2018 Kia Sportage Airbags, Safety Features, Safety Score

Kia is coming up with the new generation Sportage which will be
a fancy – looking compact crossover, expected to show up
affluent interiors with ideal comfort, smart body styling and
an expeditious performance range.

2018 Kia Sportage Engine

The Kia Sportage 2018 will be launched with a 2.4 liter DOHC
inline four engine under its hood. Other optional engine would
be a turbocharged 2.0 liter DOHC inline four. These will be
coupled with a six speed automatic transmission and both front
and all wheel drive platform. The 2.4 liter engine makes 181
horsepower and 175 pound feet of torque whereas the 2.0 liter
engine makes 240 horsepower and 260 pound feet of torque. The
estimated fuel economy would be around 23 mpg in the city and
30 mpg on the highways. The 2018 Sportage will be launched in
three trim levels: Base LX, EX and SX.

2018 Kia Sportage Exteriors

The Styling for the 2018 Kia Sportage has been contemporary.
There are power folding exterior mirrors with built – in turn
signals for the 2018 model. The front has been designed to
attract with chrome grille, freshly shaped headlamps, LED
foglamps and the body colored bumper. The 2018 Sportage would
also offer a panoramic sunroof. There are not much
modifications although for the upcoming model.

2018 Kia Sportage Interiors

The interiors of the Sportage would make use of cloth coverings
with a fabric that is expected to resist stain and remains easy
to clean. All seats would engross a heating system in the range
topping SX model. The driver’s seat would sport a six way
adjustable system for commodious fit. A 10 way power driver’s
seat with power lumbar support will be offered as an option for
the base model. The space quotient would be remarkably high for
the passengers. However, the cargo space will be compromised
and also taller persons might find it a little difficult at the
rear seats because of the sloping roof and especially in
presence of sunroof. In general, the cabin would remain plain
and simple lending it a less chaotic look. The utility areas
have soft cushioning over them for extra comfort. The centre
stack has a mild orientation towards the driver making it much
easier for the driver to approach. This arrangement makes the
interiors feel peaceful and look pleasing. The infotainment
system comprises of a 5.0 inch touchscreen as standard,
upgrading to 7.0 to 8.0 inch in higher trims. This comes
compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Navigation, AUX,
Bluetooth, USB port and Voice Recognition system.

2018 Kia Sportage Safety Features

How many airbags in 2018 Kia

The advanced Airbag System in the 2018 Kia Sportage comprises
of Dual Front Advanced Airbags, Dual Front Seat Mounted Side
Airbags and Full – length Side Curtain Airbags for the
protection of head and neck of the passengers on the seat seats
during a side impact collision or a rollover.

Other safety Features

The other safety ensuing features engrossed in the Kia Sportage
include Anti – Lock Braking System, Vehicle Stability
Management, Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control
System, Electronic Brake – Force Distribution, Brake Assist
System, Hill Start Control, Downhill Brake Control, Tire
Pressure Monitoring System and Rear Child Safety Door Locks.
The Vehicle Stability Management System in the Kia Sportage
takes the charge of steering control whenever needed, allowing
the driver to regain control and maintaining the vehicle on the
intended path at all times. Kia has provided all these features
as standard in the Sportage.

2018 Kia Sportage Crash Test Rating – Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Adinistration has awarded
an overall 5 star rating to the 2018 Kia Sportage along with a
5 star rating in Side Crash test. However, the Frontal Crast
teat and Rollover could only manage a 4 star rating from the

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