Restyled KIA Mohave shown on spy photos

Restyled KIA Mohave shown on spy photos

June 22, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Thoroughly discerning the novelty was hampered by tight camouflage, however, the information available in the snapshots was enough to notice a certain similarity with the Mohave Masterpiece concept car.

After the Korean KIA engine lineup was replenished with a large Telluride crossover, many auto experts have said that the Mohave frame SUV will cease to exist. Recall, this model got on the conveyor back in the 2008th. However, the company decided not to write off KIA Mohave from the accounts, but to subject it to thorough modernization. Restyled version of the frame SUV managed to take a picture during the tests. Start of sales of the updated Mohave is expected this year.

Test Mohave, as it should be, was hidden from prying eyes with a protective film. However, the camouflage still did not prevent to see the common features in the design of the new Mohave and the concept car Mohave Masterpiece.

This, for example, spectacular vertical inserts on the grille, rear lights pattern, as well as head optics on LEDs, divided into four sections. Photospies could not look into the salon. It is known that a modified front panel, a new steering wheel and a gearbox lever, as well as multimedia with a large touchscreen, a different climate control unit and a digital dashboard will be located inside the updated frame.

 In the home market, buyers will be offered KIA Mohave with a rear or all-wheel drive system. The Mohave 2020 will be driven by a three-liter V6 turbo-diesel, which power is still kept secret. A pair he will 8-speed automatic transmission. For comparison, in the current Korean version of the output of the power unit reaches 260 hp.