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Kia Sportage 2018 LX Specs, Trims & Colors

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Showing the 2018 Kia Sportage LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive
$10,902-$18,910 Current Listing Price
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Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 181-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Drivetrain FWD
Combined MPG 23
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 60 mo/60,000 mi


Exterior (8)
Black Cherry
Burnished Copper
Clear White
Hyper Red
Mineral Silver
Pacific Blue
Interior (3)



Engine 181-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Brake assistance S
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
Dual front impact airbags S
Remote keyless entry S
Side-impact bars S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Electronic stability S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Traction control S
Front ventilated disc brakes S
Tailgate/rear door lock S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
Power door locks S
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
Daytime running lights S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag S
Total # of airbags 6
Rear child safety locks S
Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) forward collision mitigation O
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm S
Brake assist S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
ABS and driveline traction control S
3 rear head restraints S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Security system S
3 point rear center seatbelt S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags S
Dual front side impact airbags S
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Engine liters 2.4
Variable valve control D-CVVT
Engine orientation transverse
Gasoline direct injection S
Ignition type spark
Horsepower 181-hp @ 6,000 rpm
Aluminum cylinder block S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Fuel tank capacity 16.4 gal.
Torque 175 lbs.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Aluminum cylinder head S
Cylinder configuration I-4
Fuel economy city 23 mpg
Fuel economy highway 30 mpg
# of valves 16
Sequential sport shift S
Single stainless steel exhaust S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Engine 2.4L I-4 DOHC 181hp
Front-wheel drive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
Mode select transmission S
Fuel tank capacity 16.4gal.
Carbon FP / Tailpipe and upstream total GHG (CO2, tons per year) 6.8
6 speed automatic transmission S
Manual-shift auto S
Transmission electronic control S
Axle ratio 3.06
Overdrive S
Battery-rundown protection S
Transmission gear ratio (5th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .77
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.39
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.64
Transmission electronic control S
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.80
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.39
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.21
17" wheels S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Rear coil springs S
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Front anti-roll bar S
Rack and pinion steering S
Front coil springs S
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Front wheel size 17"
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Front tires 225/60R17
Speed-sensing electric power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Alloy wheels S
Rear wheel size 17"
Rear anti-roll bar S
Rear tires 225/60R17
Wheel locks O
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Power steering S
Speed-sensing steering S
P225/60HR17.0 BSW AS tires S
Spoiler S
Liftgate rear cargo door S
Rear lip spoiler S
Black grille S
Grille black
Body-colored door handles S
Turn signal indicator mirrors O
Body-colored front and rear bumpers S
Metallic paint O
Power remote folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicator O
Power remote folding side-view door mirrors S
Rear cargo liftgate
Roof rack (load 220 lbs.) O
Trailer hitch O
Fully galvanized steel body material S
Front and rear mud flaps O
Roof rack O
Power door mirrors S
4 doors S
Wheel well moldings S
Roof rack load 220lbs.
Rear bumper with black rub strip S
Black front bumper insert S
Class I trailering with hitch O
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Power windows S
Remote keyless entry S
1-touch down S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror O
Auxiliary driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Illuminated auxiliary driver and passenger-side visor mirrors O
Full floor console with covered box S
Power windows with driver 1-touch down S
Retained accessory power S
Auto-locking doors S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Seatback storage pockets 2
3 12V DC power outlets S
Front cupholders S
Console ducts S
Automatic temperature control O
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Driver power folding mirror O
Mini overhead console with storage S
1 USB ports S
Remote engine start O
Driver manual folding mirror S
Garage door transmitter HomeLink
Passenger power folding mirror O
Overhead console S
Driver vanity mirror S
Rear cupholders S
Manual air conditioning S
Air conditioning S
Front dual zone A/C O
Illuminated driver vanity mirror O
Driver and passenger door bins S
Tilt steering wheel S
Integrated key/remote S
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
Automatic dual-zone front air conditioning O
Air filter S
Illuminated glove box S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
12V DC power outlet 3
Illuminated entry S
Full floor console S
Driver's footrest S
Front and rear cupholders S
Cruise control S
Steering wheel with manual tilting, manual telescoping S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Premium cloth upholstery S
Front center armrest S
Carpet front and rear floor mats O
Power reclining driver seat O
Driver and passenger heated-seatbacks O
Cargo cover O
8-way driver seat adjustment O
Rear bench seat S
Power driver cushion tilt O
Cargo net O
Rear seat center armrest S
Carpet cargo space S
Carpet cargo mat O
Concealed cargo storage S
Heated front seats O
Rear seat fold-forward seatback S
Max seating capacity 5
Height adjustable driver seat S
Reclining rear seat S
4-way passenger seat adjustment S
Cargo space floor carpet
YES Essentials premium cloth front and rear seat upholstery S
Vinyl door panel trim S
Tire mobility kit S
Driver cushion tilt O
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
6-way driver seat adjustment S
Full cloth headliner S
Floor mats O
Power height-adjustable driver seat O
Power 2-way driver lumbar support O
Cargo space multi-level load floor S
Driver and passenger heated-cushions O
Manual driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Cargo tie-downs S
Metal-look interior accents S
8-way power driver seat O
Cargo tray/organizer O
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Front seats bucket
Front bucket seats S
Manual height-adjustable driver seat S
Driver lumbar support O
Roll-up cargo cover O
Power driver fore/aft adjustment O
Rear manual reclining 60-40 bench seat S
Urethane shift knob S
Cargo light S
Carpet floor covering S
6 speakers S
Satellite radio trial duration with new vehicle purchase (months) 3
1st row LCD monitors 2
2 1st row LCD monitor S
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
Smart device integration Android Auto
AM/FM radio S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Wireless phone connectivity S
Integrated roof antenna S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Door-ajar warning S
Oil-pressure warning S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Delay-off projector beam halogen headlamps S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Redundant digital speedometer S
Variable intermittent wipers with heating reservoir O
Front windshield visor strip S
Variable intermittent wipers S
Ignition switch light S
Camera Rear S
Tire pressure sensors S
Analog display S
Battery warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Water temp. gauge S
Trip odometer S
Deep-tinted windows S
Low-fuel warning S
Front reading lights S
Compass O
Low-tire-pressure warning S
Dome light with fade S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Blind spot sensor O
In-dash clock S
Lane departure O
Fixed interval rear window wiper with heating wiper park S
Camera(s) - rear S
Bulb-failure warning S
Ambient lighting O
Brake-fluid warning S
Rear window wiper S
Fully automatic headlights S
Outside-temperature display S
Deep tinted windows S
Outside temperature display S
Rear collision Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Variable intermittent wipers with heating wiper park O
Trip computer S
Delay-off headlights S
Exterior height 64.4"
Towing capacity 1,650 lbs.
Compression ratio 11.30 to 1
Turning radius 17.4'
Interior cargo volume seats folded 60.1 cu.ft.
Engine torque 175 lbs.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Front hiproom 54.3"
Departure angle 24 degrees
Interior cargo volume 30.7 cu.ft.
Front legroom 41.5"
Engine horsepower 181-hp @ 6,000 rpm
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine type I-4
Rear shoulder room 55.1"
Wheelbase 105.1"
Curb weight 3,305 lbs.
Valves 16
Engine displacement 144 cu.in.
Fuel economy city 23 mpg
Passenger volume 98.6 cu.ft.
Front shoulder room 57.1"
Rear headroom 39.1"
Front headroom 39.3"
Rear tread 64.0"
Maximum interior cargo volume 60.1 cu.ft.
Ground clearance (min.) 6.4"
Fuel tank capacity 16.4 gal.
Approach angle 17 degrees
Front tread 63.5"
Engine bore x stroke 3.5" x 3.8"
Rear legroom 38.2"
Rear hiproom 51.2"
Exterior body width 73.0"
Ramp breakover angle 19 degrees
GVWR 4,597 lbs.
Exterior length 176.4"
Fuel economy highway 30 mpg
Ground clearance (min) 163mm (6.4")
Basic warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/100,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 120/100,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000

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