Comparison - Kia Sportage SX 2019 - vs - Hyundai Tucson SEL 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Kia KX5

Also called:

Hyundai ix35,Hyundai Tucson ix,Hyundai Tucson ix35

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
34,600
Updated: 
01 Apr 2019
$
27,000
Updated: 
19 Mar 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.40gals
16.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Cherry
#2A2627
Snow White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Sparkling Silver
#D0D3D8
Burnished Copper
#BA7A4C
Hyper Red
#B32A34
Mineral Silver
#8C898D
Pacific Blue
#677081
Color: 
Black Noir Pearl
#000000
Dusk Blue
#122676
Sage Brown
#937C6E
Coliseum Grey
#382C2E
White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Gemstone Red
#70000D
Aqua Blue
#378CE7
Dazzling White
#EAECED
Molten Silver
#B6B9BB

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The handsome, capable 2019 Kia Sportage does many things well; gas mileage isn’t one of them.

Pros
Distinctive styling
Great ride and handling
Optional turbo power
Quality feel inside
Stellar infotainment

Cons
Lousy fuel economy
Styling not for everyone
So-so visibility
Limited configurability

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2019, the Sportage loses the previously available Technology package.Some features have been shuffled from optional to standard.

Pros
Smooth ride quality
Spacious seating front and rear
Attractive dashboard layout with appealing features
Quiet interior at highway speeds

Cons
Relatively modest cargo capacity
Fuel economy isn't as good as that of some top rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Kia Sportage ranked #3 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Kia Sportage has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 20 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Spacious, upscale cabin
Smooth ride and agile handling
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Subpar fuel economy
Many rivals have more cargo space

By: 
usnews.com

If you want a vehicle with a good value proposition, the Hyundai lineup is a great place to look. A prime example is the 2019 Hyundai Tucson, which is spacious, stylish and feature-packed, even at base trim levels.Updated styling and feature availability.Collision avoidance and lane keeping assist are now standard.Turbocharged 1.6-liter engine has been discontinued.

Pros
A wealth of features for the money
Top safety scores
Comfortable ride on rough roads

Cons
Slow acceleration with the base engine
Less cargo space than top rivals
Some disappointing interior pieces
Fuel economy falls behind class leaders

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson hot-swaps one of its 4-cylinder engines, and ups its safety game.

Pros
A simple but appealing look
Refined ride
A quiet cockpit
Reasonable fuel economy
Excellent warranty coverage

Cons
Basic SE trim
Smaller cargo area than in rivals
Limited’s the only model for top tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson ranked #6 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Hyundai Tucson has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly tech features
Quiet interior
Smooth ride

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
Uninspiring engines
Lower fuel economy estimates than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.40L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
237hp
at 6 000rpm
181hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
34.90Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Keyless Ignition
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Hands-Free Calling
Roadside Assistance

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
176.40in
176.20in
Width: 
73.00in
72.80in
Height: 
65.20in
64.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.80in
6.40in
Front Track: 
63.30in
63.00in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
64.00in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.60
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
39.20
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.20in
38.20in
Front Hip Room: 
54.30in
55.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
57.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.20in
54.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
55.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.10cu.ft
61.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.70cu.ft
31.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3765.00lbs
3627.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry
1 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
320 Watts Stereo Output
8 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Extended sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
18 X 7.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Adaptive Headlights
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Vehicle Alarm Notification
Tire Pressure Monitoring

Options

Packages: 
Option Group 01
Winter Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Package
Wheel Locks
Tow Hitch
Mudguards
Tow Hitch
Rear Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
SX Beige Leather Interior
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover
Carpet Floor Mats
First Aid Kit
Cargo Cover
Carpeted Floor Mats
Auto-Dimming Mirror With HomeLink And Compass
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige, leather
#BB9272
Gray, leather
#9B9B9B
Black, leather
#000000
Color: 
Beige, cloth
#CDBEAB
Black, cloth
#232428
Gray, cloth
#707477