Kia Sportage is no longer hiding. Here's how it looks!

by AllAutoExperts    |  29 August, 2015

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The crossover will be seen in all its glory at the Frankfurt International Motor Show which will open its door for the first visitors on September 15. The new Kia Sportage seems to have grown in size. At least at first glance, the Korean SUV looks more muscular and more imposing. Especially, in front were due to the elongated body and headlamps, the grille, and lowered toward the middle, creating the volume effect.

As Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage share the same platform, do not be surprised if later it will borrow and engines, including the unit 1.6-liter naturally aspirated, which develops 135 horsepower and turbo version of 176 horsepower. On the diesel engines, we can expect to see the powerful 1.7-liter and 115 horsepower, followed by the big brother a 2.0-liter, which delivers between 136 and 184 horsepower, depending on the version.

The customers will have a choice between six-speed manual transmission, automatic with six-speed, or a seven-speed dual-clutch. The front-wheel-drive is standard, but the optional AWD system can be switched on.

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