2018 Kia Sportage Review, Price and Specs

Tuesday, June 28th 2016. | Kia

New Kia Sportage2018 Kia Sportage will be the last generation that has a better looking in all sides. Overall design will be nicer than the previous model. More power of new machine especially under the hood will increase the quality performance in all terrain types.

Contents

1. Exterior
2. Interior
3. Engine
4. Release Date and Price

As a new crossover, 2018 Sportage is already well underway in the automotive sector. New features come in the modern style, so it guarantees the comfortable level during driving. Each side of outside look gets new refreshment for aerodynamic look.

2018 Kia Sportage Exterior

New Kia Sportage Front Angle

There will be similarities among the previous model and the latest Kia Sportage in the visual appearance. Based on the rumor, the exterior design will get minor changes in several parts. However, the carmaker creates 2018 Kia Sportage has sportier and elegant look than the previous model. Alloy rims will be revised into 18-inch as the standard size. The exterior body will come out with a different color scheme along with the chrome inserts. New Kia Sportage will be supported with all black trim level in the window surroundings, black mirrors, and black roof rails. The bodywork will be more aggressive with new body colored fender flares. The larger tiger nose grille on the front end will have red inserts. Besides that, the front area supported with new headlights and fog lights. New LED technology will complete the taillights on the rear end to provide aerodynamic look.

2018 Kia Sportage Interior

New Kia Sportage Interior

Interior design of 2018 Kia Sportage comes with high technology sstem. There will be new features and infotainment system to provide more comfortable. The carmaker also offers the safety packages to support new Sportage in driving such as advanced adaptive cruise control system, avoidance system, a better frontal crash collision, and a new lane-keep assist.

2018 Kia Sportage Engine

New Kia Sportage Engine

Under the hood of new Kia Sportage will be powered with a 1.6 liter turbocharged inline-4 unit. The powertrain is available in Europe. It is capable to generate outputs of 180 pounds feet of torque and 175 horsepower, which come from the low  1,700 rpm. Besides that, the powertrain offers the efficiency of fuel consumption for 2018 Kia Sportage. It is going to be better quality than the 2.4 liter engine. However, for the high model will be developed with a new 2.0 liter turbocharged inline-4 unit.  It will work together with the direct injection. Besides that, there will be available some new features of this engine. This unit is capable to produce 245 horsepower and 270 pounds feet of torque. The unit is not only provide better driving characteristics but also a better fuel economy. An old 6-speed automatic transmission will be available for the larger engine, while the smaller engine will be coupled either the standard 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. In the United States market, these types of transmissions categorized as quite scarce.

2018 Kia Sportage Release Date and Price

The rumor mentions 2018 Kia Sportage will be debuted in the last quarter of 2017. Compared with the previous model, new Sportage will be better look, so it will have slightly higher price. Possibility, new Sportage will be approximately $23,000.