2019 Kia Sportage near Burlington NC

2019 Kia Sportage near Burlington NC

2019 Kia Sportage near Burlington NC
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Vehicle Overview

The 2019 Sportage, with its quirky styling and engaging road manners, is a real standout in the competitive compact crossover segment. It’s chock-full of the best active safety and infotainment features, and its available turbocharger increases the fun quotient. With all that, plus KIA’s best-in-class warranty plan, the 2019 Kia Sportage is a real winner. Read on to learn about the new Sportage that’s available at Burlington KIA, our dealership serving Durham Raleigh Cary Apex Chapel Hill.

Burlington Area - 2019 Kia Sportage's Overview

Exterior – 2019 Kia Sportage

Although many in Burlington North Carolina have a love-hate relationship with the exterior of the 2019 Sportage, we like it. It stands out from the competition, and its styling is very polarizing indeed. Like the interior, the exterior of the KIA Sportage is unchanged from last year.

As far as dimensions are concerned, the 2019 Kia Sportage near Burlington NC is slightly lower and shorter than its competitors. Its 6.8″ ground clearance makes it somewhat off-road capable, but for most of our crossover buyers, off-roading isn’t an issue.

Burlington Area - 2019 Kia Sportage's Exterior

Interior – Kia Sportage in Burlington Area

Many of today’s automotive experts are comparing the interior of the Sportage to those found on Audi models, and there’s a strong basis for that comparison. The cabin of the 2019 Kia Sportage in Burlington NC is well-executed, and it’s full of functional features and luxurious materials. The interior layout is unchanged from last year’s model, which many buyers will like, because the cabin of this KIA model is near the top of its class in Burlington North Carolina.

Cargo and Storage Space – Kia Sportage specs

The 2019 Sportage is on par with its competitors as far as storage and cargo space are concerned. With the rear seats in the folded position, as well as the adjustable loading floor, cargo area is good enough for short road trips and everyday grocery runs.

Burlington Area - 2019 Kia Sportage's Interior

Infotainment – 2019 Kia Sportage

The UVO infotainment setup on the 2019 Kia Sportage near Burlington NC is equal parts functional and attractive. It’s near the top of its class because it’s very user-friendly and it’s full of standard and available features. The Sportage line has various touchscreen sizes, same as last year. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are available on the base model via the LX Popular Package, along with numerous other great options.

Mechanical – Kia Sportage specs

There’s not a big difference in driving dynamics between the turbo-carrying Sportage SX and its non-turbo sibling, although the aggressive engine in the SX can turn any errand into a fun ride. No matter which model you choose, you’ll get superb handling characteristics. The powertrain and chassis carry over from last year, which means the 2019 Kia Sportage drives much as it did before. Stop by Burlington KIA, our showroom serving Durham Raleigh Cary Apex Chapel Hill, to take a test drive.

Burlington Area - 2019 Kia Sportage's Mechanical
Powertrain – Kia Sportage specs near Burlington NC

A compact crossover doesn’t get much snappier than a 2019 Kia Sportage near Burlington NC. The reliable six-speed auto transmission and the well-mannered, yet effective non-turbo four found on the base model round out the powertrain list. As with many other parts on the KIA Sportage, the engine choices are unchanged from last year.

Both the turbo and non-turbo engines are available in all- or front-wheel drive. The 2.4L puts out 181hp and 175 lb. ft. of torque; the turbo 2.0L can only be found on the SX trim. It puts out 240 hp and 260 lb. ft. of torque. There aren’t many faults to be found with the gearbox, and the turbocharged engine provides plenty of power for passing, as well as a relatively fast 0-60 time. Visit our showroom in Burlington North Carolina to take a quick test drive.

Safety – 2019 Kia Sportage dealer

The 2019 Kia Sportage in Burlington NC scored very well in government-sponsored crash testing, which will please safety-conscious buyers. Although this compact crossover has a range of active safety features, the base version doesn’t come with any of them.

Last model year, the LX Technology package was added; it made active safety features like auto emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, and lane departure warning available on the base model. However, that package isn’t to be found this year. As touched on above, the 2019 Kia Sportage in Burlington NC earned a five-star overall rating from the NHTSA. However, it hasn’t yet been tested by the IIHS.

Warranty Coverage

The 2019 Sportage offers a substantially better warranty than any of its competitors. The powertrain warranty lasts 10 years or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first, and the limited warranty provides an additional 24,000 miles or two years of coverage.

Stop By Today

As shown here, there’s a lot to like about the 2019 Kia Sportage. However, you’ll have to see it all for yourself. Come by Burlington KIA, a dealership serving Durham Raleigh Cary Apex Chapel Hill, to learn more or to take a test drive.

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