Kia introduced the fourth-generation Sportage back in the fall of 2015 so it comes as little surprise that the company is preparing a facelift for the popular crossover. According to latest spy-shoots, brand-new 2019 Kia Sportage has many things to provide. Although existing model is under current technology, the brand-new model has some severe and mentionable updates. This vehicle is more than regular compact SUV. Upgraded style and stronger performance are more than appealing. It has excellent value note with roomy interior and stylish exterior. Kia’s economical updates and service warranty is likewise in basic plan which we can expect. Producing the 4th generation of Korean brand makes a proof of long-term quality and endurance.
2019 Kia Sportage Design
Recently spotted going through screening, the facelifted model is heavily camouflaged but it appears to have brand-new headlights with 4 circular daytime running lights. A closer inspection likewise exposes a modified front bumper with a wide strip of chrome trim. The air intakes have actually also been changed and they are enhanced by new fog lights.
While the doors are camouflaged on this specific prototype, previous spy images have revealed they won’t see any modifications. The same cannot be stated about the rear of the Sportage as the model has actually upgraded LED taillights. The rear bumper might also see some changes but it’s hard to inform since of the disguise.
2019 Kia Sportage Interior
It stays to be seen if there will be any major interior changes however we can most likely expect the normal mid-cycle updates. These might include brand-new upholstery, an updated infotainment system and contemporary chauffeur help features. Hopefully, Kia will likewise have the ability to include higher quality products and new switchgear.
2019 Kia Sportage Engine
Engine alternatives remain unconfirmed however the United States model is used with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 181 hp (135 kW) and 175 lb-ft (237 Nm) of torque. Customers can also purchase the Sportage SX Turbo which has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with approximately 240 hp (179 kW) and 260 lb-ft (352 Nm) of torque.
While the engines could carryover, the vice chairman of research and advancement for the Hyundai Motor Group just recently said the company was dealing with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system for the model. Little is learnt about the setup however it ought to improve fuel efficiency while likewise lowering emissions.
2019 Kia Sportage Price
The rate of new 2019 Kia Sportage will depend upon present trim they are needed. The base LX trim with FWD is priced about $24,500 with plus $2,000 for AWD. With the upper trim plan, the Sportage EX with all additional features will cost about $27,200. For turbo engine specs there is Sportage SX will go under $33,500 and with extra $1,500 there is the possibility of making an AWD on EX or SX. Regarding the structure and quality, as well as cost, new Kia is a good competitor. However, with no less quality, it can compete with Honda CR-V and Subaru Forest. The Korean market is growing by every new arrival so we can expect final launching in 2019, although the present spy shots are still available in an existing year.
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