IRVINE, California — The 2016 Kia Sportage SUV starts at $23,045, including an $895 destination charge, reflecting a $250 price increase over the 2015 model.
A carryover model with minor enhancements, the 2016 Sportage is expected to arrive at Kia dealerships this summer.
The top-of-the-line 2016 Kia Sportage SX starts at $32,385, including shipping, for a $1,890 price increase over the 2015 Sportage SX.
The midlevel Sportage EX adds standard leather-trimmed seating surfaces for 2016, and the $1,000 Sportage LX Popular package adds a touchscreen display with integrated rear camera display and auto on/off headlights.
The base 2016 Sportage is equipped with a 2.4-liter GDI inline four-cylinder engine that produces 182 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. All-wheel drive is available on all models and a six-speed automatic transmission is standard.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers will deal with a modest price increase on the base 2016 Kia Sportage, a popular vehicle in this growing segment.