Comparison: 2020 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Hyundai Tucson

 

Compact crossover vehicles offer good fuel economy with room for five passengers. The below is a comparison of the 2020 Kia Sportage against the 2019 Hyundai Tucson. Drivers with a sense of adventure will appreciate the Sportage’s supportive seats, smooth ride, and user-friendly technology. Premier Kia in Lufkin, Texas has the athletic Sportage in stock waiting for you to take for a test drive.

Performance

2020 Kia Sportage

The LX, S, and EX trims are equipped with a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine teamed with a six-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic®. This smooth engine delivers 181-hp and 175 lb-ft of torque while earning an estimated 30 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg driving through Lufkin and other surrounding cities. These trims come standard with front-wheel drive and have the option for the Dynamax™ all-wheel-drive system. A 181-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged GDI engine powers the SX trim. The Sportage has a 2,000-pound towing capability.

2019 Hyundai Tucson

The Tucson gets its power from one of two powertrains both mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The SE and Value trims utilize a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which generates 161-hp and 150 lb-ft of torque and earns an estimated 30 mpg of highway driving and 23 mpg in the city. The higher trims are equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 181-hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. The Tucson has a towing capacity of 1,500 pounds.

Technology

2020 Kia Sportage

Kia incorporates user-friendly technology and offers plenty of standard and available features in the Sportage. An 8.0-inch color touch-screen, Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibility, voice recognition, a six-speaker sound system, USB port, and remote keyless entry are standard. Available technology consists of navigation, an additional USB port, wireless charging, SiriusXM® satellite radio with SiriusXM® Traffic, and an eight-speaker Harman Kardon® surround-sound system. Also, the optional Smart Welcome system through the Smart Key turns on door pocket lights and unfolds outside mirrors.  The available UVO link lets you adjust the climate control, lock or unlock your doors, and locate your car remotely.

2019 Hyundai Tucson

Standard technology features include a 7.0-inch color touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto integration, Bluetooth®, a six-speaker sound system, and a USB port. A larger 8.0-inch touchscreen, HD Radio™, SiriusXM® satellite radio, an eight-speaker Infinity® audio system, an additional USB port, and wireless charging are available.

Safety

2020 Kia Sportage

Safety is always a priority with Kia. Therefore, driver attention warning, forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, lane departure warning, a rearview camera, traction control, electronic stability control, and an advanced airbag system are standard. Blind-spot with rear cross-traffic collision warning, smart cruise control with stop & go, and a front and rear parking assist system are available.

2019 Hyundai Tucson

Safety features consist of traction control, electronic stability management, an advanced airbag system, a rear-view monitor, an anti-lock braking system, lane keeping assist, forward collision-avoidance assist, and driver attention warning. Optional features include pedestrian detection, blind-spot with rear cross-traffic collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and a surround-view monitor. Also, the Blue Link Connected Car system which provides automatic collision notification, emergency assistance, enhanced roadside assistance along with vehicle updates and maintenance alerts is available.

Pricing

2020 Kia Sportage

Starting at $23,990 MSRP

2019 Hyundai Tucson

Starting at $23,350 MSRP

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