2017 Kia Sportage
2017 Kia Sportage is a new compact crossover SUV built by the South Korean manufacturer Kia. The first generation of this car was released in 1993. The manufacturer will give different change for this new car. Under the hood will get several engine options for the high performance. The manufacturer does not give the confirmation. However, in the next year, the 2017 Sportage will be announced.
One of sides that can catch the attention of people is exterior design. The 2017 Kia Sportage will come out with different style from the previous model. Based on the rumor, this new SUV will have the better dimension size of body. It will be bigger than previous. Then, the front side will also get improvement such as headlights, grille, bumper, taillights and much more. The grille will be larger. Then, the headlights and taillights will have the LED DRL.
Talk about the interior side that can also catch the attention of people. The modern features will complete the 2017 Kia Sportage. The better upgrade by the manufacturer will give comfortable and enjoyable when driving experience. This new SUV will have Bluetooth connectivity, audio system, a glass partition window keyless entry and ignition, a 10 inch TFT display, and a touch screen LCD. Meanwhile, the entertainment and navigation will be placed at one place.
The engine specification under the hood will have better quality in performance. Based on the rumor, the 2017 Kia Sportage will get two powerful options that are hybrid model and twin gasoline engine. For the twin gasoline engine will offer two powerful. Meanwhile, there is no detail information about the powerful of hybrid model. This new SUV will get ad 2.4 liter with 4-cylinders and direct fuel injection. It can deliver standard outputs that are 177 lb-ft of torque at 2500 rpm and 182 horsepower at 3500 rpm. Besides that, the other powerful will be delivered with a 2.0 liter. This engine has the better outputs that are 269 lb-ft of torque and 260 horsepower. Then, a transmission will be paired with both of engines that is 6-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date and Price
Based on the rumor, the 2017 Kia Sportage will launch on June 2016. This new SUV will have the standard price. For the base price, the manufacturer will give $22.500 – $26.000. The manufacturer hopes that this car can increase demand in the market.