2021 Kia Sportage vs. 2021 Hyundai Tucson

2021 Kia Sportage vs. 2021 Hyundai Tucson
2021 Kia Sportage

vs.

2021 Hyundai Tucson
$24,090 MSRP

Starting Price

$23,700 MSRP
2.4L 4-cylinder w/181-hp

Base Engine

2.0L 4-cylinder w/161-hp
175 lb-ft

Torque

150 lb-ft
23 mpg city / 30 mpg highway

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

23 mpg city / 28 mpg highway
2,000 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

2,000 pounds

Are you looking for the ultimate SUV for the roads? Among the titans in the segment, many drivers find themselves at a crossroads between 2021 Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson – and for good reason. Both models are spacious, lively, and packed with technology. However, the Kia Sportage has the clear advantage when it comes to performance. Let’s take a look at the Kia vs. Hyundai in depth and see why the Sportage might be the perfect vehicle for Fenton drivers.


Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson: Performance

Are you looking for a fuel-efficient commuter car? Or do you prefer something with a little extra power for the Mehlville roads? No matter what you want for your upcoming travels, it’s the Kia Sportage with the superior specs. The Kia Sportage is equipped with a 2.4L 4-cylinder, which is larger than the Tucson’s 2.0L 4-cylinder. This translates to an extra 20 horsepower and 25 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, the Kia Sportage even has the stronger fuel economy – including an extra 2 miles per gallon on the highway! Compare the Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson specs below.

2021 Kia Sportage

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 23 mpg city, 30 mpg highway
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity when equipped with trailer brakes

2021 Hyundai Tucson:

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • 161 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 23 mpg city, 28 mpg highway
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity when properly equipped

Compare the Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V at Suntrup Kia South to see how the Kia Sportage blows past all of the competition.


Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson: Features

Between the Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson, the Sportage clearly has the edge on performance – but what about amenities? You’ll find similarities between the two, like 60/40 split-folding rear seats and a standard six-speaker audio system. But the Sportage doesn’t stop there, offering options like:

  • 320-watt Harman/Kardon® Premium Surround Sound w/ Clari-Fi™ system
  • Dual-zone temperature control
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Parking assist with front and rear sensors
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with two-way power lumbar support
  • Siri® Eyes Free
  • Kia UVO

And not only does the Sportage offer better performance and greater features on the Fenton roads, but the incredible Kia warranty adds yet another layer of value to your SUV package. The Hyundai Tucson just can’t keep up.

2021 Kia Sportage dashboard

Find Your Next Vehicle at Suntrup Kia South

Now that you’ve read our comparison of the 2021 Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson, see why the Kia Sportage is the clear winner. Contact us to learn more about your options at Suntrup Kia South or stop by St. Louis for a test drive in the Kia of your choice. Prefer to shop from home? Check out our online buying and home delivery option and check out our Kia Sportage lease deals.


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