Here's Why the Kia Sportage Beats Out the Competition

The new Kia Sportage offers so much style, practical space, and modern features, it's easy to become smitten with right away. But in the interest of vehicle research and due diligence, we can understand why you want to consider other compact SUV options for your driving needs in and around Chambersburg, PA. Compact SUVs like the Hyundai Tucson, for instance, prove worthy competitors - but just how worthy? Find out below exactly how the Tucson and Sportage stack up to one another across important categories like performance, space, technology, and safety.

Kia Sportage Model Highlights

Before we compare the Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson, let's go over some of the main highlights of the Sportage SUV:

  • Sportage offers space for five and up to around 60 cubic feet of cargo space
  • An UVO touchscreen infotainment system is standard for easy enjoyment of your favorite media
  • Two engine choices are available to provide the balance of performance & efficiency you want
  • The Sportage achieves up to an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway
  • Many available active safety features ensure you get to your destination more securely
  • There are three compelling trim choices so there's a perfect Sportage model for you!

Ready to compare the Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson? Let's go!

Compare Performance

The base four-cylinder engine in the Kia Sportage model lineup provides 181-horsepower. If you seek out more power, there's also a more dynamic 240-horsepower engine available. The Hyundai Tucson, by contrast, offers a standard 161-horsepower four-cylinder engine and allows you to upgrade to a 181-horsepower four-cylinder engine.

Compare Style & Space

With bold exterior proportions and unique touches like a tiger-nose front grille, satin silver exterior accent trim, and high-grade options like front LED fog lights and available 19-inch alloy wheels, the Kia Sportage offers bold styling that's bound to get you noticed. The Hyundai Tucson also offers a sleek exterior with metal trim accents, alloy wheels, and an aerodynamic profile. Both SUVs provide similar amounts of cargo space and seating for five.


Compare Technology & Infotainment

Boasting a standard touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity, the Kia Sportage has the technology you want to keep you connected, wherever it is you're headed near Charles Town, WV or beyond. The Hyundai Tucson also offers touchscreen infotainment, standard. Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ smartphone integration are available in both SUVs for an even more enriching audio and multimedia experience.

Compare Safety

Looking for a safe compact SUV for yourself or your family? The Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage both boast standard rear-vision cameras and offer a ton of available active safety features, including but not limited to blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and automatic pre-collision braking.

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Interested in learning more about how the new Kia Sportage SUV compares to the competition near Martinsburg, WV, Frederick, MD, and Hagerstown, PA? Don't hesitate to contact us today, either online or by phone, for more model specific information, or to ask for a test-drive appointment!

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