A stylish compact SUV like the Kia Sportage should be able to get you and lots of cargo safely across any terrain. So, what can the latest model offers families and drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Binghamton? Maguire Kia finds out what it's capable of with this 2020 Kia Sportage review. 

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2020 Kia Sportage Passenger & Cargo Room

There's seating for up to five inside the 2020 Kia Sportage. It offers plenty of room and lots of options. For example, you can choose between woven cloth, tricot cloth, leatherette, and leather seats. Plus, you'll be able to let some light and fresh air in with the large panoramic sunroof with power sunshade.

Behind the seats you'll find tons of cargo room in the trunk. To make room for even more of your things, there are 60/40 split-folding rear seats. For more convenient loading and unloading, a Smart Power Liftgate™ is available, too.




Cargo Room Behind Row

60.1 cubic feet

30.7 cubic feet


39.3 inches

39.1 inches


41.5 inches

38.2 inches

Shoulder Room

57.1 inches

55.1 inches


Versatile Performance

The 2020 Kia Sportage is designed to be capable in any conditions, haul extra cargo, and provide you with great fuel economy. It delivers on all three with two exciting engines. Each one is paired with a 6-speed Sportmatic® transmission and is available with all-wheel drive.

The base powertrain is a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The other option is a 2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder that can produce up to 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

While both engines can tow up to 2,000 pounds, they can also keep the trip going with their impressive gas mileage. Their efficient design features Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT), which helps the Kia Sportage get up and EPA-estimated 23 MPG city and 30 MPG highway.1

Safety & Driver Assistance Features

To provide you with a safe and dependable drive, the Kia Sportage has a standard Traction Control System and Electronic Stability Control. It can also manage steep inclines with Hill Start Assist and Downhill Brake Control.

Whether you're driving through tough weather or a calm summer day, it protects you with a reinforced body cage, side-impact door beams, and six airbags. Even the interior is loaded with safety features like front seatbelt pretensioners and Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH).

On top of its sturdy frame, reliable drivetrain, and advanced airbag system, this sleek SUV uses driver assistance features to help prevent accidents. Some of the technology that it uses to give you more awareness includes:

  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Rear Camera Display
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning

Test Drive the 2020 Kia Sportage

Visit Maguire Kia to test drive the roomy and reliable Kia Sportage. It offers a safe, capable, and comfortable drive to families and drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Binghamton. To learn more about this 2020 Kia Sportage review, contact us or visit our dealership.

1 EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle's condition.

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