Kia Sportage

Price $25,295 – $39,595
Fuel consumption 7.8 – 11.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
This compact SUV has a factory-standard 2.4-litre four-cylinder, but you can opt for a 2.0-litre turbo if you prefer. All-wheel drive is available on all trims except the entry-level variant. To ensure safety, the Sportage is equipped with autonomous emergency braking as well as front and rear parking sensors. Note that the NHTSA has given this vehicle a five-star safety rating.

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PreviewsFive Things to Know About the 2019 Kia Sportage
The compact SUV segment is extremely popular in Canada, and we expect that it will continue to grow as consumers trade in their compact and midsized cars. It’s thus crucial for each manufacturer to offer at least one in its lineup, and at Kia, it’s the Sportage that fills this …
Special Events2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards: the Small Utility Vehicle Category
Last week, more than 65 journalists from across Canada gathered at TestFest, the annual intensive vehicle-testing even organized by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Amongst the eight categories this year, a very important one is Small Utility Vehicle, which rounds up new or significantly redesigned models in popular …
First Drives2017 Kia Sportage: Threatening the Top Contenders
When Kia decided to revitalize its product line, the young Korean brand turned to Peter Schreyer, who was, at the time, designing new Audi vehicles. Schreyer took the job and agreed to give the brand’s cars and SUVs a new look, but only on one condition: if the overall quality …
Spotlight onWe’re about to get our hands on the 2017 Kia Sportage
In order to stay competitive in the small SUV segment, a manufacturer must make a splash year after year. They often redesign their models after only a few years on the market, and it’s pretty rare to see a vehicle being sold for more than five years without receiving a …
First Drives2017 Kia Sportage: Maturity Kicks In
DEATH VALLEY, California – Most launches we get invited to emphasize the redesigned car or truck’s power, style and technology. We’ll drive the vehicle on windy roads or a racetrack in order to determine how well it handles. However, for the next-generation of the Sportage compact crossover, we got to …
Spotlight on2016 Kia Sportage: We're Driving It This Week
Kia ’s compact crossover will receive a full redesign for the 2017 model year, and will make its global debut at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show on September 15th. However, The Car Guide will be heading down to California this week to take a closer look at the new Sportage …
Test Drives2015 Kia Sportage SX Luxury: Template For Small SUV Success
The last few years have afforded families with an embarrassment of compact crossover riches. The 2015 Kia Sportage is a perfect example of the highly evolved state of the small people mover segment, a stylish, comfortable, and practical vehicle that also happens to be reasonably affordable. The Sportage is also …


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NewsIs This Actually the New 2022 Kia Sportage?
The current-generation Kia Sportage is four years old and a brand new model is coming for 2022. Similar to its cousin, the Hyundai Tucson , it will receive a complete makeover. And we finally have a preview of what it will look like. Following spy shots of camouflaged prototypes being …
NewsKia details redesigned 2017 Sportage
We now know more about the redesigned 2017 Kia Sportage , with the automaker detailing what's new in its fourth generation, including a slightly longer wheelbase and overall length. The 2017 Sportage gets a 1.2-inch stretch in its wheelbase, to 105.1 inches, with overall length increasing 1.6 inches to 176.4 …
NewsKia shows off interior of redesigned 2016 Sportage
The Kia Sportage is growing up for the 2016 model year, and it's more than just skin deep. Less than a week after pulling the covers off the redesigned exterior of the next generation Sportage , Kia has released images of a much more mature looking interior that more closely …
New ModelsHere Is The 2017 Kia Sportage
Kia showed us some teasers of its Sportage compact SUV, which was set to be unveiled to the world at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. However, the dark armies of the Internet struck again; spy shots of the vehicle were published, and we now know what the vehicle will …
NewsRedesigned Kia Sportage gets a whole new look
Kia has released images of the redesigned Sportage compact crossover ahead of its world premier at the Frankfurt International Motor Show next month. The Sportage retains much of the same profile of the outgoing model from the B-pillar back, with its swept-back silhouette that features a tapered roof line. It's …
Frankfurt2015 Frankfurt Motor Show - First Drawings Of The Kia Sportage
The Frankfurt Motor Show is already at our doorsteps. On September 17th, the automobile industry will start to present their new technologies and ideas as well as their latest vehicles. One of the first manufacturers to announce a new model is Kia. At the show’s opening, people will be able …
Geneva2011 Kia Sportage: a much awaited 3rd generation
As it’s little cousin, the Hyundai Tucson, has just appeared in dealership showrooms recently, the Kia Sportage, also a third generation vehicle, is about to profit from a world première in Geneva, graced with all new more solid and mature features. It goes to reason that this vehicle shares the …


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Did You Know: High-strength steel
The body of the all-new 2017 Kia Sportage is now comprised of 51 per cent high-strength steel, three times more than the previous model. Kia, along with its corporate partner Hyundai, is the only automaker in the world that produces its own steel, and has steadily increased the use of …
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MOTORING TV: Compact Crossover of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held its 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner in the Compact Crossover category. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …
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Review: 2017 Kia Sportage
It has been 17 years since the Kia Sportage first hit the Canadian market. A lot has changed since then, with the all-new 2017 Sportage showcasing some unique looks and plenty of technology to match. The Motoring TV team was in British Columbia to take a closer look at the …
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Review: 2017 Kia Sportage
The original, according to Graeme, ranked as one of the worst vehicles to hit North American roads. Each successive generation has improved and this 4th generation Sportage is larger, more refined and lists a host of new technologies. Graeme takes it for a run. (The segment originally appeared on Motoring …
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