2018 Kia Sportage Trim Levels

Kia SportageYour car-buying search has you realizing a compact SUV is the right type of vehicle for you. And, you even have come to the decision that the 2018 Kia Sportage it the best one suited for you. But before you get onto the roads of Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville in your new car, you must choose which of the 2018 Kia Sportage trim levels has the features that fit your specific needs.

At The Kia Store, we put together this comprehensive guide to highlight what each trim level showcases and help you figure out which one you should get.

2018 Kia Sportage Trim Levels

There are three trim levels you can choose among when you are looking to buy a 2018 Sportage. There is the LX, EX, and SX Turbo. Below are some of the features you will find in each one.

2018 Sportage LX

Engine: Under the hood of the LX is the 2.4-liter DOHC, 16-value I-4 engine. This will give you 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Standard in the LX is the FWD drivetrain, but there is also the available Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive that helps you maintain control when the roads are in poor condition.

Entertainment: You’ll have easy access to many entertainment options thorough Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Hands-Free Connectivity and the three-month SiriusXM® trial. And you can enjoy it all through the 6-speaker audio system and 5-inch touchscreen.

Safety: With a rear-camera display, you’ll be able to verify that you have a clear path to back up your vehicle.  And both Hill Start Assist Control and Downhill Brake Control will help assist you while you are driving on steeper roads.

2018 Sportage EX

Engine: The EX also has the same 2.4L engine and Electronically Controlled 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive, with the Sportmatic® transmission that is found in the LX. You can also get the available AWD system that gives you better traction by applying power to the appropriate wheels.

Kia Sportage interiorEntertainment: Even more connectivity is provided in the EX with UVO, Android Auto™, and Apple CarPlay™ all standard. So depending on the smartphone you own, you can access your apps, make calls, and listen to your music. The display touchscreen is also larger, measuring in at 7-inches.

Safety: Along with the safety equipped in the LX, comes even more standard technologies in the EX. Blind Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert are all helpful driver-assistive technologies that aid you in maneuvering safely while on the road.

2018 Sportage SX Turbo

Engine: The Sportage reaches its top power in the SX Turbo, thanks to the 2.0-liter DOHC, 16-value I-4, Turbocharged engine that produces up to 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

Entertainment: On top of what you’ll with find in the LX and EX, the SX Turbo offers even more in terms of entertainment to its drivers. With the even bigger 8-inch touchscreen, you will also get voice-command navigation, SiriusXM® Traffic, and HD Radio™. And the Harman Kardon® Premium Surround Sound with the Clar-Fi™ system is standard in this trim. This 320-watt, 8-speaker system will let you listen to music the way the artist intended!

Safety: Even more standard features will be loaded in your SX Turbo when it comes to safety. These include Parking Assist with Front and Rear Sensors to help fit into tight parking spaces easier, and Electronic Parking Brake with Auto Hold to prevent the vehicle from rolling down hills when you’re are stopped.

Test Drive the 2018 Kia Sportage

Choosing the Sportage as your next vehicle to get you around the Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville areas is a wise decision! And, after reviewing our breakdown of what you’ll find in each of the 2018 Kia Sportage trim levels, things may be clearer regarding which one you want to buy.

So contact us or come by The Kia Store, and learn more about these trim levels, get details regarding the Kia Sportage price, and test drive a Sportage today!

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