2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Toyota RAV4

2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Toyota RAV4

Drivers looking for a compact SUV will have a ton of options to choose from. This particular segment is filling up as automakers try to fill the needs of drivers who want it all – towing capabilities, cargo space, off-roading abilities, and all that good stuff. In this comparison between the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Toyota RAV4, we’re going to show you some of the highlights of each so you’ll have a better understanding of how these two stack up against each other. The signature tiger-nose grille on the 2019 Sportage makes for a great first impression, and what follows is even better. With one of the longest powertrain warranties in the industry, peace of mind can be yours. How does it compare to the reputable Toyota RAV4 though? Check out the table below!

2019 Kia Sportage


2019 Toyota RAV4

$23,750 MSRP $25,650
2000 lbs Base Trim Towing Capacity 1500 lbs
5 years/60,000 miles Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles
2.0L 4-cylinder, 2.4L 4-cylinder Engine Options 2.5L 4-cylinder

Specs and Features in the 2019 Sportage

There are a couple figures from the table above that we’d like to highlight. The first is the lower price tag for the Sportage. For drivers on a budget, the $1,900 difference in price is sure to be an important factor in their final decision. Along with that lower MSRP comes the longer warranty, allowing for more comfort knowing that you’ll be covered for an extended period of time. The Sportage also comes with two engines with a maximum horsepower and torque of 240 hp and 260 lb-ft, while the RAV4 only gets up to 203 hp and 184 lb-ft. Some of the other highlights in the 2019 Sportage include:

  • 11 exterior color options
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Harman/Kardon® sound system
  • Bluetooth® compatibility
  • Heated/ventilated seating
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Smart Power Liftgate
  • And much more!

Are you interested in owning a new SUV? Looking for something with excellent quality while boasting a lower price tag than its rivals? If so, the Sportage is probably for you. learn more by contacting the team here at Hometown Kia or schedule a test drive on our website today!

white 2019 Kia Sorento with banner
grey 2019 Kia Sedona on the road