Kia Sportage 

  • $22k
  • 2.4L
  • 21 city 28 hwy
6.7 Out of 10
$21,600
 
Other new features include an Infinity premium stereo, ventilation for the front-passenger seat, Uvo eServices, a new gauge cluster design and a 4.2-inch screen.
by cars.com (Aug, 2013)
The five-seat Sportage offers a choice of four-cylinder engines, including a turbocharged four-cylinder.
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RideNerd Review Our evaluation of the Kia Sportage

Affordability

Will it break the bank?

Sportage LX
8.0
RAV4 XLE
7.7
CR-V EX-L
7.5
Annual cost

Fuel economy

Is it a gas sipper or guzzler?

Sportage LX
7.7
RAV4 XLE
7.1
CR-V EX-L
8.0
Fuelly MPG and EPA highway mileage

Air quality

Help the world breathe easier with higher scores.

Sportage LX
6.0
RAV4 XLE
6.3
CR-V EX-L
5.6
NMOG/mile, carbon monoxide/mile and nitrogen oxide/mile

Climate friendly

Higher scores leave less of an impact on global warming.

Sportage LX
5.3
RAV4 XLE
5.4
CR-V EX-L
5.2
methane/mile

6.7

RideNerd Score

Affordability, Fuel economy, Air quality and Climate friendly

Sportage LX
6.7
RAV4 XLE
6.6
CR-V EX-L
6.6

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Kia Sportage

Annual Cost The yearly cost to drive 15,000 miles, including fuel and car payments.

Sportage LX
$6,621
Quest SL
$9,260

Average MPG of Fuelly Users Owners report actual MPG based on their experience.

Sportage LX
35 MPG
Quest SL
16 MPG

Annual Fuel Cost The cost of fuel to drive 15,000 miles each year.

Sportage LX
$2,301
CX-5 Sport
$1,988

Reviews Word on the street for the Kia Sportage


9.4
The suspension gains high-performance dampers, too.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Kia
Model year 2014
City range 321 miles
Highway range 428 miles
MSRP $22k
Annual cost $6,621

engine & drivetrain

Engine size 2.4L
Air compressor None
Fuel Gas
Cylinders I4
Paddle shifters N/A
Gearing type Traditional
Transmission 6-speed Automatic 2WD

suspension, wheels & brakes

Rear suspension Multi link
Front brakes 11.81 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes 10.31 in Disc
Front wheel width 225 mm
Front wheel diameter 17 inch
Front wheel aspect ratio 60

safety features

Active head restraints Yes
Airbags
  1. Side
  2. Head curtain
  3. Passenger
  4. Driver
Antilock brakes Standard
Child door locks Standard
Electronic stability control Standard
Traction control Standard
Rear camera N/A
Rear sensor N/A
Park assist system N/A
Communication system None

physical dimensions

Width 73 in
Front track width 63.3 in
Height 64.4 in
Ground clearance 6.8 in
Length 174.8 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in
Curb weight 3,280 lb
GVWR 4,608 pounds
Tow weight 2,000 pounds
Has a rear spoiler No
Seats 5 seats
Front seat room 53 ft³
Rear seat room 47 ft³

emissions

Carbon monoxide/mile 1.01 g
Methane/mile 0.02 g
NMOG/mile 0.04 g
Nitrogen oxide/mile 0.02 g
Vapor canisters 1
Vapor canister capacity 130 g
Bleed canisters 0
Catalytic converters 2
Stops the engine instead of idling No
Disables engine cylinders under low loads No
Recirculates exhaust gas No

power & handling

Max torque 177 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Max HP 182 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Power-to-weight ratio 18.02 lb/hp
Curb-to-curb turning radius 34.8 feet

stereo & entertainment

Brand Generic
Speakers 6 speakers
Has a speed sensitive volume No
Has a subwoofer No
Auxiliary input No
AM/FM radio Standard
CD player Standard
CD changer N/A
Satellite radio Standard
Entertainment system N/A

features

Cruise control Standard
Front A/C N/A
Front passenger A/C N/A
Keyless entry Standard
Keyless ignition N/A
Sun roof N/A
Navigation system N/A
Roof rails N/A
Power locks Standard
Power mirrors Standard
Power outlets Standard
Power steering Standard
Power windows Standard
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