2017 Kia Sportage Redesign and Release Date

The 2017 Kia Sportage was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show, 2015. That way they announced the new, fourth-generation Kia Sportage SUVs. The new model (codename QL) is characterized by a large number of changes. The most significant changes in the external appearance of the vehicle. Also, the new model got upgraded interior and higher level of equipment and facilities.

2017 Kia Sportage Redesign

2017 Kia Sportage Changes

2017 model has a difficult task ahead of him. It needs to repeat the success of its predecessor, which is present on the market since 2010. It will not an easy task. The third generation Sportage model is considered to be the most successful so far. New Hyundai Tucson SUV has great influence on interior design of 2017 Sportage. This model was presented at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Besides the new Tucson SUV and new Kia Optima has a big impact on improving the interior 2017 Kia Sportage models.

Compared to the predecessor, the model 2017 has received significantly more modern and higher quality interior. Improvement of Interior related to a higher level of equipment, upgraded systems, quality materials and high-quality final drafting.

2017 Kia Sportage Changes

Exterior design is most noticeable in the front of the vehicle. Most notable more prominent tiger nose grille and highly-mounted headlights. Also changed is the design tail lights. In addition to the modified design, tail lights got a new dimension. On the new exterior design of vehicles, the most influence had KX3 Kia model.


In addition to the improved design of the exterior and interior, 2017 Kia Sportage also offers upgraded unit. On offer are upgraded diesel engines and gasoline engines with direct injection. We should also mention upgraded 1.7-liter CRDi diesel engine, 1.2-liter T-GDI petrol engine and 1.6-liter T-GDI petrol engine. The 1.6-liter petrol engine is also found in the new Hyundai Tucson and develops 177 horsepower. The transfer of engine power to the wheels is done via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Top offer at the 2017 Kia Sportage model will form the 2017 Kia Sportage Sport model. For its operation is designated 2.0-liter T-GDI petrol engine with 245 horsepower. In addition to the powerful engine, this model is characterized by high performance and broad list of standard equipment.

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