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2016 Kia Sportage review


Imported cars, modern equipment, solid chassis, powerful engines, old car owners have rated the old 2016 Kia Sportage as a very worthy choice.

Introduction to Kia Sportage 2016

With the expense of buying used cars of about 800 million, consumers have quite a lot of choices in the segment, but it is therefore more difficult to buy old SUVs. Today we will review the old Kia Sportage 2016 – a pretty popular name in the segment in the foreign market.

Sportage 2016 will delight those who love small, sporty SUVs

Kia Sportage 2016 is the “trump card” of Kia Motors in the small SUV segment, competing with big-name competitors such as Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4, … In terms of each field. Sportage has almost no outstanding features in the segment, but if you really love a compact and sporty SUV, a Korean car can satisfy you.

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Exterior Sportage 2016

According to the Kia Sportage 2016 specifications that this company gives, the car has an overall size of 4,480 x 1,855 x 1,645 mm, a wheelbase of 2,670 mm and a ground clearance of 172 mm. As a result, Sportage owns a small appearance and flexible maneuverability in crowded urban areas.

Compared with the old 2015 Kia Sportage and previous generations, the 2016 Sportage is the generation whose appearance has many similarities with the current version. The front end impresses with the neat tiger nose grille, the headlights have been separated from the grille and are swiped along the capo. The efficient lighting system with automatic HID headlights integrates the function of washing the lights and beautiful LED daytime running lights. In addition, the 4-piece Full LED fog lights are both modern and prominent.

Kia Sportage 2016 has a strong, sporty appearance that is almost similar to the current generation Sportage

Seen from the width, the Kia SUV has a dynamic look with a design that slopes forward and 19-inch alloy wheels. In addition to the modernly designed LED taillights, the rear bumper with bright colored plastic cladding and dual exhaust pairs are the details confirming the sportage of the Sportage 2016. As a recently produced version, when choosing to buy a car Sportage 2016, users will not have to worry about “newness” and “beauty” of the details in the exterior. Besides, the design is also in the “trendy” category, not inferior to any current competitors.

Sportage interior 2016

Interior Kia Sportage 2016 has been completely redesigned compared to before, with an increased elegance, modernity. Most of the details are covered with high-grade leather, or silver-plated details, delicate stitching lines. The car has 5 soft leather seats in a moderately large space. The driver’s seat allows for 10-way power adjustment while the eight-way adjustable seats, the ventilation system and electric heating in the front row are valuable equipment. 60:40 foldable rear seats, rear seat comfort continues to be a drawback to the old 2016 Kia Sportage. Compared to some other competitors, the Korean SUV still loses a lot in this regard.

The luxurious and modern interior compartment of Kia Sportage is always appreciated by users

Although in previous generations, Kia Sportage has satisfied users with the amount of equipment on the vehicle, but Sportage 2016 continues to be upgraded and added, especially in the entertainment system to increase competitiveness. With JBL high quality 8-piece sound system and 2 independent automatic air-conditioning with ion filter function, the kimchi-based SUV offers customers a relaxing journey.

In particular, the presence of a series of other useful amenities such as wireless phone charging, smart key and button start, smart electric rear trunk, Panoramic sunroof, rearview mirror anti-glare inside … has made a modern SUV, top comfort.

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Sportage 2016 Engine Specifications

From the perspective of old car buyers, the engine is probably the most concerned part, especially with gasoline-powered SUVs that make many people suspicious. Kia Sportage 2016 in Vietnam is only equipped with a 2.0L Nu I4 petrol engine, which comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission with a capacity of 156 horsepower and 192 Nm of torque. What experts and users feel that the 2016 Kia Sportage in operation in addition to the powerful, smooth, it also has the ability to handle accurately and accurately before cornering situations, sudden changes.

Sportage 2016 offers smooth, powerful performance and responsive handling

Three driving modes Eco – Normal – Sport help the “talent” easily choose an appropriate mode at will. With each mode, the driver will have a different experience from throttle response. Engine noise has also been significantly improved since the 2016 Sportage generation, whereby the sound of the engine starting and the engine is no longer noticeable to both the occupants and the outside.

Not only that, the Sportage’s petrol engine is also highly rated for its durability. In the process of using, the car is hardly damaged slightly. Feeling from the engine after about 2 years of use is still no different from the new car. Moreover, the engine sound did not show any signs of abnormality.

Sportage safety equipment 2016

When assessing safety equipment, it is difficult to blame a car like the Kia Sportage 2016. The Korean automaker has equipped its flagship SUV “to the teeth”, with standard equipment such as: brake ABS, BA, EBD, ESP electronic balance, VSM body stabilization, uphill and downhill assist, BSD blind spot warning, reverse camera, front / rear collision sensor and 6 airbags. In the 2016 generation, the Sportage’s chassis has also been reinforced by Kia to increase the rigidity by 39%, so that the passengers in the car are maximum protected.

Should I buy a used 2016 Kia Sportage?

Currently on the old car market, the price of the old 2016 Kia Sportage is at 800 million VND. This price level faces competition from competitors Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson in the same generation.

Buying a used 2016 Kia Sportage is a fairly economical option

From an old SUV perspective, the 2016 Kia Sportage is a worthy choice to consider in terms of economy. Because the car has a similar appearance, equipment and engine to the current generation. If you ignore the feeling of old cars – new cars, choosing the old Kia Sportage 2016 will save some money on buying a car.

Kim Oanh


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