2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Kia Sportage


2020 Honda CR-V
$23,990 MSRP


$25,050 MSRP
2.4-liter Inline-4


1.5-liter turbocharged
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds
129.3 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

102.9 cubic feet
Available Dynamax™ all-wheel drive


Available all-wheel drive
5-year/60,000-mile limited basic coverage


3-year/36,000-mile limited warranty

2020 Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V

Which is better – Honda CR-V or Kia Sportage? Almost every Mascoutah SUV driver will pit Kia vs. Honda at one point or another, and if it’s the compact segment that interests you most, you’d be well-served to compare the new Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V! Read on to explore some things Smithton drivers should know right off the bat:

  • The Sportage starts at a lower price than the Honda CR-V, but offers a stronger warranty.
  • The Kia Sportage can tow slightly more than the Honda CR-V, and it offers an engine upgrade that is far superior to that of the CR-V.
  • Despite its lower cost, the Kia Sportage offers more standard features and options than the CR-V.

So, which is better, the Honda CR-V or Kia Sportage? Read on to take an in-depth look at both models, compliments of Auffenberg Kia in Shiloh.

Kia vs. Honda: Reliability

When comparing Kia vs. Honda, reliability is an important factor to consider.

  • Kia vs. Honda Pricing: The newer 2020 Sportage starts at just $23,990 MSRP. The 2020 CR-V starts at $25,050 MSRP, giving the Kia an advantage.
  • Kia vs. Honda Reliability Warranty: Kia provides 5-year/60,000-mile limited basic coverage, 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain coverage, and a 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan. Honda only offers 3-year/36,000-mile limited basic coverage, 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain coverage, and a 3-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance plan.

Simply put, you get more for less if you opt for the Kia model that will stand the test of time – the 2020 Sportage.

Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V: Performance

The Kia Sportage and Honda CR-V start with similar engines, but if you’re considering upgrades, you should know that the Sportage offers a much more potent option:

  • Kia Sportage Engine Upgrade – 237 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
  • Honda CR-V Engine Upgrade – 190 hp and 179 lb-ft. of torque

Both models have front-wheel drive as standard, and offer all-wheel drive as an upgrade. However, a properly-equipped Sportage can tow a little more than a Honda CR-V:

  • Kia Sportage Towing Capacity – 1,653 pounds
  • Honda CR-V Towing Capacity – 1,500 pounds

Which is better– Honda CR-V or Kia Sportage? It is clear in terms of performance, the Sportage pulls ahead.

Kia vs. Honda: Standard Features

When it comes to standard features and options offered, see below to determine which is better, the Honda CR-V or Kia Sportage:

  • The Sportage offers Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto® standard. To get either in the CR-V, you’ll have to pay thousands more for a trim upgrade.
  • The CR-V only comes standard with a 5-inch LCD display. In the Sportage, you’ll get an 8-inch touchscreen in the base trim.
  • The Sportage also starts with six speakers, compared to just four in the CR-V. Additionally, Trenton drivers who upgrade the Sportage can access a premium Harman/Kardon® audio system.

Your New Kia Sportage from Auffenberg Kia!

When exploring the Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V matchup, it is clear the Kia model is superior. The Kia Sportage easily vanquishes the Toyota RAV4 as well. Within the Kia lineup, you can also compare the Sportage vs. Sorento to narrow in on the best vehicle for your Shiloh family. Contact us to learn more!

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