Kia marks their 30th birthday of Sportage by releasing an exclusive edition of the SUV that was launched alongside the 2024 model year update within South Korea. The 2024 Kia Sportage 30th Anniversary Edition is based on the popular Sinre Gravity trim, adding some subtle visual elements. In particular, a glossy black finish has been applied to the grille, the front and rear bumpers, the doors lower, and 19-inch or 18-inch alloy wheels, which match the mirror and roof rack caps.
2024 Kia Sportage 30th Anniversary Edition Redesign
Inside, there’s the option of green or black hues to match the leather quilted as well as suede upholstery. The standard equipment is very generous with the only extra features being the KRELL Premium audio system, the Monitoring package as well as the Panoramic Sunroof.
Every one of the 2024 Kia Sportage 30th Anniversary Edition trims comes standard with the latest second-row airbags. Additionally, the SUV comes with comes sound-insulating glass in the front windows, and the Signature trim extends into the rear windows too. The powertrain options of the Sportage in the Kextendsket comprise the 2.0-liter diesel engine, 2.0-liter LPG, turbocharged 1.6-liter petrol, and the more powerful 1.6 Turbo Hybrid.
2024 Kia Sportage 30th Anniversary Edition Pricing
The price for 2024’s Sportage 30th Anniversary Edition starts at W25,370,000 ($19,925) and the 30th Anniversary Edition is priced from W34,810,000 ($27,399) or W41.970,000 ($33,031) dependent on the engine. It is yet to be determined what happens if Kia introduces this special version to markets outside of the US in the near time.
For the official launch of the 30th-anniversary edition, the automaker released a brief film that featured the 1993 track Hyoga by Korean artist Seo Taiji. Additionally, the 1993 Sportage is on display alongside the model from 2024 in Kia 360. Kia 360 complex with old TV screens that play classic commercials, as well as LED screens that show other versions of the SUV.
The first generation of Kia Sportage – dubbed the world’s first urban SUV” it was launched in 1993. The initial production model designed in Korea was built with one ladder frame underpinnings that were used in the Mazda Bongo LCV, resulting in a respectable off-road reputation. Its successors, which debuted in the years 2004 and 2010 2015, and 2021 were more road-oriented and had a higher level of refinement due to the Hyundai DNA and the unibody design.