The 2019 Kia Sportage in Irvine CA blends capable performance, practical fuel economy, driving fun and an impressive selection of features and technology systems. The Sportage checks all the boxes in the crossover segment.
Two engine options are available on the 2019 Sportage. Standard equipment includes a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine producing 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. In addition to this engine, the Sportage can be equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that increases the performance ratings to 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings for the Sportage are estimated at up to 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 mpg on the highways for 26 mpg combined.
The features offered on the 2019 Kia Sportage are spread out over three trim levels. The crossover is available in LX, EX and SX Turbo trim levels. Each trim level offers a different collection of comfort, safety and technology systems.
Interior and Technology Features: Heated and ventilated seats, Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, heated steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, UVO eServices telematics, Harman Kardon sound system, keyless entry and ignition, Drive Mode Select.
Safety and Drive Assistance Features: Autonomous Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a rearview camera.
Cargo space is impressive inside the 2019 Kia Sportage. With the rear seats in place, the 2019 Sportage offers 30.7 cubic feet of storage space. Folding down the second row of seats increases the cargo capacity available on the crossover to a maximum of 60.1 cubic feet. The Sportage also offers a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, when properly equipped.