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Kia Sportage

(2015 - present)

The Kia Sportage is a medium-sized SUV/crossover. The current version is the fourth generation, which was launched in late 2015 and updated in the second half of 2018.

The Sportage has received a range of reviews from UK media sources, from average to outstanding. It’s generally considered to be very good value for money and has an industry-leading seven-year new car warranty.

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Body style: Medium SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £20,670 on-road

Launched: Autumn 2015
Last updated: Summer 2018
Replacement due: TBA

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

Kia Sportage 4

The Car Expert

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Kia Sportage 5

Auto Express

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Kia Sportage 6

Autocar

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Kia Sportage 7

Car

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Kia Sportage 8

Carbuyer

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Kia Sportage 9

Honest John

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Kia Sportage 10

Parkers

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Kia Sportage 11

The Sun

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Kia Sportage 12

The Sunday Times

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Kia Sportage 13

The Telegraph

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Kia Sportage 14

Top Gear

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Kia Sportage 15

What Car?

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Kia Sportage 16

Which?

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: December 2015

Kia Sportage 18

90%

ADULT OCCUPANT

Kia Sportage 19

83%

CHILD OCCUPANT

Kia Sportage 20

66%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

Kia Sportage 21

71%

SAFETY ASSIST

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Kia Sportage has not yet been lab-tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Kia Sportage has received

2019

  • Honest John Awards – Crossover of the Year
  • Auto Trader New Car Awards – Best Car for Towing

2016

  • Diesel Car Awards – Car of the Year + Best Medium SUV
  • Red Dot Design Award
  • iF Design Award

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