What performance features are in the 2021 Kia Sportage SX Turbo?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at 12:49 pm
Driver's side front angle view of red 2021 Kia Sportage

If you’re drawn to the stylish design, high-level utility, and technological sophistication of the Kia Sportage, but want to take the performance up a few notches, then you should check out the 2021 Kia Sportage SX Turbo. With its powerful turbocharged engine and sport-tuned suspension, the Sportage delivers an exhilarating driving experience. View here for an overview of the performance features in the Sportage SX Turbo.

Turbocharged Engine in the 2021 Kia Sportage SX Turbo

Turbocharged engine in 2021 Kia Sportage SX Turbo

All Sportage SX Turbo models come standard with the 2.0-liter Turbo Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 4-cylinder engine, which cranks out 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Power from the turbocharged engine is channeled through a 6-speed automatic transmission. For manual shifting capabilities, the Sportage SX Turbo has paddle shifters.

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With its sport-tuned suspension, the Sportage SX Turbo provides confident and engaging handling. The Sportage SX Turbo can be equipped with either a standard front-wheel drive system or the available Dynamax full-time All-Wheel Drive system, which provides enhanced traction for effective driving in adverse weather conditions or when heading off the beaten path. Additional performance features in the Sportage SX Turbo include high-performance dampers and a motor-driven power steering system.

Driving Assistance Features in the 2021 Kia Sportage SX Turbo

The Sportage SX Turbo offers an abundance of driving assistance features. These not only enhance the driving experience and provide a higher level of convenience for the Sportage SX Turbo, but they also greatly improve safety. This includes Smart Cruise Control, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, Blind Spot Collision Warning, Forward Collision Avoidance Assist, the Lane Keep Assist System, the Lane Departure Warning System, High Beam Assist, Driver Attention Warning, and a Rear-Camera Display.