2018 Kia Sportage
The 2018 Kia Sportage combines a funky style and a charming interior to create a crossover that will work for any family – and make you feel cool while behind the wheel. Add a long list of standard and available innovative features, and the 2018 Sportage should be at the top of your “must have” list for this year.
The 2018 Kia Sportage is offered in three trim levels: LX, EX, and SX Turbo. All models come standard with front-wheel drive (FWD), though all-wheel drive (AWD) is available on each trim.
Powertrain & Performance
Under the hood, you will find one of two engine options on the 2018 Sportage. The first is the base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, which is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and puts out 181 horsepower and lb-ft of torque. The second engine option is only available on the SX Turbo trim. It is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. It puts out an impressive 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque when equipped with FWD, while the AWD model puts out 237 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.
If you want to feel comfortable and look stylish in your vehicle as you drive the kids around down, then the 2018 Sportage has you covered. Its interior has a modern, simple design that will appeal to many consumers. This crossover also has plenty of space for both passengers and cargo with a maximum cargo capacity of 31 cubic feet when the rear seats are up. When they are folded down, this cargo space nearly doubles to 60 cubic feet.
Standard & Available Features
If you want a vehicle that comes with a number of features, then the 2018 Sportage has you covered. Its standard features include an AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM® six-speaker audio system with a 5-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, Bluetooth®, and steering-wheel-mounted controls. Other available features appear as you move up the trims. The EX offers features like Kia’s UVO infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen (8-inch touchscreen on the SX Turbo trim), heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, and Apple CarPlay™ smartphone integration. The SX Turbo trim adds steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, a Harman/Kardon® premium surround sound with Clari-Fi™, and eight speakers.
The 2018 Kia Sportage is an excellent, stylish family hauler filled with convenient features. Come try it out with a test drive at Bert Ogden Mission Kia today.