The compact crossover class delivers drivers the best of both worlds. Refined handling from the sedan segment and versatile hauling and a high ride height from the crossover class blend to create a new vehicle class with tempting characteristics. Two models that have paved the way in the compact crossover market with class-leading options that have been on the streets for over ten years are the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Toyota RAV4.
How do they compare? Find a comparison chart detailing each models pricing, feature, and warranty specs as well as a detailed look into the value of each lineup below.
2019 Kia Sportage
2019 Toyota RAV4
|5 Years or 60,000 Miles||Bumper-To-Bumper Warranty||3 Years or 36,000 Miles|
The saying you get what you pay for is usually used to lure buyers into thinking that something more expensive is better, but in the case of the 2019 Kia Sportage vs the 2019 Toyota RAV4 that couldn’t be further from the truth. When crossover shoppers pay less for the 2019 Kia Sportage, they are actually getting a model that is equally refined, offers more standard power and a better warranty for a stress-free investment. A savings of almost $2,000 when comparing pricing on base models means that drivers who opt for the 2019 Kia Sportage can save on the total cost of monthly ownership or possibly be able to move up to a higher trim level with increased amenities.
Once behind the driver’s seat, 2019 Sportage drivers will be able to get a boost from a more powerful base engine with 181 horsepower underfoot. For increased power, the Sportage lineup also offers an upgraded engine option with up to 240 horsepower. The 2019 RAV4 lineup only offers one available engine option that produces 176 horsepower.
When value is a top priority, the 2019 Kia Sportage clearly comes out as the winner with a more robust standard bumper-to-bumper warranty package and serious savings on the base sticker price. Drivers in the Fort Worth area can find the full 2019 Kia Sportage lineup available for purchase and lease now at Moritz Kia.