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2019 Kia Sportage Review


The 2019 Kia Sportage has arrived for sale in Massillon, Ohio at Waikem Kia. The Sportage is Kia’s five passenger, crossover SUV with all the latest safety and entertainment technology. Add in available all wheel drive, turbo charged engine and head-turning style, and it’s hard to find one better than the Sportage.
We invite you in to the Waikem Auto Mile today and see why the 2019 Kia Sportage is perfect for your driveway.


Advanced Safety 

Kia’s available drive assistance features are now standard on EX trim levels and above. These advanced safety options make your Sportage safer than ever. It includes the following: 

- Autonomous Emergency Braking will automatically apply the brakes if it detects a collision risk.

- Forward Collision Warning includes audio and visual chimes if traffic ahead of you is stopped.

- Lane Departure Warning comes in when you sway or change lanes without signaling 

- Advanced Smart Cruise Control is a radar based system that helps maintain a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front of you. 

- Blind Spot Detection includes visual and audio warnings that a vehicle is in your blind spot.

- Rear Cross Traffic warns you what’s happening behind you, making it safe and easy to back up. 


Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are optional features in the 2019 Kia Sportage. You stay connected, and it’s never been safer to use your phone’s capabilities while driving.

With these systems integrated into your car, you can easily make and take a hands-free phone call. You can also send text messages with your voice, or have text messages read over the speakers.

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allow you to connect to your favorite navigation or traffic app. You can also easily play the songs, podcasts and audiobooks from your phone over the speakers.

Finally, these systems allow you to access popular apps like Amazon Music, Spotify, NPR One, iHeartRadio, Google Play, Apple Music and even a customized app for Kia owners.

All Wheel Drive

The 2019 Kia Sportage has optional All Wheel Drive at every trim level. It’s one of the best all wheel drive systems on the road today and it’s perfect for an Ohio winter.

The Sportage is also considered one of the best vehicles for people who like to be outdoors. This all wheel drive system makes it easy to take a trip hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, kayaking or canoeing. It’s also considered one of the best vehicles for traveling with pets and children.

The standard drive train on every 2019 Kia Sportage is front wheel drive.

Engine and Fuel Economy

Under the hood the Sportage comes standard with a 2.4L engine that produces 181 horsepower.

Fuel economy with front wheel drive is 30 highway MPG. With all wheel drive, fuel economy is 25 highway MPG.

The optional engine is a 2.0L turbocharged. With front wheel drive, that engine produces 240 horsepower and with all wheel drive 237 horsepower. Fuel Economy on that engine is 25 MPG highway (FWD).


Comfort features

The Sportage has great standard features including backup camera, Bluetooth, USB port, cloth seats and a 5-inch touch screen.
Upgrade your Sportage with optional equipment including heated and cooled leather seats, panoramic sunroof, heated leather steering wheel, and power liftgate.

17-inch alloy wheels are standard. You can upgrade to 18 or 19 inch alloy wheels.

The Sportage comes in 8 exterior paint colors and 6 interior color/fabric choices.


The Waikem Way

At Waikem Kia in Massillon, Ohio, it’s easy to put a Sportage in your driveway. The Sportage is a very affordable SUV, and we offer low payments and interest rates with approved credit.

Our goal is 100 percent credit approval at Waikem, and we have a team devoted to helping us meet that goal.

When you chose Waikem, you are choosing to work with a dealership that is family owned and operated. Waikem Kia is still owned by the Waikem family, know in its third generation. You will find a Waikem family member in our store every day, ensuring that business is done The Waikem Way!

We proudly support organizations and charities including Second Chance for Animals Animal Rescues, Perry Helping Perry, Perry Rotary Club, the Aultman Hospital Cancer Center,  Stark Parks, Stark County District Library, Meals on Wheels, Make A Wish Foundation, Jackson Schools, Perry Schools, Center Catholic Schools and Tuslaw Schools.

View our inventory below or contact us to see why the Sportage is the perfect car for your driveway!

Current Inventory

There are currently no 2019 Kia Sportage EX 4dr SUV for Sale in inventory


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Contact Information

  • Features
  • Specs



  • Comfort
  • Safety
  • Technology
  • Mechanical
  • Exterior
  • Interior


Comfort Features

Center console trim leatherette
Shift knob trim leather
Steering wheel trim leather
Interior accents metallic-tone
Armrests rear folding, rear center with cupholders
Floor material carpet
Door sill trim aluminum
Door trim leatherette

Air Conditioning

Air filtration ionizing
Front air conditioning automatic climate control
Front air conditioning zones dual
Rear vents second row

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
Power outlet(s) 12V cargo area, 12V rear, two 12V front
One-touch windows 1
Reading lights front
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Multi-function remote panic alarm, proximity entry system, trunk release
Power windows lockout button
Courtesy lights door
Overhead console front
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone, voice control
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Push-button start
Vanity mirrors dual illuminating
Assist handle rear, front
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage in floor, front seatback, sunglasses holder, door pockets, accessory hook



Rearview monitor in dash
Cross traffic alert rear
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact sensor door unlock
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Camera system rearview
Impact absorbing bumpers
Blind spot safety sensor/alert
Crumple zones front, rear


Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor


Power door locks anti-lockout, auto-locking
Anti-theft system engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
2-stage unlocking doors


Side mirrors integrated turn signals, heated
Side mirror adjustments power, power folding


Audio System

Radio voice operated, touch screen display, AM/FM
Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Internet radio app Pandora
Antenna type diversity, mast
Watts 160
Total speakers 6
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite radio SiriusXM


Electronic messaging assistance with read function, voice operated
Driver assistance app roadside assistance
Smart device app function maintenance status
Wireless data link Bluetooth

In Car Entertainment

Connected in-car apps Google POIs, Google search
Infotainment UVO, Apple CarPlay ready, Android Auto ready
Infotainment screen size 7 in.


Instrument cluster screen size 3.5 in.
Trip computer
Driver information system
Gauge tachometer
Multi-functional information center
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Trip odometer



Drive mode selector
Axle ratio 3.06

Stability and Traction

Hill descent control
Stability control
Traction control


Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 11.9
Front brake diameter 12.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes


Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type multi-link
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms
Rear shock type gas
Front shock type gas


Battery saver
Battery maintenance-free
Alternator 140 amps



Daytime running lights LED
Front fog lights
Taillights rear center
Headlights wiper activated, auto on/off, halogen


Roof rails color chrome
Roof rails

Tires and Rims

Tire type all season
Wheels alloy
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Spare tire kit tire sealant, inflator kit


Heated windshield wiper rests
Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Rear privacy glass
Solar-tinted glass
Rear wiper variable intermittent, with washer
Laminated glass acoustic


Liftgate window fixed
Rear door type liftgate

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Door handle color chrome
Mirror color body-color
Rear spoiler roofline
Rear spoiler color body-color
Grille color chrome surround, black
Rear bumper color body-color
Fender lip moldings black
Window trim chrome
Rocker panel color black



Driver seat power adjustments height, 10, lumbar, reclining
Passenger seat heated
Driver seat heated
Rear headrests 3, adjustable
Passenger seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Rear seat folding split
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Rear seat type 60-40 split bench
Rear seat manual adjustments reclining
Upholstery leather-trimmed


Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt force limiters front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors front


Turns lock-to-lock 2.7
Steering ratio 14.4



Drive Type

Drive Type FWD


Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 39.3 in
Head Room (rear) 39.1 in
Hip Room (front) 54.3 in
Hip Room (rear) 51.2 in
Shoulder Room (front) 57.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 55.1 in
Leg Room (front) 41.5 in
Leg Room (rear) 38.2 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 176.4 in
Width 73 in
Width (without mirrors) 73 in
Height 65.2 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in
Ground Clearance 6.4 in
Angle of Approach 16.7 degrees
Angle of Departure 23.9 degrees
Track Width (front) 63.5 in
Track Width (rear) 64 in
Break-over Angle 18.6 degrees

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 4597 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 4001-5000 lbs
Curb Weight 3305 lbs

Truck Specifications

Max Payload 1292 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 30.7 cu ft
Interior Volume 129.3 cu ft
Passenger Volume 98.6 cu ft
Cargo Volume (rear seats down) 60.1 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 16.4 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type 225/55R18
Front Wheel Diameter 18.0 x 7.0 in
Rear Tire Type 225/55R18
Rear Wheel Diameter 18.0 x 7.0 in