Our unique Expert Ratings combine scores from 21 of the top UK motoring websites

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.

More Kia news, reviews, features and offers

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

The Car Expert

+

Auto Express

+

Auto Trader

+

Autocar

+

Car

+

Carbuyer

+

Carwow

+

Honest John

+

Parkers

+

The Sun

+

The Sunday Times

+

The Telegraph

+

Top Gear

+

What Car?

+

Which?

+

SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: December 2015

90%

ADULT OCCUPANT

83%

CHILD OCCUPANT

66%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

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

Similar cars

If you’re interested in the Kia Sportage, you might also like to consider these alternatives

Citroën C5 Aircross | Ford Kuga | Honda CR-V | Hyundai Tucson | Jeep Compass | Mazda CX-5 | MG HS | Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross | Nissan Qashqai | Peugeot 3008 | Renault Kadjar | SEAT Ateca | Skoda Karoq | SsangYong Korando | Subaru XV | Suzuki S-Cross | Toyota C-HR | Vauxhall Grandland XVolkswagen Tiguan

More Kia news, reviews, features and offers

More Ratings

The latest cars we've analysed

Mercedes-Benz GLB

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has an Expert Rating that ranks it in the middle of the mid-sized SUV field, although its seven-seat option is a plus.

Audi A3

The Audi A3 range has been praised for its refinement and improved driving dynamics, but criticised for a clunky touchscreen interior.

BMW X2

The BMW X2's Expert Rating places it firmly in the small SUV midfield. It's good to drive but not as practical as most rivals.

Ford S-Max

The Ford S-Max holds an Expert Rating of 79% with scores that range from average to outstanding, and praise for its driving dynamics.

Kia Niro

The Kia Niro has received mixed media reviews, with priase for its value and low running costs but criticism for its driving experience.

Volkswagen Arteon

The Volkswagen Arteon has an Expert Rating that's pretty reasonable overall but falls well short of many of its similarly-priced rivals.

Related news

We think you may also like these articles