2016 Kia Sportage SUV Redesign, Specs and Review

One more Kia lineup gets refreshed, that will be the 2016 Kia Sportage SUV. This update will mainly focus on adjusting the SUV to meet the market requirements. Positioned as mid-sized SUV, the Sportage will be relaunched with reduced features to help lower it cost. The automaker aims to reduce its price tag and attract more potential buyers.

2016 Kia Sportage SUV

The 2016 Kia Sportage being a SUV would be able to provide a great comfort as that of a sedan because of its developed suspension. The car is being given fines lines and sporty curvature along its exterior to uphold the elegance the SUV possess.  Lighter materials are to be used in manufacturing to cut down the aggregate weight as well as fuel consumption.

2016 Kia Sportage would be available in four different trim levels. Prices would change respectively with different level of trims. Therefore, customers would be able to choose from a wide range of models according to their preferences of equipments and other necessities.


2016 Kia Sportage will have a style that is completely innovative. This SUV will illustrate a higher conventional with regard to present designs. External will be rejuvenated with a new shade scheme. Lighting will be remodeled with HID technological innovation. Lighting will be prepared with LED lights. Wheels will also be remodeled with metal tires. Another new function is the “tiger-nose” grill. The ceiling will be designed with a built-in train. You will also have an aerial shark-like end. All in all, the new functions of this car will look eye-catching and competitive.

2016 Kia Sportage SUV Front View


An attractive and comfortable cabin with plenty of equipment would form the driver’s room. Along with it adjustable seats could be provided to optimize maximum comfort. Some more speculated alterations that could follow are Centre console is believed to be enriched with fine materials and well planned layout of buttons, buttons for controlling audio, telephone and switching modes of driving would be set in the steering wheel, digital speedometer and rev counter would be located just behind the steering wheel.

The centre console should have a TFT LCD touch screen providing information of all connectivity’s and required technical information. Square vents would be available on both sides of the cabin doors. Six audio speakers would come fitted along with the car. USB interface, satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity and automatic climate control would also be plugged in this model.

2016 Kia Sportage SUV Interior


We have heard about the latest information that the company will offer a different engine power for this car. We expect that under the hood of 2016 Kia Sportage will be few gasoline and diesel engine with all the more certain hybrid variants. Standard offer of gasoline engine will include 2L Inline-4 with 164 horses or 2,4L Inline-4 with 175 horses. When it comes to the diesel engine has the most chance turbo 1,7L and 2L inline-4 CRDi. Engines will be mated to an automatic transmission with six gears. However, the company has not spoken up yet so they do not confirm at all until this day.

2016 Kia Sportage SUV Rear View

Release Date and Price

The Korean automaker hasn’t given any words about the release date and price of the 2016 Kia Sportage. We expect that vehicle will come out late in 2015 or early in 2016. As for pricing, we estimated that the SUV will cost from $21,000 up to $30,000, that depends on the trim levels as well. We will update you with more information as it becomes available.

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