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The 2022 Kia Sportage is, as its name would suggest, one of the most sporty vehicles in the Kia lineup. This confident and intelligent SUV is ready for any urban or rural adventure in front of you. It comes in 6 different trims to expertly give you the features you want at a great price, these levels are: LX FWD, LX, LX Nightsky, EX S, EX Premium S and S. How do each of these trims differ, improve on each other, and which one is best for you? Read on with us here at 401 Dixie Kia as we break down each trim level and the upgraded highlights found on each one.

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LX FWD

Enjoy the 2022 Sportage on its base LX trim, highlighted by its front-wheel driveability. Further base features include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-function projection headlights and projection fog lights on the exterior, with comfortable cloth seats inside. The tech and connectivity hub is focused around the 8-inch display audio system, with a 2.4L GDI 4-cylinder engine powering the entire vehicle.

2022 Sportage LX FWD Feature Highlights:

  • Front-wheel drive
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Dual-function projection headlights
  • Projection fog lights
  • Cloth seats
  • 8-inch display audio
  • 2.4L, GDI 4-cylinder engine
  • 181 horsepower
  • 175 lb-ft of torque

Starting from $25,995*. Price is subject to change.

LX

The LX trim of the Sportage gives you all the same features as the LX FWD, except that it swaps in all-wheel drive for front-wheel drive. This is a big advantage for the Sportage, and an almost must when it comes to life in Ontario and in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Whether it be the tough winters or a want to tackle more rugged terrain outside of city limits, all-wheel drive is an important asset for modern driving.

2022 Sportage LX Feature Upgrades:

  • All-wheel drive

Starting from $27,995*. Price is subject to change.

LX Nightsky

Do you love your vehicle to stand out? Then the LX Nightsky edition of the 2022 Sportage is the trim for you. A piano black colour is the star of the show, featured on the fog light surrounds, skid plates, front & rear bumper trims and side sills, with a gloss black radiator grille and roof rails to provide a bold look. As well, added on to this trim includes 18-inch black alloy wheels and special black badging. The tech safety side of upgrades includes both a Blind-spot Detection system and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert to keep you securely engaged on every ride.

2022 Sportage LX Nightsky Feature Upgrades:

  • 18-inch black alloy wheels
  • Piano black fog light surrounds
  • Sideview mirror signal repeaters
  • Automatic power-folding sideview mirrors
  • Piano black skid plates
  • Piano black front and rear bumper trims
  • Piano black side sills
  • Gloss black radiator grille (with piano black frame)
  • Gloss black roof rails
  • Special black badging
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Blind-spot Detection System
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Starting from $29,995*. Price is subject to change.

EX S

The EX S trim of the 2022 Sportage offers up a whole host of premium features that make it well worth its slight jump in price. Highlights on the exterior include LED daytime running and positioning lights, a sport grille, panoramic sunroof, dark chrome exterior accents and more. Elegant and comfortable features inside include the heated steering wheel and leather-wrapped steering and shift knob. Drive even smarter with a smart key, wireless phone charger, Lane Keep Assist and Forward collision-avoidance assist. 

2022 Sportage EX S Feature Highlights:

  • Chrome beltline trim
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED positioning lights
  • Windshield wiper de-icer
  • Solar glass
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Split-chrome door handles
  • Sport grille
  • Dark chrome exterior accents
  • Front and rear silver skid plate bumper accents
  • Multi-directional power adjustable driver’s seat
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • Lane Keep Assist System
  • Forward collision-avoidance assist

Starting from $32,795*. Price is subject to change.

EX Premium S

Improve the premium assets of your 2022 Sportage to an even higher degree over the EX S with this EX Premium S. Both the head and taillights are upgraded to LED for bright illumination, while the smart power tailgate works with ease for all of your loading and unloading needs. Relax inside on synthetic leather seats and enjoy your most desired climate through the dual-zone automatic climate control. Additional features like an automatic defog system and rear parking sensors elevate this premium trim to provide for safe driving both inside and out.

2022 Sportage EX Premium S Feature Upgrades:

  • LED headlights
  • LED taillights
  • Smart power tailgate
  • Leather seats (synthetic)
  • Air conditioning
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Automatic defog system
  • Rear parking sensors

Starting from $35,795*. Price is subject to change.

SX

The top tier trim proves that the 2022 Sportage still has a lot of tricks up its sleeves with a long list of features only available on this upper-most level. Large 19-inch machined-finish alloy wheels and LED fog lights highlight the exterior, while the interior sees comfort and style on an entirely new level. Heated rear seats and air-cooled front seats are both equally ready for Mississauga winters and summers, while the sport steering wheel, alloy pedals, piano black interior trim and chrome interior door handles make the inside seemingly ready for any racetrack. Tech additions feature the 8-inch multimedia interface (with navigation), Harman Kardon audio system, satellite radio, Kia Connect and more. The 2022 Sportage S trim makes choosing this top model an easy choice with its lengthy additional features in every department.

2022 Sportage SX Feature Upgrades:

  • 19-inch machined-finish alloy wheels
  • Temporary spare tire
  • LED fog lights
  • Integrated dual exhaust
  • Multi-directional power adjustable passenger seat
  • Heated rear seats
  • Air-cooled front seats
  • Sport, D-shaped, steering wheel
  • Alloy pedals
  • Piano black interior trim
  • Chrome interior door handles
  • Stainless steel door scuff plates
  • 8-inch multimedia interface (with integrated navigation)
  • Harman Kardon premium audio system
  • Satellite radio
  • Smart cruise control (with stop & go)
  • Kia Connect
  • Advanced forward collision avoidance assist
  • Front parking sensors

Starting from $40,195*. Price is subject to change.

Shop for the Kia Sportage at 401 Dixie Kia

Do you want to make one of these 2022 Kia Sportage trims your own? Contact us here at 401 Dixie Kia and we’ll make it a reality. Order the vehicle of your choosing, with your desired features on the trim you want, so you don’t have to settle for less. Beyond your next vehicle purchase, we’re also here for everything from detailing to service to parts, so for all of your Kia needs in the Mississauga area, our 401 Dixie Kia dealership is your go-to source.