Company Kia has launched the next, the third generation of the compact SUV Sportage. The car is designed on the same platform with its “Classmates» Hyundai ix35. Novelty is equipped with 2.0-liter turbo diesel and the same amount of petrol power unit. There are three transmissions – automatic and six-speed manual and five-step “mechanics”. Внедорожные качества машины обеспечивает полноприводная трансмиссия DYNAMAX AWD.
The car salon is spacious enough. Seat cover flaunts beautiful stitching with thick thread. The front seats are heated with two operating modes, designed for countries with climates similar to ours. The rear seats are equipped with a simple heating. Slightly disappointing lack of mechanically adjustable lumbar support in the driver’s seat.
Turbo diesel engine has a power of 136 hp and a torque of 319 Nm. Especially good this power unit is in tandem with a six-speed “mechanics”.