Kia has officially revealed their new 2020 Kia Sportage SUV at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. This facelifted model got new headlights, refreshed front grille, new fog lights, redesigned bumpers (both front and rear), new alloy rims and new exhaust outlets. LED technology is certainly present in all-new cars which hit the market nowadays, and new 2020 Sportage is no exception. LED taillights are installed as standard, while LED headlights and LED fog lights are available as optional upgrade. Upcoming Sportage for 2020 will be offered in several trim versions: LX, S, EX and SX. Speaking of dimensions, Sportage is 176.4-inches long, 73-inches wide and 64.8-inches high, while wheelbase length is 105.1-inch long. Interior design had almost no changes at all. It comes with 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Sofino leatherette upholstery, new flat-bottom steering wheel, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and even wireless charging. Future Kia Sportage is packed with many safety systems and features. This includes adaptive cruise control, stop and go feature, high-beam headlight assist, lane-keeping assist, driver attention warning system and forward collision assist with pedestrian detection. Cargo space is 30.7 cubic-feet, while it can be maximized up to 60.1 cubic-feet by folding down rear seats.
2020 Kia Sportage engine fuel economy specs
2020 Kia Sportage engine will be 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol unit with direct injection. This Kia Sportage engine is capable of developing 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Second choice is 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with direct injection. Turbo engine can produce 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This unit will be powering SX Turbo version of Sportage SUV. Both 2WD and AWD will be available, while engine is combined with six-speed automatic transmission. 2020 Kia Sportage fuel economy specs for he non-turbo engine is 21 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, averaging 22 mpg. On the other hand, Kia Sportage Turbo fuel economy specs are rated at 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway, averaging 21 mpg.
2020 Kia Sportage release date and price
2020 Kia Sportage price range should not increase drastically, but slight adjustment is certain. We expect it to be priced around $24,000 for the base version. Main competitors on the SUV market will be Volkswagen Tiguan, Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5. 2020 Kia Sportage release date should be set by the end of this year.