2015 Kia Sportage SUV Release date

2015 Kia Sportage

2015 Kia Sportage is the third generation of this crossover, a small and elegant SUV. It was remodeled in 2014 and some things will stay the same for 2015.

Exterior and improvements

2015 Kia Sportage will be definitely improved in many features. A year ago, it was redesigned with a new grille, wheel, lamps but it kept its attractive body shape and look. New 2015 Kia Sportage will keep on unmodified, only slightly refreshed in design.  It is available as LX, EX and SX Turbo sport utility. It seats four and dimensions are the same as the previous model- 64.4 inches high, 174.8 inches long and 73 inches wide. Perhaps, what costumers may not like is narrow legroom on rear seats, and the fact that is not made for off-road adventures, but it will be a popular vehicle with modern look and fun to drive.The exterior of this car is now equipped with LED headlights and tail lamps, fog lights, chrome details on windows, aluminum wheels etc. With sharpened and dynamic lines, it gets sophisticated and modern look.

2015 Kia Sportage side

Interior and equipment

 The interior will be quite a surprise taking into account that it is made of high quality materials, seats which can be positioned in different ways, enough space for passengers in front to feel comfortable and other great details in cabin. What might be a flaw for Sportage models in general, is not very high ride quality and cabin noise which are in 2015 Kia Sportage improved with noise insulation system and new dampers.It will be offer many tech features such as Bluetooth, Navigation, USB connectivity, touch screen display, satellite radio, automatic climate control etc. It can also be upgraded with other equipment, which will increase its base price.

2015 Kia Sportage interior

 Engine types and transmission

The base engine for 2015 Kia Sportage will be 2.4-liter 4 cylinder that delivers 182 hp and 177 lb-ft. of torque. The other will be 2.0-liter 4 cylinder which will produce 260 hp and 269 lb-ft. of torque. The first will be available with LX and EX models and the other one with SX. It will be paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. Approximated fuel efficiency is 21/28mpg in the city /highway with front wheel and 19/26 mpg with all wheel drive.

2015 Kia Sportage rear

 2015 Kia Sportage release date and price

The release date for 2015 Kia Sportage can be expected in the beginning of the next year, and the start price will be around $21,750 and will grow till $29,600.

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