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Brand New Kia Sportage 1.6T GDi 157 48V ISG GT-Line S 5dr DCT

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

12.3" Display with navigation12.3" supervision colour cluster display
360 degree around view monitorApple car play/Android Auto with voice control
Blind spot collision avoidance assistBVM - Blind spot view monitor
Drive mode selectorE-call
Forward collision avoidance assist (FCA) - city/pedestrian/cyclist/junction coveringFront and rear parking sensors
Highway Driving Assist (HDA)Intelligent speed limit assist
Kia Connect (UVO)Lane Following Assist (LFA)
Lane keep assistLow washer fluid warning
Parking collision avoidance assist (PCA)Reversing camera system integrated into centre fascia screen
Smart cruise control with stop and go functionalitySmart power tailgate
Speed sensitive power steeringTrip computer
Windscreen washer level indicatorWireless Smartphone charger


Intelligent Stop and Go 


Bluetooth audio streamingDAB Radio with MP3
Harman Kardon premium sound systemRear USB port
Steering wheel mounted audio controlsUSB C type charging ports on centre console
USB C type charging ports on side of front seatsUSB port for connection of a media device

Exterior Features

All round electric windows with drivers and front passenger auto up/down functionAutomatic headlight control system
Automatic window defoggerBacklite glass heated with timer
Body colour and black bumper with silver accentsBody colour exterior door handles
Body colour radiator upper garnish and door garnishDual LED adaptive headlamps
Electric panoramic glass sunroof (Electric one touch with safety function)Electrically adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors with LED indicators
Front and rear skid plate - chromeGloss black door mirrors
Gloss black radiator grilleGloss black side sill and wheel arch body mouldings
Glossy black roof rackHigh beam assist
Interior electrochromic mirrorLED daytime running lights
LED front fog lampsLED High mounted stop light
LED rear combination lampRain sensing wipers with aero blades
Rear fog lampRear privacy glass
Rear side wing doorsRear spoiler
Rear wiperSatin finished beltline
Silver coloured inserts to bumpersTinted rear glass
Trailer stability assist 

Interior Features

10 way driver/8 way passenger electrically power adjustable seats12V power socket in front centre fascia and luggage compartment
3 seat bench in 2nd row3 x passenger assist grips
40/20/40 split folding rear seatAll-round height adjustable headrests
Ambient lightingBlack headlining
Centre console storage boxCupholders in rear armrest
D-Shaped sports leather steering wheel and perforated inserts with GT-Line logoDoor courtesy lamps
Drink holder at centre armrestDriver and front passenger side sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Driver seat memory functionDrivers seat power lumbar support
Front and rear door storageFront seat and rear pockets
Front/rear centre armrestsGear shift indicator
Glovebox illuminationHeated front and outer rear seats
Heated steering wheelInterior door lock/unlock function
ISOFIX Child seat top tethers and anchor fixings outer rear seatsLED interior personal lamp
LED lighting in overhead consoleLuggage area LED light
Luggage area load coverLuggage net hooks
Metal paint interior door handlesPaddle shift controls
Rear cabin lightRear coat hooks
Single front passenger seatSports pedals
Suede leather upholsteryThree zone climate control
Tilt/telescopic adjustable steering wheelVentilated front seats
Ventilation ducts to rear compartment 

Passive Safety

Active front headrestsAll round 3-point seatbelts
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)Dual front side airbags
Dual hornElectronic parking brake
Electronic stability control with downhill brake controlFront passenger airbag cut-off switch
Front seatbelt pretensioners + load limitersHeight adjustable front seatbelts
Hill start assist control (HAC)Impact sensing auto door unlocking
Multi collision brake assistRear door child safety locks
Rear seat alert systemTraction control
Twin curtain airbagsTwin front airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system 


Advanced anti-theft system including immobiliser and alarmDoor deadlocks
Engine Start/Stop Button with Smart Entry SystemLocking wheel nuts
Speed sensitive auto door lockingVisible vehicle identification number


Aluminium pattern finish centre fascia and door garnish 


19" GT-Line alloy wheelsMichelin tyres
Tyre mobility kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

Noise Level dB(A)67NOx0.032
Particles0.0001Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb147 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1598Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Gears7 SPEEDTransmissionAUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb6.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High6.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High5.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low7.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium6.2WLTP - MPG - Comb43.5
WLTP - MPG - Extra High40.9WLTP - MPG - High51.4
WLTP - MPG - Low35.8WLTP - MPG - Medium45.6


Alternative Fuel QualifyingTrueBadge Engine CC1.6
Badge Power148Coin DescriptionT GDi 48V
Coin SeriesGT-Line SGeneration Mark5
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0721ENCAP Adult Occupant Protection %87
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %86NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %66NCAP Safety Assist %72
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage10000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage100000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years7
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 


0 to 60 mph (secs)True0 to 62 mph (secs)9.6
Engine Power - BHP148Engine Power - KW110
Engine Power - RPM5500Engine Torque - LBS.FT184
Engine Torque - MKG25.5Engine Torque - NM250
Engine Torque - RPM1500Top Speed117

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleWLTPRDE Certification LevelRDE 2


Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front235/50 R19
Tyre Size Rear235/50 R19Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Type19" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1645Height (including roof rails)1650

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)54Gross Vehicle Weight2145
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1751Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)562
Max. Loading Weight565Max. Towing Weight - Braked1650
Minimum Kerbweight1580No. of Seats5
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Kia Sportage

Kia has evolved its Sportage family SUV. Jonathan Crouch drives the fifth generation version.

Ten Second Review

Kia's Sportage asks more searching questions of its family SUV rivals in this more dynamic-looking fifth generation form. There's a more up-market look and feel, more electrified engine technology - more of everything really. Well, except full electric power and real off-road ability anyway.


Kia's Sportage is one of the most prolifically-selling cars South Korea has ever brought us. Europe likes this model line very much, which is why Europe has been given its own bespoke version of this car in this fifth generation guise. In place of the long wheelbase version sold in other world markets, our continent gets a shorter, sportier-looking version of the MK5 design which apparently has been tuned for our roads as well as for our preference in the size of our Qashqai-class family SUVs. It's certainly the most daringly-styled Sportage yet, both inside and out, with much borrowed from Kia's all-electric EV6, a similarly sized model which relieves the brand of the need to provide a full-battery version of this crossover. Mind you, it's possible to have just about anything else electrified beneath the bonnet, thanks to engineering shared across the board with this car's competitor and close cousin, the Hyundai Tucson. Let's take a look.

Driving Experience

So: choose your flavour of hybrid; mild, full or plug-in. All three forms are available here, based around the same 1.6 litre T-GDI petrol engine. Diesel power is no longer available. And there's no full-Electric version because this car's showroom stablemate, the EV6, fills that role says Kia. Because the brand's European division had to create a shorter Sportage design for their continent, they took the opportunity to more closely tailor ride and handling for the needs of European drivers. The mainstream engine options start with a conventional 1.6-litre unit in 148bhp form, available either in unlectrified form with manual transmission or in mild hybrid 48V guise with a 7-speed DCT auto. The two top 'proper' Hybrid petrol models only come with an auto. The full-Hybrid HEV Sportage variant delivers the 1.6 T-GDI engine with a 44.2kW electric motor and a 1.49kWh battery delivering a total output of 226bhp. With top-spec trim, the HEV Hybrid can also be had with AWD. The top PHEV Plug-in variant only comes in AWD form and uses the same engine paired to a 66.9kW electric motor powered by 13.8kWh battery to give a total output of 261bhp and an electric driving range of around 35 miles. In all its guises, this Sportage is superbly refined. Like its rivals, it's never likely to feel fun or entertaining; the steering is particularly light and relatively feel-less, though that's great in town. But there's plenty of cornering grip, it's wieldy on urban roads, easy to park and a quiet highway cruiser, with the usual semi-autonomous driving tools available to take the strain out of long trips.

Design and Build

Like the all-electric EV6, this MK5 Sportage has been designed under Kia's 'Opposite United' ethos. Which you could guess from a glance at the visual elements the two models share - the boomerang-style headlights, swollen rear arches, the concave tailgate shaping and the prominent spoiler. Europe gets a short wheelbase version of this model - and won't be offered the longer version of this design available to other world markets, both variants sitting on the same N3 platform that undergirds this car's close cousin, the identically engineered Hyundai Tucson. Shared parentage with the EV6 is also evident inside, where the dashboard gets a gently curved display incorporating two 12.3-inch digital screens. Other key controls are operated via a row of multimedia haptic buttons, which can change function depending on drive mode selection. Though the European Sportage is 85mm shorter than the long wheelbase global model, it's 30mm longer than the previous generation design and that frees up 10mm more wheelbase length for a couple of adults to sit comfortably in the rear - three at a pinch. The boot's around 10% bigger than before too, Kia claiming 591-litres of stowage space, extendable to 1,780 if you fold the rear bench. These figures drop fractionally with the HEV Hybrid (587-litres and 1,776-litres). And further with the PHEV (540-litres and 1,745-litres).

Market and Model

Pricing is quite a bit higher than it used to be for a Sportage, sitting in the £28,500 to £45,500 bracket. There are the usual Kia '2', 'GT-Line', '3', '4' and 'GT-Line S' trim levels. The full-Hybrid variants start from around £35,500 - the Plug-in Hybrids from around £40,000. Across the range, connectivity's a strongpoint - not only with the large 12.3-inch cabin screens (both for the instrument cluster and the centre stack monitor) but also with telematics. The brand also offers its 'Kia Connect' smartphone app which allows customers to connect remotely with their cars. A clever 'User Profile Transfer' feature enables users to back up their in-vehicle Kia Connect preferences via the cloud and transfer settings from one vehicle to the next. Top 'GT-Line S' variants get an upgraded Harmon Kardon sound system. In all its forms, this Kia is fitted with a wide array of Advanced Driver Assistance System technology - what Kia calls 'Drivewise' features. There's a 'Forward-Collision Avoidance assist system with Junction Turning' that should help you avoid collisions at junctions; and 'Highway Driving Assist' helps you maintain a set distance to the car in front and keeps this Kia in the middle of its lane. This Sportage can also offer Blind Spot Assistance and a navigation-based cruise control system that automatically reduces speed for the corners. With top spec, there's even a Remote Smart Parking Assist system that can park the car for you into tight spaces while you stand outside it controlling things from the key fob: neat.

Cost of Ownership

Let's get to the WLTP figures. The base unelectrified manual model returns 41.5mpg on the combined cycle and 154g/km of CO2. The 48V mild hybrid auto version of the company's 1.6 T-GDI Smartstream petrol drivetrain puts out 147g/km of CO2 and should return 43.5mpg on the combined cycle. The full-Hybrid HEV petrol model improves that showing to 129g/km and 49.6mpg in 2WD form (146g/km and 37.7mpg in AWD HEV form). For the PHEV AWD model, it's 25g/km and 252mpg, along with an all-electric driving range of around 35 miles. Charging a PHEV Sportage from a 3-pin ICCB supply takes 6 hours and 30 minutes (empty to 95%). Use the kind of 7kW wallbox you'd obviously install at home if you were to choose a Plug-in Hybrid and that time drops to 1 hour and 42 minutes. As usual with Kia, there's a 7 year or 100,000 mile warranty which, since it can be passed from owner to owner, should help the impressively strong residual values. You might want to note that roadside assistance cover is limited to one year, but you do get a long 12 year bodywork warranty. Maintenance costs can be kept down by opting for Kia's 'Care-3' or 'Care-3 Plus' servicing packages, which offer a fixed-cost and inflation-proof servicing plan for the first three or five years, something which can also be passed on to subsequent owners.


In theory, a lot of boxes have been ticked here. This fifth generation Sportage has been aligned in size and drive dynamics more closely to the needs of our market. It offers new full-Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid engine options in a class where rivals typically only provide either one or the other. And the smart cabin finally puts paid to any memory of Kia's budget brand roots. But the South Korean maker's now not afraid to charge decent money for this car. And it must face a set of very determined rivals, not least Nissan's Qashqai, the segment sales leader. This Sportage though, having long been edging closer to its Japanese arch-rival, now feels ready to bother it more acutely in this fifth generation form. If you're shopping in this segment, it's a car you have to try.


* Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards.  Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

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35 monthly payments of£559
Kia deposit£1500
Total amount payable£43,384.08
Fixed interest rate4.06%
Representative APR7.9%
Cash price£36,995
Credit amount£33,846
Contract mileage18,000
Excess mileage charge7.5p per mile
Optional final payment£20,100.64
Term (months)36

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