Is the 2022 Kia Sportage available with a turbo?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 at 8:51 pm
2022 Kia Sportage red side view

What engine options are available in the 2022 Kia Sportage?

When you buy a new SUV, you want something with a little power under the hood. Sometimes that means a high-displacement engine or a turbocharger boosting performance. You also want something that’s efficient. The engine options of the Sportage provide just that. What engine options are available in the 2022 Kia Sportage? Lehighton Kia is here to provide answers, and you can also check out our new Sportage inventory in Lehighton, PA by clicking the link below.

2022 Kia Sportage dashboard

Does the 2022 Kia Sportage have a turbo engine option?

Standard, the 2022 Sportage gets a 2.4-liter engine under the hood. This engine comes standard on the LX, Nightfall Edition, and the EX trim. This engine gets up to 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque making it a wonderful engine for the lineup, but there is one more engine in the lineup that you may want to learn about.

The top trim is the SX Turbo, and as its name would imply, it has a turbocharger under the hood. The engine is a 2.0-liter but that turbo pushes it beyond the power output of the 2.4-liter engine. This engine provides 240 horsepower and up to 260 pound-feet of torque.

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Efficiency of the 2022 Sportage engine options

The 2022 Sportage not only has two engine options, but it also is available both with front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. With front-wheel drive, the 2.4-liter engine gets up to 23-city and 30-highway mpg. All trim levels for the Sportage are available with all-wheel drive as an option, and with this 2.4-liter engine and all-wheel drive, the Sportage still gets up to 22-city and 26-highway mpg.

The turbo engine, when paired with front-wheel drive gets 20-city and 28-highway mpg and even with all-wheel drive, this engine still gets up to 19-city and 24-highway mpg. No matter what drivetrain combination you end up with a 16.4-gallon fuel tank for some pretty impressive range in between fill ups.

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