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2016 Kia Sportage Interior Revealed In New Official Photos

Jim Kem September 2, 2015 15:37

Kia has released new pictures of its 2016 Sportage SUV, this time giving us a clear look at the car’s interior before the real thing is shown to the world in the coming weeks at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. 

Following a teaser sketch, then a leaked image, then an officially released batch of photos, the Kia Sportage has been getting a lot of attention lately.

The redesigned interior follows the reworked exterior too, taking in more modern cues from Kia's most recent models. As we can see here, the all-black interior has leather seats, as well as a flat bottomed steering wheel like that found in the new Optima. The dashboard too, is dressed in black that's either matte or has a glossy piano black finish in some areas, with bits of chrome or metalized surrounds placed strategically. There are also aluminium pedals. 

Toward the centre of dashboard, there’s a central infotainment display but despite this the 2016 Sportage’s interior has quite a number of buttons below that. Perhaps Kia isn’t onboard with the minimalistic approach some other automakers have taken, opting for virtual controls over physical ones in most cases.

The spec we see in the pictures is from the GT line of the all-new Sportage, which surely would add some premium touches over the base car. Exactly what those touches are isn’t clear at this point, and we’ll have to wait for the full unveil for that.


2016 Kia Sportage First Official Photos Gallery

About Jim Kem

"So if I push my leg down on this lever-thing, I'll somehow go faster? Woah.". I was 10 years old, and hooked. I spent a lot of my youth sketching cars and perfecting my monthly dream garage within a daydream - occasionally interjected with a chase scene, obviously. Cars move me. Things I can't get enough of: Porsches and torque.


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