The upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show promises to be one of the richest in the car devices presentation among models from leading manufacturers. Along with other members of the popular car brands international presentation of one of its key models hold and the South Korean company 2018-2019 Kia. These are popular in our country is a compact crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sportage, which will be presented in the fourth generation. However, information about the new product came to be known before the appointed time, because the manufacturer, in order to further increase the interest in the model, deliberately declassified appearance of the machine and its main technical characteristics of a few weeks before the official announcement.
generational change has resulted in a radical change in the car’s image. Keeping the proportions, recognizable by the previous version of the crossover, 2018-2019 Kia Sporatage model year, an increase in size, found a new exterior design, as well as an updated interior and revised technical component. As designers KIA claim the appearance of the fourth generation Sporteydzh developed taking into account the characteristics of a conceptual model of Provo, which the company announced back in 2013. The front of the car looks quite boldly and, at least, unusual because of the “two-tier” design with a large grille, predatory gaze head optics and “trunk” protivotumanok LED integrated into the front bumper.
The developers tried to make the exterior of 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh 4 generation sporty look by using a sloping roof form, excessive window sill line and developed, like muscular, wheel arches, can accommodate wheels with tires up to the 19th dimension. Side doors are decorated with powerful vyshtampovki, which, along with its stylish longitudinal ribs on the hood, forming a modern, dynamic design of the car. Fry feed is decorated with stylish lamps and two tailpipes of the exhaust system oval, installed by the rear bumper corners. Perhaps the designers a little too clever by half with the design of the tailgate, which was a complex, multi-layered configuration. Nevertheless, this part of the body is devoid of obvious flaws SUV.
In the course of renovation 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh increased in length by adding 40 mm to the previous index. As a result, the distance between the edges of the bumpers was 4480 mm. In this vehicle retained dimensions of width and height, components 1855 and 1635 mm mm respectively. A consequence of the increased length of the body is the increased wheelbase car, add 30 mm. Now this figure is equal to 2670 mm.
Intereer salon 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh
The style of decoration of the updated car’s interior matches the style of the older model – a crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento by «Prime». Inside, Sportage 2016 drew the attention of stylish multi-function steering wheel and concise instrument combination that includes a relatively large screen of the onboard computer. Original but somewhat controversial decision was the location of the center console, which the developers have decided to expand the model to the driver’s side by 10 degrees. Crowns the central console 7-inch (in a number of complete sets of 8-inch) screen multimedia unit. The lower part of the console takes the climate system control unit, as well as several keys to the main on-board functionality. The increase in wheelbase favorably affected the domestic interior dimensions. To the feet of the driver and front passenger added additional 19 mm, expanded space for riders of the second row. Thus, the distance over the heads of the rear passengers has increased by 16 mm.
One of the key features of interior decoration 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh 2016-2017 in a new body, in addition to the design change was the increase in the level of ergonomics. We can not say that the interior of the previous version was awkward, but the crossover version of the 4th generation has become a much more elaborated and “friendly” for passengers. First of all, it is worth noting convenient profiles backs of the front seats with an optimal set of regulations that allows to adjust the seat “for themselves” people of different complexion. Equally comfortable on the back seat, capable of providing decent comfort of three passengers. By the way, an important role in providing the ultimate in convenience fares of the second row seat backs playing ability to change the angle of inclination in the range of 23-37 degrees. The advantages of the machine must be attributed and a great finishing materials, as well as a decent soundproofing cabin. According to 2018-2019 Kia engineers, vnutrisalonnoe level of noise has been reduced to the level of 63 dB.
The luggage compartment of the new-generation crossover is equal to 503 liters. The increase in this indicator compared to the pre-reform model of almost 40 liters. However, under the luggage compartment raised floor, in the event of damage to the wheels, it provides for a repair kit as a full-fledged “reserve” reduces the boot capacity by 14 liters. Width of cargo area has increased by 35 mm, and has become a convenient loading height, having decreased by 47 mm.
Specifications 2018-2019 Kia Sportage
The line of new 2018-2019 Kia motors Sporteydzh 4 2016-2017 combines two petrol and three diesel engines. A pair of 1.6-liter four-cylinder unit with 16-valve timing mechanism is a system of direct fuel injection. Version atmospheric engine delivers maximum power of 132 hp, which gives the engine at 6300 r / min. Peak motor thrust is 161 Nm. The turbocharged version of the same petrol unit develops 177 hp power and torque of 265 Nm.
Two turbodiesel engine have totally different characteristics. Thus, the 1.7-liter CRDi unit is able to deliver a maximum power of 115 power available at 4000 rev / min. Such motor torque limit is equal to 260 nm, which gives the engine in the range from 1250 to 2750 rev / min. The car with the initial diesel engine does not have to fast dynamic driving. With a leisurely, a little sleepy nature, it features high fuel efficiency.
Much more interesting is the 2.0-liter CRDi R, low-inertia turbocharger type can be combined and exhaust gas recirculation systems. This unit is available in two versions boost: 136 hp and 185 hp
In a couple of the proposed motor can order the installation of a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-band robotized DCT dual-clutch unit. The initial version of the crossover feature on the front wheel drive axle, while the more expensive four-wheel drive modification received. The car is based on the same platform, an analog which is used in the production of Hyundai Tucson 2016 Pendant is made in the classic to the modern crossovers arrangement:. MacPherson strut front and multi-link rear design. Here are just a design way in updating the crossover has been seriously reconsidered – the individual elements have been replaced, the work of others has undergone migration.
Rack and pinion steering system 2018-2019 Kia Sportage 2016 is equipped with an efficient electric power, the braking system provides for brake discs on all wheels, the front wheels and the pair of wheels are complemented ventilation. In addition, the purchaser of the new crossover will be available numerous active safety systems and electronic aids. These include emergency braking system, monitoring system “blind” areas, a tracking system for marking lines, the assistant at the exit of the parking lot in reverse, the control system for cross traffic.
For fans of “charged” version of the developers of cars offer a special package GT Line. A feature of this configuration is a special steering with variable pitch teeth steering rack, different suspension settings and more powerful brakes. It is expected that the sports version of the SUV will be powered by 177-horsepower gasoline engine.
This information allows us to conclude that the South Korean novelty in its fourth generation, will delight fans abundance modifications. Given the high demand for cars in Russia, most of them will inevitably gets to the domestic brand dealers. Details about the trim levels and prices for 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh 2016-2017 will likely not have to wait so long.