2012 Kia Sportage AWD 4-Door EX Specs

AWD 4-Door EX
MSRP based on AWD 4-Door EX

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 20 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.4L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name AWD 4dr EX
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 6-speed automatic transmission w/Sportmatic


EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3355
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 103.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6
Height, Overall (in) 64.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 54.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 26.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 176 @ 6000
Displacement 2.4L/144
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 168 @ 4000
Fuel System NA
Engine Type Gas I4
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.64
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.21
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.20
Trans Order Code Direct Injection
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/55R18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P235/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
Brake assist
Electronic stability control w/defeat switch & traction control
Hill assist control w/downhill brake control
Side impact protection
Driver & front passenger airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
Front seat-mounted side airbags
Full-length side curtain airbags -inc: rollover sensor
Backup camera
Front height-adjustable 3-point seat belts w/pretensioners &...
Rear 3-point seat belts
Rear child safety door locks
Lower anchors & tether for children (LATCH)
Tire pressure monitoring system


Basic Miles/km 60,000
Basic Years 5
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Years 10
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 60,000
Roadside Assistance Note 24-hour roadside assistance
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
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