Compare 2013 Kia Sportage vs 2013 Hyundai Tucson

2013 Kia Sportage
2013 Hyundai Tucson
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2WD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Base 20 27 $18,625 $19,000
2WD 4-Door LX 21 30 $20,285 $21,200
AWD 4-Door LX 20 27 $21,720 $22,700
2WD 4-Door EX 21 30 $22,725 $24,200
AWD 4-Door EX 20 27 $24,130 $25,700
2WD 4-Door SX 21 28 $25,025 $26,900
AWD 4-Door SX 20 25 $26,420 $28,400
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FWD 4-Door Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Manual GL 20 26 $18,877 $19,595
FWD 4-Door Automatic GL 22 29 $19,827 $20,595
FWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 21 30 $22,060 $22,945
FWD 4-Door Automatic PZEV GLS 21 30 $22,060 $22,945
AWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 20 27 $23,485 $24,445
AWD 4-Door Automatic PZEV GLS 20 27 $23,485 $24,445
FWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 21 30 $24,322 $25,595
FWD 4-Door Automatic PZEV Limited 21 30 $24,322 $25,595
AWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 20 27 $25,732 $27,095
AWD 4-Door Automatic PZEV Limited 20 27 $23,732 $27,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,625
$18,877
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,000
$19,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$327 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
A rakish crossover with a 260-horsepower four on tap, the Kia Sportage reboots its image on a few levels all at once. Rich in value and interesting styling cues, the 2013 Hyundai Tucson's a pint-sized crossover that completely avoids SUV cliches of size and looks.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.100
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.100
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.100
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 101.900
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 55.500
Second Leg Room (in)
37.9 38.700
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.400
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 53.400
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.100
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.8 6.700
Length, Overall (in)
174.8 173.200
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
64.4 65.200
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 62.400
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 103.900
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 71.700
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.400
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.1 25.700
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.6 55.800
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.310 x 0.390
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.020 x 1.020
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.500
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.900
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 34.700
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.000
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/60R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3157 3179
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 6.400
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
176 @ 6000 165 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
NA Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
168 @ 4000 146 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.970
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.420
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 1.790
Trans Order Code
Direct Injection NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.07, 3.74 3.740
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 1.180
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.830
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.270
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.540
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Hyundai Tucson
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.980
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.710
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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