Kenosha SUVs Compared: Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V

March 22nd, 2017 by

Checking out your SUV options and narrowing down top contenders? Honda of Kenosha knows purchasing a new vehicle requires a big decision. Finding the one that offers the most features takes research, so we are helping that process! Today two Kenosha SUVs go up against each other to see which comes out on top. Read further to see how the Honda CR-V and Kia Sportage stack up.

Honda CR-V vs. Kia Sportage – Engine and Transmission

To get you further between fill-ups, the Honda CR-V comes with a standard continuously variable transmission. This transmission allows for no steps between gears, keeps the engine at peak horsepower and at the most efficient speed. 

The CR-V LX’s standard 2.4 DOHC 4 cylinder produces more horsepower and lbs.-ft. torque than the Sportage LX/EX’s standard 2.4 DOHC 4 cylinder. 

Honda CR-V vs. Kia Sportage – Miles Per Gallon

The Honda CR-V gets better gas mileage than the Kia Sportage:

2017 Honda CR-V MPG * 2017 Kia Sportage MPG
FWD 2.4, 4 cylinder auto – 26 city/32 highway FWD 2.4, 4 cylinder auto – 23 city/30 highway
1.5 turbo auto – 28 city/34 highway 2.0T auto – 21 city/26 highway
4WD 1.5 turbo auto – 27 city/33 highway 4WD 2.0T auto – 20 city/23 highway

Honda CR-V vs. Kia Sportage – Additional Features  

To accommodate each trip, and any situation thrown its way, the Honda CR-V offers top amenities that outdo what the Sportage offers. A much larger cargo area in the CR-V allows you to fit luggage while keeping passengers comfortable. With rear seats folded, the CR-V allows for up to 75.8 cubic feet cargo capacity while the Sportage only offers 60.1 cubic feet.

By the press of a switch the rear seats in the CR-V automatically lower to make switching from passenger to cargo mode fast and simple. The Sportage does not offer an automatic folding seat.

Test Drive a Honda CR-V at Honda of Kenosha  

When Kenosha SUVs are compared, the Honda CR-V comes out on top in our book! If you’re interested in finding out more information and test-driving a brand new 2017 Honda CR-V, stop by Honda of Kenosha today! We look forward to meeting you and showing you how the CR-V outdoes competition like the 2017 Kia Sportage.

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*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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