A crossover popular among Ukrainians was smashed to smithereens: how Kia Sportage coped with a crash test

A crossover popular among Ukrainians was smashed to smithereens: how Kia Sportage coped with a crash test

The updated 2023 Kia Sportage, which is intended for the European market, received 5 stars in the Euro NCAP European crash test. This is the highest rating for safety, writes today.ua.

A crossover popular among Ukrainians was smashed to smithereens: how Kia Sportage coped with the crash test

The new European Sportage scored 87% for adult safety, 86% for child safety, 66% for safety for other road users and 72% for safety systems, among others.< /p>

By the way, the new Hyundai Tucson. It is the “sibling” of the Sportage.

Recall that the 2023 Kia Sportage crossover of the 2023 model year was officially presented by Kia at the Munich Motor Show in 2021 (we are talking about the European version). The European version is slightly shorter than the US version.

Sportage in Europe is equipped with a four-cylinder 1.6 liter turbodiesel engine in two power options – 115 and 136 hp, depending on the gearbox.

In Ukraine, Kia Sportage in the basic Comfort package costs from 774,700 hryvnia. It is equipped with a 1.6 liter petrol engine, which works together with a 7DCT gearbox. Top equipment costs UAH 988,200.