Kia Sportage 2022 Review and Prices in UAE
The Kia Sportage is a compact SUV manufactured by the South Korean firm Kia since 1993. It features three rows of seats and its original model was based on the Mazda Bongo chassis. The company has revealed the Kia Sportage 2022, which belongs to the fifth generation, introduced in 2021. It is available in six trims which are the LX-DCUW, EX-G114 1.6L, EX-G115 1.6L, EX-G114 2.0L, EX-G115 2.4L, and SX-HEDB 1.6L, and are powered by a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with 2 tunes, 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, and a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine.
Kia Sportage Exterior
Starting with the exterior of the Kia Sportage 2022, the front features a radiator grille, halogen headlamps, daytime running lights, and front fog lights. The sides feature chrome door handles, side windows with chrome molding, body-colored side mirrors with turn signal indicators, and wheels with sizes from 16-inch to 19-inches. The rear features LED taillights, rear fog lights, a dual exhaust system, and a smart power tailgate. Exterior colors are Hyper Red, Snow White Pearl, Pacific Blue, Sparkling Silver, Steel Gray, and Black Cherry. Exterior dimensions are 448cm length, 185.5cm width, 164.5cm height, 267cm wheelbase, and a weight of 1532kg.
Kia Sportage Interior
Moving to the interior of the Kia Sportage 2022, features include leather seats with heating and cooling, alloy pedals, center armrest with cupholder, steering wheel with paddle shifters, 60/40 foldable rear seats, panoramic sunroof, glove box, rearview mirror, and dual-zone automatic climate control, with AC vents.
Kia Sportage Technology and Infotainment
The Kia Sportage 2022 comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as a 6-speaker high-quality sound system with the option of upgrading to a more luxury, purer 8-speaker JBL sound system. It also includes a TFT-LCD 4.2-inch screen for driver assistance systems and an 8-inch screen for seat heating and ventilation control.
Kia Sportage Engine Specifications
The Kia Sportage 2022 is available in four engine options which are:
A 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with a direct fuel injection system that generates 133 horsepower and is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission, with fuel consumption of 6.7L/100km.
A 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a direct fuel injection system that generates 157 horsepower and is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission, with fuel consumption of 7L/100km.
A 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with a direct fuel injection system that generates 177 horsepower and is connected to a seven-speed automatic transmission, with a continuous all-wheel-drive system, and its fuel consumption is 6.8L/100km.
A 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with a direct fuel injection system that generates 184 horsepower and is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel drive, with fuel consumption of 7.5L/100km.s
Kia Sportage Safety and Driver Assistance Systems
Safety and driver assistance features in the Kia Sportage 2022 include six airbags, blind-spot warning, rear collision warning, parking detection warning-forward, vehicle stability control, smart cruise control, drive mode selector, and AHSS used in the body.
Why should you buy a Kia Sportage 2022?
The Kia Sportage 2022’s cabin features spacious seats and provides a relaxing driving experience on the highway. The vehicle boasts an athletic and elegant appearance as well as incredible safety features.
Kia Sportage 2022 Prices
Prices for the Kia Sportage 2022 start from approx. $24,830 for the Base Model LX-DCUW to approx. $35,284 for the Highest Model SX-HEDB 1.6L.
Kia Sportage 2021 vs Kia Sportage 2022
No changes were made to the Kia Sportage 2022 since it is part of the fifth generation released in 2021.
Kia Sportage Comparisons in Trims and Models
The Kia Sportage 2022 is available in six trims which are the LX-DCUW, EX-G114 1.6L, EX-G115 1.6L, EX-G114 2.0L, EX-G115 2.4L, and SX-HEDB 1.6L. the difference between the trims is in the engine option which is a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with 2 tunes, 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, and a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine, and wheels with sizes from 16-inch to 19-inch. some of the features differ between dealers.
Kia Sportage Pros and Cons
Pros of the Kia Sportage 2022 are its roomy seating, good infotainment system, composed ride and agile handling, and well-built interior. Cons of the KIA Sportage 2022 are its small cargo space and poor fuel economy