2020 Kia Sportage Features and Specs: 5 Things You Need To Know

Is the 2020 Sportage Worth It Used?

The 2020 Kia Sportage is a compact crossover SUV, and one Kia’s most popular options in the category because it offers such an excellent combination of comfort, space, and features. If you’re in the market for a quality used SUV, a 2020 Sportage could be the vehicle for you. Read on to learn about everything that the 2020 Kia Sportage has to offer!

Does the 2020 Kia Sportage Have A Good Engine?

Primary Engine

The 2020 Kia Sportage’s primary engine is a 2.4L inline 4-cylinder. The 181-horsepower engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and generates up to 175 pound-feet of torque. A front-wheel-drive system is standard with this engine, though the models in our used inventory are AWD. According to the EPA, the 2.4L engine can achieve a city fuel economy rating of 10 L/100 km and a highway fuel economy rating of 7.8 L/100 km.

AWD System

Upon release, the 2.4L inline 4-cylinder engine could be upgraded to Dynamax All-Wheel Drive. However, our in-stock used Sportage models are AWD anyway.

What is the 2020 Kia Sportage Exterior Equipped With?


The Sportage made excellent use of its 2020 refresh, sporting 17-inch wheels on the base LX trim, 18-inch wheels in a variety of designs on the S and EX trims, and 19-inch wheels on the SX Turbo.

Headlights and Roof Rails

The headlights are reminiscent of those of the performance-focused Stinger, especially when equipped with LED technology on the SX Turbo, which also receives a standard panoramic sunroof and metal-look skid plates. Roof rails are standard on the S trim and higher.

Please note that as of publication time, we only have LX trims of the 2020 Sportage in stock.


Dimensions of the 2020 Sportage vary slightly based on the drivetrain configuration. The most notable difference is the approach angle which jumps from 16.7 degrees to a generous 28 degrees. The ground clearance is also improved from 6.4 inches to 6.8 inches. Depending on the trim and options, the Sportage can weigh between 3,305 lbs and 3,997 lbs.


Across 176.4 inches of length, the Sportage has 103.0-inch wheelbase and measures 73 inches wide. The drivetrain also influences height, with FWD models standing 64.4 inches tall and AWD models at 64.8 inches tall.

How Spacious Is The 2020 Kia Sportage?


With enough space for both the front and rear seats, this crossover SUV is surprisingly spacious. You can expect a comfortable and satisfying drive with the Sportage’s sleek interior design and plush interior trimmings.

  • Front Row Head Room: 39.3 in.
  • Rear Row Head Room: 39.1 in.
  • Front Row Leg Room: 41.5 in.
  • Rear Row Leg Room: 38.2 in.


If storage is one of your top priorities, you’ll love the 2020 Sportage. It’s a family vehicle after all. This Kia SUV features plenty of space for cargo, as well as smart storage solutions such as 60/40 power folding rear seats and smart power liftgates.

  • Total cargo space: 60.1 cu.-ft.
  • Rear cargo space: 30.7 cu.-ft.


The dual-pane panoramic sunroof available above lets you take in the sky above. With a nearly entire roof and a power sunshade, this feature will surely impress your passengers.

What Is The 2020 Kia Sportage Technology Package?

Kia’s 2020 Sportage keeps packages and trim levels simple and comes well equipped as standard, though the best features are reserved for the most expensive models.


All 2020 Kia Sportage models, including the base LX, are equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen with a rear-view camera, as well as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Bluetooth®.

A 12-volt power outlet, a 6-way driver’s seat with manual adjustment, and a six-speaker audio system are all standard features.

A rearview camera, 17-inch alloy wheels, power features, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto make up the Sportage LX model, which is the entry-level model in the Sportage lineup and the trim in our used stock.

Climate Control

In the mid-grade EX trim, you’ll find 18-inch wheels, dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, a power driver’s seat, blind-spot monitors, rear cross-traffic alert, leather, and an extra USB port. An optional package adds a panoramic sunroof, heated steering wheel, integrated LED turn signals, LED interior lighting, fog lights, as well as Harman Kardon audio and navigation.

AWD Option

All-wheel drive can be had across the range for an added cost, and while it can improve traction for those who live in areas that are prone to slippery weather.

2020 Kia Sportage Specs: Additional Features Across The Trims

Kia Sportage EX S
  • SOFINO Leatherette seats
  • Smart Key with Push Button Start
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel with Paddle Shifters
  • Electronic Stability Control
Kia Sportage EX Premium S
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped gearshift knob
  • Piano black interior trim
Kia Sportage SX
  • UVO link with Voice-Command Navigation
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Leather Seat Trim
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • 8-Speaker Harman/Kardon® Premium Sound System
  • LED Headlights and Interior Lighting
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror with HomeLink® and Compass

What Is The Safety Rating Of The 2020 Kia Sportage?

The safety equipment is the area in which Kia has most thoroughly updated its Sportage SUV for 2020.


Both the front- and all-wheel-drive versions earned five stars overall and four stars for the driver’s side and rollover tests. The American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the Sportage a Top Safety Pick in 2020.

Standard Safety Technologies

The 2020 Kia Sportage is equipped with a host of advanced safety technologies designed to keep you aware and alert at all times. Kia models come standard with forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection, lane keeping assist, and lane departure warning.

Active safety technology is standard across the board. In addition to lane departure warnings and rear cross traffic alerts, the 2020 Sportage has active lane control and automatic emergency braking.

Other Safety Features

Some of the safety features for the 2020 Kia Sportage include:

  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance System With Pedestrian Detection
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning With Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors
  • Smart Cruise Control With Stop and Go

Some other extra features that haven’t been mentioned:

  • Heated Side Mirrors
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • Gasoline Direct Injection Four-Cylinder Engine
  • Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Smart Power Tailgate
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Power Door Locks
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Comfortable Air Conditioning

No Compromises with a Used Sportage

The Kia Sportage is an excellent vehicle for any driver searching for an SUV in Edmonton. With a roomy interior and large cargo volume, it’s an excellent choice for busy families. And being a few years old, the 2020 is very affordable, even with AWD. Used model years 2017, 2019, and 2020 are available at North Edmonton Kia today!

Looking for a comfortable compact SUV with heated seats, easy loading and all wheel drive? We have some 2020 Sportage models in stock. Visit us for a test drive today.