What is the 2020 Kia Sportage Towing Capacity?

July 28th, 2019 by

2020 Kia Sportage taking a turn
The 2020 Kia Sportage towing capacity offers one of the strongest towing performances Grosse Pointe and St. Clair Shores drivers can expect from an SUV in its class. It delivers a standard towing capacity of 1,650 pounds, and when properly equipped, it can reach a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds. Learn more about the Sportage’s impressive performance specs and find out what you can tow with a Kia Sportage from Jeffrey Kia.

Kia Sportage Specs and Performance Features

Drivers interested in the Sportage’s outstanding towing power will find that its towing capabilities are just the beginning, as it offers plenty of competitive performance features that offer a smooth and economic ride. Check out the available engine configuration and specs available in the Kia Sportage LX, S, and EX trim levels:

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission overdrive with sportmatic system
  • 181 hp
  • 175 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 23 mpg/city, 30 mpg/highway
  • 16.4 gallon fuel tank capacity

In addition, you’ll also find a dependable 2.0 Liter, Turbocharged Inline 4-cylinder engine that’s only available in the Sportage SX Turbo trim level. This engine produces 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque along with an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 20/28 mpg rating (city/hwy).
2020 Sportage driving over a bridge

Available Kia Towing Accessories


Drivers looking to make the most out of their Kia Sportage towing capacity may also want to invest in some available Kia accessories. There are Kia accessories that are designed to make your towing efforts safer and more efficient whether you’re running errands around town, hauling equipment to the jobsite, or packing up for a weekend away. Here are just some of the Kia Sportage accessories you will find for sale:

  • Tow Hitch Bike Attachment
  • Tow Hitch (includes harness)
  • Roof Rack Cross Bars
  • Roof Cargo Box Attachment
  • Roof Cargo Basket Attachment
  • Roof Bike Attachment
  • Tow Hitch Chrome Cover
  • Wheel Locks

Experience the Kia Sportage at Jeffrey Kia

Now that you know how much you can tow behind the wheel of the Kia Sportage and have discovered some of its outstanding performance features, stop by Jeffrey Kia to experience this SUV in person. Learn more about the Kia Sportage price or 2020 Sportage MPG ratings and browse our inventory of new Sportage models for sale to find what suits you best. Contact us today to get the car buying process with a dedicated member of our finance team, or to schedule a test drive near Warren and Macomb!

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