This is the new Kia Sportage which has new technology and design on board to help underpin its sales success.
Kia have also used the opportunity for its fourth generation Sportage to create a modern interior with much more refinement; it also boasts what the firm calls a hallmark ‘tiger-nose’.
In addition, there’s more passenger comfort and those on board will enjoy less noise in the cabin and more space.
Sportage is the safest version yet
Indeed, Kia says its Sportage is the safest version yet with active safety technology and a stronger body shell.
Among the new technologies for the Kia Sportage is autonomous emergency braking which sees the car braking when it detects a collision as well as connected services and wireless phone charging.
Drivers will be pleased to know that the popular SUV has a refined and smooth ride which helps deliver greater agility for handling.
The compact Kia Sportage SUV
The compact Kia Sportage SUV has been extremely popular for the carmaker in what is an increasingly competitive segment.
There’s also a new trim, the GT Line, which delivers a sportier drive and a slightly different visual look.
Made in Europe, the Kia Sportage is the firm’s bestselling model and it accounts for more than one in four sales.
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Kia are also introducing a new 1.6litre T-GDI engine for its GT Line and an upgraded 2.0 litre turbodiesel unit which has two power outputs of 136 PS and 185 PS and there’s also the option of a new seven speed double-clutch transmission – seen most recently in the revamped Kia Cee’d – to help deliver a sporty driving experience.
Available to order now, the new Kia Sportage goes on sale with the firm’s unique 100,000 mile or seven-year warranty.