2019 Sportage

2019 Kia Sportage

2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Kia Sportage

2019 Honda CR-V

$23,750 MSRP


$24,350 MSRP
2.4 liter DOHC, 16-valve I-4


In-Line Four-Cylinder
2,000 pounds


1,500 pounds
129.3 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

105.9 cubic feet
Available Dynamax™ all-wheel drive


Available all-wheel drive
5-year/60,000-mile limited basic coverage


3-year/36,000-mile limited warranty

2019 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Honda CR-V

Families in the Los Angeles area have come to rely on the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Honda CR-V when it comes to choosing reliable SUVs on the market. But since the price is not only one of the first, but also the last things customers consider before making a purchase, the Kia Sportage which starts at $23,750 MSRP already is ahead of the game. While the Honda CR-V starts not too far behind at $24,350 MSRP, it’s tough to ignore the immense value of the Sportage. See how else these two SUVs differ with this Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V comparison.

Kia vs. Honda: Performance and Reliability

Neither model would live up to their name with a strong SUV performance. While both offer impressive engine configurations, the Kia Sportage manages to once again show up the competition with its 2.4L four-cylinder engine, AWD capabilities, and 2,000 lb towing capacity.

  • Engine: The Sportage is equipped with a standard 2.4 liter DOHC, 16-valve I-4 engine, and the CR-V has an in-line four-cylinder engine.
  • Drivetrain: The Kia SUV has a standard front-wheel drive or available Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive. The CR-V also offers all-wheel drive.
  • Towing: The Sportage has a 2,000-pound towing capacity, while the CR-V can tow only 1,500 pounds.

Kia vs. Honda: Interior

Carson drivers not only want a reliable SUV, but also one that they can relax in from one destination to next. Check out what kind of amenities and entertainment features Kia and Honda are offering their SUV customers:

  • Seating: Both the Kia and the Honda SUVs can seat up to five passengers which is great for carpooling.
  • Space: The Kia Sportage has an interior volume of 129.3 cubic feet, while the Honda CR-V has an interior volume of 105.9 cubic feet. There’s also 41.5 inches of front legroom in the Kia, but only 41.3 inches of front legroom in the Honda.
  • Infotainment: The Sportage interior offers the UVO system with 7- or 8-inch touchscreen, and the CR-V offers HondaLink.

Kia vs. Honda: Warranty

When it comes to Kia vs. Honda reliability, the Kia Sportage offers a better warranty, so you’re covered for longer, can save more money, and can have added peace of mind in the event of the unexpected.

  • Kia Warranty: The Kia Sportage warranty includes 5-year/60,000-mile limited basic coverage, 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain coverage, 5-year/100,000-mile limited anti-perforation warranty, and a 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan.
  • Honda Warranty: The Honda CR-V warranty includes a 3-year/36,000-mile limited warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, and a 3-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance plan.

Explore the Kia Sportage at Kia of Cerritos

When considering initial pricing, performance and reliability, interior features, and warranty offers, the Kia Sportage comes out on top for Orange County customers over the Honda CR-V. You can learn more about other popular Kia SUVs with features like the Kia Sportage MPG ratings or Kia Telluride price. And, be sure to check out our inventory of new and pre-owned models to find the right one for you. Contact us today schedule a test drive!

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