Kia Sportage was first introduced in the United States market in mid 1990s and initially it was a mini SUV that was relatively underpowered. With time the company revised its interiors but in 2002 the model was dropped and redesigned and launched in 2005. This compact SUV is expected to be launched in the Indian market in 2012.
Kia Sportage Specifications
The Kia Sportage review shows that the car is equipped with a 1975 cc, DOHC diesel engine. This length of the car is 4350mm and its width is 1800 rpm and the height is 1730mm. 5 individuals can be seated in the car easily.
The car has independent front as well as rear suspension and comes with rack and pinion steering wheel. The Kia Sportage review also shows that the car comes with a 5-speed manual transmission feature. The ground clearance of the car is 195mm and the car has front disk and rear drum brake system.
Kia Sportage Mileage
The car can deliver mileage of around 10km/litre on an average
Kia Sportage Interiors
The car has comfortable seating and the controls in the car can be easily operated and have a high quality feel to them. The car has air conditioner with climate control feature and dash integrated music system.
Kia Sportage Safety features
The safety features in the car include advanced airbags, side airbags, side curtain airbags, traction control system and electronic stability control feature.
Kia Sportage Price and design variations
The starting price of the car is around Rs 9 lakhs and the car is available in a single design variation.
Kia Sportage Colors
The car is available in 9 colors and these include black cherry, silver, gold leaf, smokey brown, smart blue, verdant green, steel silver, white and volcanic red.