who – which It was just revealed Sportage 2023, 5NS The new generation of the model since its launch in 1993. Of course, it offers a completely redesigned design inside and out, but it will also benefit from new engines including the plug-in hybrid and plug-in hybrid that will arrive later.
The Kia Sportage One of Kia’s top models, it’s no wonder the automaker pays close attention to everything about its compact SUV. The model will arrive in 2022 in a completely new generation, which will be based on the third generation of the N3 platform, the same generation found in the Sorento and Hyundai Tucson, the cousin of the Sportage.
Benefiting from modern lines, the new 2023 Kia Sportage is distinguished by its more streamlined lines including, at the front, a new leopard muzzle grille with several darker trims that enhance the color contrast. Boomerang daytime running lights add a touch of modern style while the headlights are pushed fully back at the ends. The rear features its new black stripe that joins the lights and the lower bumper portion that reassembles the all-black diffuser and exhaust.
More and more space on board
The 2023 Kia Sportage is 177 mm (7 in) wider and longer, making it the most numerous Sportage ever produced. Its larger wheelbase (3.4 in. – 864 mm) increases cargo space by 28 percent, according to Kia, while rear passengers will also have more legroom.
The instrument panel has been completely redesigned, incorporating digital instrumentation presented via a 12.3-inch screen paired with a second 12.3-inch touchscreen display that allows control of all system elements. The latter is compatible with AppleCarplay and Android Auto.
X-Line Off-Road Edition
The Kia Sportage 2023 A variety of versions will continue to be offered (LX, EX, SX, SX-Prestige), but the manufacturer also plans to offer a more focused off-road lineup. Bad news, we’ll only get the X-Line livery, while our southern neighbors will be able to count as a bonus the X-Pro and X-Pro Prestige versions, even the coolest models off the beaten track. The Kia Sportage X-Line 2023 benefits from a distinctive front, but more importantly, it features a slight ground clearance and 19-inch off-road tires.
Completed for 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engines and 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engines, the Sportage will only be eligible for one mechanical vehicle at the moment, a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder with estimated power. It will be 187 horsepower. It will be mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission, and despite the increased weight, the automaker claims the new Sportage will be more fuel-efficient.
It can be supplied with regular fuel. Depending on the version, its towing capacity will be 907 kg (2000 lb).
As for future hybrid and hybrid versions, the manufacturer promises us more details at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. The Kia Sportage 2023 is expected to go on sale in early 2022, with pricing to be announced later.
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