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Compare 2019 Honda CR-V vs 2020 Kia Sportage

2019 Honda CR-V
2020 Kia Sportage
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V EX 2WD 28 34 $25,677 $27,350
CR-V EX AWD 27 33 $26,987 $28,750
CR-V EX-L 2WD 28 34 $28,017 $29,850
CR-V EX-L AWD 27 33 $29,328 $31,250
CR-V LX 2WD 26 32 $22,962 $24,450
CR-V LX AWD 25 31 $24,273 $25,850
CR-V Touring 2WD 28 34 $30,825 $32,850
CR-V Touring AWD 27 33 $32,136 $34,250
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EX AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sportage EX AWD 22 26 $27,639 $28,790
Sportage EX FWD 23 30 $26,197 $27,290
Sportage LX AWD 22 26 $24,470 $25,490
Sportage LX FWD 23 30 $23,031 $23,990
Sportage S AWD 22 26 $26,726 $27,840
Sportage S FWD 23 30 $25,095 $26,140
Sportage SX Turbo AWD 19 24 $33,510 $35,090
Sportage SX Turbo FWD 20 28 $32,079 $33,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,677
$27,639
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,350
$28,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$456 / month
$480 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores. The 2020 Kia Sportage is refreshed, stylish, and competitive as ever, though its fuel economy is poor.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.9 98.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 54.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 64
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73
Track Width, Front (in)
63 63.5
Length, Overall (in)
180.6 176.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
39.2 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
39.2 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
75.8 60.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 1653
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 165
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1653
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1653
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3358 3448
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 5600 181 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
179 @ 2000 175 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.4 L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 3.38
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 4.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.64 3.19
Trans Type
1 6
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.80
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.39
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Kia Sportage
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 7.8
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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2019 Honda CR-V
  • Refreshed 2020 CR-V is here
  • Rebates: Up to $500 off
  • Lease: From $249/mo.
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
2020 Kia Sportage
  • 2020 Sportages are here; 2021s arriving
  • Bonus: Up to $2,750 cash
  • Finance: 0.0% for 75 months
  • Lease: From $189 per month
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