While the look changed completely, the categories for All-New Kia Sportage was also shifted. If the previous two predecessors generations of Sportage are still called the sport utility vehicle (SUV), then for the All-New categorized as crossover utility vehicle (CUV).
The design of All-New Kia Sportage now appeared with rounded and more stylish body. Target consumers are also changing with more focus for those who more frequently use the vehicles in the city.
Other changes from the Sportage is in a machine. Although still the same capacity (2.0 liters), a new engine named "theta" is equiped with dual CVVT technology that produces power and torque 166 rpm PS@6.200 firstname.lastname@example.org 20.1 rpm. With the new engine, Kia claims that the All-New Sportage more fuel efficient, 8.1 liter/100 km or 12.3 km/liter using fuel RON 92 since the new engine compression ratio is 10.5: 1.
The price difference between automatic and manual transmission is big enough, this happens because of their features are also different. The transmision comes in more sophisticated automatic transmission technology since it can also be operated manually. The automatic version uses two airbags, chrome-plated door handles, outside mirrors can be folded electrically and from within, and covered steering wheel.
All-New Sportage is available in 9 colors, namely Bright Silver, Mineral Silver, Black Cherry, Orange Techno, Signal Red, Clear White, Sand Track, Vintage Blue, and Electronic Yellow.
Two variants of the new Sportage is distinguished on the basis of transmission used. For 6-speed automatic transmission called Shift-Tronic-cost IDR 286 million while the 5-speed manual transmision cost IDR 249.5 million all are on the road in Jakarta.