2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Honda CR-V

2020 Kia Sportage and 2019 Honda CR-V crossover SUVs

The 2020 Kia Sportage continues the model’s tradition of providing more power than the competition, as well as a superior package of handling, tech options, and more! While the 2020 Sportage comes with new features like an S trim option, SOFINO leatherette interior fabric, and driver safety features like Driver Attention Warning, Smart Cruise Control, and more, it also continues to be a great value in the small SUV class.

See how the features and specs of the 2020 Kia Sportage SUV compare with the 2019 Honda CR-V, and then you’ll see why the Sportage continues to be a popular model on the lot! Read on!

Compare 2020 Kia Sportage Vs. 2019 Honda CR-V

2020 Kia Sportage


2019 Honda CR-V

240 Top HP 190
23, 30 Base MPG (city, highway) 26, 32
2,000 Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1,500
17, 18, 19 Wheel Sizes Available (in.) 17, 18
34.8 Turning Circle (ft.) 37.4
8 inches, all trims Max. Touchscreen Size? 7 inches
Yes Apple CarPlay Standard, All Trims? No

See How 2020 Kia Sportage Tops Honda CR-V

The Honda line of SUVs is well-regarded, including the popular CR-V small SUV. And while the 2019 Honda CR-V comes with better fuel economy than the 2020 Kia Sportage, at 26 mpg city, 32 mpg highway in its base trim to the Sportage’s solid 23 mpg city, 30 mpg highway base fuel economy, that is one of the few victories the CR-V has over its Kia competition. On the other hand, the 2020 Kia Sportage comes with a higher level of peak power and towing performance, with upwards of 240 HP in its top-line SX Turbo trim and the ability to tow 2,000 lbs. in all trims. In comparison, the 2019 CR-V only can tow up to 1,500 pounds and tops out at 190 HP in its top-line trim level.

The 2020 Sportage also has a more impression package of tech, with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard in all trims, while the 2019 CR-V does not come with them in its base LX trim, only its highest three trim options. Speaking of its base trim, the 2019 CR-V starts with a 5-inch screen in its LX trim, working up to a 7-inch screen in its top trim. The 2020 Sportage comes with an 8-inch touchscreen in all trims, which makes it easier to get directions or see what songs are playing, among other benefits. Plus, all Kia models come with an industry-leading 10-year or 100,000-mile limited warranty, while the CR-V comes with shorter-term 5-year or 60,000-mile warranty protection. Add this all up and the 2020 Kia Sportage is a clear winner, with more tech, power, and peace of mind.

Shop for the Sportage at Airport Kia of Naples!

If you want a small SUV with nice fuel economy, power and tech options, then you’re looking for a new Kia Sportage! We carry the Sportage with pride on the lot at Airport Kia, located at 3325 Westview Drive in Naples, FL. We also serve the Fort Myers and Cape Coral areas, as well as Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island among neighboring cities. For more information about the Sortage SUV or another Kia model please call us at (877) 747-2059 or visit us in person to see our inventory and test drive a model today.