MADE FOR active lifestyles

With bold features and an imposing stance, the rebellious appearance of the all-new 2017 Sportage naturally complements your active lifestyle.

Explore Sportage

  • Made for First impressions

    Bold design

    From grille to tail, the all-new 2017 Sportage is a true work of art. With available 19-inch machine-finished alloys and eye-catching LED light bar taillights, the features and finishes on Sportage will make even the fiercest competitor do a double take.

  • Made for Seeing beyond

    Dynamic headlights

    The all-new Sportage uses available High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights that are strategically placed away from the grille to create a bold and aggressive look, with directionally adaptive headlights that will help illuminate around every corner.

  • Made for Looking good

    Sideview mirrors

    The heated side view mirrors not only improve visibility in frosty climates, they also conveniently tuck away when parked on EX and SX models. Plus, the available integrated turn signal repeaters make your every move well-known.

  • Made for Warmer welcomes

    Welcome lighting system

    Not only does the available Smart key make push-button starts possible, the welcome lighting system automatically senses your key as you approach, unfolds the mirrors and illuminates the door handle pockets and interior lights to provide a welcome reception.

  • Made for drivers

    D-cut steering wheel

    The cabin of the all-new Sportage is completely driver focused. With an available D-cut steering wheel, the cockpit-like feel, and satin chrome accents provide a sportier driving experience.

  • Made for controlled comfort


    The Sportage comes with standard, heated front seats, available heated rear seats and heated steering wheel. Or cool off at the push of a button thanks to available dual-zone climate control and air-cooled front seats.

  • Made for the mobile generation

    Wireless charging

    The all-new Sportage comes with an available inductive wireless charging pad that effortlessly charges your phone while you’re on the go, so you’ll never be left searching for a cable again4.

  • Made for soaking it all in

    Panoramic sunroof

    Nothing says road trip like a rush of fresh air. The available panoramic sunroof with integrated power sunshade is now longer and wider to let you take advantage of everything the outside world has to offer.

  • Made for staying connected

    Multimedia interface

    The remarkably smart available 8-inch multimedia touchscreen interface with integrated voice-activated navigation, and standard Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity means you’re always connected to the world around you1,3.

  • Made for a richer experience

    Premium audio

    Music just sounds better thanks to the available Harman/Kardon® premium audio system, while true audiophiles will appreciate the optimal acoustics produced by its CLARI-FI digital music restoration technology5.

  • Made for hands-free living

    Android Auto®

    Available Android Auto® lets you listen to your favourite music with Google Play Music, navigate through traffic in Google Maps and check messages with your voice. Plus, Android Auto® is expandable with customized apps available in the Google Play Store4.


Made for uncompromising performance

A 2.4-litre direct-injected engine producing 181 horsepower comes standard, but if you’re looking for even more power, an available 2.0-litre turbocharged engine produces an impressive 237 horses and 260 lb-ft. of torque.

Made for personalizing your drive

Every Sportage comes standard with Drive Mode Select function which adjusts power delivery, transmission shift points and steering feedback to suit road, weather conditions and your driving style. Normal mode is for regular driving, Eco emphasizes fuel efficiency and comfort, while Sport delivers more aggressive, performance-oriented responsiveness.

Made for all-around protection

With six standard air bags and a chassis that’s manufactured with advanced high strength steel, the Sportage is engineered to help direct crash energy away from the cabin. So you can rest assured that the Sportage is built with safety in mind.

Made for more stability

The 2017 Sportage comes with many standard safety features, like Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Assist Control and Downhill Brake Control, to help keep you safe behind the wheel2.

Feature Highlights

Model Range

  • 181 HP | 175 lb. ft.
  • Air conditioning
  • Heated front seats
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • Projection fog lights
  • Rearview camera

Well-equipped from


  • 181 HP | 175 lb. ft.
  • Dynamax AWD
  • Roof rails

Well-equipped from


  • 181 HP | 175 lb. ft.
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • LED light bar taillights
  • 18" machine-finished alloy wheels
  • 7-inch LCD audio display with Android Auto®
  • 10-way power adjustable driver's seat

Well-equipped from


  • 181 HP | 175 lb. ft.
  • Dynamax AWD

Well-equipped from


EX Premium AWD
  • 181 HP | 175 lb. ft.
  • Leather seats
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Blind spot detection
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Heated steering wheel

Well-equipped from


  • 181 HP | 175 lb. ft.
  • Harman/Kardon® premium audio system
  • 8-inch multimedia interface with navigation
  • Xenon HID headlights (directionally adaptive)
  • Air-cooled front seats
  • Smart power liftgate

Well-equipped from


SX Turbo
  • 237 HP | 260 lb. ft.
  • 19" machine-finished alloy wheels
  • Dual stainless steel exhaust tips
  • Quad LED fog lights
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Autonomous emergency braking system

Well-equipped from



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    • FeatureLXEXSX
      17" alloy wheels --
      18" machined-finish alloy wheels- -
      19" machined-finish alloy wheels-- 
      225/60R17 tires --
      225/55R18 tires- -
      245/45R19 tires-- 
      Tire mobility kit  -
      Compact spare tire-- 
      Dynamax™ intelligent all-wheel driveOO 
      High-performance shocks   
      LED daytime running lights-  
      Dual-function projection headlights   
      Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights-O 
      Dynamic directionally adaptive headlights-O 
      Projection fog lights  -
      Quad LED fog lights-- 
      LED lightbar taillights-  
      Windshield wiper de-icer-  
      Rear window wiper   
      Sound reducing front windshield   
      Deep privacy tint glass   
      Solar glass-  
      Panoramic sunroof with power sunshade-P 
      Body coloured sideview mirrors   
      Power heated sideview mirrors   
      LED sideview mirror signal repeaters-  
      Automatic power folding sideview mirrors-  
      Welcome lighting system-  
      Satin chrome trim-- 
      Body coloured door handles --
      Split-chrome door handles- -
      Satin chrome door handles-- 
      Splash guards   
      Dual stainless steel exhaust tips-- 
      Silver front and rear skid plates-- 
      Roof railsO  
      Rear spoiler   
      - = Not available, O = Optional, P = Premium package, T = Tech package
    • FeatureLXEXSX
      Air conditioning   
      Cabin air filter   
      Dual-zone fully automatic climate control-  
      Rear climate ventilation   
      Automatic defog system-  
      Automatic headlights   
      Automatic high beam assist-- 
      Illuminated vanity mirror   
      Map lights   
      LED cabin lighting-P 
      Sunglass holder   
      Auto-dimming rearview mirror-  
      Tire pressure monitoring system (tire specific)-- 
      Low washer fluid lamp   
      Trip computer   
      Supervison TFT/LCD instrument cluster-  
      AM/FM/CD6/satellite radio8 --
      AM/FM/satellite radio8-  
      iPod®/USB/AUX inputs7   
      Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity1,3   
      5-inch LCD audio display --
      7-inch LCD audio display6- -
      8-inch multimedia interface with navigation3,6-T 
      Android Auto® smartphone integration4-  
      Harman/Kardon® premium audio system5-T 
      Tilt and telescopic steering column   
      Power windows   
      Express up and down driver window   
      Power door locks   
      Keyless entry   
      Smart key with push-button start-  
      Steering wheel mounted paddle shifters-- 
      Steering wheel mounted audio controls   
      Steering wheel mounted cruise control   
      Drive mode select (Eco/Normal/Sport)   
      Electronic parking brake-T 
      Front and cargo area 12V power outlets   
      Cargo cover and luggage net-P 
      Wireless phone charger4-T 
      High-output USB charge port-T 
      Smart power liftgate-T 
      Security alarm   
      Engine immobilizer   
      - = Not available, O = Optional, P = Premium package, T = Tech package
    • FeatureLXEXSX
      Cloth seats --
      Premium cloth seats- -
      Leather seats-P 
      Height adjustable driver seat   
      Heated front seats   
      Heated rear seats-T 
      Air-cooled front seats-T 
      10-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way lumbar support-  
      Power adjustable passenger seat-T 
      Rear armrest with cup holders   
      60:40 folding rear seats   
      Heated steering wheel-P 
      Leather-wrapped steering wheel-  
      Leather-wrapped gear shift knob-  
      Chrome interior door handles-- 
      Piano black interior trim-- 
      Stainless steel sill plates-- 
      Sport steering wheel (D-cut)-- 
      Sport alloy pedals-- 
      - = Not available, O = Optional, P = Premium package, T = Tech package
    • FeatureLXEXSX
      Dual advanced front airbags   
      Dual side airbags   
      Dual side curtain airbags   
      4-wheel ABS disc brakes (ABS)   
      Larger front brakes-- 
      Impact-sensing door unlock   
      Hill assist control (HAC)   
      Downhill brake control (DBC)   
      Electronic stability control (ESC)   
      Vehicle stability management (VSM)   
      Rearview camera2   
      Blind spot detection2-P 
      Rear cross traffic alert2-P 
      Rear parking sensors2-P 
      Front parking sensors2-- 
      Autonomous emergency braking system2-- 
      Lane departure warning system2-- 
      - = Not available, O = Optional, P = Premium package, T = Tech package


    • LX
      2.4L, GDI 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head2.4L, GDI 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head2.0L, turbocharged GDI 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head
      Valve Train
      DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual-cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
      181 hp @ 6,000 rpm181 hp @ 6,000 rpm237 hp @ 6,000 rpm
      175 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm175 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm260 lb.-ft. @ 1,450 - 3,500 rpm
      Variable Intake System (VIS), Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)Variable Intake System (VIS), Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)Twin-scroll turbocharger, Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
      Compression Ratio
      Fuel Management
      Gasoline direct injection (GDI)
      6-speed Sportmatic automatic6-speed Sportmatic automatic6-speed Sportmatic automatic with paddle shifters
      Fuel Economy, 5 cycle testing, L/100km (City/Highway)
      2.4L GDI10.4 / 8.011.3 / 9.5
      2.0L Turbo GDI-11.9 / 10.2
    • Dimensions, mm (in.)
      Wheelbase2,670 (105.1)
      Length4,480 (176.4)
      Width1,855 (73)
      Height without / with roof rails1,635 (64.4) / 1,645 (64.8)
      Ground clearance162 (6.4) / AWD: 172 (6.8)
      Approach / departure angle16.7° / 23.9°
      AWD: 28° / 24.6°
      Head room - front without / with sunroof997 / 954 (39.3 / 37.6)
      Head room - rear without / with sunroof993 / 962 (39.1 / 37.9)
      Shoulder room - (front/rear)1,450 / 1,400 (57.1 / 55.1)
      Leg room - (front/rear)1,053 / 970 (41.5 / 38.2)
      Hip room - (front/rear)1,380 / 1,300 (54.3 / 51.2)
      Capacities, L (cu. ft.)
      Interior volume3,660 (129.3)
      Cargo capacity (behind 1st row) floor raised/lowered1,565 / 1,703 (55.7 / 60.1)
      Cargo capacity (behind 2nd row) floor raised/lowered798 / 868 (28.9 / 30.7)
      Maximum towing capacity, kg (lbs.)907 (2000)9
      Fuel tank capacity, L62
    • Curb Weight, kg (lb.)
      AWD / AWD Turbo
      Maximum curb weight1,631 (3,596)1,696 / 1,813 (3,739 / 3,997)
      Gross vehicle weight2,085 (4,596)2,150 / 2,210 (4,740 / 4,872)
    • Body & Chassis
      LayoutFront engine
      Body typeUnibody
      Front suspensionIndependent, McPherson struts with gas shock absorber
      Rear suspensionIndependent, multi-link with gas shock absorber
      SteeringElectric power steering (EPS)
    • Brakes
      Type4-wheel disc
      ABS4-sensor, 4-channel
      Front, mm (in.)305 (12)
      SX: 320 (12.6)
      Rear, mm (in.)302 (11.9)

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    1. 1 - Bluetooth® technology enabled cellphone required.
    2. 2 - Please note that your vehicle may not be equipped with all features described. This also applies to safety-related systems and functions. None of the features we describe are intended to replace the driver’s responsibility to exercise due care while driving and are not a substitute for safe driving practices. Some features may have technological limitations. For additional information regarding the various features, including their limitations and restrictions, please refer to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual.
    3. 3 - When equipped with Bluetooth® wireless connectivity and the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
    4. 4 - Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider. For wireless charging, certain smartphones may require a wireless charging-compatible case.
    5. 5 - Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Incorporated.
    6. 6 - When equipped with the 7-inch LCD audio display or navigation system, CD player unavailable.
    7. 7 - iPod® is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
    8. 8 - SiriusXM® satellite radio service includes 3 month trial and is available in the 10 provinces and three territories of Canada, and the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. Monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months.
    9. 9 - When properly equipped. Do not exceed any weight ratings and follow all towing instructions in your Owner’s Manual.

    10. - The Kia Sportage received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among small SUVs in the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM, based on 80,157 total responses, evaluating 245 models, and measures the opinions of new 2016 vehicle owners after 90 days of ownership, surveyed in February-May 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit