2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Kia Sportage

White 2019 Toyota RAV4 on Desert Highway vs Black 2019 Kia Sportage on a Snowy Road

Are you ready for adventure? When it comes to family fun behind the wheel, few compact crossovers can compete with the 2019 Toyota RAV4. An athletic platform is backed by power-packed and fuel-efficient engine options, a spacious cabin is tailor-made for the family on the go and cutting-edge technology will upgrade your day-to-day commute. Learn more about what sets the Toyota RAV4 apart from the competition in this 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Kia Sportage comparison.

To help Bangor-area families find the right fit at Downeast Toyota, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is available in five grades – LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure and Limited – that can be tailored to fit your needs. Toyota RAV4 entries make room for five passengers in a world-class cabin that possesses 98.9 cubic feet of passenger space – while the Kia Sportage makes room for five with 98.6 cubic feet of passenger space. When you need to run errands, the Toyota RAV4 is perfect for day-to-day chores with an impressive 37.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats – a number the Kia Sportage cannot match.

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2019 Toyota RAV4 VS 2019 Kia Sportage
$25,650 Base MSRP $23,750
203-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 181-Horsepower 2.4-Liter 4-Cylinder
26 MPG City/35 MPG Hwy Fuel Economy 23 MPG City/30 MPG Hwy
37.6 - 69.8 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 30.7 - 60.1 Cubic Feet

What Are the Differences Between the Toyota RAV4 and the Kia Sportage?

If you are looking for a family-friendly compact crossover and the Toyota RAV4 and Kia Sportage are at the top of your list, you may have asked – what are the key differences? Find the right fit for you and your family with this 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Kia Sportage comparison. When it comes to price, the Toyota RAV4 delivers incredible value at every turn with a price that starts at $25,650 and an impressive list of features and technology.

Entry-level Toyota RAV4 LE trim levels will feature 17-inch wheels, multi-LED headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights, LED taillights, low-profile roof rails, chrome exhaust tips, a rearview camera, a 4.2-inch Multi-Information Display, a fabric interior, remote keyless entry, a 7-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, on-board Wi-Fi Connect and Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0.

Families who wish to upgrade their drive will find no shortage of options in the Toyota RAV4 lineup. Available upgrades will vary by trim level and will include 19-inch alloy wheels, a power sunroof, five USB charging ports, Toyota Smart Key® with push-button start, a power liftgate, Toyota SofTex® interior, heated and cooled front seats, a 360-degree camera system, a Qi wireless charging system, a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel, an 11-speaker JBL® sound system and an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ touchscreen display.

All gas-powered 2019 Toyota RAV4 models employ a 203-horsepower 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine that is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive Toyota RAV4 entries will earn 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. When equipped with Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD with Rear Driveline Disconnect, the Toyota RAV4 makes 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. Multi-Terrain Select drive modes will add to the Toyota RAV4 experience. A 219-horsepower Toyota RAV4 Hybrid powertrain is available that will achieve 41 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. The Kia Sportage counters with a base 181-horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder and an available 240-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

 

Red 2019 Toyota RAV4 Rear Exterior by the Ocean
Overhead Cutaway View of 2019 Toyota RAV4 Interior
2019 Toyota RAV4 Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Entune 3.0 Touchscreen Display
Cutaway View of 2019 Toyota RAV4 Interior