Compare 2023 vs 2022 Kia Sportage

2023 Kia Sportage vs 2022 Kia Sportage
2023 Kia Sportage 2022 Kia Sportage


2.5L I-4 2.4L I-4


187 hp 181 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

25/32 * 23/30 *

  Rear Legroom

41.3 in. 38.2 in.

  Rear Cargo Space

39.6 cu. ft. 30.7 cu. ft.

  Ground Clearance (AWD)

8.3 in. 6.8 in.

2023 Kia Sportage vs 2022 Kia Sportage

Serving Morrow, GA

Are you trying to decide if you should upgrade to a new Sportage now or wait until the latest model is available? At Kia Atlanta South, we are pleased to be your source for this popular crossover SUV. The Sportage entered its fourth generation in 2017, and the 2022 model is a refreshed version of this generation. For 2023, the Sportage shows off a bold redesign as it launches its fifth generation. In fact, with a closer look, you will see that it has been updated from bumper to bumper.


The 2022 Sportage is offered with two powertrain options. The lower trims have a 181-horsepower, four-cylinder, 2.4-liter engine. The top trim is outfitted with a 240-horsepower, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. In 2023, the Sportage will be equipped with a 187-horsepower, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine with an eight-speed auto transmission. The top trim levels for 2023 will have all-wheel drive as a standard feature.


For 2022, the Sportage has an aerodynamic profile with a rounded yet tapered nose. The nose features stretched, teardrop-shaped headlights and a bowtie grille. For 2023, the Sportage has a taller nose with a waterfall edge. The grille is more extensive and is flanked by arrow-like headlights. The sides are smoothly defined with black lower-body molding. The interior of the Sportage has also been refreshed for 2023. It boasts an encompassing digital display screen that integrates the driver’s gauges and the central infotainment system.


The 2022 and 2023 Sportage versions have a few features that make it a standout in its class. These include rear and front parking sensors, a heated steering wheel, and ventilated front seats. The 2023 Sportage introduces a few new features that drivers will love. These are a wireless internet connection, a surround-view camera, forward collision alert, adaptive cruise control, a blind-spot camera, and other equipment.

Our associates at Kia Atlanta South want to help you make a selection that you will love for years to come. When you visit the dealership soon, you will have a chance to test drive the 2022 Sportage and compare its trim levels in person. Our team will also happily answer your questions about the 2023 Sportage as you prepare to finalize your purchase plans.

* EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.