2018 Kia Sportage in Battle Creek, MI

SUVs are some of the most popular vehicles on the road. They provide the power and control of a pickup truck with the comfort and features of a sedan. Another reason that so many people like SUVs is the classic and refined design. If you're looking for a vehicle that will likely check all of the items you're looking for off of the list, the 2018 Kia Sportage is an excellent choice. With a wide array of features and other exciting options, you can take a look at the 2018 Kia Sportage in Battle Creek, MI, at Seelye Kia of Battle Creek.


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Engine

When you're looking for an SUV, it is likely that you want something that will be able to handle whatever you throw at it. The 2018 Kia Sportage has All-Wheel Drive available on all trim levels, so you can be prepared for off-roading or the next big snow storm. That isn't where your options stop on the 2018 Kia Sportage. There are also two engine options on the three trim levels. With the LX and EX trims, you get a standard 2.4L four-cylinder engine with 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque no matter if you pick Front- or All-Wheel Drive. The highest trim level, the SX Turbo, has a 2.0L four-cylinder Turbocharged engine that provides 240 horsepower with FWD, and 237 horsepower with AWD. Both AWD and FWD options provide 260 pound-feet of torque.

 

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Technology

Nowadays, most people are constantly connected to their devices. If you're in the market for an SUV that has the features that allow you to safely use your phone while behind the wheel, the 2018 Kia Optima has those options for you. A five-inch touchscreen system is standard on the lowest trim level with Bluetooth® connectivity so you can use your phone without taking your hands off the wheel. If you want more recent technology, there is a UVO system with a seven-inch touchscreen the is available on the LX and standard on the EX. The SX Turbo has a standard eight-inch touchscreen UVO system. Both of the advanced systems also provide drivers with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

 

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Interior

If you need the space for five people and want a vehicle that is able to do some heavy lifting, the 2018 Kia Sportage is the vehicle for you. In any SUV, you're going to want plenty of space so all of your passengers can sit comfortably. In the 2018 Kia Sportage, there is a cavernous interior with 39.3 inches of head room in the front and 39.1 inches in the rear. Most people are rightly concerned that the vehicle they are getting into won't have enough leg room to accommodate them. The 2018 Kia Sportage assuages those fears with 41.5 inches of leg room in the front, and 38.2 inches in the back. If you don't need passenger space there is an impressive 60.1 cubic feet of cargo volume with the rear seat folded down.

Safety Features on the 2018 Kia Sportage

When you get into a car, you're getting into one of the most dangerous places in the world. Vehicles like the 2018 Kia Sportage have available advanced safety options that can help you arrive at your destination safely. Some of these optional features include:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind-Spot Detection
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Rearview Camera

While many of these features are optional, having them can help keep you from getting into a collision. If you would like to learn more about the safety options and other features available on the 2018 Kia Sportage, visit Seelye Kia of Battle Creek in Battle Creek, MI.

2018 Kia Sportage rear passenger side profile
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Interior space of the 2018 Kia Sportage
2018 Kia Sportage Side Profile

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