2017 KIA Sportage SX Turbo

2017 KIA Sportage SX Turbo

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2017 Kia Sportage LX

2017 KIA Sportage LX

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2017 Kia Sportage Specs

FWD Fuel Economy:

22 city / 29 hwy mpg*

Standard Engine:

2.4-liter Inline 4


181 hp


175 lb-ft


6-speed Shiftable Automatic

2017 Kia Sportage Review - Toledo, OH

Serving Toledo, Maumee, and Oregon OH


The 2017 Kia Sportage LX and EX models are equipped with a 2.4 L engine that generates up to 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. The SX Turbo model has a 2.0 L turbocharged engine that yields a maximum of 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Both of these I-4 engines utilize Gasoline Direct Injection in the fuel delivery system. Featuring Overdrive with Sportmatic technology, the six-speed automatic transmission system delivers smooth shifting in gears. This signature transmission can be paired with a standard Front Wheel Drive or the Dynamax All-Wheel Drive for optimum traction. An optional locking center differential is another feature that improves the performance of the Sportage. With a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, this Kia crossover SUV can easily haul small utility trailers and other cargo for road trips or work duties. The Drive Mode Select and Active Eco System further boost the performance of the Sportage.


The 2017 Kia Sportage has two rows of seats with space for up to five people. Fabric by YES Essentials is a standard option for the seats in the LX model, and the other two editions can be equipped with a leather finish. The front seats in all three Sportage trims are available with heating. In the EX and above editions, the front seats can be equipped with ventilation for the ultimate comfort in the summer season. A leatherette door armrest and alloy pedals are some of the contemporary styling features inside the Sportage. A panoramic sunroof with a power sunshade can also add natural lighting and ventilation into this Kia


The UVO eServices infotainment system in the 2017 Kia Sportage includes a seven-inch color touchscreen. Featuring Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, this multimedia hub makes it easy to connect the world's most popular smartphones and other mobile devices. The Sportage EX and SX Turbo boast an eight-inch GPS navigation system that is connected to HD Radio and SiriusXM Traffic. Both of these models also have a Harman Kardon Surround Sound System with a subwoofer and an external amplifier to deliver high-quality acoustics. Bluetooth wireless technology and steering-mounted audio controls are some other convenient features that enable you to sync compatible mobile devices.


When the 2017 Kia Sportage is in reverse mode, the standard rear camera display automatically turns on to give you a panoramic view behind the vehicle. The EX and above editions also come with more advanced active safety features including Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Lane Departure Warning System. The Rear Cross Traffic Alert also prevents accidents when the Sportage backs up. The Parking Assist feature provides a helping hand for safely maneuvering this Kia crossover SUV in parking spaces. Thanks to Autonomous Emergency Braking, frontal collisions with other vehicles ahead are unlikely to occur. Designed to protect all five occupants in the Sportage, the side-curtain air bags deploy promptly during side collisions. The rollover sensor is also programmed to activate the side air bags if this Kia flips over after an accident.

The Bottom Line

The 2017 Kia Sportage is a crossover SUV with a compact and economical design. With a turbocharged engine option and All Wheel Drive, this sporty Kia offers impressive performance. The Sportage also boasts great digital technology including an eight-inch navigation system and a sound system by Harman Kardon. With cutting-edge capabilities such as Autonomous Emergency Braking, this Kia crossover SUV is one of the safest in its class.

Hurry over to Taylor KIA of Toledo to test drive all three trims of the 2017 Kia Sportage. At our dealership, we'll help you choose the right edition of this sporty Kia crossover SUV.

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*MPG: Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.