Kia presented 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. According to latest spy-shoots, new 2019 Kia Sportage has numerous things to use. Although present model is under current technology, the new model has some serious and mentionable updates. This vehicle is more than routine compact SUV. Upgraded design and stronger efficiency are more than appealing. It has good value note with large interior and stylish exterior. Kia’s budget friendly updates and guarantee is also in basic bundle which we can anticipate. Producing the 4th generation of Korean brand makes a proof of long-term quality and endurance.
2019 Kia Sportage Design
Just recently spotted undergoing screening, the facelifted model is heavily camouflaged but it appears to have new headlights with 4 circular daytime running lights. A closer examination also reveals a customized front bumper with a broad strip of chrome trim. The air consumptions have likewise been changed and they are matched by new fog lights.
While the doors are camouflaged on this specific model, previous spy pictures have revealed they won’t see any adjustments. The same cannot be said about the back of the Sportage as the model has actually upgraded LED taillights. The rear bumper could likewise see some changes but it’s hard to inform since of the camouflage.
2019 Kia Sportage Interior
It stays to be seen if there will be any major interior changes however we can probably expect the typical mid-cycle updates. These may include new upholstery, an updated infotainment system and contemporary driver assistance features. Hopefully, Kia will likewise have the ability to include higher quality materials and new switchgear.
2019 Kia Sportage Engine
Engine options stay unofficial however the US model is provided 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 purchase the Sportage SX Turbo which has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with up to 240 hp (179 kW) and 260 lb-ft (352 Nm) of torque.
While the engines might 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 understood about the setup but it should enhance fuel effectiveness while also decreasing emissions.
2019 Kia Sportage Price
The rate of new 2019 Kia Sportage will depend upon present 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 package, the Sportage EX with all additional features will cost about $27,200. For turbo engine specifications 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. Concerning the structure and quality, and also cost, new Kia is a decent rival. 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 expect final launching in 2019, although the present spy shots are still available in a current year.