2016 Kia Sportage – Review and redesign

Kia Motors are well known for the top design combined with the best technology, so that the 2016 Kia Sportage will dominate the SUV market. Kia brings a fresh update to the classic Sportage model, with lower costs but more luxury features. The first generation has been released in 1993 and since then it has been conquering all eyes and hearts.

2016 Kia Sportage Front

2016 Kia Sportage Design

2016 Kia Sportage brings a new and attractive design, with more aggressive LED headlights and rear lights, sleek roof rails and optional panoramic roof, high 16 or 18 inches wheels and huge bumpers. It is expected to come in 11 different shades of exterior color, while the windows will have chrome frames. The cargo space will also be larger, making it perfect for family trips or vacations. The previous generation was a big success, so it is expected for the latest Kia Sportage model to bring updated interior, based on better accessibility, higher technology and a better audio system. Features like satellite radio, automatic climate control, a central console with touch screen will be also installed in this version, along with the 6-speakers audio system, Bluetooth connectivity and USB interface. The seats will also be adaptable to the passenger’s position, to make it more comfortable and relaxing.

2016 Kia Sportage Interior

2016 Kia Sportage Engine

New bumpers and grilles with a more aggressive look will hide better engines with lower fuel consumption and better performance. The 2016 Sportage engine is expected to be similar to older versions, coming in the following options : a 2.4 l GDI 16 valves engine with 182 BHP, a 2.0l GDI with 166 BHP and a 1.6l GDI with 135 BHP. It also comes in two diesel options, the 1.7l CRDI with 115 BHP and a 2.0 CRDI engine with 136 BHP. Additional information is expected to be released to confirm that the new 2016 Kia Sportage will be a hit on the SUV market.

Buyers can adapt to their style of driving, and they can choose between four versions: Sport, City, Cool and Luxury. The materials used are mostly aluminum and carbon fiber, which will lead to less fuel consumption and make it perfect to use in the city.

2016 Kia Sportage Rear

2016 Kia Sportage Price and release date

2016 Sportage pricing will vary between $21,000 and $30,000, depending on the version that the customer chooses. Kia Motors hasn’t announced any release date, but we are hoping to see the SUV in the showrooms starting the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016. What is for sure is that the new Kia Sportage will make an impact on the SUV industry, bringing less expenses and higher quality and luxury, being prepared to conquer the auto market.

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