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2018 Kia Sportage EX Specs

Kia Sportage

The EX is the mid-level trim and also available in either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, and is also powered by the same 2.4-liter engine as the base model. The infotainment unit gets upgraded to a seven-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functionality, as well as Kia’s UVO system which allows certain car functions to be accessed by a smartphone. The EX also has keyless ignition and entry, blind-spot monitoring, leather upholstery, 18-inch rims, and a rear USB port, upping both the safety standards and the standard of technological equipment.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$26,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
SUV
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    181 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Torque
    175 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    34.8 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x 7"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x 7"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Multi-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P235/55HR18
  • Rear Tire
    P235/55HR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    25 MPG
  • City
    22 MPG
  • Highway
    29 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    7.0 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    16.4 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    360.8 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    475.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    64.8 in
  • Max Width
    73 in
  • Front Width
    63.5 in
  • Rear Width
    64 in
  • Wheelbase
    105.1 in
  • Ground Clearance
    6.4 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.5 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.3 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57.1 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    54.3 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    38.2 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    39.1 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    55.1 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    51.2 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,305 lbs
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity
    1,650 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Burnished Copper
  • Mineral Silver
  • Pacific Blue
  • Sparkling Silver

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry
  • Hyper Red
  • Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Gray, Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Optional
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Standard
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Optional

Comfort

  • Head-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Optional
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Optional
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Standard
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Optional
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Standard
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Optional
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Optional
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Optional
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Standard
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

EX Premium Package

$1,700

Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror w/HomeLink, Panoramic Sunroof, power sunshade, LED Interior Lighting, Heated Steering Wheel

EX Sport Appearance Package

$990

Deluxe Door Scuff, Front & Rear Silver Skid Plates, Unique Gloss Black Grille, satin trim, LED Taillights, bright connecting trim, Satin Window Trim, Cool Gray Interior Color Pack, Metal Sport Pedals, Satin Side Sill, LED Fog Lamps, D-Cut Steering Wheel Late Availability.

EX Technology Package

$2,900

Compact Spare Tire, Smart Power Tailgate, Automated Emergency Braking, pedestrian detection, Front & Rear Park Assist System, High Beam Assist, Heated & Vented Front Bucket Seats, 10-way power adjustable driver seat w/2-way power lumbar support and 8-way power adjustable passenger seat, Lane Departure Warning System, Radio: AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM, 8" touch-screen, onboard navigation, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, UVO eServices telematics, harman/kardon 320-watt sound system, 8 speakers and Clari-Fi, Bluetooth phone and streaming audio and USB/auxiliary input jacks

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Standard
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Optional
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Standard
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Optional
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    10 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles