Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving

How Much Can the Sportage Tow?

2021 Kia Sportage Towing Specs and Cargo Space 

Tampa Bay shoppers looking for their next adventure-set SUV will find the 2021 Kia Sportage from Friendly Kia checks all of the boxes. This SUV is ready for daily commutes, weekend getaways, and month-long road trips. The Sportage offers ample interior space for passengers and cargo, so you never have to take more than one trip. Shoppers considering a new Sportage for their next getaway may be curious to know how much the Sportage can tow. This 2021 Kia Sportage towing specs and cargo space guide is here to give you all of the answers. 

Let’s see just how much space is inside the fan-favorite 2021 Kia Sportage! 

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2021 Sportage Engine and Towing Specs 

Rear exterior of red 2021 Kia Sportage

A 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission powers the 2021 Kia Sportage LX, S, and EX. These three Sportage variants deliver up to 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque with this duo in place. The top-tier 2021 Sportage SX Turbo is fitted with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and delivers 240 horsepower and 237 pound-feet of torque.  

Regardless of engine and transmission setup, each 2021 Kia Sportage model can tow up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped. 

How Big is the 2021 Sportage Trunk? 

The five-passenger 2021 Kia Sportage offers ample cargo room even when all five passenger seats are occupied. The Sportage boasts 30.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seatback and up to 60.1 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are folded down. This Kia cabin offers a total of 129.3 cubic feet of interior space and we’ve broken down just how much room passengers have in each row below.  

 First Row Second Row 
Headroom 37.6 inches 37.9 inches 
Shoulder Room 57.1 inches 55.1 inches 
Hip Room  54.3 inches 51.2 inches 
Leg Room 41.5 inches 38.2 inches 

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Start Your Adventure at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey 

Does the 2021 Kia Sportage offer the space and capability you’re searching for? Come join us at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey and hop behind the wheel of a new Sportage for a test drive to see if this Kia SUV offers the room you need. Visit our online inventory to view our current lineup of new Sportage models near Tampa Bay today.