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2019 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Hyundai Tucson

Detroit drivers debating between Kia vs. Hyundai models may often find themselves comparing the popular Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tuscon. As you’ll see in our comparison below, the Kia Sportage manages to surpass the Hyundai Tucson in terms of performance and interior features. Learn more from the experts at LaFontaine Kia today!

2019 Kia Sportage


2019 Hyundai Tucson
2.4L 4-cylinder


2.0L 4-cylinder
181 hp


164 hp
23 mpg/city, 30 mpg/highway

Fuel Economy

21 mpg/city, 26 mpg mpg/highway
1,650 pounds


1,000 pounds

Dual Zone Temperature Control


Heated Front Seats


Performance and Capability

When it comes to offering a fuel efficient performance on Taylor roads, the Kia Sportage delivers a stronger engine configuration along with improved horsepower and torque capabilities. And, if you’re looking to haul equipment for work or hitch up your boat or trailer for a weekend away, you’ll have a larger towing capacity behind the wheel of the Kia Sportage over the Hyundai Tucson.

  • 2019 Kia Sportage: 2019 Kia Sportage runs on a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that delivers 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. It gets an EPA-estimated 23 mpg/city, 30 mpg/highway, and 26 mpg/combined, and the Sportage can tow up to 1,650 pounds.
  • 2019 Hyundai Tucson: The Tucson is equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that delivers just 161 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. It also makes an EPA-estimated 23 mpg/city, 30 mpg/highway, and 26 mpg/combined, but it can only tow up to 1,500 pounds.

Interior Features

Southfield customers viewing the cabins of these two models will find that both SUVs offer comparable interior features such as 60/40 split-folding rear seats and a standard six-speaker audio system. However, Canton drivers opting for the Kia Sportage can enjoy features that are not available with the Tucson which include:

  • Available 320-watt Harman/Kardon® Premium Surround Sound w/ Clari-Fi™ system
  • Rear camera display
  • Parking assist with front and rear sensors
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with  two-way power lumbar support

Explore the Kia Sportage in Person at LaFontaine Kia

After checking out this Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson comparison, are you ready to learn more about the Kia Sportage at LaFontaine Kia? Discover the Kia Sportage trim levels before browsing our inventory of new models for sale near Dearborn, MI. Contact us today to schedule a test drive!

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