Kia Sportage First Edition is a high-spec version of the new Korean crossover, which celebrates the launch of the car in the British market. This is an all-wheel-drive 2.0-litre diesel model which is the first series of production Right-Hand-Drive Sportage. It will be followed by other editions of the car including two wheel drive, petrol and additional diesel versions.
Features of the Sportage First Edition includes all-wheel drive, a choice of manual or automatic transmissions and an efficient common-rail turbodiesel 2.0-litre CRDi engine. This unit has an average fuel consumption of 47.1 mpg, with CO2 emissions of just 156g/km.
It can be had in five different colors, including this rather ghastly Techno Orange you see here. Nissan Murano and Range Rover Sport also have a similar color, which is quite popular! This being a high specification model, it comes with lot of standard equipments such as full leather interior, dual zone climate control, automatic rain-sensing wipers, LED daytime running lights and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Pricing of the new Kia Sportage for UK market will be announced in a coupe of weeks.