2015 Kia Sportage

2015 Kia Sportage Release Date, MSRP Price, MPG, Colors, Interior – The Kia Sportage vehicle is a crossover car that does not only looks good but it is also very fun to drive, and it owes this to the added turbocharged engine for the 2015 model year. The release if the 2015 Sportage car is a direct proof that crossover vehicle actually do not have to be uninteresting and boring as they can be equally great to drive and have fun with.

2015 Kia Sportage
2015 Kia Sportage

The setting where the Kia Sportage will feel the most comfortable in is a crowded street or a similar city setting. Its dimensions and great performance allow it to swoop fast along the corners and get you to the place where you need to be.  As the contenders in this class concentrate more on the interior spacing a comfort, the Kia Sportage comes with its own set of advantages. Its look is something that puts it beyond its competition as it has a great stance and a new profile to go with.

The last years model was refreshed a bit and gave the car some needed and necessary additions both to its look and some equipment to add to the utility. But this year is where it all comes together. As you were certainly able to see from the pictures of the 2015 Kia Sportage is a car that looks extremely good and is something that will make you look good as well. And as for the performance and specs of the car you will have to read on the review and find out about it more.

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2015 Kia Sportage exterior

What the greatest advantage of the 2015 Kia Sportage is actually comes down to its exterior design and look. It is an extremely good looking crossover vehicle with a rakish profile that does not compare with many of the cars in its line. The biggest fault for that is the vehicle’s front end which is graced with simplicity yet has enough style to dazzle ever driver. It still uses the same Kia family grille but has an updated headlight set which are seamlessly tucked away along the sides of the grille. The combination of a reverse-bowtie blacked-out grille at the front and a newly updated spoiler at the back make for a perfect mash for the car’s exterior look.

2015 Kia Sportage front
2015 Kia Sportage front

Down its flans you will see some down sculpturing which makes the Sportage’s straight lines look even straighter and make the car slimmer looking. The overall proportions of the car are actually equal to a standard European hatch model. But actually there is one big difference that makes this car more distinguishable than the numerous European hatches and that is its high stance. It gives it more power and attitude and makes it look fresh and when we combine a snubbed nose at the front it rejuvenates the vehicle even more. It will certainly appeal more to the youthful crowd and may seem to be one of the favorites for the younger people.

2015 Kia Sportage back
2015 Kia Sportage back

Interior

The inside of the Kia Sportage has a sporty tone to it. It does not only come equipped with many accessories but it has a variety of color sets that you can choose for the inside as well. You will notice first the rectangular dash that has been fitted with big gauges on it. Although the style has changed a bit, the space of the inside hasn’t. Well there could not be any other way that to change the shape of the car altogether in order to do that. Yet as the Sportage is lacking some space inside this does not make it a useless vehicle. It good shoulder and legs spacing at the front and headspace at the back and add some redesigned seats and you get a fully designed interior for the car.

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2015 Kia Sportage interior
2015 Kia Sportage interior

The accessories are numerous and came as standard for all three trim levels of the Kia Sportage. Power windows and lock, keyless entry, tilt/telescope steering wheel, USB/iPod connectivity, keyless entry are all part of the standard equipment that comes introduced inside the vehicle. But if you want a satellite radio, steering-wheel audio and phone controls you will have to opt for a higher trim. on the other hand, A navigation system with UVO eServices  comes available in the base LX trim and also in the EX and SX ones as well.

Engine

With the 2015 Kia Sportage you will have a choice between two four-cylinder engines, and with the option of adding all-wheel drive as well. The base version is the 2.4-liter direct-injection in-line four engine that can make about 182 horsepower. The best choice is to use the six-speed automatic gearbox with this option as it provides you with smooth and great shifting abilities. If you are opting for a turbocharged version found in the SX trim model, then you will have an added 260 horsepower to play with by using a turbocharged 2.0-liter four under your hood. But careful not to break the wheels with this option off as it packs quite a punch particularly during the start.

Price and release date

The car has already been showcased and is available for being released this year. The release date has been revealed a long time ago but the newest information are concerned about the price. The 2015 model of the Kia Sportage car will come available to you with a base MSRP of 21,900 USD.

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