2018 Kia Sportage near Pensacola FL

side view of a grey 2018 Kia Sportage with misty mountains in the background

The Kia Sportage was all-new for 2017, and made a huge impact in the compact crossover segment. For the new model year, the capability, attractiveness and premium value that the Sportage brings to the road will continue with some small enhancements. The 2018 Kia Sportage near Pensacola FL will be available with driver assistance even in the starting LX trim. But, whether drivers choose the LX, EX, or SX Turbo models, they will be able to enjoy five passenger seating (with an exceptionally roomy back seat), engaging driving, satisfying technology, and up to 129.3 cubic feet of interior cargo space with the seats folded down.

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Engines and Driver Assistance on the 2018 Kia Sportage

The 2018 Kia Sportage will be available with a choice off two engine options tied to trim levels. The LX and EX trims will come standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder rated for 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. This engine offers the top EPA-estimated mileage for the model, with ratings up to 23 mpg in city driving and 30 mpg on the highway with front-wheel drive. The SX Turbo trim of the 2018 Kia Sportage comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that cranks out 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Both of these engines come mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, and are available with Dynamax full-time all-wheel drive.

While the engine options of the 2018 Kia Sportage can get drivers and passengers where they need to go, the driver assistance features available on all models of the Sportage will help keep this vehicle and its precious cargo safe on the road. The LX trim of the 2018 Sportage is now available with a new technology package which includes Blind Spot Detection, a Lane Departure Warning System, and Rear-Cross Traffic Alert. Autonomous Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Warning are also available on the LX and EX models. All of these driver assistance features are standard on the SX trim, with the addition of standard Dynamic Bending Lights headlights.

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