The South Korean concern announced the beginning of the implementation of the cheaper version of the next generation Kia Sportage Ace. This model was presented at the Shanghai International Motor Show in April this year.
The Sportage Ace mod stands out from its global cousin. The crossover was designed on a cheaper platform of the previous generation SUV. It features an exterior design with an aggressive grille, bumpers, LED headlights and vertical LED taillights, just like the new KIA Sorento.
The interior of the Sportage Ace is distinguished by an electronic instrument panel, a modern infotainment complex with an impressive display and a touch-sensitive climate control unit.
In terms of size, the crossover turned out to be less than the global variation: the novelty came out in length by 4,530 mm, width is 1,850 mm, height is 1,700 mm, there are 2,640 mm between the wheels.
An atmospheric G4NJ engine with a volume of 2 liters and a return of 160 horsepower is working in the engine compartment. Together with it, a manual transmission or an automatic transmission works in 6 steps. There is also a 1.5-liter turbo engine with 200 hp output. in tandem with the 7DCT robotic box. The drive is exclusively front-wheel drive.
The arsenal of capabilities specifies a set of options that are responsible for security. This includes crash prevention, adaptive cruise control and 360-degree video cameras.
The production of KIA Sportage Ace is organized at the Kia and Dongfeng enterprises in the PRC. The model is expected to cost 119,900 yuan or 1 million 376 thousand rubles at the current exchange rate.