Learn about the specifications of the Kia Sportage 2022 and its arrival in the Arab markets
Although the current design of the Kia Sportage allows it to withstand off-road conditions as an SUV, it originally started as a compact sports car when it was first launched in 1993, before undergoing a major change and transformation into a family car in 2002.
Kia Sportage 2022 specifications
The Kia Sportage 2022 is considered the first of the fifth generation, and its specifications vary according to the countries that import it, but this model comes with 4 options of engines. Rotation 265 Nm, with a 6-speed manual transmission, or a 7-speed automatic.
The second engine also comes with a diesel fuel capacity of 2000 cc, with 183 horsepower and 417 Nm of torque, and with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
The Korean company announced that the Kia Sportage will be launched with two new engines, one petrol and the other diesel, but without providing any information about these two engines and their capacity or the amount of power they will generate. The new Kia Sportage is expected to arrive in the Middle East markets in the second quarter of 2022.
Sportage Interior Specifications
As for the interior specifications of the Kia Sportage 2022, it was presented with a spacious and distinctive interior, and a panoramic roof. The new Sportage features a modern information and entertainment system that supports CarPlay and Android Auto, and provides different driving modes, (Comfort, Smart, Sport, Eco).
The car also features a 12-inch digital touch control panel, a modern and advanced multi-use steering wheel, an automatic interior air conditioning system, in addition to an advanced navigation system, sports seats, front and side airbags, and the car also has an anti-lock brake system (ABS) and an anti-lock brake system (ABS). Lane Keeping, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Rear Parking Sensors, Rear Camera.
Kia Sportage 2022 Prices
As we mentioned, the change of specifications from one country to another is a major factor in changing the price of the car, knowing that the prices of the new Kia Sportage have not been announced yet, and it is expected to be announced in early 2022.
Old model from Kia Sportage
The 2020 Kia Sportage comes with several engine options, all of which are 4-cylinder, where the first engine comes with a capacity of 2,400 cc, generating 181 horsepower and 237 Nm of torque.
As for the second engine equipped with a turbo, it comes with a capacity of 2000 cc, and it generates a power of 240 horsepower and a torque of 352 Nm.
Sportage 2020 interior specs
The Kia Sportage 2020 accommodates 5 people, with electrically adjustable heated and ventilated front seats, in addition to the possibility of heating the steering wheel in the higher specifications of the car.
Standard features in the “Kia Sportage 2020” include an 8-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a 6-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, and a USB port.
A navigation system, wireless phone charging, a second USB port, an 8-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, and satellite radio are also available in the full version.
Kia Sportage prices 2020
The Kia Sportage 2020 is available in more than one category, and its prices vary according to the category and specifications. And what will be mentioned here are approximate prices.
Prices for the Sportage 2020, with a 2400 cc engine, start from 68,400 Saudi riyals, equivalent to 18,200 US dollars, or 286,400 Egyptian pounds.
While the prices of the Sportage with a 2000 cc engine start from 84,000 Saudi riyals, equivalent to 22,300 dollars, or 352,400 Egyptian pounds.
The history of the Kia Sportage since 1993
The number of successive generations of the Kia Sportage since its launch 1993 until 2022, four generations prior to the launch of the fifth generation in 2021, we summarize here:
Kia unveiled the first generation of the Sportage in 1993, and started its production through an alliance between it and the American Ford and the Japanese Mazda, as the Kia Sportage used the Mazda Bongo platform, in addition to engines and transmissions for different Mazda models.
The second generation of the Kia Sportage appeared, sharing a platform with its rival Hyundai Tucson. The Sportage relied on 3 engines, the first with a capacity of 2000 cc petrol, the second with a capacity of 2700 cc, and the third with a diesel capacity of 2000 cc, with options for front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.
Kia revealed the third generation of the Sportage in 2010, and this generation was provided with several engines, most notably a 2000 cc gasoline and a 2000 cc diesel.
The fourth generation
Kia also unveiled the fourth generation of the Sportage during the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015, and it was launched on the market in 2016, and it provides the generation with 3 engines.