It is no wonder the 2018 Kia Sportage is an award-winning SUV with its sleek and sophisticated style. New to the 2018 model is advanced driver assistance technologies. An intelligent AWD system is available on all models. This system is able to sense, anticipate and optimize traction need for any road type of weather condition.
It comes with new space throughout as well as increased cargo area. It features 60/40-split folding rear seats. This allows you to lay the seats all the way down for additional cargo space when you need a little extra hauling room. Along with all the added space comes a little extra headroom.
The interior of the new Sportage now comes equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen system that includes an Infinity sound system and backup camera navigation. For those cool winter mornings, everyone in the cab can enjoy heated seats. The base models come with front-wheel drive and 2.4L engines providing182 horsepower and 177-foot-pounds of torque. AT the other end is the 1.6L turbocharged four-wheel drive delivering 177 horsepower and 195-foot-pounds of torque. Each model comes with the Drive Mode selector. It offers the driver to choose between Eco, Normal and Sport modes.
Kia reworked the suspension in the 2018 models. This combined with a stiffer body offers a more refined ride. The Sportage is a fun little SUV to drive, hunkering down around turns and delivering responsive steering. It also comes with some impressive safety features including blind-spot monitoring, vehicle stability management and rollover mitigation.
When you Scarboro Kia, make sure to give the Sportage a go. You won’t be disappointed with the crisp drive and comfortable cabin. It has a sporty feel with plenty of space for passengers. This Kia would make a great family car. It does well in the city with enough clearance to escape to the country when needed.