Kia’s all-new Sportage will go on sale in the UK on 1 August.
Initially, the Sportage will be available with the firm’s 2.0-litre CRDi engine; each of the initial all-wheel drive Sportages in the UK will be badged First Edition.
The First Edition models will all come with a full leather interior, dual zone climate control, automatic wipers, 18-inch alloys and LED daytime running lights.
From November, the new Sportage range will be fully available, including petrol engines, additional diesel units and the option of front-wheel drive.
Full details of the new Sportage range, which has had its ride and handling tuned on UK roads, will be revealed on 20 July.