Kia's small SUV revealed
Inspired by the 2019 Kia SP Signature Concept, "the SUV will stand apart from rivals by matching the unique preferences and needs of the millennial generation," said Kia in a statement.
"The new compact SUV brings a sense of luxury to its exterior design with LED headlamps which extend over the radiator grille.
"The lamps feature a three-dimensional light graphic and a highly technical diamond pattern at their trailing edges. The design is also echoed in the rear LED lamps."
Byung Chul Juh, head of Kia styling at Kia, said: “We have created a car which stands out everywhere, from the city to the countryside."
"Its robust yet sporty design will be matched by a wide range of features and technologies that are universally suited to younger buyers in markets around the world. Our new small SUV is a proposition that no other car in its class will match.”
The new model will go on sale in Korea in the second half of 2019, with sales in other regions to follow soon after.