2021 Kia Sportage Inventory in Auburn, ME at Rowe Kia Auburn

Shoppers near the Auburn, ME area will find the 2021 Kia Sportage SUV here at Rowe Kia Auburn. The latest Sportage returns to the streets with a couple new trim level choices, replacing some previous models. This new compact crossover enjoys lots of popularity for its smooth performance, spacious interior seating, and noise-canceling interior, which maintains quiet even at highway speeds. Families and outdoor adventurers looing for a reliable choice in crossovers should consider the 2021 Kia Sportage, now available for purchase or lease at Rowe Kia Auburn. Visit us today at 699 Center St in Auburn, ME to learn more.

Kia Sportage | Auburn, ME


The 2021 Sportage gives drivers a couple different options for available powertrain. The SUV's base trims run on a 2.4-liter, 181-horsepower inline four-cylinder (I4) engine, which enables the Sportage to tow anywhere from 1,653 to 2,000 lbs. with front-wheel or Dynamax® all-wheel-drive, respectively. The SX Turbo trim provides a power boost through its 240-horsepower turbocharged I4 engine, delivering 260 pound-feet of torque.

All Kia Sportage trim levels feature a six-speed automatic transmission, featuring Sportmatic® manual-shift overdrive. You will also find the standard front-wheel-drive formidable in a variety of weather patterns. However, if you want the best handling the Kia Sportage has to offer, then you should check out the Dynamax™ AWD, available on all trim levels. The AWD monitors your drive to adjust traction accordingly, and features a locking center differential to help you boost traction during the most extreme road conditions.

Safety Technology

If you're looking for the right SUV the whole family can enjoy, then the 2021 Kia Sportage is a great choice for you. In this latest SUV, many existing safety features recently received an upgrade, including the new high-line tire pressure monitoring system (TMPS), which displays individual tire pressures. Also standard are applications like Hillstart Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Brake Control (DBC) to make maneuvering up and down inclines easier. All Kia Sportage trims also come standard with a variety of new Kia Drive Wise™ driver-assist technology. While some of these high-tech safety features come available on select trims, all 2021 Sportage models feature Kia Drive Wise™ features like:

  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FCA-Ped)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)


The 2021 Sportage seats five, with ample leg and headroom for all to enjoy. On the inside of this compact crossover, you will find close to 100 cubic feet of passenger volume, with up to 30.7 cubic ferret available in cargo space. The rear seatbacks split and fold in easily to free up a cargo area volume of 60.1 total cubic feet behind the front seatbacks. The cargo bay area of the Sportage also has a dual-level floor, with additional hidden storage compartments. The inside of the Kia Sportage comes styled with a comfortable fabric seating, with rear ventilation and heating to keep all passengers comfortable. You and your copilot may also appreciate the standard dual-zone automatic climate control up front.

  The latest version of the Sportage is also tech-savvy, with lots of useful applications, both standard and available, to help you out on a daily basis. Looking to pair your smartphone or home device? The Kia Sportage offers standard capability with Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Bluetooth®, and Siri® Eyes Free. Higher trims like the SX turbo offer the most technological apps, including voice-command navigation, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and the UVO Link.



The outside of the new Kia Sportage offers a stylish and fine-tuned exterior design. All trims feature machine-finished alloy wheels and solar control glass that also cancels excess noise. LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) provide excellent safety while the standard High Beam Assist (HBA) from Kia Drive Wise always maintains the right amount of illumination during nighttime driving.

Kia Sportage Trim Levels

  • LX: base trim level includes several standard Kia Drive Wise™ safety features and LED DRL. Other standard features include Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto®, a rear camera display, and steering-wheel controls for audio and cruise control.
  • S: Includes all previous standard features of the LX trim. Other standard features include projector front fog lamps, roof rails, a sport steering wheel, and SOFINO® synthetic leather seat trim. Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go is added to the Kia Drive Wise™ features.
  • EX: Comfortable and tech-savvy trim. Includes all previous features along with a Smart Power Liftgate™, 10-wear power-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support, heated front seats, and the Smart Key entry system with Smart Welcome and push-button start. EX features are available on the S and LX trims through the EX Technology Package.
  • SX: Highest trim level, includes the most amenities. Previous trim upgrades are included along with others like LED interior lighting, a new turbocharged engine, a wireless phone charger, heated/ventilated front seats, and the UVO Link with Navigation. The six-speaker sound system is upgraded to a standard Harman Kardon® Premium Surround Sound System.

Kia Sportage Nightfall Edition

The Sportage S comes available with Nightfall Edition and Nightfall Edition Premium upgrade packages. The Nightfall Edition packages are brand new for 2021 and outfit this SUV with special exterior appearance changes. He outside of Nightfall Edition packages features special black badging, black exterior lighting surrounds, a gloss black radiator grille, and black satin window surrounds. Those who select the Nighttime Edition Premium get to enjoy all of these style upgrades along with the same technological options that can be found on the EX trim and EX Technology Package.

Test Drive the Kia Sportage Today

Shoppers will find the 2021 Kia Sportage available for purchase or lease online at Rowe Kia Auburn. You can start the shopping process online, where you can lock in our best available financing or leasing special offers. Schedule a test drive and visit our Auburn, ME Kia dealership on Center Rd today for a test drive and more information We hope to see you soon!