Compare 2017 Kia Sportage vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

2017 Kia Sportage
2017 Hyundai Tucson
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FWD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD LX 23 30 $22,299 $23,200
AWD LX 21 25 $23,724 $24,700
FWD EX 22 29 $24,405 $25,700
AWD EX 21 25 $25,830 $27,200
FWD SX Turbo 21 26 $30,950 $32,700
AWD SX Turbo 20 23 $32,375 $34,200
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FWD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD SE 23 30 $21,866 $22,700
AWD SE 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
FWD Eco 26 32 $23,115 $24,150
AWD Eco 25 30 $24,431 $25,550
FWD Sport 25 30 $24,760 $25,900
FWD Value 26 32 $25,371 $26,550
FWD SE Plus 23 30 $25,693 $26,750
AWD Sport 24 28 $26,076 $27,300
FWD Night 26 32 $26,546 $27,800
AWD Value 25 30 $26,687 $27,950
AWD SE Plus 21 26 $27,016 $28,150
AWD Night 25 30 $27,862 $29,200
FWD Limited 25 30 $28,254 $29,775
AWD Limited 24 28 $29,563 $31,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,299
$21,866
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,200
$22,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$387 / month
$378 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Kia Sportage beefs up its sport-shoe styling—and its hardware—as it tackles the crossover-SUV niche head-on. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson doesn't live on the cutting edge, but it's an attractive, economical crossover SUV that's worth a spot on your shopping list.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.6 102.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 54.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 6.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.1
Height, Overall (in)
64.4 64.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 63.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 63.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.7 31
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.1 61.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
30.7 31
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)
34.8 34.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3305 3300
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4000 151 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 6000 164 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 1.83
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64 2.73
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)
4.21 4.40
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Hyundai Tucson
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
6.8 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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