Kia Sportage, which is undoubtedly one of the most selling mid range cars of Kia, is undergoing a facelift at present as the 2016 Kia Sportage. This is done to keep all parts of the car including technical ones, updated to their latest versions. This is a fast progressing world where next generation cars are taking away places of existing ones. Therefore, existing vehicles need to be updated from time to time in order to give tough competition to cars that are to come.
Rumor said that Kia Sportage will also be found in the hybrid version. In all probability, Kia will offer Sportage in four different versions to provide much flexibility to customers. Main intension of this facelift is providing ease to customers. Luxury SUVs have become very expensive, and many people cannot afford those. Kia is trying to keep Sportage in an affordable range with luxury SUV type services.
2016 Kia Sportage Exterior and Interior
2016 Sportage will have new dimensions which mean that it will have a change in shape. Its new dimension will be 174.8 inch of length, 73 inch height, and 64.3 inch width. Headlights will be replaced with LED and HID running daytime lights. Front bumpers will be extended in all directions to provide more safety to body parts. Another remarkable thing about this car is that this time window panes will be lined with chrome bezels to give it a classy appearance.
Kia Sportage might also feature big LED lights in its tail section. This is a good thing since cars a distance can spot your car properly. 2016 Kia Sportage will have alloy wheels of high build quality of sizes ranging from 16 to 18 inches. Coming to the interior of this, Sportage will have a 4.2 inch LED display. Better leather seats will be provided which will be more comfortable than before. There will be six speakers in total inside this car along with USB interface, auto climate control, and Bluetooth connectivity.
2016 Kia Sportage Engine Specs
Several controls will be mounted on the steering wheel for ease of driver so that he or she can manage many functions on the go. 2016 Kia Sportage has got a 2.4 liter engine of four cylinders and 16 valves as the base version. This engine can produce power of 182 HP along with a torque of 177 lb-ft. There will be another powerful variant of this car with a 6.0 liter engine with GDI technology. This engine can produce power of about 135 HP. Yet another version will be launched with a 7.0 liter with CRDI technology. This engine can produce power of 115 HP. Speed transmission of this car is six.
2016 Kia Sportage Price
2016 Kia Sportage is supposed to hit the market by the end of this year. Kia is very hopeful about this car since it is a mid-range car, and many people can afford it. Also, this car has got a decent and praiseworthy performance. 2016 Kia Sportage has been fixed with a price of about $22000, and it will vary up to $30000.