Kia Sportage 2017 interior, release date
Kia has now been there for a long time in the United States market and Sportage is certainly one of their most sold crossovers. This Korean manufacturer first released this mid-sized luxury car about ten years and now they are working on the 4th generation variant. It is evident that they have been there for a long time. With a good sale record and positive customer review the all new 2017 Kia Sportage is expected to do well. This new variant of Kia Sportage 2017 will come with improved and advanced features and will be in stiff competition. We are not yet sure about the official features of this car but it will surely be more modern and futuristic. With both design and engine upgrades, it will set standards for itself.
Kia Sportage 2017: Engine Specs
As mentioned earlier, we are not yet equipped with the officials but the rumours suggest similar upgrades. It is likely that Kia Sportage 2017 will offer in two engine versions and hype related is uncanny. The first engine offered is expected to be a 2.4 L 4 cylinder engines equipped with direct fuel injection system. The other engine will likely be a 2 L one with similar specifications. Power output of the mentioned engines range from 180 horses to 260 horses. In terms of its torque, the former will offer 177 lb-ft and the later will have a maximum torque of 270 lb-ft. It is also probable that the 2 L engine will be a Crdi one.
A hybrid variant might also be released but it is most likely that it will happen later. In terms of its transmission, Sportage will offer the older specifications i.e. a six speed automatic or manual gearbox. 2017 Sportage will be released in both all wheel drive system and front wheel drive system and will offer more efficient fuel consumption.
Kia Sportage 2017: Exterior and Interior
Kia Sportage 2017 will come improved exteriors and interiors. It goes without saying that Kia will focus on the interior more but the exterior upgrades are mentionable as well. They include the new bodywork with chrome finishes and LED lights. New grills and bumpers are also expected. Engineers at Kia are working on making this variant more aerodynamically efficient.
This compact vehicle Kia Sportage 2017 will be equipped with latest safety features like airbags, traction control, etc. Most other upgrades are technological and they include a new navigation and information and audio systems. Other than that the new dash board is great it offers a ten inch big touch screen interface. Additionally interiors are more spacious than before and offer increased comfort. A lot more will be know about the exterior upgrades once this Kia Sportage 2017 gets unveiled in the motor shows.
Kia Sportage 2017: Release Date and Price
There is not much to speculate about the price and availability Kia Sportage 2017 since not many details are available. But if we go by logic, it is likely that Sportage will arrive in the market somewhere between late 2016 and early 2017. Price tag might vary from the previous variant. Kia has implemented a lot of new features in this car and it will most probably be available for $25k to $30k depending on the engine variant.