Several brands have been making significant launches in the market. And Kia will not be left behind. The South Korean brand will have an important launch this year. the arrival of The new Kia Sportage hybrid he will be one of them. The electric model will be launched here in July. This model has a bold look and hybrid system.
The new Kia Sportage Hybrid will be officially launched in July
This information was confirmed by the brand itself last Friday (29/04). According to him, the model will be one of the highlights of the so-called classic car event Brazil Classics Kia Show. It will happen within days July 28 to 31in the city of araxá (located in the state of Minas Gerais).
The brand also says that the place will have displays and units from other model generations. the price of a new one Kia Sportage Mild Hybrid has not yet been made public. However, we already know that it will go on sale in July. The new model will arrive to expand the brand’s offering of electric vehicles.
The first to arrive was Stonic. The cost of this model from BRL 146,990. Now it will be the turn of the fifth generation Sportage, which is produced on the Hyundai-Kia N3 platform. That is, it shares the platform with the new Tucson and other models. On the Brazilian side, we will receive the European version. This is shorter than the international version.
That is, its length is 4,515 mm. However, the structure is exactly the same. He is very attractive for being brave. At the front, the car has a “tiger nose” grille, with a large bumper and daytime running lights (LED) in the shape of a boomerang. The taillights are visible on the trunk lid.
Inside, the spotlight goes to two screens 12.3 inches (instrument panel and multimedia center). This car can still come with (depending on the version) 17, 18 or 19 inch wheels. Not to mention dual-zone climate control, collision warning with automatic emergency braking, cruise control and more.
step of The new Kia Sportage hybrid already revealed is a hybrid set. This is created by the engine 1.6 TGDI (Smartstream Family) gasoline. Propellant can provide power from 180 hp to 5,500 rpm and maximum torque 27.0 kgfm between 1,500 and 4,500 rpm.
Attached to a seven-speed DCT transmission (double clutch). The car will also have the presence of 48V mild hybrid system (MHEV). That is, it is expected that, like the Stonic, the model has good fuel consumption.
Kia Niro and Auto Shows
The launch of the new Kia Sportage Hybrid it won’t be the brand’s only novel this year. In August, the company from South Korea will start selling Kia Niro Full Hybrid. This car is equipped with a 1.6 engine from the Smartstream-G family (106 hp) and an electric motor (45 hp). The combined force of the system is 141 hp.
This trend was introduced to the world in 2021 and brings exciting news. Not to mention the design also attracts attention. Finally, Kia Brasil is yet another brand that will not participate in the São Paulo Car Experience (instead of the Auto Show). See below what the president of the brand, José Luiz Gandini, said in a statement.
“We decided to sponsor the event and launch new products during the Brazil Classics Kia Show because we understand that it is a selective space, which only car enthusiasts participate in.”
And also because, this year, we decided not to participate in the Car Experience of São Paulo, the old Car Show. In addition, we understand that the launch of the modern Sportage makes a very interesting contrast to the classic car show, which describes the history of Brazilian and world cars”, he said.