One of the brand’s very popular and longest living models will most likely come without changes for the 2018 Kia Sportage year model. This small crossover remains in production for almost 25 years. It originally was available in 1993. During all these years, we will see 4 generations of it. The existing model exists given that 2015, but North American model came as the 2017 year model. So, we can state that it is still pretty fresh in all aspects. So, we do not expect changes for next year. It should continue in pretty much very same way, with the same style and pretty comparable equipment for each trim level. We expect its arrival someplace late this year, most likely in December.
2018 Kia Sportage Redesign and Features
As we currently pointed out, 2018 Kia Sportage will continue in the same method as a present model, which came completely redesigned. Besides very same brand-new style, we will likewise see pretty very same devices for each trim level. The base model is LX. It features standard features such as 17-inch wheels, 5-inch touchscreen, satellite radio, Bluetooth, six-speaker audio system and so on. Next one is called EX, and it features a number of upgrades, such as 18-inch wheels, foglights, heated mirrors, 7-inch touchscreen, dual-zone environment control, smart device integration, leather-wrapped wheel, 8-way power adjustable driver seat etc. The 2018 Kia Sportage SX Turbo will be a leading variety model. It comes practically fully-loaded. Some of the significant standard features are 19-inch wheels, LED fog lights and taillights, breathtaking sunroof, LED interior lighting, eight-speaker audio system etc. There is also a lots of standalone features for much better personalization.
2018 Kia Sportage Engines
The 2018 Kia Sportage will feature 2 engines in the deal. The base model will feature a 2.4-liter gas engine, which benefits about 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. This engine is available in pair with 6-speed automatic transmission and offers fuel economy around 25 mpg in combined drive. The optional engine is 2.0-liter turbo inline-four, which is good for about that has a max output of 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. This engine also comes in pair with 6-speed automatic however has fuel economy around 23 mpg in combined drive. In both variants, 2018 Sportage comes with FWD configuration as standard, while AWD is optional.
2018 Kia Sportage Release Date and Price
The 2018 Kia Sportage will come somewhere late this year. When it pertains to rate, the base model will walk around 23.000 dollars, while fully-loaded models might increase to 34.000 dollars.