Strength & safety
go hand in hand

Extensive use of high strength steel combined with a reinforced chassis design and the trusted hot-stamping process has created the safest and quietest Sportage yet.

Advanced high strength steel

Built using 51% high strength steel the Sportage is even stronger and lighter, giving you better handling and improved fuel efficiency.

5-star ANCAP safety

The Sportage has achieved 5-star ANCAP safety (2016 standard) and offers the driver and front passenger dual front and side airbags, plus two side-curtain airbags all strategically placed to help protect occupants and potentially reduce injuries in the event of a collision. 

Reversing camera & parking sensors

Know exactly what's behind you by using the full-colour rear view camera with dynamic guidelines as your trusted guide, combined with front and rear parking sensors.

Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC)

ASCC uses radar sensor at the front of the vehicle to monitor the distance between you and the vehicle ahead. To preserve a pre-determined safe distance, the system will apply the brakes, and even stop the Sorento if necessary.

Blind Spot Detection

The system detects approaching vehicles within a distance of up to 70 meters and warns you when they enter your blind spot zone, and that it may be dangerous to change lanes.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

When backing out of a parking spot or driveway, the system warns the driver if it detects any cross traffic in the direction the vehicle is heading.

Autonomous Emergency Braking

Using radar and camera data, the Sportage senses the potential for a collision with a pedestrian, car or object ahead, and applies emergency braking to avoid or reduce the effects of a collision.

Designed with you in mind

The Sportage offers you and your passengers a uniquely configured cabin for maximum comfort and space, filled with all the features you need for an enjoyable journey.

Smart key with push button start

With the smart key in your pocket or bag you can unlock or lock the Sportage with a simple press of a button on the door handle, and start or stop the engine with push button start.

Drive just the way you like

Find your ultimate driving position with eight-way power adjustable front seats, plus two-way lumbar support for the driver.

Satellite navigation

Know exactly where you're going thanks to the Kia navigation system – the quintessential travel companion combining navigation, trip information and digital entertainment.

Dual-zone climate control

The driver and front passenger can adjust their own personal temperature settings, while the system automatically maintains the desired climate.

Electronic parking brake

Activate the parking brake simply by lifting the button. Automatic vehicle hold keeps the Sportage at a standstill without having to keep your foot on the brake.

Rear power outlet

Rear passengers can charge their electrical devices via the USB and 12V outlets mounted at the back of the centre console.

Attention to detail

The Sportage announces its presence with supreme confidence and the power to intrigue through its striking design and fascinating details.

Distinctive daytime running lights

Attention grabbing LED daytime running lights illuminate with supreme effectiveness allowing others on the road to easily see you at all times, while also adding to the Sportage’s stunning exterior styling.

Escort & welcome lights

Headlights and taillights stay illuminated for 30 seconds when you get out of the car and switch off automatically, while your smart key illuminates door handle pockets and unfolds the power mirrors on approach.

Improved aerodynamics

The rear spoiler side garnish minimises the drag for improved fuel efficiency, while a state-of-the-art air curtain improves the flow of air around the front wheels to offer you a more comfortable driving experience.

Features that heighten your satisfaction

The Sportage is packed with the latest technology to transform your driving experience.

High Beam Assist

The onboard camera detects both oncoming vehicles and vehicles ahead, switching the headlamps to low beam if required to reduce the blinding effects on other drivers.

Smart boot

The boot opens automatically when the smart key is detected within range for three seconds or more, and has a tailgate memory function to set and store your preferred opening height.

Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™

Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone or Android while you're on the go. With a simple and intuitive interface, integrated into your vehicles  infotainment unit, it's designed to minimise distraction so that you can stay focused on the road.

Enjoy even more power and enhanced performance

Now you can go further thanks to enhanced fuel efficiency while revelling in the delight of greater control of your driving experience, regardless of the road or weather conditions.

Nu 2.0 MPI gasoline engine

Max. power 114kW @ 6,200 rpm
Max. torque 192 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

Theta 2.4 GDi gasoline engine

Max. power 135kW @ 6,200 rpm
Max. torque 237 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

R 2.0 (high output) diesel engine

Max. power 136kW @ 4,000 rpm
Max. torque 400Nm @ 1.750 - 2750 rpm