Kia Sportage 1.6T GDi HEV Shadow 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP£36,485
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Kia Sportage offers a generous amount of space front and rear, plus a large boot and one of best interiors in its class. In our favourite 3 trim, you get loads of equipment, and entry-level trims make a lot of sense compared with pricier rivals. The Hyundai Tucson is slightly cheaper, but the Sportage is a more polished alternative.

This self-charging hybrid combines a 1.6 T-GDI petrol engine with an electric motor and 1.49kWh battery. Power is a combined output of 226bhp and is fitted with a six-speed automatic only. Drive is sent to the front wheels, but a four-wheel drive option is available on top-spec GT Line S.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.4 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

49.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

587

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

129

g/km