Kia Sportage GT-Line 2022: the SUV, more sporty

The sportier finish of the new Kia Sportage is already with us. We show you the best photos and we tell you all the data of your GT-Line.

Alberto de la Torre Reyes

September 15, 2021 (11:30 CET)

Kia Sportage GT Line, all the data and photos of the sportiest option of the new SUV.

It is one of the great novelties of the second half of 2021 and, without much effort, of the whole year. The fifth generation of the Kia Sportage is already among us and comes with a groundbreaking style, very avant-garde and many changes that make the SUV climb several steps in perceived quality.

Although we will have to wait for the early bars of 2022 to see it in our streets (orders will be accepted from November), we have already been lucky enough to see the new Kia Sportage live and direct, with a presentation in which many details of the new SUV of the Koreans were given.

But this time we focus on him Kia Sportage GT-Line. The SUV has been seen for the first time with this finish, making its intentions very clear: groundbreaking design that promises a dynamic to match. In its European version, the Kia bestseller will be shorter than its American and Korean versions, which will allow you to move more freely and have a more agile dynamics, consistent with your image.

The Kia Sportage GT-Line will have a slightly sportier designThe Kia Sportage GT-Line will have a slightly sportier design

With the Kia Sportage GT-Line we have before our eyes a Very characteristic SUV, with a boomerang-style light signature that captures our gaze, a wide grid of hexagonal shapes that cover the entire width of the front and a final black trim that serves as a separation between the grille and the hood.

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The tires, finished in dark gray with silver details emphasize the sharper shapes. The small spoiler and the chrome, which gives continuity to the one found on the side, are the opening act for the great protagonists, some optical groups large rear lights whose lighting crosses the entire width of the gate.

At inside, the GT-Line finish will feature an own design that will add another point of distinction to the cabin. The signature of the finish will appear on the seats (also on the front grille or on the tailgate) and can also be read at the bottom of the steering wheel, slightly flattened in its lower area.

The interior of the Kia Sportage GT-Line will feature its large 12.3-inch dual screenThe interior of the Kia Sportage GT-Line will feature its large 12.3-inch dual screen

Kia Sportage 2021, everything it will offer

The appeal of the new 2021 Kia Sportage isn’t just reserved for its GT-Line trim. The SUV will feature a very avant-garde design inside, with a higher perceived quality than past generations.

Dominate the cabin su 12.3-inch large dual screen, both for the dashboard and for the control of its infotainment system. The lower area also has a second elongated screen with physical controls for the climate control and numerous buttons on the center console, if we prefer them to the touch options. The gear selector it is a side wheel in its automatic version.

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Precisely the seven-speed double-clutch automatic transmission can be chosen for all its diesel and gasoline versions. The range will be configured by a 1.6 CRDi diesel block of 115 or 136 CV (with 48 volt micro-hybrid option) and a gasoline 1.6 T-GDI 150 and 180 hp, both with ECO label thanks to the microhybridization of 48 Volts. If we want to be even more efficient, they offer hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions, both with the 1.6 T-GDI engine in its 180 hp version. The hybrid adds a 60 hp electric motor and reaches 230 hp when it rotates jointly with the gasoline block. The plug-in hybrid adds 91 hp to the combustion engine and can deliver up to 265 hp.

Family photo with the five generations of the Kia SportageFamily photo with the five generations of the Kia Sportage

Plus, the 2021 Kia Sportage has another ace up its sleeve. Its dimensions are 4.51 meters long (three centimeters more than the outgoing generation), 1.86 meters wide and 1.64 meters high (in both cases it grows a centimeter). But its trunk advertises a spectacular 591 liters, for the 503 liters of the current model. Figures that are not subtracted either in their hybrid or plug-in hybrid versions, since in the first case the batteries are located under the second row of seats and in the second between the axles.

And for even more fine-tuned behavior, electronically controlled dampers will be offered as an option, a new “Terrain” mode for better behavior in the most complicated situations and a wide range of safety equipment, with adaptive cruise control, blind spot sensor with dodging maneuvers in the event of a possible accident, emergency braking (with cross traffic alert) or even an intelligent remote parking assistant, to make it easier to enter or exit a parking space from the outside.

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