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2022 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2022 Kia Sportage Review

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2022 Hyundai
Tucson

MSRP*: $24,950 to $36,200
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2022 Kia
Sportage

MSRP*: $24,090 to $35,250
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Invoice* $23,966 to $34,404 $23,125 to $33,664
MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG 19 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 MPG 24 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 80.3 ft3 60.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 187 hp 181 - 240 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 176.4 in
Exterior Width 73.4 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.2 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.0 - 39.5 in
Front 37.6 - 39.3 in
Rear 37.9 - 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Tucson than in the Kia Sportage. The Hyundai Tucson will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sportage.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Tucson as you will with the Kia Sportage, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Hyundai Tucson is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Sportage. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Hyundai Tucson and the Kia Sportage have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Tucson is about the same width as the Kia Sportage. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Tucson, which is slightly longer than the Kia Sportage.

Handling
The Hyundai Tucson has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Sportage, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Hyundai Tucson, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Kia Sportage. The Hyundai Tucson has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sportage.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Hyundai Tucson and the Kia Sportage are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Tucson and the Kia Sportage. With the Hyundai Tucson, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Sportage.

Warranty
The Hyundai Tucson comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Sportage.