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Sportage, 2011 Auto Bild Allrad awards winner March 30th, 2011

Around 120,000 readers cast their votes, and the verdict is clear: in the category of “Off-Road & SUV up to Euro 25,000”, nearly one in five votes (18.74%) decided in favor of the new Kia Sportage. It has clearly won out over the other 14 models in this category. is a specialized publication by Europe’s largest automotive magazine, Auto Bild (, which has a global circulation of 7 million every month. Allrad reaches 290,000 readers making it Europe’s most-read 4WD dedicated magazine.

The new Sportage launched last August has received various design and safety awards from various media. It has already won two world-acclaimed awards for its first-rate and distinctive design: the red dot award 2011 for product design and the iF product design award 2011. It was also distinguished by the European crash test Euro NCAP: The Kia four-wheel drive earned top marks, “5 stars” while at the same time beating all other compact SUVs tested in 2010.

The new Kia Sportage is available with a choice of two petrol and two diesel engines (ranging from 115 to 163 PS), depending on country, as well as the new all-wheel drive Dynamax system. The most eco-friendly version – the Sportage 1.7 CRDi 2WD with start/stop system – features CO2 emissions of 135 g/km.

  • Truth teller

    Bravo KIA. Keep it up.

    At this pace, the industry should see it ruled by a new leader in short order.

  • Martin

    I want to buy a Sorento diesel in Canada, how i do ?

  • mohamed ibrahim

    i wanna a one of sportage 2012 in Egypt , but free of charge ,, could i?

  • IT

    i would like to own a 2.0L CRDI Sportage 2012 Automatic with AWD