Kia Sportage 1.6T GDi 48V ISG GT-Line S 5dr DCT AWD Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

The image may be different to the version you have selected
Kia Sportage 2021 front
  • Kia Sportage 2021 front
  • Kia Sportage 2021 rear right tracking
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior dashboard
  • Kia Sportage 2021 boot open
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior infotainment
  • Kia Sportage 2021 front right static
  • Kia Sportage 2021 rear left static
  • Kia Sportage 2021 headlights detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 rear lights detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 headlight detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 grille detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior front seats
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior front seats detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior driver display
  • Kia Sportage 2021 front
  • Kia Sportage 2021 rear right tracking
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior dashboard
  • Kia Sportage 2021 boot open
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior infotainment
  • Kia Sportage 2021 front right static
  • Kia Sportage 2021 rear left static
  • Kia Sportage 2021 headlights detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 rear lights detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 headlight detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 grille detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior front seats
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior front seats detail
  • Kia Sportage 2021 interior driver display
RRP £38,475What Car? Target Price£37,545
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Kia Sportage is a great all-round family SUV that offers a generous amount of space for four and in the boot, with one of best interiors in its class. The Sportage still makes the most sense if you stick with the lower trim levels, but despite the Hyundai Tucson being a slightly cheaper route into a hybrid family SUV, we reckon the Sportage is the slightly more polished alternative.

This combines the sportier looks with all the toys, including front ventilated seats, a powered tailgate, memory seat functions and part leather and suede seats. This is also the only Sportage with the option of a black roof.

The entry-level 1.6-litre petrol engine offers 148bhp and sprints from 0-62mph in 9.9sec. It should offer sufficient performance for pretty much any situation, even if it may need working hard to get up to speed. You can have the 1.6 T-GDI with an automatic or a manual gearbox. The automatic also comes with mild-hybrid tech to reduce emissions and fuel consumption, and can be had with four-wheel drive.


Buying with What Car?

Get the best deal

At What Car?, we believe that no one should overpay for their new car, which is why we created our free New Car Buying service. This links you with trusted local dealers who base their offers on prices haggled by our mystery shoppers.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.4 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

562

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

158

g/km