Kia Sportage Adds Advanced Safety Systems, Appearance Packages and AWD

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Friday, August 4th, 2017 at 3:39 pm
Gray 2018 Kia Sportage on Gravel Road

What’s New for the 2018 Kia Sportage Design?

Athletic and energetic, the Kia Sportage has quickly become a fan favorite at Moritz Kia. A sleek style pairs with powerful, fuel-efficient engine options to make the Kia Sportage stand out in the compact crossover class. After a complete redesign in the previous year, the debut of the 2018 Kia Sportage improves on an already exciting design. Get answers to the question – what’s new for the 2018 Kia Sportage design – with this brief overview.


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Safety Features and Technology

Available in three trim levels – LX, EX and SX – that will start at just $23,500, the Kia Sportage can be tailored to fit your lifestyle. With a series of technology and safety packages added to the Kia Sportage spec sheet as standard and available elements, the Kia crossover is even more attractive to families on the go. If safety is your priority, the 2018 Kia Sportage will check all the boxes.

White 2018 Kia Sportage with Autonomous Emergency Braking Diagram
Diagram of 2018 Kia Sportage Blind Spot Detection

New additions to the Kia Sportage spec sheet include a safety-focused Technology Package that will now be available for the entry-level Sportage LX. With this package in your arsenal, you will benefit from Blind Spot Detection, a Lane Departure Warning System and Rear Cross Traffic Alert – safety features that will be standard for upper trim levels.

Drivers who opt for the Kia Sportage EX grade will receive a Sport Appearance Package that provides a style upgrade while the top-of-the-line Sportage SX adds an electronic parking brake to upgrade safety. Available heated rear seats are now a highlight of the Kia Sportage EX trim level. As an added asset for families in search of adventure, all 2018 Kia Sportage trim levels are available with Dynamax AWD.


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If you have come to love the athleticism and affordability of the Kia Sportage crossover, you may have asked – what’s new for the 2018 Kia Sportage design? Take a look at this overview of safety and technology features that promise to upgrade your drive when you get behind the wheel of the Kia Sportage. Find the Kia Sportage model that best fits your lifestyle and budget when you visit the Moritz Kia inventory today!

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