Exterior view of a red 2021 Kia Sportage

How Powerful are the 2021 Kia Sportage Engine Options?

2021 Kia Sportage Engine Options and Performance Specifications

Are you searching for a new midsize crossover that offers a terrific combination of performance output and fuel economy ratings? If so, then you should contact the staff here at Auffenberg Kia today to learn more about the engine options and performance specifications delivered by the 2021 Kia Sportage! The 2021 Kia Sportage only started arriving at dealerships recently and is already one of the more popular vehicles in the 2021 model year! Let’s explore the crossover’s performance output together!

2021 Kia Sportage Engine Options

Customers are able to choose between two engine options with the 2021 Kia Sportage—a 2.4L 4-cylinder and a 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder. The 2.4L engine offers performance specifications of 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque while the 2.0L turbo engine is able to generate up to 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

Where fuel economy ratings are concerned, the 2.4L engine offers city fuel economy of 23 mpg and highway fuel economy of 30 mpg. Additionally, the 2.0L turbo engine offers ratings of 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Customers can find the 2.4L engine on the LX, S, and EX trim levels of the 2021 Kia Sportage and the 2.0L turbo engine on the SX Turbo trim level.

Exterior view of the front of a red 2021 Kia Sportage
Image of the 2021 Kia Sportage turbo engine

2021 Kia Sportage Performance Features

As you can see above, the 2021 Kia Sportage offers two terrific engine options that provide a tremendous combination of performance output and fuel economy ratings. The 2021 Kia Sportage offers a few terrific performance features that complement the vehicle’s excellent engine options.  Explore a few of these features for yourself below!

  • Paddle Shifters
  • Sport-Tuned Suspension
  • High Performance Dampers
  • Motor Driven Power Steering
  • Dynamax Full-Time All Wheel Drive
  • Multi-Link Independent Rear Suspension

Customers can learn more about the 2021 Kia Sportage, its engine options, and its performance features by contacting our staff here at Auffenberg Kia today!


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