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How Much Can The 2023 Kia Sportage Tow?

how much can the 2023 kia sportage tow?

Find out how much the Kia Sportage 2023 can tow at Kia of South Austin.

The Sportage has 2,500 pounds of maximum towing capacity. Breaking down the large number of models to pick from, the different drivetrains, and the amenities you could select, the towing capacity is still 2,500 pounds in every model. If the Kia Sportage equips the available trailer brakes it’ll tow up to 2,500lbs but if it isn’t using trailer brakes, 1,653lbs is the base towing capacity. Whichever decision you make with your Kia Sportage delivers a sufficient level of towing capacity, adding to its impressive list of abilities.



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What Is The Horsepower of the 2023 Kia Sportage?

What Is The 2023 Kia Sportage Horsepower?

The Kia Sportage has 187hp, standard. All of the Sportage models produce 187hp from the same 4-Cylinder Inline 2.5L engine that goes with an 8-speed auto transmission. Most of the Kia Sportage trim levels come prepped using the FWD drive mode and offer AWD as an optional drive type option. Only the X-Line AWD, Sportage X-Pro, and Sportage X-Pro Prestige equip AWD as the standard option.

What Is The Curb Weight of the Sportage?

Vehicle Weight of the 2023 Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage has between a 3,373-3,834lb curb weight. Being a smaller SUV, the Sportage has quite a light curb weight on the road. The frame still produces a sturdy center of gravity to offer you some stability anytime you’re driving, but the AWD trim levels create a heavier disparity in weight. The AWD-using models have a curb weight going from 3,543 to 3,834 pounds and the FWD-equipped models curb weight is 3,373-3,664 pounds.

What Is The Kia Sportage Ground Clearance?

Ground Clearance of the Sportage

The Sportage ground clearance is between 7.1-8.3 inches. Despite listing slightly varying ground clearances in each trim level the Kia Sportage offers, the measurement will be impacted by the drivetrain. AWD models have the most clearance measuring 8.3in and the FWD trims ground clearance is 7.1 inches. So the task of configuring a special Sportage is very important but will do a tremendous job of making you comfortable.


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Experience the 2023 Kia Sportage at Kia of South Austin

Learn more about the 2023 Sportage at our Kia dealership in Austin. Visit us in person or online to schedule your test drive. Our helpful staff is standing by to help you get into the car or SUV of your dreams.



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Cars Oct 29, 2022

At a time when customer service seems hard to come by JD answered my questions and then provided insight on other factors that I hadn't thought to ask about. I left with a new Kia and a more positive outlook on buying a new car.

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DealerRater Oct 28, 2022

We've purchased 3 automobiles from Kia of South Austin. We've returned to them because they are knowledgeable, courteous, patient, and always willing to answer our questions. From the receptionist, sales representative, to the finance representative - ALL were helpful and friendly. We've not purchase a Certified Preowned Vehicle from them before (had always bought new). But, they had the Make, Model and 2023 auto we were looking for - with very low milege & in pristine condition. Paul Guerra (Product Specialist) and Andreii Yurko (Finance Manager) both earned Five Stars. We know we can trust Kia of South Austin!

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DealerRater Oct 3, 2022

Hector was incredibly helpful throughout the entire process with repairing my vehicle. For someone like myself who doesn’t know much cars, he was very clear and thorough in explaining what was wrong. Also all the ways they could assist me getting back on the road safely. I always have a great experience here and this time was nothing short of that. Thank you guys!

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Cars Aug 30, 2022

Excellent Service! Oil change was done on th he same day. They provided transportation to my work and back to the service dept instead on me waiting at th he shop.

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Cars Aug 29, 2022

The consultant greeted me at my vehicle within a minute of my arrival. He introduced himself and ask about my reason for being there. He took my information and directed me to the waiting area.

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