KIA Sportage compact SUV was initially launched in 1993 and the model featured here is an exponent of the fourth generation, launched in 2016 (presented at Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015). The car is characterised by a high-quality look and feel, stiff body and very good road and off-road performance. The car featured here is the top of the line variant available at the launch of the model (called GT Line) and it is new, with less than 1,000 km on the clock.
Model: KIA Sportage / KIA Sportage 2.0 CRDi AT GT Line
Body type: SUV, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 28,750 Euros
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,995 cc) in-line four-cylinder transverse mounted turbocharged engine, intercooler, direct injection. The maximum output is 136 kW / 185 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 400 Nm (approx. 295 ft-lbs) available between 1,750 and 2,750 rpm.
Gearbox: 6-speed automatic transmission (torque converter) and All Wheel Drive (AWD)
Tyres: Pirelli SotoZero 3 245/45 R19
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 9.5 seconds
Top speed: 201 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 6.3 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 166 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 62
Dimensions (mm): L 4,480 / w 1,855 / h 1,635
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 503-1,492
Wheelbase (mm): 2,670
Weight (DIN/EU): 1,540 kg/1,615 kg
Front suspension: Independent McPherson struts, coil springs, sway bar.
Rear suspension: Independent, multi-link, coil springs, sway bar.
Main standard equipment
Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats; ABS; ESC/ESP; TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System); HSA (Hill Start Assist); height and depth adjustable steering column; trip computer; USB; AUX-IN; rearview camera; cruise control; speed limiter; LDW (Lane Departure Warning); leather steering wheel and gear knob; dual-zone automatic air conditioning; cooled glovebox compartment; 4 electrically powered windows; black tinted rear windows; Smart Key System and Start/Stop button; LED fog lights; light sensor; rain sensor; electrically adjustable lumbar support for driver; heated front seats; heated rear seats (side); front central armrest; rear central armrest; heated side mirrors and electrically adjustable and foldable; Infra Red Metallic Paint; 19-inch alloy wheels.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Electrically operated glass roof (715); xenon headlights (636); headlights washer (130); AEB (650); electrically adjustable front seats (273); vented front seats (325); heated steering wheel (90); infotainment and navigation (220); JBL speakers (130); front and rear parking sensors (299); electrically operated tailgate with easy open function (390);
+ easy to drive
+ good engine performance
+ good transmission
+ very silent suspension
+ very good soundproofing and NVH
– no auto Start/Stop
– high extra urban fuel consumption
Driven by Adrian M. for 278 km, 10.1 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 936 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at Vulcan Value Centre