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Compare 2020 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Mazda CX-5

2020 Kia Sportage
2019 Mazda CX-5
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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
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Grand Touring AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 Grand Touring AWD 24 30 $30,222 $31,445
CX-5 Grand Touring FWD 25 31 $28,877 $30,045
CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve AWD 22 27 $33,513 $34,870
CX-5 Signature AWD 22 27 $35,452 $36,890
CX-5 Signature Diesel AWD 27 30 $39,401 $41,000
CX-5 Sport AWD 24 30 $25,269 $25,750
CX-5 Sport FWD 25 31 $23,897 $24,350
CX-5 Touring AWD 24 30 $27,209 $28,015
CX-5 Touring FWD 25 31 $25,850 $26,615
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,639
$30,222
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,790
$31,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$480 / month
$524 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Kia Sportage is refreshed, stylish, and competitive as ever, though its fuel economy is poor. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 sates solo drivers with good handling and tasteful lines, but bigger families will want to move up in size.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 55.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.6 103.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.8 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
176.4 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
30.7 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.7 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.1 59.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 57
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 38
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.3
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1653 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1653 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1653 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3448 3679
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 19 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 19 X 7
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4000 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 6000 187 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 26
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64 2.02
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.19 4.62
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 1.45
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Mazda CX-5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
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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2020 Kia Sportage
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2019 Mazda CX-5
  • 2020 CX-5 arriving; lots of 2019s remain
  • $1,500 factory rebate on 2019s
  • Lease a 2019 from $199 for 36 months
  • 0.9% APR for 60 months + no payment for 90 days on 2019s

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