What makes the 2020 Kia Sportage a great SUV for winter?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 7:15 pm
2020 Kia Sportage red side view in dirt

Winter features of the 2020 Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage is a wonderful winter companion. For starters, the 2020 model is available with all-wheel drive at every trim level. If you want to learn more about this impressive machine and how it handles the cold, then strap in as we explore the winter features of the 2020 Kia Sportage.

2020 Kia Sportage black front seatsDoes the 2020 Kia Sportage have heated seats?

Kia knows how challenging winter can be. Fighting off the cold is easy with heated seats. That’s why every Sportage trim level for 2020 has the option for heated seats. This feature even comes standard on the EX and the SX Turbo trim levels.

If you want a little more heat, then how about a heated steering wheel. Don’t let the chill of a cold wheel soak into your hands. This feature is available on the EX and comes standard on the SX Turbo.

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2020 Kia Sportage heat controlsDoes the 2020 Sportage feature automatic climate controls?

Automatic climate control is a wonderful convenience feature and you can take full advantage of it in the 2020 Kia Sportage. The LX and the S both offer dual-zone automatic climate control as an available feature. Above the S, the EX and the SX Turbo both get it standard.

Not only does the dual-zone climate control system adjust temperatures for the driver and the front passenger, but the system also utilizes an air ionizer for fresh air. Additionally, it features an auto defog system to keep your windows nice and clear.

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2020 Kia Sportage blue crossing a bridgeOther heated features of the 2020 Kia Sportage

Of course, all Sportage models have essentials like a heated rear window and defroster settings, but that’s not all. The 2020 Kia Sportage is also available with heated outside mirrors. Snow or even ice can build up on your side mirrors making it difficult to see your surroundings. Heated outside mirrors are available on the LX and come standard on all other Sportage trim levels for 2020.

Speaking of de-icing, the Sportage is available with a special windshield wiper de-icer that will heat up the spot on the glass where your wipers rest. It comes standard on the EX and SX Turbo but is also available on the LX and the S.


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