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The All-New Kia Sportage 2023

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Great news for automobile enthusiasts! One of the most famous automobile manufacturers Kia Motors has recently unveiled its newest model – The sleek-looking Kia Sportage Compact Crossover SUV designed to impress car lovers worldwide!

Not only does this outstanding car come in stunning designs but also offers two excellent options – The breathtakingly stylish Sports Hybrid and Sports Plug-in Hybrid Models featuring powerful batteries with a value of up to 13.8 kWh that provides impressive benefits like an extraordinary all-electric driving range; Up to 32miles (51km)!

In this short article, we share what you need to know regarding the pricing and specifications of the new Kia Sportage 2023.

Kia Sportage 2023 Overview:

One of the most specifications of the Kia Sportage in 2023 is the new styling (5th generation), it arrives with a bolder design and distinctive colors, its length increased by about seven inches over the previous model, it’s located between the Kia Seltos and Kia Sorento regarding the size.

It also comes with a hybrid powertrain to achieve the best fuel efficiency to conquer the competition with the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and RAV4 Prime.

The Kia Sportage’s normal fuel-driven powertrain is a 187-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission producing 187 hp and 178 lb.-ft. of torque.

However, the Kia Sportage Hybrid 2023 version is powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a 44 kW electric motor With a 1.49 kWh Li-ion battery to generate a combined 227 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque paired with a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission.

On the other hand, the Plug-in hybrid comes with a more powerful electric motor rated at 66 kW and a 13.8 kWh Li-ion battery, boosting the performance of the Kia Sportage to 261 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque connected to the same 6-Speed Automatic Transmission, the Plug-in hybrid Kia Sportage reportedly can charge its battery in approx 2 hours using the 7.2 kWh charger.

All three versions of the Kia Sportage can be paired with front-wheel drive or All-wheel drive depending on the trim.

Below is a short intro showing the All-new 2023 Kia Sportage.

Kia Sportage 2023 Prices and Range:

The All-new Kia Sportage Gasoline has an estimated starting MSRP of $26,000 the EPA rates the fuel economy at 25 mpg city and 32 mpg highway with front-wheel drive and 23 mpg city and 28 mpg highway with all-wheel drive.

Meanwhile, the Hybrid version approx starts at $27,000 and is rated for up to 42 mpg city and 44 mpg highway.

The Plug-in hybrid version of the Kia Sportage 2023 starts at an estimated $38,000 and the fuel economy is reported by the manufacturer at 84 MPGe combined.


The Kia Sportage 2023 comes with a slick design and new options making it a strong rival in the segment.

Though the front style might not be suitable for many people’s taste and in addition the poor driving dynamics of the Kia Sportage.

It’s worth mentioning some of the rivals that compete with the Kia Sportage in the year 2023: Hyundai Tucson, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Nissan Rogue.

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For more detailed information about the 2023 Kia Sportage’s three types including the listing of the official prices, you can check out their official website Gasoline, Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid.

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