The Kia Sportage has been reimagined for the new model year with a brand new model fit for both the present and future. The 2023 Kia Sportage HEV pushes forward the SUV segment with electric power, advanced tech and a stylish design in this iconic model. This new Sportage is the quintessential SUV for modern times, and we here at 401 Dixie Kia are here to introduce it to you. Follow along as we outline the 2023 Kia Sportage HEV’s efficiency, tech, style, safety and more.
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The Sportage HEV is all-new and reinvigorates both the SUV segment and the Sportage line of models with an efficient hybrid powertrain, a new-age stylish design and with still all the capability and versatility you expert out of an SUV.
Enjoy your brand-new Sportage HEV in a selection of can’t-miss colour options. These colour choices include:
|Specifications:||2023 Kia Sportage HEV EX|
|Ground Clearance (mm)||210|
|Max. Curb Weight (lbs)||3,896|
The Sportage HEV may be highlighted by its hybrid powertrain, but it still has all of the typical features you demand from an SUV. Its cargo versatility is highlighted by 2,087 L (73.7 cu-ft) that will take on all of your luggage and gear with the rear seats folded.
The Sportage HEV makes driver and passengers feel comfortable no matter the time of year. Heated seats ensure you’ll stay toast on a cold winter morning, while air-cooled seats keep you cool in the Summertime.
Available is a hands-free Smart Power liftgate that makes it a breeze to access the rear cargo area of the Sportage HEV. Even if your hands are full of groceries you’ll still be able to simply open the rear without hassle.
|Specifications:||2023 Kia Sportage HEV|
|Head Room (front) (no sunroof) (mm)||1,006|
|Head Room (rear) (mm) 993||Head Room (rear) (mm) 993|
|Shoulder Room (front) (mm)||1,461|
|Shoulder Room (rear) (mm)||1,412|
|Hip Room (front) (mm)||1,392|
|Hip Room (rear) (mm)||1,357|
|Leg Room (front) (mm)||1,052|
|Leg Room (rear) (mm) 1,050||1,050|
|Volume Behind First Row (Floor High) (mm)||1,661|
|Volume Behind First Row (Floor Low) (mm)||1,872|
|Volume Behind Second Row (Floor High) (mm)||876|
|Volume Behind Second Row (Floor Low) (mm)||1,003|
The Sportage HEV matches a 1.6L turbocharged engine to a 44.2 KW Hybrid System Motor to provide hybrid or all-electric power, depending on the circumstances. Hybrid power doesn’t mean it demonstrates any less power, with a combined 227 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
Driving will be seamless in the Sportage HEV, thanks to both Shift By Wire and Drive Mode Select tech. Transmission, throttle and steering response will be able to be adjusted to the driver’s preferred setting for the ultimate personalized ride.
The Sportage HEV is a hybrid electric vehicle that is capable of handling any elements, with incredible traction control. All-Wheel Drive ensures you always stay in control, whether it be on slick roads in the summer or snow and ice-covered roads in the winter.
|Engine Specifications:||1.6L Turbo GDI HEV|
|Combined Torque (lb-ft)||258|
The Sportage HEV is available with dual 12.3-inch touch screens that occupy a panoramic space inside the vehicle on the dashboard. Whether you want to connect for entertainment, communication, navigation or more, this system makes it as easy as can be.
A Harman Kardon premium audio system is available to provide high quality sound on every ride. It comes with 8 speakers (with a subwoofer), to fully encompass you in full fidelity music, podcasts and more.
The Kia Sportage HEV is advanced in more ways than one, and can connect to all of your favourite smart devices, such as your phone or watch. Kia Connect allows you to remotely control features of the Sportage from a distance on your smart device.
Be notified of potential collisions and respond in kind with the Advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist thanks to its driver alert. A Junction Turning function further lets you know of any oncoming traffic when you turn left.
No matter the parking space you want to fit in, front and rear parking sensors will let you know how close you are to obstacles and other vehicles, so you won’t create even a scuff.
If you get a little nervous pulling in or out of tight parking spaces, let the Sportage HEV help through its Remote Smart Parking Assist, which operates simply from a remote command from you.