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 newest spy-shoots, new 2019 Kia Sportage has many things to use. Although current model is under recent technology, the new model has some serious and mentionable updates. This vehicle is more than regular compact SUV. Updated design and more powerful efficiency are more than appealing. It has great worth note with roomy interior and stylish exterior. Kia’s inexpensive updates and warranty is likewise in standard bundle which we can expect. Producing the 4th generation of Korean brand makes a proof of long-lasting quality and endurance.
2019 Kia Sportage Design
Recently spotted undergoing testing, the facelifted model is heavily camouflaged however it appears to have new headlights with 4 circular daytime running lights. A closer assessment also reveals a customized front bumper with a broad strip of chrome trim. The air intakes have actually likewise been altered and they are complimented by new fog lights.
While the doors are camouflaged on this particular model, previous spy images have actually revealed they will not see any adjustments. The same can’t be stated about the back of the Sportage as the model has updated LED taillights. The rear bumper could likewise see some changes however it’s hard to tell because of the camouflage.
2019 Kia Sportage Interior
It remains to be seen if there will be any significant interior changes but we can probably anticipate the typical mid-cycle updates. These might include new upholstery, an updated infotainment system and contemporary chauffeur support features. Hopefully, Kia will also be able to add greater quality materials and new switchgear.
2019 Kia Sportage Engine
Engine choices remain unofficial however 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. Consumers can also order the Sportage SX Turbo which has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with approximately 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 recently said the company was dealing with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system for the model. Little is understood about the setup however it must improve fuel efficiency while likewise reducing emissions.
2019 Kia Sportage Price
The cost of new 2019 Kia Sportage will depend on current trim they are needed. The base LX trim with FWD is priced about $24,500 with plus $2,000 for AWD. With the upper trim plan, the Sportage EX with all extra features will cost about $27,200. For turbo engine specs there is Sportage SX will go under $33,500 and with extra $1,500 there is the possibility of making an AWD on EX or SX. Relating to the structure and quality, as well as cost, new Kia is a good competitor. Nevertheless, without any less quality, it can take on Honda CR-V and Subaru Forest. The Korean market is growing by every new arrival so we can expect last launching in 2019, although the present spy shots are still offered in a present year.