its pushbuttons on the screen.
In terms of comfort and interior space, the Kia Sportage now benefits from a slightly larger body, which has a positive effect in the cabin, improving all levels of habitability. The boot also happens to offer 465-503 litros and can be divided into two floors while the rear seats can recline the seatback between 23 and 37, for greater passenger comfort.
In terms of equipment, you can equip all electric heated front seats, parking camera, electric tailgate, wireless charger for smartphones, JBL sound system with 320 watts or 8 speakers navigation system Kia Connected Free services for 7 years , among many other elements. Some facilities are not available in all countries.
On security the Kia Sportage aa improve its predecessor with a body more effectively to the impacts , with better dissipation of forces in this case. The eight airbags form part of the standard equipment and according to the different available equipment active safety systems as automatic emergency braking, the wizard involuntary change lanes, the lights short-long automatic, the blind spot warning or traffic sign recognition and cross traffic alert.
As for engines, the Kia Sportage is offered with two gasoline alternatives. The easiest will be the 1.6 GDI 132 horses, which adopts the Stop & Start, followed by 1.6 T-GDI with 177 hp and an interesting torque of 265 Nm between 1,500 and 4,500 revolutions. The diesel range will start with the 1.7 CRDi 115 hp, followed by the 2.0 CRDi 136 and 184 horses , the latter with 400 Nm of torque. Some of the mechanical, though apparently the same, they have been considerably renovated.
The turbo petrol engine will be mated exclusively to an automatic transmission DCT dual-clutch seven-speed , while the rest of the range will use manual six relations and automatic torque converter. There will also drive versions 4 × 4. Range is probably structured in a similar way Hyundai Tucson.
A level of chassis, the Kia Sportage debuts a completely redesigned suspension, something stronger, especially in the GT Line models, “more sporting aspirations”. The brake system also enhanced to provide increased braking capacity.
Source – Kia
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Article inside and know more details of the new Kia Sportage has been originally published in Current Motor.