Back after a 2 year absence, the 2005 Kia Sportage is a crossover SUV that seats five passengers. The Sportage is available with 2WD or 4WD. Two trims are offered; the EX and the LX. The EX comes standard with a six-cylinder engine and an automatic transmission. The LX is available with an inline four-cylinder engine or a V6 and can be had with a manual or automatic transmission.