Subaru XV vs Kia Sportage

Subaru XV

Kia Sportage

The Subaru XV is a new type of crossover SUV that not only projects a great presence despite its compact sporty layout, but also boasts a range of new features never seen before in an SUV. While the proportions of the Subaru XV convey a sense of elegance and lightness, its look layout features high ground clearance, big tire wheels, and all of the other features one would normally expect to find in an SUV. What's more, superior drive performance and fuel economy made possible by Subaru next-generation performance unit are joined here with the impressive maneuverability for which Subaru is renowned and an extremely high level of functionality. due to the symmetrical All-wheel-drive and advanced Subaru Dynamic Chassis Control Concept - two core Subaru technologies - this car feels incredibly secure and safe to drive. And as such, the new Subaru XV adds original Subaru value to the ever-growing C-segment crossover sphere. Not only have Subaru made it possible to truly offer security and pleasure as defined in our new make statement, Confidence in Motion, but in this new strategic model, it has been realized a original Subaru persona—a persona that Subaru fully intends to further improve going forward. Subaru is confident that the Subaru XV will thoroughly satisfy the needs of a diverse range of buyers.

The fundamental offering concept that Subaru adopted for the Subaru XV can be expressed in two easy words - Urban Adventure. In specific terms, a car that would be perfectly suited to impressive, lively use in a city landscape. Thus, Subaru strove to optimally balance improved general performance factors in the form of fuel economy and enjoyable driving (fun to Drive) with a stylish, highly distinctive look layout. As the Subaru crossover family continues to grow, the stylish Subaru XV is original in the way it can be both sporty and casual. To this end, it boasts five key strengths. Sleek but muscular - Smart, comprehensive design: Subaru has given the Subaru XV a highly distinctive layout that blends a uniquely Subaru profile with a sporty, energetic overall presence. Achieving both nimble drive and environmental friendliness: Notwithstanding its overall height, the Subaru XV feels extremely safe to drive, and due to a new motor and transmission that work hand in hand to make it more environmentally friendly, this SUV provides a highly robust ride that is uniquely Subaru. Security performance of the highest standard: additionally to providing the driver with an impressive field of view, Subaru has applied our considerable expertise in the fields of collision avoidance performance and passenger protection performance. Roomy, relaxing cabin: the Subaru XV features an extremely spacious passenger compartment, a trunk space that is both roomy and comfortable, and impressive riding convenience. Performance and equipment suited to urban life: Not only is this SUV remarkably simple to get in and out of, but it boasts an advanced, highly comfortable information/entertainment system that supports the driver in a great many ways.

6i: When compared with the 1. 5-liter motor in Subaru's current models, the newly designed 1. 6-liter motor in this base model boosts output in all speed ranges while also realizing a much better balance between fuel economy and the thrill of rapid response to operation of the accelerator.

0i: additionally to being light on its feet, this model simultaneously provides class-topping fuel economy and a premium ride. Meanwhile, it boasts a high level of torque in the low- to mid-speed range which is the most frequently used in everyday, practical situations. This base model has been equipped with a highly responsive motor capable of delivering a sensation of instant acceleration, even when the accelerator is only slightly depressed.
With a new bodyshell, new engines and fresh, bold look-and-feel that introduces a new kind of dynamic aesthetics, the latest Kia Sportage is an urban-friendly compact SUV for today's families - consuming less fuel and emitting less CO2.

Longer, wider and lower than the previous model - by 90 mm, 15 mm and 60 mm respectively - the all-new layout successfully retains the key SUV features - a commanding driving position, heightened sense of safety and comprehensive road presence - that made the second-generation Kia Sportage so well-known.

The second-generation Kia Sportage was presented in 2004 and marked a tremendous step forward for Kia. Over the next six years, it attracted thousands of new buyers to Kia, and achieved global sales of more than 860000, units - including 150000, units in Western Europe.

Now, under the direction of Kia's Chief Layout Officer Peter Schreyer, the Kia layout teams have created a third-generation Kia Sportage incorporating Kia's new layout DNA and many features from the 2007 Kia Kue concept vehicle, to be immediately identifiable and to stand out from potential competitors in an increasingly crowded segment.