2025 Kia Sportage: What to Expect?

The New 2025 Kia Sportage is the most Dependable Compact SUV. That comes with a lot of standard features and specs. First of all, it comes with a bold and wide body with impressive styling. As you can view in the below images. And also it is the top-ranked SUV in the Compact SUV segment.

And according to Kia, Kia New Kia Sportage gives a good performance and excellent fuel economy even with gasoline power. Also, it offers Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models that give better fuel economy and performance. That, we will know in detail ahead of this article.

2025 Kia Sportage Review
2025 Kia Sportage Review

Its base gasoline powertrains give a power of 187 HP, and its hybrid powertrains give a lot of power of 226 HP. So its hybrid powertrain generates more power compared to gasoline powertrains. But both give good performances on the road. And also, Kia has claimed that it comes with an all-wheel drive drivetrain with available all-terrain mode.

So if you are looking for such an eye-catching compact SUV with a bold exterior style with a powerful engine powertrain that gives excellent performance, then it might be best for you because it is loaded with all the important features and specs. In this article, we will learn everything about the next Kia Sportage. So must read this article till the end.

2025 Kia Sportage Redesign

Look. The currently available 2023 Kia Sportage is all-new for the 2023 Model year, which has already been fully redesigned as a new fifth-generation for 2023 MY. That means this 2025 Kia Sportage is a part of the fifth generation Sportage.

So it is not likely that Kia will redesign it for the 2025 Model year. And we hope that the Kia Sportage will be carried over for the 2025 Model year without any major changes. However, Right now, Kia hasn’t released any official notification about the next Sportage. So we will come back soon with the latest update.

2025 Kia Sportage Changes
2025 Kia Sportage Changes

Interior Design

The Kia Sportage interior is more luxurious and spacious. first of all, its interior, basically the front row, has a large touchscreen infotainment system on the front dashboard that provides it an extra interior look. And after that, large and wide front seats and center armrest gives more comfort to drivers and passengers.

And as well its interior is built in the proper right way with high-quality materials. And also its front-row seats are heated which you can enjoy your journey any season. As its front row seats, its rear row seats also have more legroom and headroom space by which anyone can easily sit inside without facing any problems, as you can view in its interior photos.

As we can view its interior design and space above in the images. Its rear-row seats have enough space for any person. And also, you will get a rear center armrest to put your hands on that. And also, you will get a panoramic sunroof to enjoy the open sky. And many more interior features come with the new Kia Sportage.

And if you talk about the rear cargo space. Then you will get a lot of cargo space for your large suitcases and bags. For example, behind its rear seats, you will get a large cargo space of 40 cubic feet, which is too much for cargo space. And even if you need more cargo space, then you can fold its rear seats, and after folding its rear seats then, you will have more and more cargo area.


As we know that the new Kia Sportage is offered in gasoline, Hybrid, and Plug-in Hybrid powertrains. So in this article, we will know every powertrain of the Kia Sportage. First of all, let’s know Gasoline powered Kia Sportage powertrains. The gasoline-powered Kia Sportage is paired with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces a power of 187 HP and 178 lb-ft of Torque. And this powertrain is paired with a standard eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive drivetrain. But also an all-wheel drive drivetrain is available as optional.

The Kia Sportage’s three trims offer a hybrid powertrain. They all are paired with a 1.6-liter Turbo Hybrid powertrain that produces a combined power of 227 HP and 258 lb-ft of Torque. And these hybrid trims come with a standard six-speed automatic transmission. And its base LX Hybrid trim comes standard with a front-wheel drive drivetrain, while its other two hybrid trims, EX and SX Prestige, are paired with a standard all-wheel drive drivetrain.

The new Kia Sportage’s two trims are offered with two plug-in Hybrid powertrains. And both are paired with a 1.6-liter Turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a plug-in hybrid system that produce a combined power of 261 HP and 258 lb-ft of torque. And both powertrain is paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive drivetrain.

And if we talk about the performance of the New Kia Sportage. according to CarandDriver, the Kia Sportage Plug-in Hybrid trims take just 6.9 seconds to go 0-60 MPH. Which is good for a much longer wheelbase Compact SUV.

Range & Battery Capacity

The Kia Sportage Plug-in hybrid trims are paired with the same Hybrid setup as the Hyundai Tucson that uses a 13.8 kWh battery pack. And Kia has claimed that the new Kia Sportage can go 34 miles in fully electric mode, which is a good range for plug-in hybrid powertrains.

2025 Kia Sportage MPG

The gasoline-powered kia sportage gives a fuel economy of 25 MPG in the city and 32 MPG on the highway when paired with standard front-wheel drive. If you choose its all-wheel drive, this fuel economy decreases to 23 MPG in the city and 28 MPG on the highway.

And we talk about the fuel economy of the kia sportage hybrid and a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Then its hybrid powertrain gives a fuel economy of 42 MPG In the city and 44 MPG on the highway. While its PHEV Models give a fuel economy of 36 MPG in the city and 35 MPG on the highway.

Safety Features

The new Kia Sportage is loaded with many standard and optional safety features. For example, the new Kia Sportage comes with standard features: standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Car, Pedestrian and Cyclist detection, Lane Following Assist, Lane Departure Alert, Lane Keeping Assist, and many more. Some most important safety features are given below in the list-

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian, Cyclist & Junction Turning Detection
  • Lane Following Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Navigation-Based Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Highway Driving Assist (top trims only)
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Park distance warning
  • Safe Exit warning
  • Standard airbags
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Traction Control system
  • Hill Start Assist
  • High Lane Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Infotainment system

The New Kia Sportage offers a lot of standard infotainment and connectivity features. First of all, its base LX Trims come standard with an 8.0 inches touchscreen infotainment system. Otherwise, all other trims come standard with a large 12.3 inches touchscreen display with Kia Car Connect and Navigation system. And also, a large 12.3 inches instrument display comes standard.

2025 Kia Sportage Interior
2025 Kia Sportage Interior

2025 Kia Sportage Release Date & Price

We already know that Right Now, Officially, Kia has not released any information about the next Kia Sportage and when it will be available to order. But according to media reports and our expectations, it is expected that it could be available soon to order for the 2025 Model year in the fall of this year. If you don’t have time to wait for the 2025 Model Year Sportage, you should order the 2023 Sportage because we don’t expect the next Kia Sportage to have anything new for the 2025 Model Year.

The exact pricing for the 2025 Model Year Sportage is not declared yet officially by Kia Motors. But we hope that the price of the next Sportage could be the same or nearby to the 2023 Model year. For example, its 2023 model year Kia Sportage is offered in Twelve trims, including its hybrid and plug-in hybrid trims- LX, EX, X-Line AWD, SX, SX Prestige, Sportage X-Pro, Sportage X-Pro Prestige, LX Hybrid, EX Hybrid, SX Prestige Hybrid, X-Line PHEV, and X-Line Prestige PHEV. In its base, LX Gasoline trim price starts at $31,790 plus destination charges which goes up to $44,515.

So we hope the next Kia Sportage 2025 will have the same trim models. But the price could remain the same or increase a little more compared to 2023 MY. However, here we have given its estimated price for 2025 MY Sportage on the basis of our expectations. But we will come back soon with its exact price.