Archive for the ‘Kia Sportage’ Category

When Is the Kia Sportage/NQ5 Coming to the U.S.?

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving

Fifth-Generation 2022 Kia Sportage NQ5 Predictions and Release Date 

The Kia Sportage received its last redesign back in XXX and now it’s just about time for a new generation of Sportage design. The 2022 Kia Sportage, also code-named the Kia NQ5 while in production, is predicted to be released in South Korea in April 2021 and come to the U.S. in the second half of 2021, however an official release date has not been confirmed. A few spy shots of the fifth-generation Kia Sportage have been circulating online and our team and Friendly Kia can’t help but get excited about what’s to come for this Sportage model.  

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What’s Included in the Sportage Nightfall Edition?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
Silver 2021 Kia Sportage Nightfall Edition

2021 Kia Sportage Nightfall Edition Design and Technology 

We’re seeing a theme with the 2021 Kia model lineup and that is bold and blacked-out models. Kia is bringing unique package options to many of its 2021 models to offer blacked-out features, badges, and more. One of the latest Kia vehicles to bring in a darkened appearance package is the 2021 Kia Sportage with its exclusive Nightfall Edition and Nightfall Edition Premium packages.  

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How Much Space is in the 2021 Kia Sportage Trunk?

Monday, September 14th, 2020
Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving

2021 Kia Sportage Trunk Space and Cargo Room 

As more and more individuals turn to crossover models and small SUVs, looking for a vehicle that offers just the right amount of space is key. It isn’t often that those who have only driven sedans want to jump immediately to a full-size SUV. A crossover or small SUV is the perfect middle ground for those who need a little more space than a small car but less space than a three-row SUV.  

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How Different are Kia Crossovers and SUVs?

Monday, June 15th, 2020
Green 2020 Kia Soul, Red 2020 Kia Niro, and green 2020 Kia Telluride

Kia Crossovers vs SUVs 

When it comes to vehicle classifications, the lines between model groups can get fuzzy. With titles such as crossover, subcompact crossover, SUV, full-size SUV, and mid-size SUV, how can you tell what is what? The Kia brand offers six different crossover and SUV models in its lineup and some shoppers at Friendly Kia have wondered how different Kia crossovers and SUVs are.  

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What Colors Does the 2020 Kia Sportage Come In?

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
Red 2020 Kia Sportage driving in dirt

2020 Kia Sportage Exterior and Interior Colors 

The Kia Sportage has been an icon of the Kia brand since it first entered the automotive area. With redesigns and facelifts that took Kia from being known as a budget option among shoppers a top-tier fighter in the automotive circle, the Sportage has evolved into a luxury-inspired vehicle set to win the hearts of many. Not only is the Sportage detailed with a striking design but its impressive color palette is sure to satisfy the tastes of any shopper.

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Is the Kia Seltos or Kia Sportage Bigger?

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
Yellow 2021 Kia Seltos and red 2020 Kia Sportage

2021 Kia Seltos vs Kia Sportage 

Crossovers continue to dominate the automotive scenes with new vehicles entering the arena around every turn. These vehicles deliver in every aspect of the game from their convenient daily driving performance to their versatile and spacious interiors. But maybe one of the latest subcompact crossovers, like the 2021 Kia Seltos, has caught your eye and now you’re second-guessing everything you thought you needed in a vehicle.  

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What Improvements and Updates are we Likely to See for Kia’s Fun Compact SUV?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
rear three quarter shot of the 2020 kia sportage SUV

2021 Kia Sportage Speculation

There’s a famous quote by beloved author Dr. Seuss that goes something like ‘To the world, you may be one person. To one person, you may be the world.’ We think this is the philosophy that guided the engineering, design and development of the current-generation Kia Sportage.

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Why the Kia Sportage is the Best Compact SUV

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
blue 2020 kia sportage driving

2020 Kia Sportage Specs and Features

An interesting thing has happened over the past twenty years. Drivers have moved from the sedan to the large, body-on-frame SUV, back to the sedan and finally to the crossover as their preferred method of transportation. (more…)

What SUVs Does Kia Have for 2019 and 2020?

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
2019 Kia Sorento grille up close

2019 and 2020 Kia SUV Types

With Kia’s incredible product lineup, it’s easy to become confused by models that may seem like they are similar or achieve the same ends. After all, Kia seemingly has a model for everybody and that can lead to some confusion about what these models do and how they measure up to one another. (more…)

Family Tree: The Kia Sportage

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
kia sportage in evolutionary lineup

Kia Sportage Models and Generation History

We’re starting a new featurette on the Friendly Kia Blog today called Family Tree. In this segment, we’ll attempt to dive into the history of the current Kia lineup, showing how a model has evolved and changed since it began. With many Kia models now having over 10 years under their belts, and Kia having changed significantly in the last decade, we think it will be an interesting time. (more…)