2024 Kia Sportage Towing Capacity

January 28th, 2024 by

2024 Kia Sportage

 

The Kia Sportage is a versatile vehicle; it’s just as capable of taking the kids to Little League as it is heading out on a solo outdoor adventure in Hickory Bluff. But just how versatile is it? Can a Kia Sportage tow a boat? Yes! And in this guide, we walk through the details of the 2024 Kia Sportage towing capacity. Let’s take a look at all that this best-selling SUV can do for you on the St. Simons Island roads.

 

 

What is the 2024 Kia Sportage Towing Capacity?

The 2024 Kia Sportage towing capacity reaches up to 2,500 pounds when properly equipped with trailer brakes. Best of all, this applies to the entire lineup! What if you don’t want to add anything extra? Your Kia Sportage towing max will still reach 1,653 pounds without trailer brakes, which is plenty of power for most Jekyll Island travelers!

Can a Kia Sportage Tow a Boat?

Wondering if your new Kia Sportage tows a boat? The answer is yes, the 2,500-pound Kia Sportage towing max will set you up for success. You can tow everything from canoes to kayaks to even bass boats along with most of what’s on your outdoor gear list. Here are a few other items that you can tow in your Sportage:

  • ATV
  • Jet ski
  • Jon boat
  • Motorcycle
  • Some teardrop trailers
  • Some A-frame trailers

Is There a Kia Sportage Towing Package?

While there’s no official Kia Sportage Towing Package available for 2024, many Kia customers create their bundle of accessories to aid in the towing process. This includes the trailer brakes mentioned above as well as equipment like:

  • Tow hitch with harness
  • Towbar wiring kit, 13-pole and 7-pole socket
  • Retractable and fixed tow bars

Need help creating your own Kia Sportage Towing Package? The team at our parts department can help customize a kit made for your unique wants and needs, so don’t hesitate to ask us for advice!

What are the 2024 Kia Sportage Engine Specs?

Finally, what gives the Kia Sportage its immense strength and power? The latest model is equipped with a fantastic engine that delivers plenty of muscle but doesn’t sacrifice efficiency. That means you’ll enjoy a well-balanced ride, mile after mile. Here are the specs:

  • 2.5L Inline 4-Cylinder
  • 187 hp
  • 178 lb-ft of torque
  • Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission

Experience the New Kia Sportage in Brunswick

We’ve gone through the Kia Sportage towing chops, but we haven’t even begun to cover its other highlights – the spacious cabin, the exterior style, the high-tech features, and more. So, why not see this SUV in person at Lou Sobh Kia of Brunswick? We’d be happy to set you up with a test drive and introduce you to all of your options. Contact us today to learn more.

 

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