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The 2023 Kia Sportage distinguishes itself from other compact crossovers with its extroverted styling. The Kia Sportage features a set of unique headlights and a distinct grille design. Its bolder bodywork is also dimensionally bigger than before, which translates to a roomier interior and more cargo space.
The new Sportage is both attractive and packed with advanced technology that includes a massive dash-mounted screen. Definitely, upon leasing the 2023 Kia Sportage, you’ll be competing with other stalwarts like the Mazda CX-5 and the Honda CR-V.
Engine & Performance
Like most high-end Kia models, the Sportage’s default powertrain is a 187-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder that mates to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The hybrid variant mixes a turbocharged 1.6-liter four with a single electric motor that generates a combined 226 horses. Either powertrain can be paired with front- or all-wheel drive.
There’s also an all-wheel-drive-only plug-in hybrid that shares its gasoline engine with the regular hybrid but adds