One of the most popular vehicles at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL, continues to be the Kia Sportage. Now back for the 2021 model year, the Sportage has effortlessly maintained this fan-favorite title.
The 2021 Sportage has brought with it an exciting range of new features and updates, including two exclusive package options – the Nightfall Edition and Nightfall Edition Premium. The Sportage continues to be a top performer among its class and this 2021 Kia Sportage vs 2021 Mazda CX-5 comparison is putting this Kia SUV to the test. See how the 2021 Sportage sets itself apart from the rest of the competition below.
2021 Kia Sportage
2021 Mazda CX-5
|2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine
||Base Engine ||SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter engine |
|181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque
||Power Specs ||187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque |
||Maximum Horsepower ||250 horsepower |
||Towing Capability ||2,000 pounds |
|LX, S, EX, SX Turbo ||Trim Levels ||Sport, Touring, Carbon Edition, Carbon Edition Turbo, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, Signature |
|30.7 cubic feet/60.1 cubic feet ||Cargo Capacity ||30.9 cubic feet/59.6 cubic feet |
|Available||Smart Power Liftgate ||Not Available |
|$24,090 ||Starting MSRP ||$25,270 |
Moving and hauling is made easy with the 2021 Kia Sportage. Not only can the Sportage tow up to 2,000 pounds, but its versatile rear seatback makes transforming this SUV from an everyday family vehicle into a cargo-ready hauler simple. This vehicle’s rear seatback offers 60/40-split functionality along with a 17-step recline feature. The Sportage makes room for 30.7 cubic feet of space behind the rear seats and up to 60.1 cubic feet of space when those seats are folded down. The available Smart Power Liftgate makes accessing the cargo area within the Sportage that much easier, something that is not available in the Mazda CX-5.
The tech-forward Sportage offers some of the latest in-car advancements. Drivers will enjoy the convenience of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in every trim level, along with the security of Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, and Driver Attention Warning.
The 2021 Kia Sportage is equipped with the Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology Package, which includes features not found in the competing 2021 Mazda CX-5. Drivers looking for a safety-focused SUV equipped with smart safety technology will find comfort and security in the 2021 Kia Sportage from Friendly Kia.
To book a test drive with the standout 2021 Kia Sportage in New Port Richey, FL, contact a member of the Friendly Kia team today.