Take a closer look at the 2020 Kia crossover SUV lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento, Kia Soul, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride, Model Comparisons on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 1:19 pm
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Which 2020 Kia crossover SUVs have the most passenger and cargo space?

One of the most common themes connecting many Kia of Mankato posts is the overall strength of automakers lineup of crossover SUVs. Even with all of the information available online, it can still be difficult for potential customers to get their arms around which 2020 Kia crossover SUVs have the most passenger and cargo space. The team of product experts working at the Kia of Mankato showroom have put together this handy and easy-to-read guide to the automaker’s roster of crossover SUVs. Customers have options with varying levels of interior space that will be able to accommodate almost any need. Let’s take a look at what our team found.

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2020 Kia Soul

Number of rows: 2
Max. Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
Cargo Space (seats up/down): 23.4 cu.-ft./62.1 cu.-ft.

The 2020 Kia Soul is the latest version of the manufacturer’s most recognizable platforms. In addition to offering a spacious and flexible interior, the 2020 Soul also continues to offer most of the automaker’s latest connectivity technology, including access to the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. Customers will be able to choose between two efficient four-cylinder engines, depending on which of the six 2020 Kia Soul trim grades they choose to take home.

A photo of the 2020 Kia Soul parked on the road.


Learn more about the 2020 Kia Soul

2020 Kia Sportage

Number of rows: 2
Max. Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
Cargo Space (seats up/down): 30.7 cu.-ft./60.1 cu.-ft.

In the pantheon of Kia crossover SUVs, the 2020 Kia Sportage is the continuation of one of the automaker’s most popular platforms. Like the aforementioned 2020 Soul, the new Sportage offers two rows of spacious seating that is easily converted into a lot of interior cargo space. Kia makes two naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine options available, a 2.4- and a 2.0-liter. The standard 2.4-liter engine will make 181 horsepower and the other power plant will make up to 240 horsepower. Finally, when the 2020 Sportage is properly equipped, it can tow up to 2,000 pounds.

A left profile photo of the 2020 Kia Sportage.


Learn more about the 2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia Sorento

Number of rows: 3
Max. Seating Capacity: 7 passengers
Cargo Space (Seats up/down): 11.3 cu.-ft./38 cu.-ft./73 cu.-ft.

Customers looking for more power and interior space than the previously mentioned Kia crossover SUVs will want to take a closer look at the 2020 Kia Sorento, the automaker’s first three-row model. Not only will it comfortably hold seven passengers in its three rows of seats, but it can also configure its interior to hold up to 73 cubic-feet cargo. What really sets the Sorento apart from its Kia siblings is that it offers a V-6 engine that will make up to 290 horsepower and offer a towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds.

A front end photo of the 2020 Kia Sorento in the snow.


Learn more about the 2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia Telluride

Number of rows: 3
Max. Seating Capacity: 7 or 8 passengers
Cargo Space (Seats up/down): 21 cu.-ft./46 cu.-ft./87 cu.-ft.

Few vehicles have made as big of an impact on the crossover SUV class as the 2020 Kia Telluride. Under the hood is a 3.8-liter, V-6 engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It will make 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. All trims can tow up to 5,000 pounds. In addition to all of its interior space, it is easily the most technologically advanced model in the automaker’s lineup. In addition to smartphone application integration, the 2020 Telluride can also be outfitted with a color heads-up display.

A photo of the 2020 Kia Telluride on the road.


Learn more about the 2020 Kia Telluride
You can schedule a test drive with a Kia of Mankato product expert today to take a closer look at any of these vehicles.

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