The company Kia plans toon the market throws its new model of SUV. Currently is still in the testing phase, and it is interesting to note that the testing work carried out in the Arctic zone. So that precise specifications on testing are not yet known. However, we managed to find out something about the new model will be called the 2017 Kia Sportage. The new SUV will likely be made in three variants. It will be LX, EX and SX. Thanks to these variants, which will have its unique features, the base model will be rather inexpensive. With so smart to market moves, company officials hope to attract more customers.
2017 Kia Sportage: Interior and Exterior
SUVs manufactured by Kia, reputed to be one of the safest in the world. Therefore, we expect that the new model is also characterized. His outwardly design comes with certain changes. First of all, the interior will be upgraded with quality workmanship. We can distinguish that the window frames on the car door will be of chromium. The lights on the car will have an installed LED technology. It will allow users to lower energy consumption with better lighting.
The interior of the 2017 Kia Sportage will contain all the elements that are installed in modern SUVs. At the wheel will be located control buttons for the audio system, in which one can connect via Bluetooth. Seats will be expected comfortable. It will be capable of bending and tilting, unlike other modern seats that can be moved. For travelers who want privacy in the back row of seats, there will be a separate option. It will allow its activation lifting the glass between the front and rear seats. The control panel will be located LCD screen size 10 inches. It will contain all the vital functions of the car, the display of the navigation system and other useful information. It should be noted that the new model will have keyless entry and ignition.
2017 Kia Sportage: Engine and Performance
As we espect of the engineers in the Kia, the new powerful model will come with two engine. The first engine will be a 2.4 liter capacity with four cylinders and direct fuel injection system will generate over 182 hp at 3500 rpm and 177 lb ft of torque at 2500 rpm. He will be located at the bottom of the 2017 Kia Sportage. The second engine will be located under the hood. It will be a turbocharged four cylinder CRDi engine of 2 liters of capacity. He will generate power of 260 hp and torque of over 269 lb ft.
Since the construction of the car done wisely, it in itself can accommodate a third engine. It is planned for possible placement of the hybrid version of the model. So if company officials decide on such a step, the car has already saved constructional idea. Both of these engines will be mated to a six speed automatic transmission. When shopping, customers will have the option to choose whether they want a model with drive to all four wheels or just the front wheels.
2017 Kia Sportage: Date of Release and Price
Date of placing on the market of a new 2017 Kia Sportage car is expected to be in June 2017 year. As for prices, it is expected to be the primary and cheapest version is about 26, 000.