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Kia Sportage (QL)

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Kia Sportage/Kia KX5 (QL). 2015 to date (prod. n/a). 5-door SUV. F/F, F/A, 1591, 1999 cm³ petrol, 1598, 1685, 1995 cm³ diesel (I4 DOHC). Related to Hyundai Tucson (TL) and with sportier looks, supposedly inspired by jet fighters. Slightly longer, with seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Diesel engines only for domestic market initially. More rigid structure, with greater use of ultra-high-strength steel, and added safety features including emergency brake assistance and lane-departure warning. Facelift for Chinese model in 2019, with more aggressive grille.


Manufacturing locations: Gwangju, Korea; China

Marque: Kia | Model: Kia Sportage | Predecessor: Kia Sportage R | Successor: Kia Sportage (NQ5)





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