The Kia Sportage provides drivers with an uncommonly interesting ride in a compact crossover. Built for those are tired of the same staid options, the Sportage represents a unique and compelling entry into a crowded class. The challenge to convention is most thorough in the feature list, but most apparent in the design. With a funk and whimsical exterior, the Kia Sportage manages to bring both life and personality to a tired and stale market.
For 2018, the Kia Sportage receives upgraded interior features and options. Even in its base LX model, the Sportage gives drivers a refreshing and zippy 181-horsepower from its 2.4L 4-cylinder engine. A turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder provides extra get-up-and-go with 240-horsepower and 260 lb-ft. torque. Available AWD ensures you’re ready for any weather while a 6-speed automatic transmission makes driving smooth and delightful.
The 2018 Kia Sportage is designed for practical fun. Its huge amount of cargo space, and robust performance (that comes at little cost to efficiency), makes the 2018 Kia Sportage the perfect choice for families and individuals alike.
Standard on every 2018 Kia Sportage are a range of safety features like rearview camera, dual front advanced airbags, dual front seat-mounted side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, a rollover sensor, vehicle stability management system, anti-lock braking system, 4-wheel disc brakes, traction control system, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist system, hill start assist control, downhill, brake control, and more!
Available safety features include Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA), which provides drivers who are backing out into a path of oncoming traffic. Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) and Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) are available on LX and EX models, and standard on SX Turbo models.
Convenience technology features fill the cabin of the 2018 Kia Sportage. A standard 5” touchscreen controller for the 6-speaker audio system can be upgraded to a 7” or 8” UVO model with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Bluetooth phone and audio are standard on every 2018 Kia Sportage with steering-wheel mounted audio and hands-free phone buttons.
The 2018 Kia Sportage gives drivers more than technology to look forward to. A drive mode select gives you the ability to select the kind of ride you want when you want it. Available steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters add thrill to every day driving!
Rear passengers will enjoy a standard rear ventilation duct for air-conditioning and heat. Available cluster ionizer keeps interior air fresh and welcoming!
The 2018 Kia Sportage is a stand-out compact crossover. If you’re sick of the same boring choices, the 2018 Kia Sportage wants you to do more than get from A – B. It invites you to have some fun in the dash! To test drive a 2018 Kia Sportage, contact us today!
Both the Kia Sorento and the Kia Sportage are popular crossover choices, and for great reasons. They provide fun rides and are decked out with class and industry-leading automotive technology. In this blog, we talk about how the size compares between the Kia Sorento and Kia Sportage.