KIA Sportage

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₱1.29 - ₱1.82 Million
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Sportage Specs
Engine 1999 cc
Transmission Type Automatic
Power 153 hp
Seating 5 seats
Ground Clearance 172 mm
Driver Airbag Yes
Power Steering Yes

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Sportage Pros & Cons

Things We Like in Sportage

Eye-catching design

Cabin comfort

Fit and finish

Things We Dont Like in Sportage

Slightly dated interior

Lack of features, compared to the competition

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The Sportage is a compact crossover from Kia that is known for its subtle design and everyday practicality. The Kia Sportage looks very modern from every angle and features an equally impressive cabin space. The cabin gets a driver-centric layout and has features like keyless entry, automatic headlights, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, cruise control, eight-inch touchscreen infotainment with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay etc. Standard safety features include driver’s airbag, ABS, ISOFIX child mounts, reverse parking sensors, Hill Hold Assist and engine immobilizer. The 2.0-litre CRDi diesel engine is mated to an 8-speed ShiftTronic automatic transmission and generates 185 hp of power and 400 Nm of torque.

KIA Sportage 2020 Price List

KIA Sportage July 2020 prices start from ₱1.54 Million for base variant LX AT 4X2 Diesel and goes upto ₱1.29 Million for top-spec variant LX AT 4X2 Gas.

Variant Price list Specifications  
KIA Sportage LX AT 4X2 Diesel ₱1.54 Million*
SRP Price
1995 cc, Automatic , 183 hp, Diesel
KIA Sportage GT-Line AT 4X2 Diesel ₱1.82 Million*
SRP Price
1995 cc, Automatic , 183 hp, Diesel
KIA Sportage LX AT 4X2 Gas ₱1.29 Million*
SRP Price
1999 cc, Automatic , 153 hp, Gasoline
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KIA Sportage Price In Philippines

₱1.29 - ₱1.82 Million
₱1.29 - ₱1.82 Million
₱1.29 - ₱1.82 Million
₱1.29 - ₱1.82 Million
₱1.29 - ₱1.82 Million

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KIA Sportage Colors

Sportage is available in 7 different colors - Fiery Red, Snow White Pearl, Black Cherry, Mineral Silver, Sparkling Silver, Mercury Blue and Petina Bronze.

  • Fiery Red

  • Snow White Pearl

  • Black Cherry

  • Mineral Silver

  • Sparkling Silver

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KIA Sportage Fuel Consumption

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Diesel 13

KIA Sportage Review

  • Overview
  • Interior & Features
  • Exterior
  • Ride & Handling
  • Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Braking & Safety
  • Verdict


For a mass-market player like Kia, the segment of premium crossovers was a field where it had to make a successful attempt in order to make its mark on the global growth as an emerging player. And with the Sportage, it has executed this task pretty well. Born originally in 1993 as a quirky looking crossover, the Sportage has grown into a handsome looking vehicle and is currently sold in its fourth generation avatar. Built on the same platform as its sister concern Hyundai’s Tucson, the Kia Sportage is available with only one diesel engine shared with the former.

Interior & Features

On the inside, the Kia Sportage feels as large as on the outside, with the overall cabin scoring good marks in terms of airy appeal and build quality. However, the one area where it could have done better is the dashboard layout, which has begun to show its age.

The flat bottom steering wheel feels nice and chunky to hold. While the instrument console with a large black and white screen in the centre is informative as well as it looks premium despite having a very simple layout. The centre console is a large mix-up of several buttons for the music system, climate control, and looks a bit old school due to the absence of a modern touchscreen unit, which feels appalling in a car of this size and segment. However, the piano black inserts around climate control, as well as large panoramic sunroof, look rich and premium.

In terms of space and features, the Sportage might lack a bit in front of the competition. But it still feels complete as well as accommodating enough thanks to the levels of fit and finish this car comes with.


Given how advanced the segment of premium crossovers has become, it is quite surprising that the Kia Sportage still manages to look fresh and appealing even after existing for almost three years without a single big change. This is possible thanks to a unique design language it carries, which makes it look stand out from the crowd.

At the front, the Kia Sportage has got the company’s trademark “Tiger Nose” grille with chrome surrounds and a unique chrome garnish within the grille, thus giving it a larger than the actual front nose. The headlamp units are positioned at the upper corners of this grille with projector units within them. With the vertical housings for LED fog lamps, it adds to the overall uniqueness of the front fascia. However, the presence of daytime running LEDs could have made the front look more appealing than what it actually is.

From the sides, the Kia Sportage looks large as well as feels very much SUV-like, thanks to a raised height, large wheels, side cladding job and high ground clearance. The front profile of the Sportage feels aerodynamic. While it lacks any significant characteristic line or curve, it still looks as well as feels modern and complete from the side.

The uniqueness of the front fascia has been subtly maintained towards the rear of the Sportage as well. The crossover gets large LED tail lamps joined with a nice LED strip and a chrome strip above it. The silver skid plates at both the front as well as rear, along with cladding, add to the toughness of the overall profile of the vehicle.

All these design elements surely give the Kia Sportage a sporty yet sophisticated appeal, and a timeless feel as well.

Ride & Handling

For a crossover of this size, the Kia Sportage has got a sufficient amount of ground clearance and large 19-inch alloy wheels. This not only gives it the much needed intimidating stance of an SUV, but also the equally needed towing ability over bad roads with fine prowess. The overall suspension, given its SUV credentials, has been tuned on a stiffer side. Although, thanks to a very impressive aerodynamic styling, the Sportage comes with minimal body roll, thus making it quite a capable handler.

Engine & Fuel Consumption

For the Philippines market, the Kia Sportage comes with only one powertrain option under its hood, which is a 2.0-litre diesel engine mated to a 6-speed conventional torque converter. The engine is the same unit which is already available with the Hyundai Tucson, and here on the Kia Sportage too, it has got the same tuning setup as well. The engine here produces a maximum power output of 185 bhp and a maximum torque output of 402 Nm of torque. While the absence of a petrol engine option is quite unavoidable, the oil burner here in question is also very refined and powerful with minimal turbo lag on offer.

Braking & Safety

The Sportage is one of the very high-profile premium vehicles in Kia’s lineup in the country. So it is pretty obvious that it comes loaded with the sufficient number of safety features. Apart from the regular equipment such as airbags (front, side, curtain), ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, hill hold assist, hill launch assist and engine immobilizer, The Sportage also comes equipped with some premium features such as drive mode selector between Normal, Eco and Sport modes, parking assist system and auto cruise control.


Given the fact that it has been existing for three years without any significant change on the outside, the Kia Sportage has an appreciable design which still manages to look futuristic and premium, which only gets better with the stance of an high-raised SUV. However, the same cannot be said about the overall interior cabin, as although it scores heavily in terms of fit and finish, might not feel as modern as outside due to absence of a couple of crucial modern features. Apart from that, the diesel engine feels punchy and refined. At the same time, this premium crossover is in the middle ground of a sedan and an SUV when it comes to its on-road mannerisms, thus giving you the best of both the worlds.

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    Gerald Jun 01, 2020 for KIA Sportage

    Kia Sportage looks and performs boldly, the design for me was the highlight. The performance is never an issue with this car. The standard style chrome design drives cue from its predecessors, but there is a certain uniqueness to it as well. I particularly enjoyed the stability in the ride, and the ones at the back never complained of cramped Read More

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    Nhomer Feb 12, 2020 for KIA Sportage

    I love all the cars from Kia because of how well the design is done. However, since I am more attracted to SUV, I preferred the Sportage as an efficient, stylish and affordable option. Trust me, it has never let me down. The automatic transmission is smooth and the power is very appropriate for highway cruising. I can accelerate in Read More

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    Gadiell Oct 14, 2019 for KIA Sportage

    I have kept myself abreast about various models of kia cars for decades now. Being a car lover, you can say this falls in my hobbies too. So while I got to know Kia has come up with its very retro and unique model of Kia Sportage off late my joys knew no bound. I did a thorough research about Read More

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    Liam Aug 17, 2018 for KIA Sportage

    I am an automobile enthusiast and after experiencing many vehicles, hatchbacks, sedans and SUV’s; I have become a self-proclaimed automobile critic. I bought the Kia Sportage approximately 6 months ago and to sum up my experience, I would say this one is just above average. That is not to say that this car does not have its high points, because Read More

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    Kent Jul 05, 2018 for KIA Sportage

    Kia is a brand known for phenomenal styling of its vehicles, and the sportage does not fail to deliver on that part. However, its performance is pretty average compared to others in the class. I wanted diesel and a four-wheel drive so I opted for the 2.0 CRDi engine. The Sportage has sporty looks which add to the overall charm Read More

KIA Sportage FAQ

What are the Safety Features Available in KIA Sportage?

The safety features available in KIA Sportage Below:

Feature Value
Driver Airbag Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes
Brake Assist Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes
Parking Sensors Yes
Crash Sensor Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes
Traction Control Yes
What are the Dimensions of KIA Sportage?

Below are the Dimensions of KIA Sportage:

Feature Value
Seating Capacity 5 seats
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 62 L
Wheel Base 2670 mm
Front Tread 1613 mm
Rear Tread 1625 mm
No Of Doors 4
Ground Clearance 172 mm
Gross Weight 2020 kg
Height 1645 mm
Length 4480 mm
Kerb Weight 1452 kg
Width 1855 mm
What is the Engine Capacity of KIA Sportage?

KIA Sportage comes with 3 variants. The Top variant LX AT 4X2 Gas:

Engine Specification
Engine 1995 cc
Power 183 hp

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