The refreshed 2020 Kia Sportage made its debut in the Windy City, boasting a bold new look, a new S trim, more convenience and available driver-assist features, and a standard 8-inch touchscreen for LX, S and EX variants. Following the introduction of the upcoming Telluride, Kia's largest SUV, the Sportage appeals to those who don't need or want the space of a larger vehicle but place a high value on Kia's cutting-edge design, available AWD capability and convenience. Set to go on sale in the first half of 2019.
The design language around Kia Sportage has always been distinctly European and the 2020 model carries on the tradition. From the first pencil stroke it was meant to convey the kind of presence associated with sweeping, thought-provoking curves and an equally aggressive stance. The significant exterior design changes for 2020 include:
The 2020 Sportage interior design is lightly enhanced and includes:
Engineered for Confident Capability
Along with the new S trim, Kia Sportage is offered in LX, EX and SX variants in either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Two engines are available: a 2.4-liter GDI producing 181 horsepower and 175 lb.-ft. or torque or a 2.0-liter turbo GDI that's good for up to 2409 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. New to the Kia Sportage are a number of available driver assist features: