The small crossover for the urban jungle. Look at this face and friendly at the same time get acquainted with an updated Sportage 2018-2019 Kia.
One of the hottest new products in the segment, at first glance, it seems a little irrational and not very attractive, reminiscent of children’s Pokémon anime. However, this is all false sensations.
Sweetheart “muzzle» SUV received a modified optics bulbous shape, branded grille, quad-LED backlight and a massive cover mounted at the bottom of the bumper. On the side, in addition to the relief of the wheel arches and new design 19-inch wheels, and a noticeable increase in body length of 40 mm. Thus, the total “length» 2018-2019 Kia Sportage was 4480 mm. rear optics design has changed dramatically, getting more stringent line, and combines chrome “bridge”.
On the sports crossover artist duo resembles the pipes of the exhaust system, “wrapped” in a metal frame. The updated interior was more expensive finishing materials and rigid enough seats apparently migrated to the softness of the whole elements of the interior lining. On the center console, under the 7-inch display multimedia UVO system, strict hierarchy, are located audio controls, navigation and climate control. With the additional sound insulation of the wheels, the cabin was quiet and you can enjoy the sound of Harman / kardon speakers.
Depending on the 2018-2019 Kia Sportage is equipped with a system to prevent head-on collisions with the automatic braking of the dead zone monitoring system, the system safe crossing intersections, as well as two cameras. What is interesting for this model is not provided for adaptive cruise control.
To prove its sportiness, under the hood is installed Sportage 2.0-liter turbo engine with 243 “horses of power and 353 Nm of torque. Good dynamics and provides an acceptable flow rate of 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive (optional). End 100 may transmit power to the front or rear wheels. Crossover comes with configurable drive modes: Eco, Normal and Sport Driving.
Overall, 2018-2019 Kia Sportage shows a good level of comfort and dynamics, it remains to decide whether you are willing to pay 1,189,000 rubles for the South Korean “Pokemon”?