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Compare 2019 Hyundai Tucson vs 2020 Kia Sportage

2019 Hyundai Tucson
2020 Kia Sportage
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Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson Limited AWD 21 26 $28,885 $30,450
Tucson Limited FWD 22 28 $27,576 $29,050
Tucson Night AWD 21 26 $30,682 $32,200
Tucson Night AWD ULEV 21 26 $30,682 $32,200
Tucson Night FWD 22 28 $29,366 $30,800
Tucson SE AWD 22 25 $23,803 $24,750
Tucson SE FWD 23 30 $22,480 $23,350
Tucson SEL AWD 21 26 $26,071 $27,150
Tucson SEL FWD 22 28 $24,748 $25,750
Tucson SEL FWD ULEV 22 28 $24,748 $25,750
Tucson Sport AWD 21 26 $27,909 $29,250
Tucson Sport FWD 22 28 $26,593 $27,850
Tucson Ultimate AWD 21 26 $31,363 $33,100
Tucson Ultimate FWD 22 28 $30,054 $31,700
Tucson Value AWD 22 25 $25,173 $26,200
Tucson Value FWD 23 30 $23,850 $24,800
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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
$28,885
$27,639
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,450
$28,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$508 / month
$480 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Tucson hot-swaps one of its 4-cylinder engines, and ups its safety game. The 2020 Kia Sportage is refreshed, stylish, and competitive as ever, though its fuel economy is poor.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 51.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 98.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.3 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 6.8
Length, Overall (in)
176.4 176.4
Height, Overall (in)
64.8 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 64
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 73
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
31 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.9 60.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1000 1653
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 165
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1653
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1653
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3629 3448
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 6000 181 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4000 175 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 2.64
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 4.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.19
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.80
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Tucson Kia Sportage
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 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 Hyundai Tucson
  • 2019 Hyundai Tucson available; 2020s arriving
  • Cash: Up to $3,750 in rebates on 2019s
  • Finance: 0.0% for 72 months + $500
  • Lease: $209 per month for 36 months
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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