More engines in the Sportage

Frankfurt am Main, 27 January 2017

About a year after the introduction of the current Sportage KIA expands the engine line-up. Retrofitted with views of trim levels and multimedia. The 2017er model year vehicles can be ordered now.

Light diesel-confusion

The most significant change relates to the diesel range in the Sportage. There's now a 1.7-liter unit with 141 HP and standard seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and front-wheel drive. It is available from the "Vision" at the price of euro 29.740 trim level. Confusing is the fact that the two-litre diesel with 136 HP in the program remains. The reason: it is also with manual transmission and all-wheel drive. Only here, the mixture of four-wheel drive and seven-speed double clutch is possible, by the way. Then the price: 32.990 euro.

Urgent six strikes

The most powerful gasoline engine, a 1.6-liter turbo, 141 HP can be ordered now in the cheaper versions of vision and spirit, so far it gave it just as GT line. The seven and eight-inch of large Navis of the Sportage be factory equipped car with Apple CarPlay and Android. Comprises the drive range with the Sportage now six petrol and diesel from 115 to 185 HP. entry-level model is the 1.6 GDI attract with 132 HP, audio system, air conditioning, and 16-inch alloy wheels. He euros 19.990 unchanged. (rh)