Available for the online edition of TheKoreanCarBlog was the first spy photo of the interior of the fourth generation Kia Sportage compact crossover. The car’s official premiere will take place in the spring of 2021.
The single image shows the top part of the front panel, where the tablet screen of the infotainment complex is located in a separate block. It is believed that the overall interior concept of the fourth Kia Sportage will largely coincide with the interior of the new generation “senior” crossover Sorento, which began sales in Russia in October this year.
At the same time, the next Sportage will differ in appearance from other models of the South Korean brand. The crossover was scheduled to debut in the first half of 2020, but Hyundai Motor Group’s new chairman Ei-sung Chung postponed the launch of the new Sportage, considering the design of one of the brand’s flagship models. had to refine.
The fourth Kia Sportage will be on the same platform as the new Hyundai Tucson, which debuted in mid-September. The engine line-up includes gasoline, naturally aspirated and supercharged engines, as well as a hybrid power plant. The car will be available with a complex of modern active safety systems, including Lane Keeping Aid, Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitoring and Parking Assistance.
In Russia, the current Kia Sportage is offered with gasoline engines with a working volume of 2.0 and 2.4 liters, developing 150 and 184 liters. from. respectively. The base engine can work with a manual or automatic transmission, and a more powerful engine is only combined with an automatic transmission. The crossover is available with both front and all-wheel drive. Car prices start at 1,544,900 rubles.