Compare 2021 Hyundai Tucson vs 2021 Kia Sportage

2021 Hyundai Tucson
2021 Kia Sportage
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Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson Limited AWD 21 26 $29,274 $30,800
Tucson Limited FWD 22 28 $27,944 $29,400
Tucson SE AWD 22 25 $24,135 $25,100
Tucson SE FWD 23 28 $22,790 $23,700
Tucson SEL AWD 21 26 $26,404 $27,500
Tucson SEL FWD 22 28 $25,081 $26,100
Tucson Sport AWD 21 26 $28,478 $29,650
Tucson Sport FWD 22 28 $27,134 $28,250
Tucson Ultimate AWD 21 26 $31,792 $33,450
Tucson Ultimate FWD 22 28 $30,462 $32,050
Tucson Value AWD 22 25 $25,529 $26,550
Tucson Value FWD 23 28 $24,183 $25,150
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EX AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sportage EX AWD 21 25 $27,733 $28,890
Sportage EX FWD 23 30 $26,295 $27,390
Sportage LX AWD 21 25 $24,567 $25,590
Sportage LX FWD 23 30 $23,125 $24,090
Sportage S AWD 21 25 $27,157 $28,290
Sportage S FWD 23 30 $25,527 $26,590
Sportage SX Turbo AWD 19 24 $33,664 $35,250
Sportage SX Turbo FWD 20 28 $32,232 $33,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,274
$27,733
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,800
$28,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$513 / month
$482 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Hyundai Tucson soldiers into a sixth model year with excellent safety and value. The 2021 Kia Sportage hits with value and looks even if its performance and fuel economy slightly miss.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 98.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 54.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 64
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 73
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.9 60.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
31 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31 30.7
Brakes
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)
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
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
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1653
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1653
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1000 1653
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 165
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3629 3448
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4000 175 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.19
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.80
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Tucson Kia Sportage
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 140
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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2021 Hyundai Tucson
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  • Finance: From 0.0% APR for 66 months
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