2020 Kia Sportage vs. Its Competition

2020 Kia Sportage

Compact crossovers are ver popular, and as such, every mainstream brand has at least one.

The Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are by far the strongest sellers, and the latter is redesigned for 2019 while the former packs style, comfort, and tons of space.

The Sportage shares a platform and powertrain with the Hyundai Tucson, which is aimed toward even more value-conscious buyers.

Mazda’s stylish CX-5 is a sharp handler and a strong competitor for those looking beyond the top sellers.

Subaru’s popular Forester is spacious but not stylish.

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Quick Specs
5.8
The 2020 Kia Sportage is refreshed, stylish, and competitive as ever, though its fuel economy is poor.
6.2
The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores.
6.3
The 2019 Hyundai Tucson hot-swaps one of its 4-cylinder engines, and ups its safety game.
6.7
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 sates solo drivers with good handling and tasteful lines, but bigger families will want to move up in size.
6.8
The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.
6.5
With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run.
MSRP From     
$23,990$24,350$23,200$24,350$24,295$25,650
Gas Mileage     
20 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Style Name     
LX FWDLX 2WDSE FWDSport FWD2.5iLE FWD (Natl)
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Honda CR-V2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Hyundai Tucson2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Mazda CX-52020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Subaru Forester2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4