2018 KIA Sportage Review, Release Date

The new and redesigned model  2018 KIA Sportage will most likely be presented at the end of 2017. This model will give you comfort, convenience and safe driving, so all the things you would expect from KIA SUV models.

The new 2018 Sportage will have new technology, new safety measures, altered interior and beautified exterior.

Although the model will have strong competition, there is no doubt that the KIA and this time be on the top list of the best SUV models.

The latest model will have a distinctive look, good value, as well as many features that will be available. More detailed information can find out the following text.

2018 KIA Sportage - front

2018 KIA Sportage – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes

If you think about SUV car smaller dimensions, warranty, and functions that will provide you with security, then the New 2018 KIA Sportage might be your decision.

As for the external appearance of the car, it will retain its identity fearless attitude with a sloping roof.

The most important change is at the front of the car on which will be at the „tiger-nose“ grille.

It will probably new every body panel on the 2018 KIA Sportage.

Interior:

The interior of this model has five passengers, which are distributed in two rows. The rear seats have the ability to descend, which will provide the flexibility and comfort. The new 2018 KIA Sportage will have a panoramic roof.

In comparison with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV 4, the cargo space is not very roomy. Thus, the new 2018 Sportage is neither spacious nor large compact SUV, so if you need a big car with a larger cargo area, better look out features of KIA Sorento or Mitsubishi Outlander.

KIA Sportage will be available in three variants: EX, LX and SX Turbo. All of these models will have a touchscreen, AM / FM / CD player with six speakers, automatic headlights and Bluetooth.

2018 KIA Sportage - interior

Underneath the Hood of the 2018 KIA Sportage

Under the hood, the new 2018 Kia Sportage will have two types of engines in option.

The first option is a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine, which produces 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy of KIA model with this type of engine will be 23 in the city and 30 mpg on the highway (FWD, LX trim), or 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway (FWD, EX trim), or 21 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. (AWD)

The second option is the 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine, which will produce 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.

Model with this kind of engine will have fuel economy which will reach 21 mpg in the city and 26 mpg (FWD) or 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway (AWD).

Both engines are regulated by 6-speed automatic transmission.

2018 KIA Sportage - rear

2018 KIA Sportage – Expected Date of Arrival and Price

The price of KIA models is different. The cheapest is LX model and it will cost $23.885.  Then, the slightly more expensive model is the EX model and it cost $26,395. Finally, $ 33.395 is the price of the most expensive model – Sportage SX Turbo.

If you wish to add AWD, then you will need to set aside additional $1,500. When you mentioned earlier, the new KIA Sportage 2018 expect by the end of 2017.

Competitors of this model will be following models: Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and Hyundai Tuscon.

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