The new version of KIA Sportage 2019 is in high demand

The new version of KIA Sportage 2019 is in high demand

May 26, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

According to official information, the alternative design of the crossover from the China has allowed to increase sales almost threefold. Although in technical terms, the model remains the same.

At the beginning of 2019 for China was presented a unique version of the KIA Sportage. In the local market, the model is known as the KX5 and is very different from the global version, but only in part of the design. There were no changes in the technical part, but this was enough for the start of rush demand. Sales over the past four months rose 2.7 times compared to last year’s results.

 Exterior car has changed significantly due to the new optics and grille. Of course, it was not without the processing of bumpers, fog optics and rear lights. The interior design has been completely redesigned and has ceased to have at least something in common with the global version of KIA Sportage. So, inside there was a new multimedia, a modified dashboard, additional touch panels, as well as a new trim.

 As a power unit is proposed 2.0-liter aspirated 165 horsepower and 1.6-liter turbo 177 horses. Together with them, a six-speed manual or automatic gearbox is offered, and for turboversion, a version with a seven-stage robotized transmission is possible.

The price of the most affordable version of the KIA KX5 in China from 154,800 yuan.