A stalwart of the South Korean manufacturer’s lineup since 1993, the Kia Sportage is a compact SUV with an impressive road presence.

The Sportage remains popular in markets across the world, and you won’t have to travel too far to spot one of these family-ready crossovers on UK roads.

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3 things to know about the Kia Sportage

  • Since launching in 1993, there have been four generations of the Sportage, with the most recent being unveiled in 2015.
  • The model holds a five star Euro NCAP safety rating*, with test scores among the best in its class.
  • The latest generation boasts an incredibly sleek exterior, with its combination of sharp edges and smooth curves said to be inspired by fighter jets.
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Did you know?

The model was Kia’s best-selling model globally in 2016 and 2017, overtaking the Rio**.

Kia sportage parked in sunset

Insurance from us

At Ageas, we have decades of experience when it comes to keeping drivers protected on British roads. 

We’re a reliable choice for your cover, allowing you to make a claim 24/7 with our UK-based claims service. If you do make a claim and choose one of our approved repairers, all workmanship comes with a guarantee for as long as you own the car^. And with plenty of optional extras to choose from, we can make your car insurance go the extra mile.

Come on board

See how Ageas can help with your Kia Sportage car insurance when you start your car insurance quote today.

Kia Sportage insurance groups and tax bands

Insurers look at a lot of information before giving you a quote. This is likely to include a combination of factors about both yourself and the car you’d like covered, and may include the vehicle’s insurance group. Insurance groups are bandings from 1-50 that reflect the costs and risks associated with a particular model, helping estimate the cost of any potential claims. 

There’s also a banding system in use to calculate your Vehicle Excise Duty. This tax is owed each year on any car driven or parked on UK roads, and the system ensures that vehicles which emit the most CO2 pay the most. 

Kia insurance groups and tax bands for popular versions of the Kia Sportage include:

Model Insurance Group Tax Band
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDi 1 5d 11 I
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi ISG 1 5d 12 G
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi ISG 3 5d 13 C
Kia Sportage 4 1.6 CRDi 134bhp 48V ISG 5d 14 G
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-1 5d 18 E
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-2 5d Auto 19 I
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-4 5d 21 I
Kia Sportage GT-Line S 2.0 CRDi 182bhp 5d 25 I

At Ageas, we aim to offer our comprehensive car insurance to as many drivers as possible, but we can’t guarantee a policy for every single car, and that could include some versions of the Kia Sportage.

We will determine if we can provide you with a quote based on a number of factors that include your car and your personal circumstances.



^Subject to the vehicle being maintained in accordance with the manufacturer routine maintenance schedule. Defective parts will be replaced without charge as long as they are covered by the part manufacturer’s warranty. Failure of components or bodywork damage will not be covered if failure or deterioration is through normal usage.