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After some leaks showing off the vehicle, Kia has decided to release some pictures of the next-generation Sportage before its official debut at Frankfurt Motor Show next month.

 

Compared to the current Sportage, the new model is much bolder thanks to a lower and wider “tiger nose” grille, new headlights, and wider fenders. Kia designer's retain the distinctive swept-back silhouette of the current model.

 

We don't have any details on the interior or powertrains. Kia is keeping those under wraps till next month.

 

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I don't see too much of a difference other than the front end, but I think the Tucson may have the edge between the two this time around.

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Thy refined teh styling of teh current model and changed up the front end. I'm not sure if I like the new nose better than the old, but its still good looking, the rest looks great.

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See a tiny bit of of the B9 in those headlights......

That is exactly what I saw too.

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