The base engine offered on the 2018 Kia Sportage is a 2.4-liter Gas I-4 that makes 181 hp @ 6000 rpm and 175 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Kia Sportage takes 7.1 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2.4-liter Gas that makes 181 hp @ 6000 rpm and 175 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 6 speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Kia Sportage takes only 7.1 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2-liter Turbo I-4 that makes 240 hp @ 6000 rpm and 260 lb.-ft. @ 1450 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Kia Sportage takes only 7.1 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Finally, the 2-liter Gas here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 6 speed Automatic, this engine generates 237 hp @ 6000 rpm and 260 lb.-ft. @ 1450 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Kia Sportage achieves a 0-60 time of 7.1 seconds, while maintaining a - seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 Kia Sportage 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
SX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
SX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
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7.1 sec

2018 Kia Sportage vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec180 mph-108 ft.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec117 mph168 ft.-
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec----
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2018 Honda Pilot6.5 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec15.3 sec115 mph-128 ft.
2018 Buick Envision7 sec----
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec----
2018 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-97 - 7.5 sec----
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec123 mph-115 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas7.2 - 7.9 sec----
2018 Hyundai Tucson7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Pathfinder7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Murano7.3 - 8.1 sec----
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-57.7 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Hyundai Kona6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 sec----
2018 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec----
2018 Subaru Outback6.9 - 9.4 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe8.4 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec----
2018 Jeep Compass8.6 - 8.7 sec16.6 sec194 mph-144 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec----
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross8.6 - 9 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec----
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec17 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid9 sec16.8 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek9 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Jeep Renegade9.3 sec----
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 sec17.5 sec117 mph-137 ft.
2018 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Trax10.1 sec----
2018 Ford EcoSport9.8 - 11.2 sec----
2018 Toyota C-HR11 sec----

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2017 Kia Sportage 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
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7.1 sec
EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
8.6 sec
SX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
6.7 sec
SX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
6.9 sec

2017 Kia Sportage vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Buick Envision7 - 7.1 sec----
2017 Subaru Outback7.1 - 9.4 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe7.3 - 8.4 sec----
2017 Jeep Renegade9.3 - 10.3 sec17.1 sec112 mph-126 ft.
2017 Nissan Pathfinder7.4 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Ford Escape8.3 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2017 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Equinox9.2 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV7.6 - 8 sec----
2017 Honda CR-V7.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.3 sec----
2017 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2017 Chevrolet Trax9.3 - 10.1 sec----
2017 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2017 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV48.3 - 9.3 sec----
2017 Buick Encore7.8 - 10.7 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander7.6 - 8.6 sec----
2017 Toyota Highlander7 - 7.2 sec----
2017 Honda Pilot6 - 6.5 sec----
2017 Subaru Forester6.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Dodge Journey7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2017 Kia Niro hybrid8.6 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Nissan Murano8.1 sec----
2017 Kia Sportage6.7 - 8.6 sec----
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 - 10 sec----
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan8.6 sec----
2017 Ford Explorer5.8 - 7.7 sec----
2017 Jeep Cherokee3.3 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Patriot9.3 - 10.9 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Wrangler7.5 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Traverse6.5 sec----
2017 Hyundai Tucson7.6 - 7.9 sec----
2017 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2017 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-96.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Subaru Crosstrek9.2 sec----
2017 Dodge Durango4.6 - 7.8 sec----
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited SUV8.6 sec----
2017 Jeep Compass8.4 - 10.5 sec----

2016 Kia Sportage 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
SX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
SX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
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9.8 sec

2016 Kia Sportage vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Chevrolet Equinox7 - 8.9 sec15.6 - 16.8 sec123 mph116 ft.
2016 Buick Encore8.9 - 9.2 sec16.9 - 17 sec120 mph119 ft.
2016 Ford Flex6.2 - 7.3 sec---
2016 Kia Sportage9.8 sec---
2016 Hyundai Tucson7.4 - 9.7 sec---
2016 Ford Edge6.2 - 7.3 sec---
2016 Subaru Crosstrek8.6 sec---
2016 Jeep Compass9.5 - 10 sec---
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe7.8 sec---
2016 Ford Escape7.6 sec---
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