2018-2019 Kia KX3 – new Korean crossover

Korean compact crossover 2018-2019 Kia KX3 model year is ready for series production, and in March next year will be available in the automotive market in China. During the 2018-2019 Kia KH3 soplatformenny and his brother Hyundai ix25 will reach European and Russian dealers. According to preliminary information, the price of 2018-2019 Kia KX3 depending on the engine and saturation options of complete sets will be in China 17700-27400 US dollars.


Serial version of the new crossover KIA CH 3 looks almost exact copy of the prototype 2018-2019 Kia KX3 concept, presented in autumn at an automobile exhibition Guangzhou Auto Show. Interestingly, the new designs and items tested on KX3 crossover body in the future will find their place in the larger models of the Korean company – the 2018-2019 Kia the Sportage 4th generation . Official photos of 2018-2019 Kia KH3 provided by the press service of the Korean company 2018-2019 Kia, allow us to consider a new crossover model year in all its glory. Compact car looks bright, and really got a modern, original, stylish and dynamic design of the exterior of the body. The new compact crossover Hyundai ix25 and 2018-2019 Kia KX3 will compete in the automotive market with the Nissan the Juke , of Opel Mokka , the Ford EcoSport and the other members of the class of compact crossovers-B.

The front of the new items with an interesting placement of lighting on three levels. The top floor is occupied by neat headlamps with a powerful searchlight optics. On the second level there are rays of LED daytime running lights, blend in a decorative frame false radiator grille. On the ground floor on the body of a huge and monumental bumper mounted fog. Front compact crossover is somewhat like a chic KH3 German crossover the Porsche the Cayenne .


Profile Body of Korean SUV demonstrates athletic shape, discipline and solidity proportions, harmony and elegance. Exaggerated wheel arches and the side surface of the door, the high window-sill line, rapidly rising to the stern, compact zone of the glazing, flat roof line with a powerful rear rack.

Feed KX3 crossover by 2018-2019 Kia Korean company has not lost solidity and power, inspired by the front and side of the body. The large tailgate with compact stylish glass topped with a spoiler and is complemented with original vyshtampovki underlining marker lamps with LEDs respectable size.

The body of a large bumper on a crossover manner protected by plastic, resistant to damage, however as well as the lower part of the front fairing, side sills and the edges of the wheel arches.

  • External dimensions of the compact body constitute crossover 2018-2019 Kia KX3 4270 mm long, 1780 mm wide, 1622-1627 mm height from 2590 mm wheelbase and ground clearance of 180-185 mm (the clearance depends on the size of the engine and the wheels mounted) front track – 1545 mm, rear track – 1556 mm. For the crossover provided tires 205/65 R16 and 215/60 R17 on the alloy wheels size 16-17.

It’s a shame, but there are only amateur 2018-2019 Kia KH3 interior photos, as soon as the official photos of the interior promises to share with our readers. But the available information on the equipment model. As standard equipment means the installation of air conditioning, audio system with 4 speakers (radio, USB, AUX, MP3), electrical steklopodemniikov for all side windows, central locking with remote control, front airbags, ABS, EBD, ESP, ESS, TCS, BA and HAC.

The rich pickings, and as additional options available adaptive headlamps, daytime running lights and tail lights with LEDs, electric and heated door mirrors, panoramic electric sunroof, keyless Smart Entry access and engine start button, cruise control, the climate control, multifunction steering wheel, power driver’s seat, leather seat trim, multimedia system with a color touch screen diagonal 7 inches NIL (music, phone, navigation, rear-view camera), rear parking sensors, side airbags and curtain airbags. The trunk of the new provisions, depending on the backs of the rear seats of the Korean car capable of taking the year from 420 to 1100 liters.

Specifications 2018-2019 Kia KX3 repeat exactly the equipment soplatformennogo Hyundai ix25. Under the hood is possible to install a pair of four-cylinder engines:

  • The 1.6-liter Gamma (125 hp 150 Nm), mated to a 6 speed manual (6 automatic transmission).
  • The 2.0-liter Nu (160 hp 192 Nm) in tandem with only 6 automatic transmission.

In future 2.0-liter turbo versions replace the 1.6-liter engine (200 hp 265 Nm) with a new 7-step robot DCT.

The basic version with a 125-horsepower engine with front-wheel drive, front suspension with MacPherson struts, rear torsion beam.

Crossover with a more powerful 160-horsepower engine can be ordered in four-wheel drive version, the version at 2018-2019 Kia KH3 4WD multilink rear suspension. The brakes on all wheels disc, for the less powerful version of proposed power steering, and for the more powerful electrical power steering.