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The 2023 Kia Sportage was recently announced and with it some seriously cool specs. One of those is the new Kia X-Pro trim level, which is an off-road trim made for the Sportage. What’s included in the 2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro SUV, and will it really be ready to off-road?

A green 2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro against a white background.
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The 2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro trim level is off-road ready

The 2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro is a trim level designed to improve the Sportages ability to go off-road. This is in addition to some other new changes to the Sportage that will make it the kind of SUV that will make people take a second look at it. The 2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro will include 17-inch wheels with all-terrain tires, a heated windshield, and LED fog lamps, according to Car and Driver.

You’ll know the X-Pro by its glossy black details, serious roof rack, and side garnish. You can also opt for a two-toned roof that differentiates the X-Pro from other Sportages. The X-Pro also has multi-terrain drive modes for more accurate control while off-roading and washer nozzles so you can keep it clean after your adventures.

You can up your X-Pro game with the X-Pro Prestige

If the 2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro isn’t enough for you, or you want to off-road in some serious style, you should consider the X-Pro Prestige package. This includes LED projector headlamps and ventilated seats that are adjustable via an eight-way switch.

If you want the look of the X-Pro without paying for off-road extras that you won’t use, then you might be happy with just the 2023 Kia Sportage X-Line. That offers the appearance of the X-Pro without the bulk and equipment necessary for off-roading. The 2023 Kia Sportage X-Line has bumpers, 19-inch wheels, street tires, and a heavy-duty roof rack like the X-Pro model. It also includes black trim, which will let everyone who sees you know that this is no ordinary Sportage.

The 2023 Sportage has plenty of tech

No matter which 2023 Kia Sportage you get, you’ll have plenty of advanced technology at your fingertips. The 2023 Kia Sportage has a dual-screen dashboard with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It’s compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and it’s also WiFi hotspot capable. You can add on wireless charging, and there are plenty of USB ports to keep your devices fully charged at all times.

There’s important safety equipment in the 2023 Kia Sportage as well, including forward collision warning, lane keep assist, and rear park warning. There’s other optional safety equipment, including a bird’s eye camera, blind-spot monitor, and adaptive cruise control.

The X-Pro is the kind of off-road SUV that will appeal to those who want an SUV but also like to hit the trails. It should have everything you’ll need for a trip to the grocery store or off-road, and it’s stylish, too. The 2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro should be available in 2022.


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