Recently updated Sportage would be delivered with minor changes than the previous model, this means the 2015 Kia Sportage would be almost identical to the 2014 model that was the first after the revamp. It is still fresh as well as competitive on sporty crossover section that is getting larger at a fairly fast pace.
Exterior and Interior
We know that this is not a lavishness vehicle and owing to that we did not anticipate to see many grand features and high excellence materials in the interior, however, the story regarding this model is not that easy. Depending on the trim level we are getting few diverse settings and one of those combine 4.2 inch LCD display for apparatus cluster and 4.3 inch TFT touch screen for steering and system controls. Later screen is located on the center comfort and in higher trim levels it is replaced with the 7-inch display.
On the outside, we could notice many changes that the new generation presented. Appearance has been pressed to much higher level as well as now we are getting the car that will draw the looks of numerous people on the road. Sleeker appearance is joint with optional LED lighting as well as chrome accents on the redesigned grille. Large headlights and pretty large fog lights that are located in the lower segment of the bumper are things that differentiate this model.
Engine and Mileage Specs
The base engine for 2015 Kia Sportage is 1.6-liter direct injection gasoline element that pumps out 133 hp and 122 lb-ft of torque. With the release of direct injection technology this model achieve pretty great performance however still manages to keep fuel economy at a decent level. Another gasoline unit that would be most popular on the U.S. market is the 2.4-liter direct injection I4 unit by 182 hp. Those buyers that require more power would be able to opt for the turbocharged 2.0 liter I4 engine that pumps out impressive 260 hp.
Release date and Price of 2015 Kia Sportage
2015 Kia Sportage will almost certainly be introduced this summer, with the price going from $22,000 to $30,000.
Kia Sportage was the first to launch for the year 1993. It’s a compact crossover. the largest setback for this model was scoring extremely low on Australian ANCAP crash test, where Kia Sportage scored simply one star out of five possible. The upcoming Kia Sportage might be one of the most well-liked editions from the Korean car manufacturer.