2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Toyota C-HR

Split screen images of the 2019 Kia Sportage and 2019 Toyota C-HR

In a battle for compact crossover supremacy, the 2019 Kia Sportage stands alone at the top. While there are plenty of competent selections in the segment, the 2019 Sportage delivers the most bang for drivers buck with style, smooth handling and a powerful engine, a generous helping of standard amenities, and one of the best warranties in the business, so drivers can feel confident in their new investment. But, don’t take our word for it. We put the 2019 Kia Sportage up against another compact crossover success story, the 2019 Toyota C-HR, to prove just how much the Sportage has to offer.

Find pricing and performance specs for each model below along with a comparison of each crossover’s interior space for comfortable and capable hauling.

2019 Kia Sportage


2019 Toyota C-HR

$23,750 Starting MSRP $21,145
181 Base Horsepower 144
5 Passengers Seating Capacity 5 Passengers
60.1 cubic feet Cargo Space 36.4 cubic feet

Interior Space and Performance

As you can see from the chart above, both the 2019 Kia Sportage and 2019 Toyota C-HR offer seating for up to five passengers. However, drivers looking for more hauling capability will find the interior of the 2019 Sportage to be much roomier for passengers and cargo. The 2019 Sportage offers 98.6 cubic feet of passenger volume compared to the 83.8 cubic feet found in the 2019 C-HR. There is also more front and rear headroom and more rear legroom in the Sportage giving passengers a little more space to stretch out and get comfortable.

In addition to more space up front for passengers, the 2019 Sportage also comes out on top in cargo space with over 20 extra cubic feet of space to store belongings. Because of this, crossover shoppers intending on hauling a lot of passengers and cargo will likely prefer the added room the 2019 Sportage provides.

Find your new 2019 Kia Sportage at the Moritz Kia dealership in Fort Worth, TX today! Our online inventory pages are a great place to start shopping. Once you see a few models that interest you, stop by the dealership to check them out in person and schedule a test drive.