2023 Kia Sportage Towing Capacity

April 27th, 2022 by

2023 Kia Sportage Rear Angle

The new Sportage would look great in any Riverside driveway, but how much can it tow? Can a Kia Sportage tow a boat? The 2023 Kia Sportage towing capacity is a very respectable 2,500 pounds. Let’s talk about that in more detail, as well as discuss the Kia Sportage towing package and accessories.



2023 Kia Sportage Towing Capacity and Other Specs

As we said, the 2023 Kia Sportage towing capacity is 2,500 pounds, which is a 500-pound improvement over the previous model year. Here are the engine specs:

2023 Kia Sportage Performance Specs

  • Kia Sportage towing capacity – 2,500 pounds (with trailer brakes)
  • Horsepower – 187 hp
  • Torque – 178 lb-ft
  • EPA-estimated gas mileage (FWD) – 25/32/28 (city/highway/combined) miles per gallon

Can a Kia Sportage Tow a Boat?

So, let’s get to the important question that’s burning on the minds of a lot of Corona drivers – can a Kia Sportage tow a boat? This SUV can indeed tow a bass boat, jon boat, canoe, kayak, or boats of similar sizes. Of course, you’ll want to check the exact weight of whatever you plan to tow before hitching it up to your vehicle. Here’s a partial list of what the 2023 Kia Sportage towing capacity can handle:

What You Can Tow with the Kia Sportage Towing Capacity

  • Bass boat
  • Jon boat
  • Canoe
  • Kayak
  • Jet ski
  • Motorcycle
  • ATV
  • Some teardrop trailers
  • Some a-frame trailers

Kia Sportage Towing Package

While there is no 2023 Kia Sportage towing package, per se, there are a number of towing accessories that are available. If you plan on doing a lot of towing along our Fontana roads, you’ll need the right accessories. Here are some of the towing accessories you can buy from our parts department:

  • Tow hitch with harness
  • Retractable tow bar
  • Fixed tow bar
  • Towbar wiring kit, 13-pole and 7-pole socket
  • Bike carrier for towbar

Check Out the New Kia Sportage at Riverside Kia

Come take a test drive of this impressive SUV so you can experience its performance for yourself. Don’t forget to take advantage of our Kia Sportage lease deals and incentives while you’re here. And, if you’d like to learn more, check out our other model research. We’re conveniently located near San Bernardino, so drop by or contact us today!


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