Test Drive the New 2018 Kia Sportage

When you visit your local Kia dealership near Gurnee, IL to look for new cars for sale, you will be met with plenty of options with great prices and some of the best safety equipment and features in the industry. If you are hoping to learn more about the 2018 Kia Sportage, you’ve come to the right spot. We at Libertyville Kia are happy to tell you all about this marvelous SUV.


You have a couple powertrain options to pick from in the new Kia Sportage, including the base level 2.4-liter engine that puts out 181 horsepower. The second option is the 2.0-liter engine, which delivers 240 horsepower. Whichever you choose, you have the pairing with an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission for a ride that is smooth and efficient. While front-wheel drive comes standard, you may opt for Dynamax™ all-wheel drive.

Safety and Special Features

When it comes to technology, the 2018 Kia Sportage has great standard equipment like a five-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth®, and six speakers. Available in all trims is Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, two systems that bring your favorite smartphone applications to life on the center display.

Conveniences are also aplenty in this new Kia SUV. The rear seat implements a 17-step recline function to accommodate your passengers’ various comfort levels. If you’re hauling cargo, you can engage the split-folding function of the second row to create 60.1 cubic feet of total cargo space with it collapsed.

If you are ready to buy or lease a new Kia car or SUV, please make your way to our state-of-the-art showroom at Libertyville Kia at 921 S. Milwaukee Avenue in Libertyville, IL. Should you have any questions, please give our sales team a call and we will be happy to help. You can reach us at (888) 722-0884.