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2019 Kia Sportage

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2019 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4

Looking for a crossover that delivers the winning combination of a great price, comfortable interior, impressive performance, great safety ratings, and great warranty coverage? Check out our 2019 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4 crossover comparison to see which SUV comes in first for car buyers in Oakville.


Price out the Kia Sportage vs. Toyota RAV4, and you will see you can keep some extra money in your rainy day fund by opting for the 2019 Sportage.

  • 2019 Kia Sportage: Offers an entry-level MSRP of $23,750.
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4: Comes in with a base MSRP of $25,500.
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Performance is a noteworthy category for Mehlville shoppers in any crossover SUV comparison. When you match these Kia vs. Toyota models, it is clear that the Sportage hits a home run in this category with more engine choices and better performance specs:

  • 2019 Kia Sportage: Offers two strong engine choices, including the 2.0 liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 Turbocharged engine that delivers a maximum horsepower of 240 hp and a maximum torque of 260 lb-ft.
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4: With only one a 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine, the RAV4 manages to only achieve a maximum horsepower of 203 hp and a maximum torque of 184 lb-ft.

With these engine specs, it is not surprising that the Kia Sportage provides more towing capabilities than the RAV4, with the Sportage offering a max towing capacity of 2,000 lbs compared to the 1,240 lbs max towing capacity of the RAV4.

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While both Toyota and Kia have reputations for reliability, Kia provides more basic warranty coverage to protect Fenton drivers from unplanned problems:

  • 2019 Kia Sportage: The basic warranty includes protection until 5 years or 60,000 miles.
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4: The basic warranty tops out after only 3 years or 36,000 miles.
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Feel Like a Winner in the Sportage

At Suntrup Kia South, we provide award-winning customer service to every person who walks through our doors and match that with competitive financing options. Leave feeling like a winner when you drive home a new Kia Sportage or Sportage lease from Suntrup Kia South today!

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