2023 Kia Sportage Towing Capacity

2023 Kia Sportage On Top of Mountain

Can a Kia Sportage tow a boat? You might be under the impression, like a lot of Fort Worth drivers, that an efficient, smaller SUV like the Sportage isn’t capable of much towing. But, you’d be mistaken. 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 Performance Specs

The Kia Sportage towing capacity does not come at the expense of efficiency. This SUV is capable of getting an estimated 32 miles per gallon on the highway, making for an economical Arlington commute. Here are the performance specs:

2023 Kia Sportage Engine 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?

Sure, efficiency and gas mileage is nice, but can a Kia Sportage tow a boat? The Sportage can, in fact, tow several kinds of boats—including bass boats, jon boats, canoes, kayaks, or any other boats of similar sizes. You can even tow certain types of small campers. Here’s a partial list of what the 2023 Kia Sportage towing capacity can handle:

What You Can Tow with the 2,500-pound Kia Sportage Towing Capacity

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

2023 Kia Sportage Towing Package

If you’ve done a lot of towing along our Weatherford roads, you know how important the right accessories are. Is there a 2023 Kia Sportage towing package? Not exactly, but there are several available towing accessories for the Sportage. Here are some of the towing accessories you can buy from our parts department or at time of purchase:

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

Come See the New Kia Sportage at Moritz Kia Fort Worth

The new Kia Sportage is waiting here for you to come test drive it. Come experience its superior handling for yourself. And, if you’d like to learn more, check out our online buying process and explore the 2023 Sportage trim levels. We’re conveniently located near Burleson, so drop by or contact us today!


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