In the Compact SUV class of vehicles, both the Kia Sportage and the Honda CR-V are exceptional vehicles. But how do they compare in a head to head match-up? Let's take a closer look at these two cars to find out which one represents the best choice for you:


The Sportage offers a more affordable price tag. The Sportage costs $23,990

while the CR-V is the pricier car with a starting price of $24,450 - both prices include their respective destination fees.


The Engines of the Sportage and the CR-V are very similar with the Sportage offering 1818 standard horsepower, while the CR-V has 184 horsepower. The difference however is found in their optional power outputs; the Kia Sportage's upgraded engine gives you 240 horsepower. a 59-horsepower boost over the standard engine. The Honda CR-V's optional engine has only 190 horsepower, a significant difference that is important to those looking for power and performance.


The Kia Sportage offers a much more robust warranty than it's rival the Honda CR-V. The powertrain warranty on the Kia covers 10 years or 100,000 miles while the Honda CR-V only covers 5 years / 60,000 miles. For those who are focused on reliability, Kia is the clear winner.


Both the 2020 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Honda CR-V received and overall rating of five stars from the NHTSA making them both an excellent choice for those who are concerned with safety.

Overall, the Kia Sportage is the better choice for those looking for an affordable, reliable vehicle that doesn't sacrifice performance or safety.


At Car Pros Kia - Glendale we are your one stop shop for buying a new Kia Sportage. Call us today at 818-745-1400 or stop by our dealership located at 400 S Brand - Glendale, CA 91204. We look forward to meeting you and helping you drive home in a new Kia Sportage.


*Starting MSRP" is manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for base model trim.  Sportage SX Turbo AWD shown - priced higher at $34,990 MSRP. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options and dealer charges. Actual prices set by dealer and may vary.

**Warranties include 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain and 5-year/60,000-mile basic. All warranties and roadside assistance are limited. See retailer for warranty details

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