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2023 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid vs. 2023 Kia Sportage Review

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2023 Hyundai
Tucson Hybrid

MSRP*: $31,150 to $38,910
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2023 Kia
Sportage

MSRP*: $26,290 to $37,090
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MPG - City 37 - 38 MPG 23 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 36 - 38 MPG 28 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 80.0 ft3 74.1 ft3
Engine
  • 226-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 187-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 226 hp 187 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 183.5 in
Exterior Width 73.4 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.7 - 39.5 in
Front 37.8 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.0 - 39.4 in

*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
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Kia Sportage, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and the Kia Sportage.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid 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 Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Sportage.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is about the same width as the Kia Sportage. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Sportage.

Handling
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has the same turning radius as the Kia Sportage, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Kia Sportage.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and the Kia Sportage. The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Kia Sportage.