Used 2015 Kia Sportage Pricing


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2015 Highlights

After undergoing more extensive revisions last year, the 2015 Kia Sportage returns with only minor reshuffling of the content of some option packages.


Pros

  • Eye-catching styling
  • powerful engines, particularly the turbo engine in the SX trim
  • sporty handling
  • good value
  • generous warranty.

Cons

  • Modest backseat and cargo space
  • firm ride quality
  • lackluster fuel economy.

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Used 2015 Kia Sportage for Sale

Kia Sportage 2015 EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Twilight Blue Alpine Gray premium cloth36,359 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageEX
List:$17,998
Est.Loan: $328/mo
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CARFAX 1-Owner, Excellent Condition, GREAT MILES 36,359! EPA 28 MPG Hwy/21 MPG City! Moonroof, Heated Seats, Navigation, Bluetooth CLICK ME! KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Back-Up Camera, Premium Sound System, Satellite Radio, iPod/MP3 Input, Bluetooth, Aluminum Wheels, Dual Zone A/C Kia EX with Twilight Blue exterior and Alpine Gray interior features a 4 Cylinder Engine with 182 HP at 6000 RPM*. OPTION PACKAGES: EX PREMIUM PACKAGE: Rear Park Assist System, Panoramic Sunroof, Push Button Start w/Smart Key, Navigation System w/SIRIUSXM Traffic, SIRIUSXM Traffic, Ventilated Front Seats, Dual Body-Color Power Heated Mirrors, LED turn-signal indicators and folding, Electrochromic Mirror, PUSH BUTTON START. EXPERTS ARE SAYING: The interior of the 2015 Kia Sportage is a handsome space with styling that gives it a somewhat bolder look than some of its more traditional competitors. Gauges, knobs, buttons and other controls are thoughtfully laid out and easy to use. -Edmunds.com. AFFORDABLE: Was $18,495. This Sportage is priced $800 below NADA Retail. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: Extended warranty available! Non-Smoker vehicle. CARFAX 1-Owner Pricing analysis performed on 5/25/2018. Horsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Fuel economy calculations based on original manufacturer data for trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.

Kia Sportage 2015 EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Black Cherry Alpine Gray premium cloth32,876 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageEX
List:$18,998
Est.Loan: $346/mo
CarMax(0)
18 mi away
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet

Kia Sportage 2015 EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Sage Green Black leather24,453 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageEX
List:$20,491
Est.Loan: $373/mo
Hersons Kia(22)
18.3 mi away
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Kia Certified! Navigation! Bluetooth! Backup Camera! All Wheel Drive! Foglights! Third Row Seats! Alloy Wheels! Roof Rails! Only One Owner! This 2015 Kia Sportage is the perfect cross-over SUV to accommodate a busy family on the go! The Kia Sportage is known for its solid build quality, comfortable ride and generous features. This EX model comes well-equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, full power accessories, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, foglights, roof rails, rear parking sensors, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera, a panoramic sunroof, a 7-inch touchscreen display, a navigation system and a 10-speaker Infinity surround-sound system. The 2015 Kia Sportage comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability control, hill-start assist, hill descent control, front active head restraints, front-seat side airbags and side curtain airbags that cover the first and second rows. This Kia Certified vehicle comes with 10-Year/ 100,000-Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, 24-Hour Roadside Assistance, Towing/Rental Coverage and more. Come take this family friendly Kia for a test drive today!�

Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Twilight Blue Black cloth34,786 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$15,998
Est.Loan: $292/mo
CarMax(0)
25.1 mi away
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Loaner

Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Signal Red Black cloth16,086 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$16,998
Est.Loan: $310/mo
CarMax(0)
28.5 mi away
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet

Kia Sportage 2015 EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Mineral Silver Black leather29,486 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageEX
List:$19,998
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Clear White Black cloth61,922 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$12,790
Est.Loan: $239/mo
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2015 Kia Sportage LX Clear White **EASY TO FINANCE**, **REAR BACKUP CAMERA**, KIA CERTIFIED, 2nd Row Armrests w/Cup Holders, Auto On/Off Headlamps, Dual Body-Color Power Mirrors, Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors, Popular Package, Rear Camera Display, Rear Spoiler, Roof Rails, Trip Computer, UVO eServices Infotainment System, UVO eServices Package. New Price! CARFAX One-Owner. Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov

Kia Sportage 2015 EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Black Cherry Alpine Gray premium cloth65,114 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageEX
List:$16,877
Est.Loan: $308/mo
Malloy Hyundai(4)
29.8 mi away
Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Black Cherry Alpine Gray cloth19,563 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$15,995
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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2015 Kia Sportage LX Odometer is 13435 miles below market average! LX FWD Black Cherry 6-Speed Automatic 2.4L I4 DGI DOHC 16V 28/21 Highway/City MPGFresh oil change, State of MD safety Inspection, Fully detailed.Please don't hesitate to call and ask for the Used Vehicle department with any questions you may have about the vehicles!!! Please call 301-441-1313 and we will be very happy to help you in any way!!! See you soon!!!Reviews:* Eye-catching styling; powerful engines, particularly the turbo engine in the SX trim; sporty handling; good value; generous warranty. Source: Edmunds* Good things come in perfectly sized packages, including the Kia Sportage. It delivers key performance benefits of a crossover, including agile, sporty handling, while four wheel independent suspension provides a remarkably smooth and comfortable ride. The Sportage is roomy and versatile, and the comfortable seats reconfigure for abundant cargo space. A dramatically designed tilt-and-slide panoramic sunroof is also available, and it extends along the length of the roof for you to enjoy big-sky views. Sportage LX and EX provide strong acceleration, thanks to their 182hp engine. Sportage SX, with a turbocharged 260hp 2.0L Gasoline Direct Injection engine, delivers even more driving excitement. An available 6-speed automatic transmission provides smooth, virtually seamless shifting. Its Sportmatic design allows you to choose the automatic mode or, for a sportier driving experience, clutch-free manual shifting. Sportage provides spacious seating for five adults. It has an available power driver's seat with lumbar support and, for your comfort as well as your front passenger's, available dual-zone temperature control with an advanced, ionized air-filtration system that provides purified air. Available features include heated front seats, a ventilated driver's seat, SiriusXM Traffic, a Smart Key that lets you unlock the door and start the engine with the key in your pocket, and the innovative UVO infotainment system which lets you use your compatible cell phone to make hands-free calls, receive and respond to text messages, listen to streaming audio, enjoy your personal music, and play your favorite song all by giving a single voice command. Source: The Manufacturer Summary

Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Clear White Black cloth50,439 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$14,591
Est.Loan: $273/mo
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New Price! CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. White 2015 Kia Sportage LX AWD 6-Speed Automatic 2.4L I4 DGI DOHC 16V AWD.26/19 Highway/City MPGReviews:* Eye-catching styling; powerful engines, particularly the turbo engine in the SX trim; sporty handling; good value; generous warranty. Source: Edmunds* Good things come in perfectly sized packages, including the Kia Sportage. It delivers key performance benefits of a crossover, including agile, sporty handling, while four wheel independent suspension provides a remarkably smooth and comfortable ride. The Sportage is roomy and versatile, and the comfortable seats reconfigure for abundant cargo space. A dramatically designed tilt-and-slide panoramic sunroof is also available, and it extends along the length of the roof for you to enjoy big-sky views. Sportage LX and EX provide strong acceleration, thanks to their 182hp engine. Sportage SX, with a turbocharged 260hp 2.0L Gasoline Direct Injection engine, delivers even more driving excitement. An available 6-speed automatic transmission provides smooth, virtually seamless shifting. Its Sportmatic design allows you to choose the automatic mode or, for a sportier driving experience, clutch-free manual shifting. Sportage provides spacious seating for five adults. It has an available power driver's seat with lumbar support and, for your comfort as well as your front passenger's, available dual-zone temperature control with an advanced, ionized air-filtration system that provides purified air. Available features include heated front seats, a ventilated driver's seat, SiriusXM Traffic, a Smart Key that lets you unlock the door and start the engine with the key in your pocket, and the innovative UVO infotainment system which lets you use your compatible cell phone to make hands-free calls, receive and respond to text messages, listen to streaming audio, enjoy your personal music, and play your favorite song all by giving a single voice command. Source: The Manufacturer Summary

Kia Sportage 2015 EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Mineral Silver Black leather74,964 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageEX
List:$17,388
Est.Loan: $317/mo
Laurel Kia(0)
34.3 mi away
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Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Black Cherry Alpine Gray cloth50,511 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$14,997
Est.Loan: $280/mo
Shenandoah Ford(0)
37.9 mi away
Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Twilight Blue Black cloth45,336 miles
Cpo 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$16,300
Est.Loan: $297/mo
Hagerstown Kia(12)
40.1 mi away
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***RECENT ARRIVAL*** MARYLAND STATE INSPECTED, CLEAN CARFAX ONE OWNER, ALLOY WHEELS, USB PORT, REAR VIEW CAMERA SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH, AWD, KIA CERTIFIED W/ 10 YEAR 100,000 MILE WARRANTY!!This is just one of many premium used cars offered by Hagerstown Honda/KIA. Check out our new and used car selection at hagerstownhonda.com and hagerstownkia.com or contact us directly at 888-485-5281 . TO RECEIVE THE INTERNET SALE PRICE THIS VEHICLE DESCRIPTION PAGE MUST BE PRINTED AND PRESENTED BEFORE PURCHASE!

Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Clear White Black cloth30,409 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$16,751
Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Mineral Silver Black cloth47,121 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:$13,802
Est.Loan: $258/mo
Kia of Bowie(8)
41.7 mi away
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Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Bright Silver Black cloth44,866 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:Not Listed
Kia of Waldorf(28)
41.9 mi away
Kia Sportage 2015 EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Mineral Silver Black leather26,683 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageEX
List:$19,690
Est.Loan: $359/mo
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***NAVIGATION***ALL WHEEL DRIVE! CLEAN CARFAX! ONE OWNER! HEATED LEATHER SEATS! **GREAT MPG** PANORAMIC ROOF! BLUETOOTH!, XM/SIRUIS RADIO! MP3! ALLOY WHEELS! TRACTION CONTROL!, BACKUP CAMERA! 4 WHEEL INDEPENDENT SUPSENSION! MANUFACTURER WARRANTY STILL APPLIED!! NON SMOKER! POWER WINDOWS! POWER LOCKS! FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL ANTWERPEN HYUNDAI, CATONSVILLE, MD (410) 788-6600, YOU'LL HAVE A DEDICATED SALES CONSULTANT TO FURTHER ASSIST YOUR NEEDS.Recent Arrival! Odometer is 6727 miles below market average! 26/19 Highway/City MPGReviews:* Eye-catching styling; powerful engines, particularly the turbo engine in the SX trim; sporty handling; good value; generous warranty. Source: Edmunds* Good things come in perfectly sized packages, including the Kia Sportage. It delivers key performance benefits of a crossover, including agile, sporty handling, while four wheel independent suspension provides a remarkably smooth and comfortable ride. The Sportage is roomy and versatile, and the comfortable seats reconfigure for abundant cargo space. A dramatically designed tilt-and-slide panoramic sunroof is also available, and it extends along the length of the roof for you to enjoy big-sky views. Sportage LX and EX provide strong acceleration, thanks to their 182hp engine. Sportage SX, with a turbocharged 260hp 2.0L Gasoline Direct Injection engine, delivers even more driving excitement. An available 6-speed automatic transmission provides smooth, virtually seamless shifting. Its Sportmatic design allows you to choose the automatic mode or, for a sportier driving experience, clutch-free manual shifting. Sportage provides spacious seating for five adults. It has an available power driver's seat with lumbar support and, for your comfort as well as your front passenger's, available dual-zone temperature control with an advanced, ionized air-filtration system that provides purified air. Available features include heated front seats, a ventilated driver's seat, SiriusXM Traffic, a Smart Key that lets you unlock the door and start the engine with the key in your pocket, and the innovative UVO infotainment system which lets you use your compatible cell phone to make hands-free calls, receive and respond to text messages, listen to streaming audio, enjoy your personal music, and play your favorite song all by giving a single voice command. Source: The Manufacturer Summary

Kia Sportage 2015 LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Black Cherry Alpine Gray cloth57,264 miles
Used 2015Kia SportageLX
List:Not Listed
Buchanan Kia(0)
46 mi away

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Features & Specs

LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
MPG242222
Seating555
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower182 hp @ 6000 rpm182 hp @ 6000 rpm182 hp @ 6000 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover17.4%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    P
    Poor
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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Consumer Rating


awesome suv
I have been doing research on cars and suvs for the last 3 months while waiting for my settlement..test drove a few and after reading reviews and watching countless videos on utube from consumers and so called car experts i bought my kia sportage lx fwd used with 20000 miles on it and love this little suv..i looked at hyundai chevy ford mazda honda toyota nissan dodge mitsubishi and kia..i bought this one cheaper than all the rest and the warranty is 5yr 60k miles since its used which is still longer than the rest except hyundai is the same used..anyway i just took it out on vacation to ca. and it was raining windy and cold and it handled great..it went 1886 miles from tulsa to n.cal for 133 bucks which averaged between 26 and 33 mpg..thats going 70-80 mph on average..coming back i went to the coast down through san francisco down to los angeles up to las vegas and back home..averaged little better mpg at 27-33...overall average mpg was 29.7 mpg which is pretty good considering i drive the flow of traffic which at times was 85mph..plus out west there gas is 86 octane rating for regular unleaded..anyway the ride is no different than any other suv ive had..the noise is the same..road feel was the same and this sportage has electric assist steering which is a first for me and its different but it didnt take long to get used to..cornering was pretty good..wet traction was good..some reviews said traction and steering was bad well i didnt have any problems through the rainy wet roads i was still going 65 in a 70 mph speed limit..you should go slower when driving in rain anyway..power was ok..hey its a 4 cyl..not a v8...if you want power go buy a viper or corvette..or even a car with a v6...power was just fine for a 4cyl going through the mountains...anyway i think this suv for the price and looks should be in the top 3..i paid 18000 out the door for mine and for the money im very very happy with my decision to get this kia over all the other suvs i looked at...
poor brakes
7300 miles and total front brake Failure And the dealership was not helpful Wanted over 300.00 dollars ,maybe 2 and 1/2 hours wait time My mechanic did it in 45 minutes for $200.00 What a rip off We called customer service and NO ONE HAD The Common courtesy to call back
Great little SUV/CUV
I have owned my Sportage for a month now, and I am nothing less than thrilled with it from bumper to bumper. When KIA named the vehicle, the "Sport" aspect of "Sportage" is very appropriate, as the vehicle looks, handles and drives like a small sports sedan. Mine is the EX model, AWD. The EX package includes Panoramic sliding sunroof, leather seating surfaces (front/rear), leather wrapped steering wheel, heated and cooled ventilated front seats, power drivers seat with lumbar, dimming rear view mirror with Homelink, front/rear floor mats, cargo mat, fog lamps, power/folding heated side view mirrors w/turn indicators, Uvo touchscreen entertainment system with backup monitoring, bluetooth, Infinity speakers with 8" sub woofer, navigation, Sirius, keyless entry and push button start/stop, dual climate control, 18" wheels and tires, and a cooled glove box...all for a sticker of $31,650.00. That is an incredible value compared to other manufacturers vehicles in this segment. I found that a Ford, Mazda, Toyota or Honda with the same features, were anywhere from $4,000 to $6,000 more comparably equipped. They also don't come close to matching the 10 year 100,000 mile powertrain warranty, or 6 year 60,000 bumper to bumper warranty that KIA offers. My KIA has a 2.4L, inline 4 cyl. engine that produces 183 HP. It also has a 6 speed auto transmission w/manual mode. The engine is quite peppy, and getting up to 65-70 is no problem. The engine never sounds taxed, or over revved. Shifting is quiet, smooth and precise...no hedging or jerking. Fuel economy is okay...with a combined 22 mpg city/highway. But, the vehicle is full time AWD, so I am okay with that. I will be curious to see if that improves when I take it on the road this summer. The steering is precise, the suspension is taught, not stiff..so small bumps do not beat you to death. Road noise is minimal. and for having a smaller wheelbase, the ride is quite comfortable. It also tracks and corners very crisply, which I really appreciate for city and suburban driving, and getting on and off the expressways. The interior is very nicely appointed. Fit and finish is excellent. Quality materials...not a bunch of hard plastics, and all controls are easily accessible from the driving position. The tilt/telescoping steering wheel has all of the audio, cruise control, and hands free bluetooth controls on it, so no fumbling around with knobs while driving. The rear seating area has plenty of room for 2 adults...but 3 would be quite cramped. Nice headroom in the front and back, although the sloping roof line does require me to tilt my head to the side a bit when entering the vehicle. the sunroof provides a one touch open/close, as do the driver and passenger windows. The seats are quite comfortable, and the power controls and lumbar in the drivers seat make it quite easy to adjust to fit your personal comfort level and driving position. The exterior is sharp!...very sporty. Fit and finish is excellent. Just enough chrome accents to add to the appearance...however, I am not a big fan of the plastic fuel cover. It isn't cheaply made, but I have a feeling if you bumped into it just right, it is going to break...possibly snap off of it's hinges. I would prefer it if the cover were made of steel. Color options are limited...Silver, Black Cherry, White or Blue. Mine is white...and I love how clean it looks...personal preference. The 18" aluminium wheels are very nice, as are the Hancook tires. The provide an additional inch of ground clearance over the base model, and I like that...especially when the snow comes. So...in summary...this is a great little vehicle that 1. Looks amazing, 2. Has a ton of features, 3. Drives and rides exceptionally well, and 4. Has a warranty the other cannot touch, 5. All for a price that is very consumer friendly. All in all...5 stars!
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Quick Summary
The Kia Sportage's strongest attributes are amplified in the SX model with the addition of a turbocharged engine that provides the acceleration of a larger motor with little penalty to fuel economy or drivability. It also has a few exterior additions and more standard interior features.

Though it's powerful and respectfully quick in a straight line, the Sportage SX is less fun to drive than the Mazda CX-5, while the Honda CR-V is more comfortable and has greater cargo capacity. Still, the Sportage offers a compelling combination of sharp styling, solid performance, numerous features and a long warranty.

What Is It?
The Kia Sportage is a five-seat compact SUV with a functional, spacious interior and unique exterior styling that sets it apart from the class. The top-of-the-line SX trim is upgraded with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 that delivers an extra 78 horsepower over the base four-cylinder engine. The upgraded engine doesn't change the 2,000-pound tow rating, but shoppers will be glad to know that the EPA mileage rating in combined driving is only 1 mpg lower than the standard engine.

What's Under the Hood?
With 260 hp and 269 pound-feet of torque, the turbocharged 2.0-liter is one of the most powerful four-cylinder engines you can get in this segment. Versus the base 2.4-liter naturally aspirated engine, the turbo-4 produces 93 lb-ft more peak torque and provides it at lower engine speeds, meaning you don't have to rev the engine as hard to accelerate.

While smaller turbocharged engines can exhibit delayed acceleration called turbo lag, the Sportage only exhibited evidence of this during instrumented testing. In everyday driving, it's so well behaved that you might mistake it for a larger engine. It's also very quiet and smooth, more so than the base 2.4-liter four-cylinder.

How Does It Drive?
Yes, it has dual exhaust pipes and "Sport" in the name, but the Sportage drives like a normal SUV. It's a quick SUV, though, evident by its low 7-second 0-60-mph time, but it's not going to impress your friends. Instead, owners will be pleased at the ease in which it accelerates to highway speeds.

Quick steering gives the Sportage a nimble feel when maneuvering around city streets and tight parking lots. But the overall lightness in the steering wheel itself and a lack of feedback can make the Sportage feel darty and nervous at freeway speeds.

We noticed a fair amount of body roll during testing, but it didn't translate into a cushy driving experience on the road. The ride quality is acceptable, but on the firmer side. Some competitors, like the Honda CR-V, are more refined in this area.

What's the Interior Like?
There are some hard plastics, but everything you come in contact with during normal driving is soft. The gauges are easy to read and the controls are intuitive. We also liked the fast reactions of the standard navigation and infotainment system. We were less fond of the fact that there's only one USB outlet. Fortunately, Kia also provides two 12-volt power ports.

Large sideview mirrors provide good outward visibility, but the rear view is tighter than you might expect due to the rear headrests and small rear window. The standard back-up camera helps make up for it somewhat.

The sloping roof line contributes to the Sportage's attractive design, but it also means less cargo room behind the rear seats. At 26.1 cubic feet, seats-up cargo capacity in the Sportage trails the segment (the Honda CR-V has 35.3 cubic feet). Taller passengers might have to duck while getting in the backseats, and, when it's equipped with the optional sunroof, their heads might brush the roof when seated. Fortunately there's plenty of rear legroom, and while there are no rear climate controls, the Sportage does have rear vents.

Most of the additions that come with the SX Luxury package are worthwhile, like the massive panoramic sunroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror and ventilated front seats. But we find the quality of the leather disappointing, so it's best to consider how much you really want the other items before upgrading to this options package.

What Kind of Fuel Economy Can You Expect?
The SX's turbocharged engine only pays a 1 mpg combined fuel economy penalty versus the base engine, while all-wheel drive drops the number another 2 mpg. Our all-wheel-drive test vehicle stayed close to its 21 mpg combined (19 city/24 highway) rating. It returned 22 mpg on our standard test loop, but averaged closer to 19 mpg during the duration of its 540-mile stay with us, which included both city and highway driving.

How Is It Off-Road?
Although it offers all-wheel drive, the Sportage is intended for light off-road use. Even with all-wheel drive, the low-rolling-resistance Hankook Optimo tires might not fare well in snow or extremely wet conditions. Still, it offers nearly as much clearance as more off-road-oriented vehicles like the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. The Sportage's tall front bumper, for example, results in a high approach angle, meaning the Sportage won't scrape steep driveways or embankments.

The all-wheel-drive system automatically biases engine power between the front and rear wheels. It's primarily front-wheel drive to save fuel, but can sense slippage and reroute power to the rear wheels as needed. A "Lock Mode" button can be engaged to evenly split power between the front and rear wheels in low-traction situations. There is no low-range gearing, but the Sportage does offer Downhill Speed Control, which automatically holds the vehicle at 5 mph while driving down slopes with poor traction.

What About Towing?
When outfitted with a trailer hitch, all Sportage trim levels can tow up to 2,000 pounds. This rating is higher than most Japanese competitors, but some V6-powered SUVs of this size can tow more. For recreational vehicle towing, all-wheel-drive Sportages can only be towed on a flatbed. Front-drive models can be towed on a dolly with the front wheels in the air.

How Much Does It Cost?
Our Sportage SX started at $30,495. All-wheel drive tacked on $1,500, while the Luxury package added $3,350. Toss in carpeted floor mats for $130, and our tester totaled $33,975.

Base models start at $22,795 for the front-wheel-drive LX and $26,195 for the midgrade EX model.

What Competing Models Should You Also Consider?
The Honda CR-V doesn't look as distinctive, but it does offer more cargo capacity, superior ride quality and better mileage. It can also be optioned with more active safety features, like a lane departure warning system and a collision mitigation braking system.

Slightly larger, the Jeep Cherokee has an eye-catching design like the Sportage. It offers both a standard four-cylinder and an optional V6 engine that ups the Cherokee's tow rating to 4,500 pounds.

It may not have a turbocharger, but the steering and handling of the Mazda-CX-5 provide a more enjoyable driving experience. Like the Sportage, the CX-5 emphasizes design, but it doesn't impinge on rear seating space.

Why Should You Consider This Vehicle?
It's a compact SUV that doesn't look like anything else in the class. And if you like a little more power under the hood, the Sportage SX provides quick acceleration that few others in the class can match.

Why Should You Think Twice About This Car?
Minimal steering feedback and average handling mean it's not actually sporty. Some competitors provide a more engaging driving experience, while others have more cargo capacity and offer more comprehensive safety features.

The manufacturer provided Edmunds this vehicle for the purposes of evaluation.

Used 2015 Kia Sportage Overview

The Used 2015 Kia Sportage is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A), LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A), EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A), EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A), SX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), and SX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A). Pre-owned Kia Sportage models are available with a 2.4 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 182 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2015 Kia Sportage comes with front wheel drive, all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. The Used 2015 Kia Sportage comes with a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 10 yr./ 100000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What's a good price on a Used 2015 Kia Sportage?

Save up to $300 on one of 43 Used 2015 Kia Sportage for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $12,790 as of 05/27/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2015 Kia Sportage trim styles:

  • The Used 2015 Kia Sportage LX is priced between $12,790 and $20,785 with odometer readings between 16086 and 68116 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Kia Sportage EX is priced between $16,859 and $22,734 with odometer readings between 19957 and 74964 miles.

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