2018 Kia Sportage: The 2018 Kia Sportage is a five-seat compact crossover that competes with the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4. It remains unchanged for 2018.
Sportage is powered by either a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that makes 181 horsepower or a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 240 horsepower. The Sportage is available with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive, and power gets to the wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission. EPA-estimated fuel-economy numbers range from 21 mpg city to 30 mpg highway, depending on engine, drivetrain layout and trim.
Three trim levels are offered: LX, EX, and SX Turbo. Available features include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, rear spoiler, leather seats, heated front seats, cooled front seats, heated steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, remote keyless entry, push-button start, infotainment system, Bluetooth, USB and satellite radio.
Available safety features include rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, autonomous emergency braking, lane-departure warning, anti-lock brakes, traction control, stability control, and dual-front, front-side curtain and full-length side-curtain airbags.