2016 Kia Sportage vs. Toyota RAV4

2016 Kia Sportage vs. Toyota RAV4

2016 Kia Sportage


2016 Toyota RAV4

$21,468 at Yonkers Kia Price $24,525 (The Competition)
182 Base Models, 260 Peak Horsepower 176
Yes “Highest Ranked Small SUV in Initial Quality” by J.D. Power? No
10-yr/100k miles powertrain, 5-yr/60k miles basic warranty Warranty Coverage 5-yr/60k miles powertrain, 3-yr/36k miles basic warranty

Among small SUVs, the Kia Sportage and Toyota RAV4 are notable for their styling and performance. If you are looking for a car that can seat around five people and comes with many features, you can choose from these two cars.


In terms of price, you will be better placed with the Kia Sportage. There is a difference of around $1,000 between the prices of the two cars, depending on the trim you purchase. The Kia Sportage also offers a longer warranty, so if you are looking for better choices in terms of warranty, and want to avoid needless expenses for repairs in the future, the Kia Sportage will put you in a better position.


While the difference in mileage between the two cars is slight, the Toyota RAV4 does offer a slight advantage over the Kia Sportage. The Kia Sportage comes with slightly less range than the Toyota RAV4, but the difference is not very high. The Kia Sportage also offers more engine output so if you are looking for a car with more engine performance; the Kia Sportage would be a good choice. The Toyota offers faster acceleration than Kia, but the Kia comes with a slight advantage in terms of torque. Both cars have front wheel drive, and the Kia Sportage features six-speed automatic transmission. The Kia Sportage also offers more towing capability than the Toyota RAV4. If you are planning a camping trip soon, the Kia Sportage would be a good car.


When it comes to the interiors, the Kia Sportage takes the lead. It offers stylish interiors and convenient design. It comes with two interior color options. The Kia Sportage features plenty of other things for a comfortable ride. It has heated seats for the driver and front passenger, and power operated seats for different inclines. The car also features a supportive back seat for the driver, making long drives less tedious. The Kia Sportage offers climate control for the back and front areas. The Toyota RAV4 lacks these features although it does offer a capable navigation system.

In terms of interiors space, the Toyota RAV4 holds a very slight advantage over the Kia Sportage but the second vehicle compensates in terms of better second-row space. Both cars come with similar turn diameters, so if you are choosing a car for navigation ease, both cars are suitable.

At Yonkers Kia, you can test drive the Kia Sportage or find car loans to buy any Kia vehicle on the inventory.


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