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. Inning accordance with most current spy-shoots, new 2019 Kia Sportage has numerous things to offer. Although present model is under current technology, the new model has some severe and mentionable updates. This vehicle is more than routine compact SUV. Updated style and more powerful performance are more than appealing. It has good worth note with roomy interior and sporty exterior. Kia’s budget-friendly updates and service warranty is likewise in basic package which we can expect. Producing the fourth generation of Korean brand name makes a proof of long-lasting quality and endurance.
2019 Kia Sportage Design
Recently spotted going through testing, the facelifted model is heavily camouflaged but it appears to have new headlights with four circular daytime running lights. A closer assessment likewise exposes a customized front bumper with a broad strip of chrome trim. The air intakes have actually also been changed and they are matched by new fog lights.
While the doors are camouflaged on this specific model, previous spy pictures have actually revealed they won’t see any modifications. The exact same cannot be stated about the back of the Sportage as the model has actually updated LED taillights. The rear bumper could likewise see some changes but it’s tough to tell since of the disguise.
2019 Kia Sportage Interior
It remains to be seen if there will be any major interior changes however we can most likely anticipate the usual mid-cycle updates. These may include new upholstery, an upgraded infotainment system and modern driver support features. Hopefully, Kia will likewise be able to include greater quality products and new switchgear.
2019 Kia Sportage Engine
Engine options remain unofficial but the US model is offered with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 181 hp (135 kW) and 175 lb-ft (237 Nm) of torque. Clients can also purchase the Sportage SX Turbo which has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with as much as 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 but it need to enhance fuel effectiveness while likewise reducing emissions.
2019 Kia Sportage Price
The rate of new 2019 Kia Sportage will depend on present trim they are required. The base LX trim with FWD is priced about $24,500 with plus $2,000 for AWD. With the upper trim bundle, 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 additional $1,500 there is the possibility of making an AWD on EX or SX. Concerning the structure and quality, as well as price, new Kia is a good competitor. Nevertheless, with no less quality, it can take on Honda CR-V and Subaru Forest. The Korean market is growing by every new arrival so we can anticipate last launching in 2019, although the existing spy shots are still offered in a present year.