The 2016 / 2017 Kia Sportage has been spied strutting its stuff on the Nürburgring.

The 2016 / 2017 Kia Sportage has been spied strutting its stuff on the Nürburgring.

Set to be unveiled later this year, the redesigned crossover has a new front fascia with a more prominent grille that resides below highly-mounted headlights.  Moving further back, we can see a familiar greenhouse, a sloping roof and longer rear doors which should improve access to the second row seats.  The rear end is heavily camouflaged but it appears to have an evolutionary design with slimmer taillights.

Engine options remain unconfirmed but the model is expected to be offered with a variety of petrol and diesel units including a 1.2-liter T-GDi with approximately 132 bhp (98 kW) and a 2.0-liter T-GDI with 245 bhp (182 kW).

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