KIA Sportage 2021 Chinese version officially revealed
KIA Sportage upgraded version has just been launched in China with a youthful and healthy appearance similar to the Sorento.
Last November, KIA officially unveiled Sportage facelift version called Sportage Ace at the Guangzhou Auto Show 2020. Sportage in China is not the same as the global version, This SUV is based on platform Hyundai ix35 – SUV dedicated to the Chinese market.
The first highlight that is most noticeable on the Sportage Ace is the new KIA brand logo. The design is simpler and is no longer in a black oval background. This is one of the first models of the company to adopt this logo.
In terms of exterior, KIA Sportage Ace owns the overall design similar to the new generation Sorento. Even when viewed from the sides and rear, many commented that the Sportage Ace looks exactly like a miniature Sorento . The car is equipped with the company’s signature tiger nose grille, connected to the 4-LED light system on both sides.
The rear of the car impresses with vertical LED taillights, a large roof spoiler, a large exhaust inspired by the two senior models, the Telluride and the Sorento.
KIA Sportage Ace measures 4,530 x 1,850 x 1,635 mm in length x width x height, and 2,640 mm wheelbase. Compared to its predecessor, the Sportage Ace 2021 is 70 mm longer.
Currently, the Korean car company has not announced the interior image, but it is likely that Sportage Ace 2021 will inherit the design style of Sorento and Seltos juniors. Some sources say that the car uses 2 engine variants including a 1.5L 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine producing 200 horsepower or naturally aspirated 2.0L 4-cylinder producing 161 horsepower capacity. force.
KIA Sportage Ace will be a 5-seater Crossover model that directly competes with the “stalwart” competitors such as Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, Honda CR-V and domestic models in the Chinese market such as Beijing X7, MG HS, Haval H6, Changan SC75 …