2021 Kia Sportage LX vs. EX: What’s the Difference?

2021 Kia Sportage Overlooking City

2021 Kia Sportage LX


2021 Kia Sportage EX

$24,090 MSRP

Starting Price

$27,390 MSRP

Seating Upholstery


Panoramic Sunroof


Smart Power Liftgate

17-in alloy


18-in alloy

Parking Assist w/ Front & Rear Sensors


Wireless Phone Charger


Smart Key w/ Push-Button Start and Immobilizer


Are you in the market for the new Kia Sportage? The sporty good looks, fuel-efficient performance, and cool features would make this small SUV a fine addition to any Boca Raton driveway! But which trim is right for you: the 2021 Kia Sportage LX or Kia Sportage EX? For those needing to compare Kia Sportage trim levels, we’ve put together the detailed, side-by-side 2021 Kia Sportage LX vs. EX comparison below. So, let’s dive right into the details of this 2021 Kia Sportage configuration comparison!

2021 Kia Sportage LX vs. EX: Price

You can’t compare 2021 Kia Sportage trim levels without talking about price. The LX is the base trim of the Sportage, and, while it has everything you need to take on your Boynton Beach drives, it doesn’t have all of the features of the EX. So, its starting price comes in a little lower.  Of course, make sure to check out our new vehicle specials for the best deals. Here are the starting prices for both Kia Sportage trim levels:

  • 2021 Kia Sportage LX Price – $24,090 MSRP
  • 2021 Kia Sportage EX Price – $27,390 MSRP

2021 Kia Sportage LX vs. EX: Features

How can we compare Kia Sportage configurations without talking about features? Both the 2021 Kia Sportage LX and the 2021 Kia Sportage EX are packed with features that are sure to make your Pompano Beach commute more enjoyable.

But, as mentioned previously, the EX has a few more standard interior features for you to take advantage of. Here some features that are standard or available on the EX that are not available on the LX:

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Smart power liftgate
  • Parking Assist w/ Front & Rear Sensors
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Smart Key w/ Push-Button Start and Immobilizer

2021: Kia Sportage LX vs. EX: Upgrades

We’ll conclude this 2021 Kia Sportage configuration comparison by talking about upgrades. As you would expect, the EX does contain some upgrades when compared to the LX. Here are a couple of examples:

Kia Sportage Seating Upholstery

  • 2021 Kia Sportage LX Seats – Cloth (two options)
  • 2021 Kia Sportage EX Seats – Leather (four options)

Kia Sportage Wheels

  • 2021 Kia Sportage LX Wheels – 17-inch alloy
  • 2021 Kia Sportage EX Wheels – 18-inch alloy

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We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next Kia SUV. You can even apply for financing online. Browse our new Kia Sportage inventory, and then visit us or contact us today. Plus, while you’re here, take a moment to explore the 2022 Kia Sportage Nightfall Edition Packages!

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