Kia Sportage Engine Oil Finder

The Kia Sportage has been on the road since 1994. Since its beginnings as a classic off-road vehicle, it has now evolved into one of the most well thought after SUVs on the market.

The history of the Kia Sportage began in 1994. The South Korean carmaker Kia sent a high-quality SUV into the market, which at the time looked more like a classic SUV and less like the current SUV model. In September 1994, the Sportage was launched for the first time. Initially the Sportage was only available in South Korea but it didn't take long beofre this off-road vehicle was available for the European market and began rolling off the assembly line at Karmann in Germany. And so we wind forward to more recent times. In September 2015 we reach the fourth (current) generation of the Kia Sportage when it celebrated its premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Two years later, in 2017, it was to become one of the most successful Kia models in Europe. The latest range of Kia Sportage cars have state-of-the-art technology and equipment. A large touchscreen in the cockpit and a modern appearance on the outside with isolated off-road design elements ensure a solid impression. In terms of engines, two petrol and three diesel engines made the start. A facelift in the summer of 2018 already brought some adjustments and some further improvements followed at the beginning of 2020. These include an even larger touchscreen, new online options for the infotainment system and all diesel engines are now on the road as mild hybrids.

Motor oil is a vital part of your Kia Sportage's engine. It provides the much needed lubrication to many of the internal parts of an engine. One of its key job is to prevent wear and tear on the moving parts and helps keep the engine running smoothly. Without oil, the engine would cease up almost immediately.

Regularly checking and changing your Kia Sportage engine oil is really important. Every time you start and run your car, very fine by-products from the combustion in the engine will be collected in the engine oil. This is one of the reasons why over time the oil goes black. If these contaminants build up too much and exceed the capacity of the oil it can have a negative impact on your car’s overall efficiency and actually effect its performance as it creates sludge and increased wear in the engine block.

Every engine oil will have its viscosity grade labelled on the packaging. This will look something like 0W-20, 5W-30 or 5W-40. This grading is used to measure how thick / fluid the oil is and help ensure you buy the right oil for your car. The lower the viscosity grade of the oil, the more fluid and thinner it will be than those with a high grade (higher numbers) which will be much less running and thick.

So which engine oil should you buy for your Kia Sportage? Whether you are topping up your Kia Sportage oil or doing a full change of your Kia Sportage's oil it is really important that you use the correct grade of oil.

We have listed all the Kia Sportage models and engine types in the following table, as well as the correct engine oil grade for each of the cars. You can use the search and filter to easily find the right engine oil for your Kia Sportage.

Car Make & Model Year Oil Grade
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2016,
2017,
2018
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.4 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2016,
2017,
2018
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2019,
2020
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI Petrol 2016,
2017,
2018
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI Petrol 2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI AWD Petrol 2016,
2017,
2018
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI AWD Petrol 2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI AWD Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi Diesel 2016,
2017,
2018
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi Diesel 2019,
2020
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi Diesel 2021,
2022
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi Diesel 2016,
2017,
2018
0W-40 or 5W-30 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi Diesel 2019,
2020
0W-40 or 5W-30 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi Diesel 2021,
2022
0W-40 or 5W-30 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2016,
2017,
2018
0W-40 or 5W-30 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2019,
2020
0W-40 or 5W-30 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2021,
2022
0W-40 or 5W-30 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI AWD Petrol 2016,
2017,
2018
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 0W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI AWD Petrol 2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 0W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI AWD Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 0W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI Petrol 2016,
2017,
2018
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 0W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI Petrol 2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 0W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 0W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2010,
2011,
2012
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2013,
2014
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2015,
2016
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30 or 15W-40 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30 or 15W-40 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 15W-40 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI AWD Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30 or 15W-40 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI AWD Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30 or 15W-40 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 MPI AWD Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 15W-40 or 10W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.0 T-GDI AWD Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40 or 15W-40
Kia Sportage 2.4 GDI Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 GDI Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 GDI Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 GDI AWD Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 GDI AWD Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 GDI AWD Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 MPI Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 MPI Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 MPI Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 MPI AWD Petrol 2010,
2011,
2012
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 MPI AWD Petrol 2013,
2014
5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.4 MPI AWD Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi AWD Diesel 2010,
2011,
2012
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi AWD Diesel 2013,
2014
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi AWD Diesel 2015,
2016
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi Diesel 2010,
2011,
2012
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi Diesel 2013,
2014
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi Diesel 2015,
2016
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2010,
2011,
2012
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2013,
2014
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi AWD Diesel 2015,
2016
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi Diesel 2010,
2011,
2012
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi Diesel 2013,
2014
0W-30 or 5W-30
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi Diesel 2015,
2016
0W-30 or 5W-30


Which engines are available in the current Kia Sportage?

Although Kia has revised the engines since the fourth generation was launched, the number of variants has remained unchanged. Two petrol and three diesel engines in different versions in terms of drive and transmission:

1.6 GDI, Benziner, 132 PS
1.6 T-GDI, Benziner, 177 PS
1.6 CRDi EcoDynamics, Diesel, 115 PS
1.6 CRDi EcoDynamics, Diesel, 136 PS
2.0 CRDi 185 EcoDynamics, Diesel, 185 PS

All engines are in-line engines with four cylinders. With one exception, all have a displacement of 1.6 liters. Only the larger diesel has 2.0 liters. The first petrol engine gets 132 hp and a maximum torque of 161 Nm from its 1.6 liters. It is only available with front-wheel drive and the manual 6-speed gearbox. With the help of a turbocharger, the larger T-GDI petrol engine delivers 177 hp and 265 Nm of torque. You can choose between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, as well as between manual and seven-speed automatic transmission.

The smallest diesel engine looks similar to the smallest petrol engine. It is also only available with front-wheel drive and manual transmission. It delivers 115 hp and 280 Nm. With the medium-sized diesel unit, Kia gets a little more power out of it with 136 hp and 320 Nm. And here, too, we have a full range of gears and drives to choose from. The most powerful diesel engine with a displacement of 2.0 litres delivers 185 hp and 400 Nm of torque. It is only available with all-wheel drive, but still allows the choice between manual and automatic transmission.

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Disclaimer:
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility taken for errors or omissions in the database. Please check your vehicle's handbook or directly with the manufacturer to ensure you are using the correct oil.