The Kia Sportage is a compact crossover SUV that has been produced by Kia Motors since 1993. The 2022 Kia Sportage is in its fourth generation with a fifth generation expected for the 2023 model year. The 2022 Kia Sportage comes in four available trim levels, two engine options and a variety of exterior and interior color options. In this article, we’ll explore all of the best features on the new Kia Sportage.
The 2022 Kia Sportage comes in two available engine options. First up is the 2.4L Inline 4-cylinder engine. This 2.4L engine gets up to 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Next is the 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder engine. The turbocharged engine gets up to 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. All trim levels come standard with a Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) drivetrain and can be optioned for a Dynamax All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Locking Center Differential. The Kia Sportage can get up to an EPA-estimated 30 highway MPG, although fuel economy will vary based on engine type and drivetrain. The Kia Sportage is also capable of towing up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped.
The 2022 Kia Sportage comes with an 8” Touchscreen featuring Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth Calling. A Voice-Command Navigation system is available on select trim levels. A 6-speaker audio system comes standard but can be upgraded to an 8-speaker Harman Kardon Premium Surround Sound System with Clari-Fi. Need to keep your devices charged on the road? No problem! The Kia Sportage offers USB charging ports in the front and rear of the vehicle, 12-volt power outlets and an available wireless phone charger.
Depending on trim level, the Sportage offers woven cloth, SynTex or Premium Leather seat trim. You can also get power adjustable front seating, heated and ventilated front seats and a leather wrapped heated steering wheel. The Kia Sportage also comes available with a Panoramic Sunroof with Power Sunshade and Sound-Absorbing Front Windshield Glass.
The Kia Sportage comes loaded with some of the most advanced safety features on the market. Standard safety features include Forward Collision Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Departure Warning, and Driver Attention Warning. Other safety features include Blind Spot Collision Warning, Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, and a Rear-view Backup Camera. All of these features helped the Kia Sportage earn the coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick for the 2021 model year.
Pricing for the 2022 Kia Sportage can vary widely based on trim level and features. Below you’ll find the starting MSRP for the four available trims:
2022 Kia Sportage LX – starting MSRP $24,090
2022 Kia Sportage Nightfall Edition – starting MSRP $28,090
2022 Kia Sportage EX – starting MSRP $28,390
2022 Kia Sportage SX Turbo – starting MSRP $33,750
Like all vehicles in the Kia lineup, the Kia Sportage comes with the industry’s best warranty. New Kia customers get a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. You’ll also get a 5-year/60,000 mile basic limited warranty and roadside assistance.
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