2023 Kia Sportage PHEV – The 2023 Kia Sportage PHEV, the most electrified SUV on the lineup, has been revealed by is. The turbocharged engine of the Sportage PHEV offers outstanding efficiency and a 13.8-kWh battery. It has a 32-mile all-electric range.
2023 Kia Sportsage PHEV Review
“The launch of the first Sportage PHEV in the U.S. is a clear sign that Kia is listening to its customers, who are looking for electrified solutions and highly efficient powertrains. Sportage delivers this promise in a refined and sophisticated package,” said Sean Yoon, president, and CEO of Kia America and Kia North America. The Sportage PHEV models will be a major step forward in Kia’s Plan S strategy which aims at carbon neutrality. Two design-oriented XLine trim levels are added to the subcompact SUV Kia Sportage PHEV. All-wheel drive is standard. The Sportage PHEV will be available for purchase in the third quarter of 2013. Details about the pricing will be available closer to the event.
Engine & Performance
The 2023 Sportage has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 177 horsepower. The electric motor is complemented by a 13.8 kWh lithium-polymer battery and a 66.9kW electrical motor. The standard equipment includes a 6-speed manual transmission with selectable drive modes and Downhill Brake Control. The charger’s 7.2 kW charging capacity is high-efficiency with a 1.53kW/l power density. A Level-2 charger can charge the Sportage PHEV in just two hours. Standard Sportage PHEV SportagePHEV PHEV comes with an integrated electronic brake (IEB). This system combines hydraulic pressure generation and control functions. Linear braking is achieved by electronic motor control. The Sportage PHEV has a higher rate of regenerative brakes recovery than its rivals. The Sportage PHEV’s EPA fuel-efficiency ratings will be available closer to the vehicle’s scheduled date of on-sale.
The Sportage PHEV chassis was built on the Sorento “N3” platform. It is hot-stamped with high-strength parts to increase torsional stiffness. Sound-absorbing and insulation materials reduce engine, wind, and road noise. The fifth-generation Sportage model, the 2023 Sportage, is now available. It is also the largest SUV in its class. Sportage PHEV’s rear passengers enjoy the most legroom in its class at 39.5 inches2 and rear cargo space of 34.5 cubic feet.
2023 Kia Sportsage PHEV Models
The Sportage PHEV comes in two trims: the X Line AWD and the X Line Prestige AWD. The X-Line styling features combine sporty and rugged elements such as unique front and back bumpers with a satin chrome surround, side mirrors and roof racks in gloss black, and 19-inch alloy wheels in gloss black. Modern architecture and high-end outdoor furniture inspired the interior design of Sportage PHEVs. To create a futuristic driver cockpit, two screens are connected.