2023 Kia Sportage Tops Segment

February 22nd, 2023 by

The compact SUV category is a packed field, but the 2023 Kia Sportage tops the segment nabbing the coveted Utility Vehicle of the Year in the 2023 AutoGuide Awards.


The 2023 Sportage underwent a significant change. Developed as part of Kia’s new global brand transformation, “Movement that Inspires,” the 2023 Sportage subcompact SUV delivers more for today’s savvy and adventurous consumers with a more capable trim level (X-Pro) and Sportage Hybrid and Sportage Plug-In Hybrid variants. The Sportage starts at $26,290 and is available in seven trim levels.

The 2023 Sportage offers best-in-class cargo room, powerful engine options, and a premium interior. Choose from gas, hybrid, or plug-in hybrid models.

  • Gas: 187 horsepower, 8-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy with 25-28 MPG combined.
  • Hybrid: 227 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel economy is 38-43 MPG combined.
  • Plug-In Hybrid 261 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel economy with 84 MPG combined.

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You can also stay entertained and connected with features like Android Auto and Apple Carplay connectivity and wireless charging.  Safety features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Surround View Monitor, and more.

The Kia Sportage distinguishes itself from its competitors with comfortable ride quality, spacious seating, a massive rear cargo area, and appealing technology.

Kia Country of Charleston has the 2023 Kia Sportage in stock. Contact us for more information or to schedule a test drive.

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