Utility

The Kia Rio and the typical sedan can accommodate the same number of passengers.

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    Tailgate
    Opening the tailgate • The tailgate is locked or unlocked when all doors are locked or unlocked with the key, transmitter (or smart key) or central door lock switch. • If unlocked, the tail ...

    Powertrains and Performance
    Two engines are offered on the Sportage LX: a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder (140 hp and 136 pound-feet of torque) and a 2.7-liter V6 (173 hp and 178 lb-ft). The Sportage EX comes standard with th ...

    Driving Impressions
    More horsepower equals more pleasant riding and driving. The new V6 provides more than adequate torque for city driving and highway cruising, and is a significant improvement over the previous-gen ...