Kia Sportage launched in the South Korean market, which is the domestic market of the company Hyundai Groupe.
- Kia Sportage launched in South Korean market
- Kia announces the launch of 6th generation Sportage in south Korea
- The SUV comes powdered by a 2-engine option and also a Hybrid package
Kia has recently unveiled the 6th generation model in the global market. Now the brand has announced the launch of 2021 Kia Sportage in the south Korean brand’s domestic market. The SUV comes offered in many different trims, along with a gravity edition also on offer. Talking about the Top-end trim the SUV gets LED lightning all around from front to back, which isn’t the case for the entry-level trim. The base trim comes with conventional lower-cost halogen headlamps and turns indicators. Similarly, the rear profile also gets LED tail lights only for the top-end trim.
On the inside, the top-end trim of 2022 Kia Sportage gets a longer screen that works as both instrument cluster and the infotainment system, which measures a 12-inch. While for the lower trims it is offered in 8-inch screen and a 2-din stereo system. A similar feature has been done to the AC controls as well, the higher trims get an Auto climate control with display units and the lower ones get a manual AC control without any display. For the powertrain options, the 2022 Kia Sportage comes with a 2-engine option – Diesel and Petrol along with a hybrid package as well.
AS for performance you can choose from a 1.6 Litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, which belts out 180 PS of maximum power and 264 Nm of peak torque. The second is a 2.0 Litre turbocharged oil burner developing 185 PS of maximum power and 416 Nm of peak torque. A Hybrid powertrain package also added to the petrol engine, which comes with a 1.6 Litre petrol motor engaged with an electric motor develops an extra 60 PS of power. The SUV is offered with An All-wheel-drive mechanism, but the hybrid one gets a Front-wheel drive layout. As for transmission hybrid offered with 6-speed AT, Petrol with 7-speed DCT and oil burner gets 8-speed AT gearbox system.