May 10

How to Choose the Ideal 2018 Kia Sportage for Your Lifestyle


2018 Kia SportageThe various options for trim levels on the 2018 Kia Sportage mean there is often something for every family. With so much to choose from, you may have to spend a little more shopping and research time, but we intend to make that as pleasant as possible for you. To help you get started, here are some details on the available trim levels for the 2018 Kia Sportage.

LX Trim

This vehicle has a 2.4-liter, I4 engine that gets excellent fuel performance, at 30 highway miles per gallon and 23 city miles per gallon. It includes a 6-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic technology that is designed for smooth and powerful transitions. All-wheel drive is available as an upgrade to this trim.
The LX trim comes with various audio technologies, to include a six-speaker audio system that is compatible with AM and FM radio, Sirius XM, and mp3 audio. The central five 5” display includes backup camera technology to keep you safe on the road. It also lets you control the audio channels with a single press rather than fiddling with control knobs.
The seat configuration includes 60/40 split folding rear seats that provide ample options and comfort. You can give more space to the rear passengers, create more aisle space, or configure the seats for additional storage space. The 17-step recline makes it easy for passengers to recline at just the right angle for their personal comfort.

EX Trim

The EX trim comes with a 2.4 liter, 181 horsepower engine that gets 22 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway. It includes a larger, 7-inch touchscreen display and is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.  These added compatibilities make it easier to integrate your apple or android devices to play music or complete urgent tasks and receive important messages on the go. Blind spot detection is added, as is rear cross traffic detection technology. And, best of all. this model and the SX Turbo are upgraded to include premium leather seats with a seat warming option.

SX Turbo

If you’re looking for something above and beyond, the SX Turbo trim is something to consider. It includes an even larger, 8-inch touchscreen with voice navigation. The sound system is upgraded to include Harman/Kardon’s QuantumLogic surround sound technology in the front and back seats. The SX Turbo also includes a beautiful, panoramic sunroof. All-wheel drive is also available on this model as an upgrade for those who frequently drive on rugged terrain. Its retail price is around $10,500 more than the base trim, but the added luxury features make the price worth it.
There’s nothing like seeing the various trim levels in person to help you make your decision. When you visit Huffines Kia Denton, you can view the vehicles for yourself and ask any remaining questions you may have about the different trim levels. Reading as much as you can is a great idea, but sometimes, it’s much more effective to see the vehicles for yourself and ask one of us to fill in the information gaps for you.
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