2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Honda CR-V

Split screen images of the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Honda CR-V

While brand loyalty can be a large factor in the decision about which vehicle to purchase next. Most shoppers set out with a set of criteria like body style, price point, and amenities that they are searching for. With so many similar models on the market, customers interested in a midsize SUV have a lot to sift through to find their best match.

To make the research process a little easier, we are comparing some of Kia’s top models with their largest rivals. Today, it’s the 2019 Kia Sportage against the 2019 Honda CR-V. Which crossover offers drivers the most bang for their buck? We break it down with a comparison of each model’s pricing, interior space, and factory warranties below.

2019 Kia Sportage


2019 Honda CR-V

$23,750 Starting MSRP $24,350
129.3 Cubic Feet Interior Volume 105.9 Cubic Feet
2 Engine Options 2
Available All-Wheel Drive Available

Pricing and Warranties

As you can see from the chart above, drivers looking for an affordable crossover will find a better starting price with the 2019 Kia Sportage. Base 2019 Kia Sportage LX models offer a starting MSRP of just $23,750 while base LX models on the 2019 Honda CR-V lineup offer a larger starting MSRP of $24,350. The remainder of the trims in each lineup offer similar pricing so whether drivers are interested in the base model or something top-of-the-line, both lineups are competitive and attainable.

When it comes to overall value, starting price isn’t the only factor. Vehicle shoppers who end up with the 2019 Kia Sportage can feel confident about their investment thanks to the class-leading Kia warranty that delivers 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain coverage. In comparison, 2019 Honda CR-V drivers will only be covered by their factory powertrain warranty for 5-years and 60,000 miles. While both vehicles offer great dependability scores and drivers shouldn’t expect too much trouble with either model, if problems should arise down the line Kia drivers will have a little extra padding.

A variety of 2019 Kia Sportage models are available for test drive, lease, and purchase now at Moritz Kia in Fort Worth, TX. Schedule a test drive with your preferred configuration today so you can see what the lineup has to offer from behind the wheel.