2019 Kia Sportage: The Compact SUV That Ticks all the Right Boxes
September 19 2018, Lindsay Kia
When it comes to compact sport utility vehicles, buyers have plenty of options at their disposal. The sport utility vehicle segments are indeed crowded, but none have more options than the compact segment.
That means that regardless of what you are looking for you in your next compact SUV, you are sure to find it. If you value a dynamic drive with modern technologies combined with plenty of cargo space, the 2019 Kia Sportage may just be for you.
Fun is the Name of the Game With the 2019 Kia Sportage
Starting at $27,195, the 2019 Kia Sportage offers two engines starting with a 2.4-litre, four-cylinder unit that delivers 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. Even though this is the base engine, you still get more power than most models in this segment. On the other hand, fuel economy remains impressive with an average of fewer than 10 litres per 100 kilometres.
Opt for the more powerful turbo engine, and you get one of the most potent engines in the compact SUV segment. With 237 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, this engine is sure to impress you with its oomph while also providing impressive fuel economy numbers (11.9 litres per 100 kilometres in the city, 10.2 litres per 100 kilometres on the highway).
With all that power under your right foot, you’ll notice that passing is a breeze with an 80-120 km/h time of just 5.7 seconds. The 2019 Kia Sportage’s turbo engine really gets up and goes at the slightest touch of the accelerator.
Inside the 2019 Sportage, you’ll find the latest technology and safety features as well as a total cargo area featuring 1,703 litres of cargo space. You can’t really ask for more from your compact SUV when it comes to versatility.
To learn more about the 2019 Kia Sportage, contact us today!