2020 Kia Sportage LX
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2020 Kia Sportage EX

The 2020 Kia Sportage defies conventions with premium craftsmanship and ingenious storage solutions. It's easy to see why this compact crossover has grabbed your attention, but deciding which of the four Sportage models you'll drive home can be trickier. To help you choose, the specialists at Youngblood Kia have taken a closer look at two popular configurations in our 2020 Sportage LX vs. EX trim comparison. 

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Similarities Between the LX & EX

All 2020 Sportage models seat five passengers comfortably and offer up to 60.1 cu.-ft. of cargo volume. While there are plenty of aesthetic and functional differences between the Sportage LX and EX, there are also a number of features that these trim levels share. Similarities between the Sportage LX and EX include:

  • 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 181 HP and 23 city / 30 hwy MPG
  • Available AWD
  • Projector beam headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • High beam assist
  • 60/40 split-folding second row with 17-step recline
  • Under-rear cargo floor storage compartment
  • 8-in. touchscreen display
  • Rear camera display
  • Forward collision avoidance-assist with pedestrian detection
  • Lane keeping assist
2020 Kia Sportage interior

Differences Between the LX & EX

While both of these 2020 Sportage trims are full of contemporary amenities and adventure-ready features, there are some notable differences between the Sportage LX and EX. In the following table, we've outlined some of the differences that may sway your opinion:

2020 Kia Sportage LX

2020 Kia
Sportage LX


Starting at
$23,990 MSRP

  • 17-in. alloy wheels
  • Matte black & bright chrome grille
  • Woven seat trim
2020 Kia Sportage EX

2020 Kia
Sportage EX


Starting at
$27,290 MSRP

Includes most LX features, plus/or:

  • 18-in. machine-finish alloy wheels
  • Gloss black & bright chrome grille
  • SOFINO seat trim
  • Projector beam fog lights
  • Roof rails
  • Heated, power-folding sideview mirrors with LED turn-signal indicators
  • Smart Power Liftgate®
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Blind-spot and rear cross-traffic collision warnings

A red 2020 Kia Sportage parked under a bridge by a lake

EX Technology Package

If the Kia Sportage EX is still missing some key comfort and connectivity features that would elevate your next adventure, consider upgrading this crossover with the available EX Technology Package. When you choose to add this features package, your new Sportage will be equipped with:

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Leather seat trim
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink® and compass
  • Eight-speaker Harman Kardon® premium audio system
  • UVO link with 8-in. touchscreen and navigation
  • Wireless smartphone charger
  • Smart cruise control with stop and go
  • Front and rear parking assist sensors
 

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