2020 Kia Sportage Looks Even Better As An SUV-Coupe

Most so-called SUV Coupe models nowadays are premium products from the likes of BMW, Mercedes, Porsche and Lamborghini and so on.

But mainstream brands are catching up with proposals such as the Toyota C-HR (sort-of) or the upcoming VW Atlas Cross Sport. The Renault Arkana is also a good example of a non-premium Coupe-style crossover, although the French car won’t be available in as many markets as say the BMW X4 or the Audi Q8.

You know what might though? Something like a “coupe-style” version of the recently-updated 2020 Kia Sportage. This, of course, is only a CGI, put together by Kolesa to show us what the Sportage might look like with a sloped roof and a new rear end design.

The ProCeed-like tailgate kind of works on the Sportage, giving it more of a hatchback-like appearance, rather than a straight up SUV. But in the end, this is still a body style that sort of defeats the purpose when it comes to utility vehicles, and some buyers might not like that.

Also read: 2020 Kia Sportage Is One Compact SUV You Might Want To Check Out

In reality, what we should expect from Kia is a more progressive design for their next-generation Sportage, which is still a long way off. It should, however, boast electrified powertrains and improved onboard tech. Whether it will also come with a less conventionally-styled body type, remains to be seen.

Still, being that the market seems to be moving towards increasingly diversified offerings, we wouldn’t be at all surprised to see more non-premium brands widening their portfolio of SUVs.

Render via Kolesa

  • Ermal Morina

    no it doesn’t

    • Aqua Boogie

      Agree.

  • MJ Coffey

    Is this the new Macan?

  • charlotteharry57

    It’s a fugly waste of time, since the ’21 is scheduled to be all-new. And that one won’t be a “coupe”. All these kiddos with way too much time on their hands this time of year. Come on, school bells!

    • A 🤴🏻 THAT WILL RULE OVER YOU

      school bells, really kiddo

  • WalthamDan

    That thing is absolutely hideous

  • Julien Lachemoi

    It looks stupid in my opinion and can we please not feed into the whole SUV-coupe theme ?
    We don’t need anymore as we already have way too many SUV.

    • JRP

      Coupe crossovers are just regular SUVs/crossovers but more expensive with less space and versatility.

  • Bart

    Rear 3/4 looks alright. A bigger Xceed. The front looks like Mercedes GLE – which means: spectacularly bad.

  • Nordschleife

    All I see is a fat Forte.

  • Stephen G

    I’ll give you…It’s better looking than any Sport-back on the market today.

  • JRP

    This would sell like fire in China and Russia w here Kia Sportages and crossover coupes are popular.

  • Maykel

    Front ugly af. Proceed GT better.

  • Red

    Don’t give them ideas.

  • guillermo ortiz

    Kia already has something like this . Better than this render in my opinion. The new Kia Xceed. Unfortunately it’s not coming to the USA.

  • Paul

    Other than the front end it’snot bad. But anyway thanks for nuthin with your CGI, for getting up the hopes that they would do something out of the ordinary with the rear styling.

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