2022 Kia Sportage Towing Capacity

July 27th, 2021 by
2021 Kia Sportage taking a turn

Are you in the market for a crossover SUV that’s sophisticated and robust for your everyday drives and weekend adventures? Consider the new Kia Sportage here at Renaldo Kia! The Sportage boasts efficient fuel economy specs, an amenity-laden cabin, and high-performance capabilities that make it exciting to drive on Shelby roads.

Another outstanding quality that sets the Sportage apart from other popular SUVs is its ability to haul cargo. The 2022 Kia Sportage towing capacity reaches a maximum of 2,000 pounds! Learn more about the 2022 Kia Sportage towing specs and capabilities with Renaldo Kia.

Can a Kia Sportage Tow a Boat?

With the proper Kia Sportage towing package, Gastonia drivers can haul 2,000 pounds. In turn, you may be wondering, “can a Kia Sportage tow a boat?” The 2022 Kia Sportage towing capacity can accommodate small watercraft like canoes, kayaks, and even a jet ski! You may be able to hitch up some smaller boats to your Sportage, however, most boats will require a heavy-duty towing setup. 

If you’d prefer to tow a larger boat, you can explore other Kia models such as the Sorento or Telluride, which are perfect for hauling heavy cargo! However, the Kia Sportage towing package is ideal for many activities around Hickory. How is the Kia Sportage towing made possible? Part of this SUV’s hauling power comes from the robust engine options:

2.4L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 181 hp
  • 175 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-Speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic®
  • EPA-estimated 23/30/26 mpg (City/Highway/Combined)

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 240 hp
  • 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-Speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic®
  • EPA-estimated 20/28/23 mpg (City/Highway/Combined)

2022 Kia Sportage Towing Accessories

Along with impressive engine selection, the robust hauling capabilities of this Forest City-favorite SUV is the Kia Sportage towing package. Designed to make towing safer and easier, our parts team can help you sort through the available Kia Sportage accessories to help you find the best ones for your automotive needs. Here’s a list of some of the available Kia Sportage towing accessories that you can choose from: 

  • Mighty Mounts
  • Sport visors
  • Tow Hitch (includes harness)
  • Roof Rack Cross Bars
  • Tow Hitch Chrome Cover
  • Wheel Locks

Explore the New Kia Sportage at Renaldo Kia

If you’re ready to make your hauling efforts in Shelby easier, switch to the new Kia Sportage for sale at Renaldo Kia! Contact us to arrange a test drive, and while you’re visiting the dealership, our staff will walk you through all of the Kia Sportage towing and performance specs. We can’t wait to help you secure the keys to this rugged SUV!


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