In a very short time, Kia has managed to become one of the automotive companies that dominates the European market. Among the models that enabled it was Sportage. We present you the latest generation of this compact SUV, which will surely impress you with its new look. The appearance of the new 2019 Kia Sportage is not a secret since the unofficial photos of this vehicle appeared on the internet.
The Korean manufacturer has now allowed us to look at the crossover in its full glow. With this car they raised the level of mechanical construction, design, quality of production and equipment and completely met the wishes and needs of customers.
2019 Kia Sportage – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
As already known, the radiator grille is redesigned according to the model used on other models such as Carens and Pichanto. Headlights now completely separate from the mask and raised to a higher position. The new 2019 Sportage will be available with the so-called “ice cube” LED daytime running lights in the front bumper. In addition to the characteristic roof spoiler, the rear has received a new bumper, redesigned tailgate and a more modern LED stop light, which are smaller than the current version.
Enlarging the cabin space has enabled the installation of rear seats that have a tilt adjustment. Also, rear passengers have openings of the ventilation system that can be adjusted. The luggage compartment has been increased by 15 liters and now has 491 liters in a spare wheel version. The cabin was also completely changed in relation to the previous generation.
The dashboard and instruments seem to work better and more expensive than before, which is not surprising, as they resemble the larger Sorento. There are two segments in the center console. The top one dominated by the screen of the multimedia system. And the lower one where the classic controls with switches and wheels are retained.
2019 Kia Sportage – Powerful Engine and Performance
New 2019 Kia Sportage has three diesels and two petrol engines. The weakest 1.7-liter diesel engine produces 115 hp is similar to the previous generation. There’s also a 2.0-liter diesel engine in two versions, with 136 and 184 hp.
This engine has been rebuilt much in comparison with the previous version and has got a much higher torque with more favorable power development. The 1.6-liter gasoline was taken from its predecessor. The novelty is a 1.6-liter turbo-gasoline, with 177 hp. It is paired with a seven-speed two-clutch transmission.
2019 Kia Sportage – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The new Kia Sportage 2019 ride confirms the comfort and handling. At high speeds, improved aerodynamics and sound insulation come to light. Kia has introduced several safety systems, such as automatic braking, automatic headlights, blind spot controls and side upcoming traffic, to self-parking and extraction.
This 2019 Kia Sportage is ideal for a family trip, as it will provide you with a safe and comfortable ride. Most likely to be presented to the audience at the beginning of the current year. In conclusion, the price of the 2019 Kia Sportage will be around $25,000.