2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Hyundai Tucson

Overhead passenger side exterior view of a gray 2019 Kia Sportage on the left "vs" front driver side exterior view of a blue 2019 Hyundai Tucson on the right, Dayton OH

When deciding between SUV options it can be simple to see all their similarities on the exterior and decide strictly on appearance and price which would only leave you wanting more. You can see all of the differences between the drivetrain, interior cargo and passenger space, and standard and available cabin comforts of the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Hyundai Tucson right here below.

2019 Kia Sportage


2019 Hyundai Tucson

2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L Inline 4-Cylinder
181 HP/ 175 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 161 HP/ 150 LB-FT
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
23 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 23 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY

What’s the Difference Between the 2019 Kia Sportage & the 2019 Hyundai Tucson?

Both the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Hyundai Tucson offer upgrades from their standard engines. There is a 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder engine available for the 2019 Sportage that delivers 260 horsepower and 237 lb-ft of torque while the 2019 Tucson offers a 2.4L Inline 4-Cylinnder that provides 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.

There is spacious seating for five people inside both the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Hyundai Tucson and they both have a split-folding second-row seat for optimal cargo and passenger versatility. The interior dimensions are very similar and almost all of their headroom, shoulder room, hip room, and legroom measurements are within tenths of an inch of each other.

You will find the option of either a 7” or an 8” color touchscreen display inside the Sportage and the Tucson as well as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. The 2019 Hyundai Tucson has six trim level choices that ultimately complicates your decision while the 2019 Kia Sportage has a trim three trim options which makes it easier to find the specs and features you want while staying within budget.

Take the 2019 Kia Sportage for a test drive right now today at Matt Castrucci Kia in Dayton, OH to feel its powerful and fuel-efficient engine options and to see all of its standard and available equipment firsthand. We also make it fast and affordable to drive home the 2019 Kia Sportage because of our safe and secure online finance tools.