Compare 2018 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Kia Sportage

Specs at a Glance


2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V

Cargo Space

  39.2 cu. ft.

MPG (city/hwy)

  26 / 32 *


2019 Kia Sportage

2019 Kia Sportage

Cargo Space

  30.7 cu. ft.

MPG (city/hwy)

  23 / 30

2018 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Kia Sportage

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The 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Kia Sportage are both small sized SUVs. But which one is right for you? To help you make an informed decision Bosak Honda Highland is proud to present this comparison review of both the 2018 Honda CR-V and this 2019 Kia Sportage. In this comparison review, we will look at three automotive categories important to the small SUV buyer. In the first category, we will compare the key features of the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Kia Sportage. Next, we will go over the fuel economy city and highway ratings of both SUVs. Finally, we will go over the all-important safety features of both the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Kia Sportage.

Features

The 2018 Honda CR-V offers the following key features: LED daytime running lights, multi-angle rear camera view, 7-inch display audio touch screen system, leather trimmed interior, power tailgate, power adjusted seating, automatic dimming rear-view mirror, and hands free access tailgate. The 2019 Kia Sportage offers the following key features: Power adjusted outside mirrors, heated outside mirrors, panoramic sunroof with power sunshade, solar controlled glass, Smart Power liftgate, AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM® 6-Speaker Audio System with 5 inch Touch-Screen, and a Harman/Kardon® Premium Surround Sound with Clari-Fi™ speakers. Overall, both the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Kia Sportage offer a great selection of key features. The 2018 Honda CR-V, however, offers more advanced features when it comes to comfort and technology.

Fuel Economy

The 2018 Honda CR-V comes standard with a 184 horsepower, 2.4-Liter DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine. This standard engine has a fuel economy rating of 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2019 Kia Sportage comes standard with a 1.6 liter, 4-cylinder engine that offers up to 181 horsepower. This standard engine has a fuel economy rating of 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. Overall, the 2018 Honda CR-V offers a better fuel economy city and highway rating than the 2019 Kia Sportage.

Safety

The 2018 Honda CR-V offers Honda Sensing – a suite of advanced safety features that includes Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation System, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Keep Assist System. In addition to the Honda Sensing safety suite, the 2018 Honda CR-V has received a 5-star crash safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)**. The 2019 Kia Sportage offers the following safety features: Dual front advanced airbags, dual front seat-mounted side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, rollover sensor, anti-lock braking system, 4-wheel disc brakes, electronic stability control and traction control system. While the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Kia Sportage offer an impressive array of passive and active safety features, the 2018 Honda CR-V distinguishes itself with a 5-star crash safety rating from the NHTSA. **

Bosak Honda Highland invites you to test drive the 2018 Honda CR-V and see how it compares to the 2019 Kia Sportage. Our experienced sales team places the utmost importance on customer satisfaction. And our friendly staff will be more than happy to answer any question you may have about the 2018 Honda CR-V.


* 26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX with CVT model. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX with CVT model. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT models. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT models. Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
** Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).