- The Sportage Plug-In Hybrid is expected to arrive in fall 2022, joining the recently launched petrol-powered and hybrid models.
- PHEV variant offers up to 55 kilometers of all-electric range
- Canadian suggested retail price starting at $44,995
TORONTO, July 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this year, Kia Canada unveiled a complete redesign of one of the brand’s most popular models, the 2023 Sportage. This fifth generation model is sportier, more dynamic, more connected and more innovative than ever. From its bold exterior lines to its sleek, high-tech interior to its latest safety and convenience features, the Sportage will undoubtedly remain the best-in-class SUV Canadians can be proud to own. An all-gasoline model will land in Canada in the spring, the first-ever Sportage Hybrid option will debut in early summer, and the first-ever Sportage Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) will debut this fall. Supporting the company’s Plan S strategy, the new model follows the introduction of the Sorento PHEV in 2021 and adds another electric option to Kia’s SUV lineup.
Elias El-Achhab, Chief Operating Officer of Kia Canada, said: “The Sportage PHEV makes no compromises in providing Canadians with cutting-edge design, safety, convenience and incredible fuel economy.”
The most powerful Sportage in the line-up, the PHEV features a 1.6L turbo plug-in hybrid engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission and standard shift-by-wire for a combined output of 261 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft of torque. produces Equipped with a 66.9 kW permanent magnet electric motor and a 13.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, the vehicle offers an electric-only range of up to 55 km and excellent fuel economy of 6.7 L/100 km (2.8 Le/100 km) in total. It will come true.
The 2023 Sportage PHEV is available in two trim options with suggested retail prices starting at $44,995.
EX Premium AWD $44,995 MSRP
SX AWD $48,395 MSRP
Click here to read the full press release about the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage.
Click here for more information on the Sportage PHEV.
About Kia Canada
Founded in 1999, Kia Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Kia Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea. The company employs his 175 employees at its headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, offices across Canada, and a branch office in Montreal, Quebec. Through a nationwide network of 197 dealers, Kia offers award-winning, dynamic, stylish and innovative products and meaningful, convenient service. The company’s brand His slogan, “Movement that inspires,” reflects his Kia desire to create spaces for you to get inspired and spend more time bringing your ideas to life. increase. For more information, please visit the following URL: kia.ca Also Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter When Instagram.
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