Which 2024 Kia Sportage near Rio Rancho, NM Will You Choose?
Going above and beyond what buyers expect is vital in staying competitive in the crowded compact SUV segment. While there are many excellent models that meet this standard, the 2024 Kia Sportage near Rio Rancho, NM is especially commendable. Boasting an attractive exterior, a comfortable and roomy cabin that’s full of innovative amenities, and a range of driver-assist features, the Sportage is affordably priced and comes with one of the best warranties in the industry (5-year/60,000-mile basic and 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain).
Changes for the new model year include new second-row seat airbags and projector-type LED headlights as standard attributes. These updates join an exceptional assortment of desirable features and help the Sportage claim a top spot on the list of anyone shopping for a new SUV. The Kia Sportage is available in three variations: gas, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid, but this overview will cover only the traditional gasoline-powered model.
Trim Levels, Power, and Performance
When you choose the five-passenger 2024 Kia Sportage, you’ll also have a choice of seven trim levels. Starting from the base and then moving up, there are the LX, EX, X-Line, SX, SX Prestige, X-Pro, and X-Pro Prestige. Each model has a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This setup delivers up to 187 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. Most versions are front-wheel drive, but the X-Line, X-Pro, and X-Pro Prestige have all-wheel drive as standard. AWD is available on all trims except the SX.
Models with FWD achieve an EPA-estimated 25 MPG for city and 32 MPG for highway. Outfitted with AWD, the numbers change to 23 MPG city/28 MPG highway. Regarding towing, the 2024 Kia Sportage has a 2,000 capacity when properly equipped.
2024 Kia Sportage near Rio Rancho, NM: Standard and Available Features
With the base Sportage LX, drivers get a combination of essential and several convenience features, including remote keyless entry, automatic LED headlights, cloth upholstery, a USB type-C charging port, manual AC, a dual-level cargo floor, and a 60/40-split rear seat. Heated front seats and heated exterior mirrors are optional. Stepping up to the EX trim brings all the amenities of the LX, plus remote start, proximity keyless entry, push-button ignition, two USB-C charging ports for the second row, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a wireless charging pad, synthetic leather seating, dual-zone auto climate control, a power adjustable driver’s seat, and optional roof rails.
The mid-range X-Line is even more eye-catching with trim-specific synthetic leather upholstery and high-utility roof rails. What’s more, drivers can opt for a panoramic sunroof, LED interior lighting, and a power liftgate. Expanding upon the EX trim, the SX comes standard with the optional X-Line features, plus position memory for the driver’s seat, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and a leather-wrapped shifter. At the next level, the SX Prestige has standard ventilated front seats with power-adjustable front driver and front passenger seats, LED fog lights, a heated steering wheel, and superior synthetic leather upholstery. A top-tier trim, the X-Pro skips on the power front passenger seat and ventilated front seats and instead comes standard with a heated windshield, exclusive X-Line upholstery, high-utility roof rails, stainless steel pedals, and knobby, all-terrain tires. Choosing the X-Pro Prestige brings back the omitted amenities of the previous trims.
Safety and Convenience
The 2024 Kia Sportage near Rio Rancho, NM offers a complete array of driver-assist and safety features. The LX has forward collision avoidance assist with cyclist and pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, lane following assist, rear parking sensors, driver attention warning, and rear occupant alert.
Choosing the EX or X-Line brings blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, safe exit warning, and rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist. The SX and X-Pro boast adaptive cruise control and highway driving assist, and the Prestige versions get everything with a blind-spot view monitor, a surround-view camera, front parking sensors, and reverse parking collision-avoidance assist.
Audio and Entertainment
With the LX trim comes an 8-inch touchscreen integrated with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity. In contrast, the EX and other trims get a 12.3-inch touchscreen with the same and added navigation and satellite radio. The LX, EX, and X-Line each have a 6-speaker audio system, and the remaining trims are decked out with an 8-speaker Harman-Kardon setup.
Take a Test Drive
As you can see, the 2024 Kia Sportage is an outstanding choice for your new SUV purchase. To discover more and test drive your favorite trim, visit the dealership of Fiesta Kia at 7400 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110.