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2018 Sportage

MADE FOR active lifestyles

With bold features and an imposing stance, the rebellious appearance of the 2018 Sportage naturally complements your active lifestyle.

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  • Made for First impressions

    2018 Kia Sportage LED light bar taillights

    Bold Design

    From grille to tail, the 2018 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.

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  • Made for warmer welcomes

    2018 Kia Sportage Welcome Lighting System

    Welcome Lighting System

    Not only does the available Smart key make push-button starts possible, the available 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.

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  • Made for Looking Good

    2018 Kia Sportage Heated Sideview Mirrors

    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.

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  • Made for Seeing Beyond

    2018 Kia Sportage Dynamic Headlights

    Dynamic Headlights

    The 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.

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Turbo GDI Engine

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 horsepower and 260 lb-ft. of torque.

2018 Kia Sportage

Made for STAYING OUT OF HARM'S WAY

If you happen to drift out of your lane, the available Lane Departure Warning system will notify you with an audible and visual alert to help keep you out of harms way.2

2018 Kia Sportage - Smart Power Liftgate

Made for easy access

Thanks to proximity technology, just stand behind the liftgate with the smart key in your pocket or purse and in mere seconds the available Smart power liftgate will effortlessly open on its own.

2018 Kia Sportage

Made for THE UNEXPECTED

The Sportage comes with an available Autonomous Emergency Braking system that intervenes automatically, providing full braking assistance, up to a complete stop when possible if it detects a potential collision with a vehicle in front of you.2

Feature Highlights

  • Dynamax™ AWD

    Dynamax

    Available Dynamax Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD) offers fully automatic torque distribution that proactively transfers torque for better traction during acceleration, cornering or in low traction scenarios.

  • Drive Mode Select

    Drive Mode Select

    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.

  • 2018 Kia Sportage steel safety cage

    Impact Safety

    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.

  • Blind Spot Detection System

    Blind Spot Detection System

    The available blind spot detection system actively monitors your blind spots for approaching vehicles and provides a visual alert on the instrument cluster and outside mirrors, as well as an audible alert when necessary.2

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

    Rear Cross Traffic Alert

    When backing out of a parking space, available Rear Cross Traffic Alert detects and warns you of traffic approaching from the left or right.2

  • 2018 Kia Sportage

    Vehicle Stability

    The 2018 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 wheel.

Model Range

LX FWD

2018 Kia Sportage LX FWD
  • Power
    181 HP 
  • Seating
    5 

Well-equipped from88,888

LX FWD

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Projection Fog Lights
  • Rearview Camera

LX AWD

2018 Kia Sportage LX AWD
  • Power
    181 HP 
  • Seating
    5 

Well-equipped from88,888

LX AWD

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Dynamax AWD
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Projection Fog Lights
  • Rearview Camera

EX

2018 Kia Sportage EX
  • Power
    181 HP 
  • Seating
    5 

Well-equipped from88,888

EX

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Dynamax AWD
  • Smart Key with Push-Button Start
  • 7-inch LCD Audio Display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay®
  • 10-way Power Adjustable Driver's Seat
  • Leather Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel

EX Premium

2018 Kia Sportage EX Premium AWD
  • Power
    181 HP 
  • Seating
    5 

Well-equipped from88,888

EX Premium

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Smart Power Liftgate
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Rear Parking Sensors

EX Tech

2018 Kia Sportage EX Tech
  • Power
    181 HP 
  • Seating
    5 

Well-equipped from88,888

EX Tech

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Harman/Kardon® Premium Audio System
  • 8-inch Multimedia Interface with Navigation
  • Directionally Adaptive Xenon HID Headlights
  • Air Cooled Front Seats
  • Inductive Wireless Charging

SX Turbo

2018 Kia Sportage SX Turbo
  • Power
    237 HP 
  • Seating
    5 

Well-equipped from88,888

SX Turbo

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L T-GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    19" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust Tips
  • Quad LED Fog Lights
  • Sport steering wheel (D-cut) with Paddle Shifters
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking System

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    Exterior Colours

    Snow White Pearl

    Snow White Pearl (P)
    BC/BL/BRL/CBL

    Black Cherry

    Black Cherry
    BC/BL/BRL/CBL

    Scarlet Red

    Scarlet Red (M)
    BC/BL

    Mineral Silver

    Mineral Silver (M)
    BC/BL

    Storm Blue

    Storm Blue (M)
    BC/BL

    Modern Bronze

    Modern Bronze (M)
    BL

    Sparkling Silver

    Sparkling Silver (M)
    BL

    M = Metallic
    P = Pearl


    Interior Colours

    Black Cloth

    Black Cloth
    BC

    Black Leather

    Black Leather
    BL

    Dark Brown Leather

    Dark Brown Leather
    BRL

    Two-Tone Canyon Beige Leather

    Two-Tone Canyon Beige Leather
    CBL

    Features

    • 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 driveO  
      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  
      Gloss black roof rails-P 
      Rear spoiler   
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availableO = OptionalP = Premium PackageT = Tech Package
    • FeatureLXEXSX
      Air conditioning   
      Cabin air filter   
      Dual-zone fully automatic climate control-  
      Rear climate ventilation   
      Automatic defog system-  
      Automatic headlights   
      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/satellite radio7   
      USB and AUX inputs   
      Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity3,4   
      5-inch LCD audio display --
      7-inch LCD audio display6- -
      8-inch multimedia interface with navigation3,6-T 
      Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration1,9-  
      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 charger1-T 
      High-output USB charge port-T 
      Smart power liftgate-T 
      Security alarm   
      Engine immobilizer   
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availableO = OptionalP = Premium PackageT = Tech Package
    • FeatureLXEXSX
      Cloth seats --
      Leather seats-  
      Height adjustable driver seat   
      Height adjustable passenger 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-  
      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-- 
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availableO = OptionalP = Premium PackageT = 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-P 
      Autonomous emergency braking system2-P 
      Lane departure warning system2-P 
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availableO = OptionalP = Premium PackageT = Tech Package

    Specifications

    • Mechanical
      LXEXSX
      Type
      2.4L, GDI 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head2.4L, GDI 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head2.0L, T-GDI 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head
      Valve Train
      DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual-cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual-cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual-cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
      Horsepower
      181 hp @ 6,000 rpm181 hp @ 6,000 rpm237 hp @ 6,000 rpm
      Torque
      175 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm175 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm260 lb.-ft. @ 1,450 - 3,500 rpm
      Intake
      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
      11.3:111.3:110.0:1
      Fuel Management
      Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
      Transmission
      6-speed Sportmatic automatic6-speed Sportmatic automatic6-speed Sportmatic automatic with paddle shifters
    • Body
      LXEXSX
      Layout
      Front EngineFront EngineFront Engine
      Body Type
      UnibodyUnibodyUnibody
      Front Suspension
      Independent, McPherson struts with gas shock absorberIndependent, McPherson struts with gas shock absorberIndependent, McPherson struts with gas shock absorber
      Rear Suspension
      Independent, multi-link with gas shock absorberIndependent, multi-link with gas shock absorberIndependent, multi-link with gas shock absorber
      Steering
      Electric power steering (EPS)Electric power steering (EPS)Electric power steering (EPS)
    • Brakes
      LXEXSX
      Type
      4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
      ABS
      4-sensor, 4-channel4-sensor, 4-channel4-sensor, 4-channel
      Front
      305mm (12.0 in.)305mm (12.0 in.)320mm (12.6 in.)
      Rear
      302mm (11.9 in.)302mm (11.9 in.)302mm (11.9 in.)

    Measures

    • Dimensions
      FWDAWD
      Wheelbase
      2,670mm (105.1 in.)2,670mm (105.1 in.)
      Length
      4,480mm (176.4 in.)4,480mm (176.4 in.)
      Width
      1,855mm (73 in.)1,855mm (73 in.)
      Height
      1,635mm (64.4 in.)1,645mm (64.8 in.)
      Ground Clearance
      162mm (6.4 in.)172mm (6.8 in.)
      Approach Angle
      16.7°28.0°
      Departure Angle
      23.9°24.6°
      Head Room(Front)
      997mm (39.3 in.)997mm (39.3 in.)
      Head Room(Front - With Sunroof)
      -954mm (37.6 in.)
      Head Room(Rear)
      993mm (39.1 in.)993mm (39.1 in.)
      Head Room(Rear - With Sunroof)
      -962mm (37.9 in.)
      Shoulder Room(Front)
      1,450mm (57.1 in.)1,450mm (57.1 in.)
      Shoulder Room(Rear)
      1,400mm (55.1 in.)1,400mm (55.1 in.)
      Leg Room(Front)
      1,053mm (41.5 in.)1,053mm (41.5 in.)
      Leg Room(Rear)
      970mm (38.2 in.)970mm (38.2 in.)
      Hip Room(Front)
      1,380mm (54.3 in.)1,380mm (54.3 in.)
      Hip Room(Rear)
      1,300mm (51.2 in.)1,300mm (51.2 in.)
    • Capacities
      FWDAWD
      Interior Volume
      3,660 L (129.3 cu. ft.)3,660 L (129.3 cu. ft.)
      Cargo Capacity(Behind 1st Row - Floor Raised)
      1,565 L (55.7 cu. ft.)1,565 L (55.7 cu. ft.)
      Cargo Capacity(Behind 1st Row - Floor Lowered)
      1,703 L (60.1 cu. ft.)1,703 L (60.1 cu. ft.)
      Cargo Capacity(Behind 2nd Row - Floor Raised)
      798 L (28.9 cu. ft.)798 L (28.9 cu. ft.)
      Cargo Capacity(Behind 2nd Row - Floor Lowered)
      868 L (30.7 cu. ft.)868 L (30.7 cu. ft.)
      Maximum Towing Capacity
      907 kg (2000 lbs.)8907 kg (2000 lbs.)8
      Fuel Tank Capacity
      62 L62 L
    • Weight
      FWDAWDAWD Turbo
      Maximum Curb Weight
      1,631 kg (3,596 lbs.)1,696 kg (3,739 lbs.)1,813 kg (3,997 lbs.)
      Gross Vehicle Weight
      2,085 kg (4,596 lbs.)2,150 kg (4,740 lbs.)2,210 kg (4,872 lbs.)

    Disclaimers

    1. 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.
    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. When equipped with Bluetooth® wireless connectivity and the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
    4. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Bluetooth® technology enabled cellphone required.
    5. Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Incorporated.
    6. When equipped with the 7-inch LCD audio display or navigation system, CD player unavailable.
    7. 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.
    8. When properly equipped. Do not exceed any weight ratings and follow all towing instructions in your Owner’s Manual.
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