Korean 2018-2019 Kia Sportage crossover 4th generation model year was marked by the premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September . Nova has dedicated a preliminary review on our website. But one thing is a preview of the new model, and quite another – a full review with full specifications, the mass of official photos and videos of tests and materials, description of kitting and the price of the new 4th generation 2018-2019 Kia Sportage year.
Home sales 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh in Russia postponed until next spring , with the start of the sales price for those who buy the new Sportage 4 Russian motorists according to preliminary information will be 1200 thousand. Rubles.
Previous third generation Korean compact crossover Sportage was, in fact, the driving force of sales for the company 2018-2019 Kia in Europe. No joke, for the model of the stylish SUV found among Europeans, more than 97 thousand customers, which is almost 27.5% of the total number of vehicles sold brand. Interestingly, in Russia the third 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh has established itself as the best side. So Koreans to create a new generation of crossover could only take into account all the advantages of the car and try to improve the car as much as possible. As a result experts 2018-2019 Kia Motors did, having increased in the new generation 2018-2019 Kia Sportage all the advantages of the previous version.
The design of the new 2018-2019 Kia Body Sportazh 4 generations of model year as a whole retains the familiar lines and details inherent in the predecessor, but slightly increased external dimensions of the body and proportions have changed accordingly.
- External dimensions of the body of the 4th generation 2018-2019 Kia Sportage 4480 mm long, 1855 mm wide, 1635 mm high, with a 2670 mm wheelbase.
Thus, the new generation of crossover became more than the previous generation model, 40 mm long, 30 mm of which went to increase the distance between the front and rear axle. The front overhang has increased by 20 mm and the rear, on the contrary, decreased by 10 mm.
The height and width indicators have not changed, but the new 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh clearance increased by 30 mm and is 197 mm with a complete set of rubber model on 16-inch wheels and 202 mm when installing tires on 17-19 inch alloy disks. Smoother contours of the body led to the coefficient of frontal air resistance of 0.33 Cx (Cx 0.35 predecessor).
Photo and video tests 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh (a version of 2018-2019 Kia Sportage GT Line) placed in the article make it possible to consider new product from all sides. We choose to focus on the most striking elements of the new design. The fourth generation Sportazha looks modern, stylish, bright, and most importantly, original. Find the car looks just a little like a Korean SUV is probably impossible. Even soplatformenny Hyundai Tucson looks less impressive.
Massive front end with falshradiatronoy bars “tiger nose” pick high drop-shaped headlamps, a solid bumper and stylish protivotumankami supplemented with four LED segments Koreans nicknamed “ice cube”.
Sideways new Sportage looks both powerful, solid, dynamic and even rapidly. Big and tall hood, large side doors with inflated surfaces, high sill and compact lenses, understated rack run to the stern of the roof, the rear part of a compact like the coupe, large radii of the wheel arches.
Feed a new generation of crossover demonstrates filigree style thanks to the original lampshades marker lamps with LED filling and graceful graphics, a large tailgate with compact size glass topped solid spoiler.
Body new items on the bottom, as befits the family of crossovers, cover plates made of plastic, not afraid of scratching.
The new body 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh price and equipment
His body looks the new 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh produces an excellent impression, and the price of equipment in the base amount of 1.2 mln. Rubles as mentioned above. But the design of the design, but as is the case with car filling safety features for the driver and passengers?
On assurance of the representatives of KIA, with active and passive safety in the fourth generation of the crossover in order. Share ultravysokoprochnoy steel structure is 51% (the predecessor of 18%), resulting in improved performance rigidity compared with the third generation of models by as much as 39% – this is passive safety. Active safety system provides automatic braking (Autonomous Emergency Braking), to identify cars and pedestrians on the road, and able to stop the car on their own. The system of tracking the unauthorized departure from a lane (Lane Departure Warning System) and warns the driver signal, the system tracking the stripe marking and correcting the motion path (Lane Keeping Assist System), High-Beam Assistant (High Beam Assist), to limit the maximum speed (Speed Limit Information Function), working together with a traffic sign recognition system, a system for monitoring blind spots mirrors (blind Spot detection) with a system of tracking the behavior of the car behind at a distance of up to 70 meters (Lane Change Assist), the system helps to safely travel in reverse with parking (Rear Cross Traffic Alert). It’s a shame, but these systems are only offered as an option.
Basic equipment promises the availability of 8 airbags, ABS with EBD and BAS, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), electric power steering and electronic hand brake control button.
New 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh Salon
It’s time to talk about the new cabin interior and fourth-generation Sportage, this will help us a photo salon 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh . The specialists responsible for the interior design of the new Crossover generation task was to create the most large, convenient and comfortable interior.
As we remember, the change of generations wheelbase has increased by 30 mm and the overall external height and width of the body has not changed. What happened to the interior of the new 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh? Inside the space has increased, and not only in length but also in height.
In the first row height of seat cushion to the ceiling rose 5 mm to 997 mm in the second row is 16 mm to 993 mm, the legroom in front has increased by 19 mm (1129 mm) and the back 7 mm (970 mm) .
For the driver and front passenger seats installed new design with a more rigid frame, new springs and filling, but at 2.5 kg weight. As an option, electric adjustment in 10 directions to the driver’s seat and 8 for passenger, rear seats with three intensity mode.
In the second row more comfortable fit ensure understated by 40 mm floor level and 17-level adjustable backrest split from 23 to 37 degrees.
Cargo space for new items increased from 465 to 503 liters, compared with the previous generation of the crossover (if chute 491 liters), the luggage compartment width increased by 35 mm, which is nice, loading height has decreased by as much as 47 mm. So the level boot floor at the new 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh located at a height of 732 mm from the ground.
On assurance of the representatives of 2018-2019 Kia new Sportage boasts one of the most comfortable and quietest saloons in the class of compact crossovers: when the engine is idling, the noise level is 36 dB for petrol versions and 44 dB for versions with diesel engines, the motion of the highway at a speed of 100 mph – 63 dB.
The driver of the 4th-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sportazh decorated with German pedantry (Koreans are, by the way, have hinted that their main competitor for the new items the new generation the Volkswagen the Tiguan years). Informative instrument panel with color display trip computer, multifunction steering wheel is a stylish, modern center console, launched in the driver’s side at 10 degrees, good attention to detail and the locations of all the buttons, switches and control units.
The modern equipment can be ordered multimedia systems with a color touch screen diagonal of 7-NIL or 8-NIL inches (navigation, music, phone, reversing camera), a full-time audio system with 6 speakers, for advanced audiophile premium audio system JBL with 8 speakers , keyless entry system into the cabin with a button engine start, power liftgate with Smart Power tailgate system (enough to come with a key to the back of the car and the fifth door is opened), swivel headlights (Dynamic Bending headlamps), panoramic roof with the hatch.
Specifications of the new 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh
At the core of the fourth generation of the Korean crossover – upgraded third-generation model truck with a fully independent suspension (front McPherson strut, rear mnogoryichazhka), but … change the geometry of the installation components and chassis subframe mounts, control arm bushings are used modernized, different damper settings and elastic elements, the rear suspension has acquired more rigid subframe and double lower arms. Changes to the suspension allowed to reduce noise and vibration from the chassis and achieve sharper handling. As before, the new compact crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh 4 is available with all-wheel drive system 4WD or with front-wheel drive (2WD).
For the new generation provides four cylinder petrol and diesel engines, fit into the strict environmental standards of Euro 6.
Gasoline engines for the fourth-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sportage
- 1.6-liter GDI (132 hp 161 Nm) with a 6-speed manual.
- 1.6-liter T-GDI (177 hp 265 Nm) with a 6 speed manual or supplement with 7DCT.
2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh diesel engine
- 1.7-liter CRDi (115 hp 280 Nm), mated to a 6 speed manual.
- The 2.0-liter CRDi (136 hp 373 Nm) and 2.0-liter CRDi (185 hp 400nm) in a choice of 6-speed manual or automatic transmission 6.
The manufacturer does not inform about the fuel consumption of engines, but has equipped the new SUV tank increased to 62 liters capacity.
We look forward to New 2018-2019 Kia Sportage in Russia and reviews of the owners with the first impressions of the new items.
New 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh test video
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New 2018-2019 Kia Sporteydzh photo salon
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