Kia Sportage is a five-seat small-size vehicle in the Performance SUV category. For the 2018 model year, there are three trim-lines to choose from with two different gas engines that produce from 181 to 240 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,350 to $1,650, which over the course of five years will cost you $1,750 in extra fuel spending. It has a 5-stars overall crash safety rating by NHTSA. 2018 Kia Sportage LX FWD can be leased from $219 per month.
According to research by Vehie.com, auto brokers currently offer special lease program on 2018 Kia Sportage LX FWD starting from $219 a month with $2,999 due at signing.
2018 Sportage has a relatively long wheelbase ( 105.1 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively heavier, too, with curb weight of 3596 - 3997 lbs.
2018 Sportage seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only one measurement - shoulders - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on legs and hips. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Sportage ia a class-leader on only one measurement - head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on legs and shoulders. Cargo volume behind second-row seats is smaller than the average among its peers with 30.7 cu. ft.
2018 Sportage LX
2018 Sportage EX
2018 Sportage SX
|Engine||2.4L Inline-4||2.4L Inline-4||2.0L Inline-4 Turbo|
|HP||181 hp||181 hp||240 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||22 - 23 MPG||22 - 23 MPG||21 MPG|
|Highway||29 - 30 MPG||29 - 30 MPG||26 MPG|
|Combined||25 - 26 MPG||25 - 26 MPG||23 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,350 - $1,400||$1,350 - $1,400||$1,500|
2018 Sportage SUV comes in three trim levels, with an average price that is $127 more compared to its rivals. With a heavier body, and on average more powerful engine, Sportage
2018 Sportage SUV has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, which is higher than the average among other competing models. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed thirty-six complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals. There is also one recall issued by Kia, which by itself is a relatively low number.