2015 Kia Sportage

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$21,900

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2015 Kia Sportage
2015 Kia Sportage

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Modern design
  • Standard USB port and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Panoramic moonroof available

The bad:

  • Short side windows reduce visibility
  • Large rear doors might be difficult to open in tight spaces

3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • LX

    $21,900

  • EX

    $25,300

  • SX

    $28,100

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2015 Kia Sportage trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Turbo four-cylinder available.
  • Uvo connectivity system available
  • FWD or AWD

2015 Kia Sportage review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

This small crossover represents another salvo directed at the likes of Honda, Toyota and Ford. The five-seat Sportage offers a choice of four-cylinder engines, including a turbocharged four-cylinder. Competitors include the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape.
New for 2015
There are no significant changes.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.
Exterior Highlights

  • Available spoiler
  • Available trailer hitch receiver
  • Available fog lights
  • Available panoramic moonroof

Interior Highlights

  • Seats five
  • 60/40-split folding backseat
  • Cloth seat upholstery; leather available
  • Air conditioning
  • CD stereo with MP3 and USB ports
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Tilt steering wheel; available telescoping steering wheel
  • Height-adjustable front seats
  • Available navigation system
  • Available cooled glove box
  • Available power driver’s seat
  • Available heated and ventilated front seats

Under the Hood

  • 182-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Available 260-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Hill start assist, which holds the Sportage when starting on an uphill grade
  • Hill descent control, which automatically limits vehicle speed during steep descents

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags for both rows
  • Active front head restraints
  • Available backup camera

 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.5
  • Interior design 4.4
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.5
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 4.5

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Most reliable car Ive owned

Handles well, feels great, does everything I need to do, in comfort and style. I would highly recommend the Kia Sportage to anyone who looking for a new or upgrading their car.

5.0

First car my daughter has purchased.

I am very happy with my purchase. It is Very clean and well maintained. The price was within my budget which is always concerning. Thank you!!

4.9

Very reliable and affordable daily driver

Car has met all expectations and exceeded many too. I have used the car in the mountains, on the beach and across country and never have had an issue with it.

See all 57 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Kia
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 years or newer/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12,000 miles
Powertrain
10 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
165-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
View all cpo program details

Have questions about warranties or CPO programs?

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