Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi

Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 diesel description

Crossover / SUV Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi is being produced from January, 2018. It has four-cylinder diesel engine with displacement of 1.6 litres, which produces power of 136 horsepower on 4000 rpm and torque 320 Nm (Newton metres) on 2000 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has Common Rail fuel system and Garrett GTE1244VZM turbine. The engine meets the Euro 6 emissions standard. Average engine life expectancy (mileage before serious repairs are needed) is from 220 000 to 370 000 kilometres. Remember that engine life depends on regular maintenance and the quality of the materials used (oils, fuels, etc.).
More engine specs 
This Kia Sportage 1.6 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4.4 litres.

Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi has all four wheel drive (AWD, 4x4) and manual gearbox with 6 gears.
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 11.4 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 180 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this version of Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi reported by owners in daily driving mode is 6.5 litres per 100km.

Kia Sportage safety

During safety testing Kia Sportage has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Kia Sportage is evaluated with very good rate 87 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 86 from 100, for pedestrian protection Kia Sportage got 66 points from 100.
Kia Sportage safety equipment has been rated as good - 72 percents from 100.

With the same engine there are also two other Kia Sportage versions - with front wheel drive and manual gearbox (Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi MT), and with automatic gearbox (Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi AT 4x4) available:
Kia Sportage 2018

Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi technical data

Model: Kia Sportage 1.6 CRDi
Body style: Crossover / SUV
Production period: 2018. January
Engine: 1598 cm3 Diesel, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: no data
Power: 136 HP ON 4000 RPM Torque: 320 NM ON 2000 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (6 gears) Drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Maximum speed: 180 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.4 seconds
Fuel consumption: 6.5 l/100km (36.2 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 62 litres (16.4 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.49m (length) 1.86m (width) 1.65m (height)
Turning diameter: 11 meters
Ground clearance: 172 mm (approximate, with standard suspension, unladen vehicle)
Trunk capacity: 480 litres
Trunk max capacity: 1469 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 2195 kg

Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi engine D4FE

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 220,000 to 370,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
The engine has hydraulic valve tappets (lifters), which provide quieter operation and do not require periodic adjustment, but are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in the event of failure.
Engine displacement 1598 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 77 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 85.8 mm
Compression ratio 15.9 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

Fuel system Common Rail

Common rail fuel injection provides more engine power, is quieter, more environmentally friendly and offers better fuel economy, but is more expensive to maintain and repair.

Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 4.4 litres (4.7 quarts)
Power 116 - 136 HP ON 4000 RPM
Torque 280 - 320 NM ON 2000 RPM
Engine manufacturer Hyundai
Start of production (year) 2017
Duration of production 6 years

Often in the first years of production, engines tend to have various constructive problems, so it is recommended to choose a car with this engine from 2020 onwards.

Engine also used on Kia Ceed Hyundai Tucson Hyundai i30 Kia Optima and 2 other models

All Kia Sportage crossover [2018 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 GDI 1.6 Petrol 132 HP - Manual (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 T-GDI 1.6 Petrol 177 HP - Manual (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 T-GDI 4x4 1.6 Petrol 177 HP - Manual (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 T-GDI 4x4

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 9.1 seconds
Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 177 HP 6.8 l/100km Automatic (7) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

1.6 Diesel 115 HP - Manual (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi 1.6 Diesel 136 HP - Manual (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi 4x4 1.6 Diesel 136 HP - Manual (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 1.6 CRDi 4x4 1.6 Diesel 136 HP - Automatic (7) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 2.0 2WD

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.0 Petrol 150 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 2.0 2WD 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 7.9 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 2.0 4WD

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.2 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 2.0 4WD 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.3 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2020 2.0 T-GDI 4x4 Jan 2020 — 2.0 Petrol 237 HP 11.2 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2020 2.0 T-GDI Jan 2020 —

Most powerfull petrol version (240 HP)

2.0 Petrol 240 HP 10.2 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 2.0 CRDi 4x4

Most powerfull diesel version (185 HP)

2.0 Diesel 185 HP - Manual (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 2.0 CRDi 4WD

Most powerfull diesel version (185 HP)

2.0 Diesel 185 HP 6.3 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2020 2.4 GDI Jan 2020 — 2.4 Petrol 181 HP 9.0 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 2.4 4WD 2.4 Petrol 184 HP 8.6 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2018 reviews
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