2022 Kia Sportage

2022 Kia Sportage

2022 Kia Sportage

2022 Kia Sportage

2022 Kia Sportage

The fifth-generation all-new Kia Sportage has landed in Australia and is set to hit Kia showrooms with an equal mix of style and substance.

Carefully crafted from the ground up to be the ultimate medium SUV, the all-new Sportage symbolises the pioneering DNA of the Kia brand. The past success of the Sportage is deeply rooted in a mindset of constant reinvention. Under the new Kia brand, the fifth-generation Sportage once again brings an innovation that elevates the brand to the next level.

Designers focused on creating an intelligent package and clever use of space so that all occupants can benefit from increased room and its everyday family-friendly practicality and useability.

The all-new Kia Sportage provides an impressive array of safety technology featuring both passive and active high-tech systems, including Kia's world-renowned comprehensive suite of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

Advanced powertrains make the all-new Sportage an economical operator with its frugality matched to smooth and highly responsive power delivery, resulting in an SUV that is energetic, sporty and fun-to-drive.

Paired with Kia Australia's locally tuned ride and handling package, the all-new Sportage really is a force to be reckoned with.

For the Australian market the all-new Sportage will arrive in S and GT-Line trims initially with SX to follow.

Depending on the trim chosen, a choice of up to three engines are available; the proven 2.0-litre MPI (115kW and 192 Nm) for S, SX and SX+, an improved 2.0-litre diesel (137kW / 416Nm) available in all grades and the new to the range 1.6-litre T-GDI (132kW / 265Nm) which is exclusive to SX+ and GT-Line.

Advanced powertrains offer efficiency, frugality, power and performance

For the Australian market the all-new Kia Sportage will continue to be available in four trim levels; S, SX, SX+ and GT-Line and with a choice of three engines; the proven 2.0-litre MPI (115kW and 192 Nm) for S, SX and SX+, an improved 2.0-litre diesel (137kW / 416Nm) available in all grades and the new to the range 1.6-litre TGDI (132kW / 265Nm) which is exclusive to both SX+ and GT-Line.

The 1.6-litre four-cylinder unit demonstrates enhanced fuel efficiency through a new and optimised combustion process, breakthrough cooling technologies and key friction reduction measures, including an advanced integrated thermal management system and the use of a low-friction ball bearing. The 1.6-litre has been paired with the dynamic seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and provides much improved low-down torque. The transmission sends power to both the front and rear wheels for improved performance and handling, particularly in low grip situations.

Also included in the launch line-up is the upgraded and highly efficient R2.0-litre diesel engine featuring an advanced variable geometry turbocharger. The 2.0 four-cylinder unit has been designed in response to tightening emissions regulations and features an array of sophisticated technologies to drive down emissions output and enhance real-world fuel efficiency. Standout technical innovations include solenoid valve control, a variable capacity oil pump, an electric thermostat and an optimised lubricant and cooling setup.

The addition of a damper-controlled multi-disc torque converter serves to enhance fuel efficiency by enlarging the lock-up range and improves the new Sportage's overall driving characteristics. The revised eight-speed benefits from a newly designed transmission structure that improves control stability and gear shift response. It also features a new oil pump that has been optimized for capacity along with a high-efficiency tooth profile design.

All-new Sportage is home to the very latest safety technologies

With safety being a top priority during development, the fifth-generation all-new Kia Sportage is one of the safest vehicles in its class.

Underneath the sleek exterior design of all-new Sportage is a reinforced and lightweight body structure that has high torsional rigidity. All-new Sportage features a new centre side airbag along with the usual driver airbag, passenger airbag, curtain airbags and front side airbags.

Kia's acclaimed in-house developed Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) technology helps the Sportage to avoid potential hazards, fully protecting occupants and other road users on every journey. As part of its ADAS package, the all-new Sportage features Kia's Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), which helps avoid collisions with other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists in front of the vehicle while driving. It also features Junction Assist which can apply braking when a potential collision is detected when turning right across an intersection

The Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA) system available on the all-new Kia Sportage is a driver assistance technology that detects speed signs through the front view camera. Information is then displayed on the instrument cluster. The optimised speed can then be used to set the Smart Cruise Control by confirming the speed limit.

When operating the indicators to change lanes, if there is a risk of collision with a rear-side vehicle, a new Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) system will provide a warning to the driver. After the warning, if the risk of collision increases, BCA actively controls the all-new Sportage to help avoid a collision. BCA is also active in situations such as parallel parking manoeuvres, further helping to avoid collision with rear-side vehicles. Haptic feedback in the steering can also be activated, hence warnings are audible, visual, and tangible.

Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM) is also included on the GT-Line and further enhances safety and driver visibility when changing lanes by displaying a real-time rear-side image of the vehicle in the instrument cluster.

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