Kia recalls 71,000 Sportages after 9 complaints of 'thermal events'Nov. 22, 2016
Kia Motors America is recalling 71,704 Kia Sportage crossovers in the U.S. because an electronic control unit can short circuit and lead to a fire. The affected crossovers are from the 2008 and 2009 model years and were assembled between Aug. 9, 2007, and May 13, 2009.
Crossovers carry Hyundai to October recordNov. 3, 2015
After three months in showrooms, Hyundai’s redesigned Tucson is hitting its stride. U.S. sales of the compact crossover doubled to 7,298 in October, narrowing its deficit to the Mazda CX-5 and Subaru Forester and suggesting Hyundai is poised for growth in a segment in which it has historically struggled. Tucson sales helped the Korean brand to a healthy month, with U.S. sales rising 20 percent to a record 60,005 vehicles.
Kia's sleeker SportageAug. 31, 2015
Kia releases Sportage pictures ahead of show debutAug. 27, 2015
Kia released pictures of its latest Sportage ahead of the model's debut at the Frankfurt auto show. The fourth-generation Sportage gets a sleeker look and an upscale interior to help it compete better in the tough compact SUV segment.
Kia preps a coupelike SportageAug. 24, 2015
Kia has given its Sportage a sleeker look and a more upscale interior. The new crossover will have Kia's “most refined, highest-quality cabin to date,” and a “bold, progressive design,” Kia said. The fourth-generation Sportage will be unveiled next month at the Frankfurt auto show and will debut in 2016.
Kia retools Sportage with sleeker styling, upscale interiorAug. 18, 2015
Kia plans to give the Sportage sleeker styling and an upscale interior to help the light truck compete better in the compact crossover segment. The redesigned Sportage will have Kia's "most refined, highest-quality cabin to date," the automaker said. It will debut next month at the Frankfurt auto show.
Here come the Kia crossoversJuly 27, 2015
Kia is gearing up for a run at the fast-growing subcompact crossover segment with a dedicated hybrid model, spy photos suggest. About the size of a Honda HR-V, the unnamed Kia is likely to share a platform with a Hyundai model.
Kia readies hybrid subcompact crossover, Sportage redesignJuly 21, 2015
Kia Motors is gearing up for a run at the subcompact crossover market, one of the fastest-growing product segments in the U.S., with a hybrid variant. Spy photographers recently caught a fleet of the vehicles during some hot-weather testing. Also caught testing was the next-generation Kia Sportage compact crossover.