With the start of summer just weeks away, Kia is making a series of updates to its Sportage range, with a new streamlined four trim level line-up. The company says that the most significant change is the introduction of a new ‘3’ grade, joining ‘2’, ‘GT-Line’ and ‘GT-Line S’ specifications.
Kia Motors has achieved annual sales of more than half a million cars in Europe for the first time, according to new data released by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). Kia’s total annual sales of 502,845 units in Europe represents a sales increase of +1.7 per cent, and the brand’s 11th consecutive year of growth. Last year the brand also achieved an all-time-high 3.2 per cent market share across European Union and European Free Trade Area countries.
2019 Diesel Car & Eco Car Used Car Top 50 – The Kia Sportage is voted Best Used Medium SUV and is in second place in this year’s rankings
The third-generation Kia Sportage looks set to become a design classic for the Korean brand, with desirable styling that strikes a chord with buyers. A generous seven-year warranty means most examples are still covered, not that you’re likely to need it, as reliability is top notch.
In 1991 the Korean brand was launched and 1,786 cars were sold in the UK – last year, 2018, the company hit another record sales volume of 95,764 bringing its overall total since that first Pride to 998,069
Kia Motors has revealed the new Sportage, introducing a range of enhancements to the brand’s UK, European and global best-seller. The new model pairs an updated exterior and interior design with new safety and infotainment technologies. Powertrains are also fully-compliant with future emissions standards.
Kia Motors has manufactured its three millionth car in Europe since production began in Žilina, Slovakia in 2006. The three millionth car to roll off the production line is a Kia cee’d. The car is a fusion white five-door hatchback in ‘GT-Line’ specification, built for a customer in Iceland. It is fitted with a 1.0-litre T-GDi (Turbo Gasoline-Direct injection) engine.
Last year’s winner can hold its head high, smashing sales targets for Kia and still being one of the best medium SUVs money can buy.
Kia is making a number of tweaks to the recently-introduced new Sportage. As well as the introduction of a ‘GT-line S’ model, a ‘KX-5’ version and a 1.7 CRDi DCT powertrain are now available
Kia has released the details of its fourth-generation Sportage compact SUV. First shown at the 2015 Frankfurt International Motor Show, the all-new model will go on sale across European markets during the first quarter of 2016.
The all-new Kia Optima and Kia Sportage have both been awarded the maximum five-star crash safety rating by Euro NCAP in the latest round of safety testing.