Small crossover SUVs can be hard to pull off. The vehicle needs to be strong, adaptable, and bring lots to the table or it can easily be overlooked. The 2014 Kia Sportage steps up to the plate and delivers. 2014 brought a few restylings with an updated, more fuel efficient engine, which means this small crossover SUV should definitely not be overlooked. Let’s check out what else the 2014 Kia Sportage has in store.

The 2014 Kia Sportage has three main trim levels; the LX, the EX and the SX. Standard features on the base LX include height adjustable driver seat, full power accessories, air conditioning, cruise control, 60/40 split-folding and reclining rear seats, satellite radio, CD player, auxiliary audio input jack, iPod/USB audio interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a six-speaker sound system.

The base engine is a 2.4-liter that produces 182 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque, this is combined with a six-speed automatic transmission. The other engine choice for the SX trim is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that kicks out 260 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque also with a six-speed automatic transmission.

The 2014 Kia Sportage also makes a huge effort to keep passengers safe. Standard safety equipment includes antilock disc brakes, active front head restraints, stability and traction control, front-seat airbags and full length side curtain airbags. The latest version of Kia UVO is optional on the LX and standard on the EX and SX.

Folsom Lake Kia has the 2014 Kia Sportage on our lot. Swing by whenever you get the chance. We have this vehicle and many other new and used Kia vehicles ready for you to check out. We will show you why we are a favorite Sacramento area Kia dealership.