2016 Kia Sportage Spotted Camouflage-Free, Looks Even Better in Real Life

Yeah, we know, the 2016 Kia Sportage was already revealed online, and all the info has been served on the platter, along with official pictures, but we have something better.
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By that, we mean a batch of spyshots that are not actually spyshots because there's no test mule and no camouflage foil involved.

That's right, these are real-life pictures with the 2016 Kia Sportage, which we think are a lot better than those studio-and-Photoshop enhanced ones we got from Kia.

Although the weather and the car's color are not helping with the artistical impression here, we have to give it to you: from where we're standing, the new Kia Sportage is a good-looking compact SUV, that's for sure.

This means those who said the previous-generation Kia Sportage was like a toy car from a visual standpoint, will have to realize that with the new generation, Kia went for a more mature and close-knit appearance, that will help the car in its "career".

Inside, the new Sportage has been fitted with the same steering wheel as Kia's new Optima. At the same time, the dashboard might hint at Sorento's cabin, especially if you pay close attention to the air vents.

In any case, we expect further comments from you based on the photo gallery, as we'd now like to talk about the car's oily bits.

Although official details are not available at this point with Kia being very tight-lipped about this subject, we'll tell you the SUV could be fitted with a 1.6-liter GDI petrol, that will come as part of a team that also comprises a 1.2-liter T-GDI, 1.7 CRDi and a 2.0-liter CRDi mill.

Moreover, these units should be exploited by a six-speed manual, six-speed auto and seven-speed dual clutch transmission, according to customer preferences.
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