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Kia Sportage Launch Date in India, Kia’s Next Block Buster in India?

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Kia Sportage Launch Date in India: Kia made its debut in the Indian market with the Seltos in 2019 and took the market by storm. Kia’s Indian portfolio currently has 4 models. After the Seltos facelift, Kia will launch the Sonet and Carnival facelift. After refreshing the old models, Kia Could launch the Kia Sportage SUV in India.

In this article, we will talk about the Dimensions, Design, Specifications, Interior, Features, Price and the launch date of the Sportage. So let’s talk about the Kia Sportage in detail.

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Kia Sportage Dimensions

Kia Sportage Rear
Kia Sportage Rear

Globally, just like the Tuscon, the Sportage also comes in two wheelbase versions, a long and short wheelbase. The Short Wheelbase variant measures 4,515mm in length and a wheelbase of 2,680mm. In comparison, the long wheelbase measures 4,660mm long, and the wheelbase is 2,755mm long. The height of 1,660mm and width of 1,865mm remain the same on both long and short variants. Kia will bring the long wheelbase version to India just like the Tucson. The Sportage will be based on the Hyundai Tuscon.

Kia Sportage Design

Kia and Hyundai are known for their radical design. The Sportage is no different and even tops the Kia lineup for the same. At the front, there is a large black grille with grey elements on top. The rear design is clean, with LED tail lamps and a blacked-out bumper. The side profile is similar to the newly launched Tuscon. On the top, the Sportage has Roof Rails. In the US, the car comes with 17-inch alloys in the base variant and goes up to 19-inch. And expect similar sizes in India, too.

Kia Sportage Engine Specifications in India

Kia Sportage Interior
Kia Sportage Interior

In the Global market, the Sportage comes with several powertrains. Kia will probably launch the Sportage with the engine options of the Tuscon as it is a sister product worldwide. The Tuscon comes with a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol and a 2.0-litre diesel engine options. There is the option of both manual and automatic gearboxes on both engines. Sportage will be an attractive car to aspire to.

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Interior and features of the Sportage

Kia Sportage full Interior view
Kia Sportage full Interior view

The interiors of any Kia are impressive, and the Sportage doesn’t disappoint. The Sportage comes with 12.3-inch Dual Panoramic Displays. It also packs a 360° Surround View Monitor or a 360° camera. The car also features Wireless Charging and dual-zone climate control with touch-sensitive buttons. It has a 3-spoke steering wheel with media and cruise controls built in.

The car has a powered tailgate, A panoramic Sunroof, a powered driver and co-passenger seats with memory function and has total of 5 seats. The car is equipped with ADAS as well as features like Park Distance Warning-Rear, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Safe Exit Warning, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Following Assist and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist-Pedestrian and Cyclist.

Kia Sportage Launch Date in India and Price

Kia has not officially said anything about the Kia Sportage Launch Date in India. The car was even imported to be showcased at the Auto Expo 2023. However, for some reason, Kia dropped the idea. Kia is expected to launch the Sportage in the second half of 2024. The pricing of the Sportage will be in line with the Tuscon and start from Rs. 25 lakh Ex-showroom. When launched, it will rival the Hyundai Tuscon, Jeep Compass, Volkswagen Tiguan, Citroen C5 Aircross, Jeep Meridian, Isuzu MU-X, MG Gloster and BYD Atto 3. You can check the Official Website of the Sportage as well

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Is the Kia Sportage coming to India?

Kia has not officially said anything about the Kia Sportage Launch Date in India, however Kia is expected to launch the Sportage in the second half of 2024.

Is Kia Sportage 5 or 7 seater?

Kia Sportage is a 5 seater SUV

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