2019 Kia Sportage Reviews Celebrate a Standout Crossover SUV

December 27th, 2018 by

2019 sportage side view

Critics from numerous publications have turned in 2019 Kia Sportage reviews that single it out as one of the industry’s most attractive crossover SUVs. In fact, praise has been leveled at everything from performance to cargo space, so read on to find out what reviews from the following sources have to say:

  • The Car Connection
  • Edmunds.com
  • Cars.com
  • Kelley Blue Book

Impressive Performance

“The 2019 Kia Sportage cuts through some crossover clutter with turbo power.” The Car Connection

Kia Sportage performance pushes beyond crossover standards with one of two engines:

  • 2.4L I-4: Makes up to 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2.0L Turbocharged I-4: Makes up to 237 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.

Available Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive (AWD) provides all-weather, all-terrain traction. Whether changing lanes on your way into Ridgeland or covering snowy roads around Madison, the Kia Sportage responds perfectly.

Standout Interior

“The Sportage’s well-appointed interior is above average by segment standards.” Edmunds.com

With optional leather seating, the Kia Sportage feels richly rewarding to drive in, and further comfort features include:

  • 10-Way Power-Adjustable Driver’s Seat w/ 2-Way Power Lumbar Support
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control

Premium Features

“The Sportage features a lower starting price than many class rivals and provides plenty of bang for your buck.” Cars.com

As noted by Cars.com, the Kia Sportage delivers exceptional features as standard. However, Kia Sportage optional features are no less impressive, with just a few including:

  • 8-Inch Touchscreen
  • Android Auto™
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Harman/Kardon® Premium Surround Sound
  • Parking Assist w/ Front & Rear Sensors
  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
  • Lane Change Assist (LCA)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)

2019 sportage dual-zone climate

Attractive Dimensions

“It also provides comfortable seating for four adults, decent cargo space and favorable resale and reliability ratings.” Kelley Blue Book

The Kia Sportage is practical as well as luxurious. When you need to carry plenty of cargo between Jackson and Brandon, you’ll find:

  • Up to 30.7 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space Behind the 2nd Row
  • Up to 60.1 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space Behind the 1st Row

Find Your Next Crossover SUV by Visiting Wilson Kia Today

If you’d like to experience the new Kia Sportage for yourself, simply contact us today to arrange a test drive. You can also take time to see how the Sportage fares in safety ratings, how it compares to the Honda CR-V or the Toyota RAV4, and explore the available trim levels to find the model that best suits your needs today!

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