How Safe is the 2018 Kia Sportage?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at 8:48 pm
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The award-winning 2018 Kia Sportage offers Bay Area drivers a smart and secure crossover SUV. The Sportage features an efficient engine and a host of standard and available safety technology across three trim levels. Keep reading to learn about the best safety features of the 2018 Kia Sportage at Concord Kia!


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2018 Kia Sportage Safety Features

The 2018 Kia Sportage is offered in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX Turbo. Each trim level features a unique set of standard and available safety features.

All trim levels of the 2018 Kia Sportage include advanced airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags and full-length airbags; LATCH seating mounts; tire pressure monitoring; rear-camera display; impact-sensing auto door unlock and more. All trim levels are also available with the optional Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel-drive system.

Most of the high-tech advanced safety features available on Sportage models can be found as standard equipment on EX and SX Turbo models, including Lane Change Assist, Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. SX Turbo models also feature Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Front and Rear Parking Assist and Lane Departure Warning as standard equipment, as well. These features are optional in EX models.

The 2018 Kia Sportage was named a Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Top Safety Pick+ designation is only given to vehicles that pass five crashworthiness tests with at least a “Good” rating, as well as receive an “Advanced” or “Superior” rating for front crash prevention and an “Acceptable” or “Good” rating for headlights.


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What are the Trim Levels of the 2018 Kia Sportage?

The 2018 Kia Sportage offers drivers an efficient, yet capable SUV with a spacious and high-tech interior, a host of advanced safety technology and an affordable price tag. The Sportage is offered in multiple trim levels, each offering a unique set of standard and available features. Keep reading to learn more about the trim levels and features of the 2018 Kia Sportage near San Francisco.

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