What are the Trim Levels of the 2018 Kia Sportage?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 8:19 pm
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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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2018 Kia Sportage Trim Levels

The 2018 Kia Sportage is available in three trims: LX, EX and SX Turbo. The LX and EX are equipped with a 181-hp, 2.4-liter Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine and the SX Turbo is fitted with a 240-hp, 2.0-liter Turbocharged Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine. All models offer drivers a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds with trailer brakes and 1,650 pounds without trailer brakes.

All trim levels are available in FWD and AWD configurations.

In addition to capability, the Sportage offers drivers impressive fuel efficiency across all three trim levels. Drivers of the Sportage LX and EX can expect an EPA-estimated 23 city and 30 highway miles per gallon, while drivers of the Sportage SX Turbo can expect an EPA-estimated 21 city and 26 highway miles per gallon.


  • The Sportage LX features a six-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic®, a six-speaker audio system with five-inch touchscreen, rear-camera display and more. The starting MSRP is $23,500.*
  • The Sportage EX features a UVO infotainment system with seven-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, heated leather front seats and more. The starting MSRP is $26,300.*
  • The Sportage SX Turbo features a turbocharged engine, UVO infotainment system with eight-inch touchscreen, Voice-Command Navigation, Harman/Kardon® QuantumLogic Premium Surround system, Panormaic Sunroof and more. The starting MSRP is $32,800*.

* Estimated total price and lease/purchase monthly payments are manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP), based on trim, colors, packages, and options chosen and are for example purposes only.Tax, license, title, insurance fees, destination and handling charges are not included. Dealer price may vary. See dealer for details.


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For more information about the 2018 Kia Sportage – or any other Kia model – please contact us or stop in to Concord Kia of Concord, CA and talk to a member of our knowledgeable team! Schedule a test drive of the 2018 Kia Sportage in the Bay Area today!

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