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7. 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid AWD (tie)
Starting MSRP: $29,090
MPG (city / hwy / combined): 38 / 38 / 38
Kia introduces an all-new Sportage for the 2023 model year, and like its non-hybrid sibling, the Sportage Hybrid features an exterior design that Kia dubs “Opposites United” with smooth, soft surfaces combined with sharp, modern elements. A 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine powers the new Sportage Hybrid, teamed with a 44kW permanent-magnet electric motor for a combined output of 226 horsepower. Kia offers the Sportage Hybrid with front-wheel drive or Active AWD, which uses an electro-hydraulic coupling and center-locking differential to alter power distribution from front to rear depending on driving conditions.

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