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Kia Sportage 2023

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The Kia Sportage 2023 marks the introduction of the fifth generation of this small crossover, a series first launched by the Korean automaker in 1993. This latest generation, unveiled in 2021, positions itself between the smaller Kia Niro and the larger Kia Sorento in terms of size.

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Exterior Design

The all-new Kia Sportage boasts a bold and distinctive appearance with an innovative, dynamic shape. The front grille, featuring a unique integration with the headlights, contributes to the car’s striking look. Overall, the car exudes a level of elegance that surpasses typical SUVs. The front is notable for its futuristic light design, while the sides showcase practical curves for improved aerodynamics, black plastic edges, and wheels ranging from 17 to 19 inches.

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Kia Sportage 2023 Interior

Inside, the 2023 Kia Sportage is equipped with modern safety technologies and advanced driver assistance systems, ensuring a high level of safety and confidence on the road. The cabin’s innovative design emphasizes comfort and luxury, featuring an integrated curved screen, smart control systems, digital keys, Wi-Fi, wireless phone charging, and Bluetooth connectivity for seamless smartphone integration. The rear cargo space offers a generous 591 liters of capacity.

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Powertrain:

 

The Kia Sportage 2023 offers a variety of powertrains to suit different driving needs.

For petrol engines:

  • The Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi is a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-four with 180 PS (132 kW; 178 hp) and 27 kg⋅m (265 N⋅m; 195 lbf⋅ft) of torque, paired with a 7-speed DCT.
  • The Smartstream G2.0 MPi is a 2.0-liter inline-four with 152-156 PS (112-115 kW; 150-154 hp) and 19.6 kg⋅m (192 N⋅m; 142 lbf⋅ft) of torque, available with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission.
  • The Smartstream G2.0 T-GDi is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four with 236 PS (174 kW; 233 hp) and 36 kg⋅m (353 N⋅m; 260 lbf⋅ft) of torque, paired with an 8-speed automatic.
  • The Smartstream G2.5 GDi is a 2.5-liter engine with 190 PS (140 kW; 187 hp) and 25 kg⋅m (245 N⋅m; 181 lbf⋅ft) of torque, also paired with an 8-speed automatic.

For petrol hybrids:

  • The Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi 48V is a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with 150 PS (110 kW; 148 hp) and 25.5 kg⋅m (250 N⋅m; 184 lbf⋅ft) of torque, available with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DCT.
  • The Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi Hybrid offers 230 PS (169 kW; 227 hp) and 35.7 kg⋅m (350 N⋅m; 258 lbf⋅ft) of torque, paired with a 6-speed automatic.
  • The Plug-in Hybrid variant increases output to 265 PS (195 kW; 261 hp) with a 6-speed automatic.

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For LPG:

  • The Smartstream L2.0 LPi is a 2.0-liter inline-four with 146 PS (107 kW; 144 hp) and 19.5 kg⋅m (191 N⋅m; 141 lbf⋅ft) of torque, paired with a 6-speed automatic.

For diesel engines:

  • The Smartstream D1.6 CRDi is a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-four with 115-136 PS (85-100 kW; 113-134 hp) and 28.6-32.6 kg⋅m (280-320 N⋅m; 207-236 lbf⋅ft) of torque, available with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DCT.
  • The Smartstream D2.0 CRDi is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four with 186 PS (137 kW; 183 hp) and 42.5 kg⋅m (417 N⋅m; 307 lbf⋅ft) of torque, paired with an 8-speed automatic.

These options ensure the 2024 Kia Sportage meets various performance and efficiency preferences, offering advanced technology and a range of powertrains.

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Kia Sportage 2023 Pricing

The price of the Kia Sportage 2023 starts at approximately $27,000, offering a blend of advanced features, safety, and stylish design. The plug-in hybrid starts from around $40,000, while the hybrid starts from around $28,000.