Compare 2012 Kia Sportage specifications by trim levels

Sportage is a 5-seat SUV from Kia, which first hit the market back in 1999.

With the price tag ranging from $18,500 to $28,400, the Kia Sportage faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Ford Escape.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The Kia Sportage has a maximum towing capacity of 2000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Sportage boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 25 to 30 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 73.00mm x 175.20mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2012 Kia Sportage

  • Fuel Tank: 14.5 gal

  • Wheelbase: 103.9 in

  • MPG: 20 city/27 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 8.4 sec

  • Ground clearance: 7 in

  • Towing: 2000 lbs

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 3157 lbs

  • Tires: P215/70HR16.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 26.1 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): from 174.8 x 73 x 64.4



2012 Kia Sportage Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Sportage is offered in 7 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Sportage safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Sportage specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style SUV

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 176 hp @ 6000 –
      260 hp @ 6000

    • Torque 168 lb-ft. –
      269 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6 - 8.4 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 14.7 - 16.2 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 174.8 in

    • Width 73 in

    • Height 64.4 in

    • Wheelbase 103.9 in

    • Curb Weight 3157 lbs

    • GVWR 4497 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 7 in

    • Turning radius 17.3 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 100

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 14.5 gal

    • City 20 - 21 mpg

    • Combined 23 - 26 mpg

    • Highway 25 - 30 mpg

    • Highway range 362.5 - 435 mi



Specifications

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Exterior length
174.80 in 174.80 in 174.80 in 175.20 in
Exterior body width
73.00 in 73.00 in 73.00 in 73.00 in
Exterior height
64.40 in 64.40 in 64.40 in 64.40 in
Horsepower
176 176 176 260
Torque
168 168 168 269
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 21 mpg 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
27 mpg 30 mpg 30 mpg 28 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
8.40 seconds 8.00 seconds 8.00 seconds 6.00 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.20 seconds 16.20 seconds 16.20 seconds 14.70 seconds
1/4 mile speed
90 mph 90 mph 90 mph 95 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80 0.90
Slalom speed
58 mph 60 mph 60 mph 60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.39/3.39 "
Curb weight
3157.00 lbs 3186.00 lbs 3186.00 lbs 3466.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4497.00 lbs 4497.00 lbs 4497.00 lbs 4696.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
103.90 in 103.90 in 103.90 in 103.90 in
Front track
63.50 " 63.50 " 63.50 " 63.50 "
Rear track
63.60 " 63.60 " 63.60 " 63.60 "
Turning radius
17.30 17.30 17.30 17.30
Ground clearance
7.00 in 7.00 in
Front legroom
41.40 in 41.40 in 41.40 in 41.40 in
Rear legroom
37.90 in 37.90 in 37.90 in 37.90 in
Front headroom
39.10 in 39.10 in 39.10 in 39.10 in
Rear headroom
38.50 in 38.50 in 38.50 in 38.50 in
Front hip room
53.70 in 53.70 in 53.70 in 53.70 in
Rear hip room
49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in
Front shoulder room
56.70 in 56.70 in 56.70 in 56.70 in
Rear shoulder room
55.10 in 55.10 in 55.10 in 55.10 in
Luggage volume
26.10 cu.ft. 26.10 cu.ft. 26.10 cu.ft. 26.10 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
54.60 cu.ft. 54.60 cu.ft. 54.60 cu.ft. 54.60 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
14.50 gal. 14.50 gal. 14.50 gal. 14.50 gal.

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Exterior length
174.80 in 174.80 in 175.20 in
Exterior body width
73.00 in 73.00 in 73.00 in
Exterior height
64.40 in 64.40 in 64.40 in
Horsepower
176 176 260
Torque
168 168 269
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
27 mpg 27 mpg 25 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.20 seconds 7.20 seconds 6.10 seconds
1/4 mile time
15.50 seconds 15.50 seconds 14.70 seconds
1/4 mile speed
87 mph 87 mph 92 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.90
Slalom speed
59 mph 59 mph 59 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.39/3.39 "
Curb weight
3355.00 lbs 3355.00 lbs 3466.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4608.00 lbs 4608.00 lbs 4696.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
103.90 in 103.90 in 103.90 in
Front track
63.50 " 63.50 " 63.50 "
Rear track
63.60 " 63.60 " 63.60 "
Turning radius
17.30 17.30 17.30
Ground clearance
7.00 in
Front legroom
41.40 in 41.40 in 41.40 in
Rear legroom
37.90 in 37.90 in 37.90 in
Front headroom
39.10 in 39.10 in 39.10 in
Rear headroom
38.50 in 38.50 in 38.50 in
Front hip room
53.70 in 53.70 in 53.70 in
Rear hip room
49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in
Front shoulder room
56.70 in 56.70 in 56.70 in
Rear shoulder room
55.10 in 55.10 in 55.10 in
Luggage volume
26.10 cu.ft. 26.10 cu.ft. 26.10 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
54.60 cu.ft. 54.60 cu.ft. 54.60 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
14.50 gal. 14.50 gal. 14.50 gal.

Interior Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
2825 2820 2820
12V DC power outlet
3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2

Exterior Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P215/70HR16.0 BSW AS P225/60HR17.0 BSW AS P235/55HR18.0 BSW AS P235/55HR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels
16" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" machined aluminum 18" machined aluminum
Sunroof
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof
fixed glass with sunshade fixed glass with sunshade

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Antenna
3394 3394 3394
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P225/60HR17.0 BSW AS P235/55HR18.0 BSW AS P235/55HR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels
17" silver aluminum 18" machined aluminum 18" machined aluminum
Sunroof
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof
fixed glass with sunshade fixed glass with sunshade

Seats

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Standard seating
5 5 5 5

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Front seat type
2989 2989 2989
Standard seating
5 5 5

Entertainment System

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Speakers
6 6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1 1

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Radio
3143 3143 3143
Speakers
6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1 1

Safety and Security Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
3214 3214 3214

Mechanical Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Axle ratio
3.74 3.20 3.20 3.32
Remote vehicle starting system
3814 3814

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Engine
4757 4757 4750
Axle ratio
3.20 3.20 3.32
Remote vehicle starting system
3814 3814

Other Specs

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs.

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Horsepower rpm
6000 6000 6000
Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs.