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2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2020 Hyundai Tucson

Crossover Challenge: Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson

2020 Kia Sportage


2020 Hyundai Tucson
30 mpg - highway 23 mpg - city 26 - combined

Gas Mileage (EPA-estimated)

28 mpg - highway 23 mpg - city 25 mpg - combined
181 @ 6,000 rpm


161 @ 6,200 rpm
175 @ 4,000 rpm


150 @ 4,700 rpm
1,653 pounds

Maximum Trailer Weight

1,000 pounds
2.4 Liter I-4


2.0 Liter I-4

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Are you in the market for the 2020 Kia Sportage? We’re not surprised. This sporty SUV has it all: good looks, great performance, and awesome features. No wonder it’s so popular with our Omaha, NE customers. But how does it stack up against the competition? We think there’s no contest. The Sportage is head and shoulders above its rivals. And to prove it, we’ve put together a detailed side by side comparison of the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson base models below. And we’ve even thrown in some information about the generous Kia warranty. So, which SUV wins in this Kia vs. Hyundai contest? Let’s find out.

Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson: Gas Mileage

The Sportage edges out the Tucson when it comes to fuel economy. The Sportage gets an EPA-estimated 30 miles per gallon on the highway, compared to just 28 from the Tucson. It gets 26 miles per gallon combined compared to 25 from the Tucson. But fuel economy isn’t the only way you can save when you buy a Kia Sportage at Edwards Kia in Council Bluffs. Make sure to check out our new vehicle specials.

Kia Sportage vs. Hyundai Tucson: Power and Performance

Raw power is where the Sportage really outshines the competition. Expect to get 181 horsepower from the Sportage, compared to just 161 from the Tucson. The Sportage also delivers 175 pounds of torque compared to just 161 from the Tucson. That’s a difference you can feel when passing other cars or driving uphill. The Sportage is the clear winner in this Kia vs Hyundai contest.

Kia vs. Hyundai: Features

The Sportage and other Kia vehicles come equipped with tons of cool features, not the least of which is the Tire Mobility Kit. Forget having to get out a jack and lugging around a spare tire when you have a flat. The Tire Mobility Kit comes with tire sealant, a tire gauge, and an air compressor. So you can easily seal and air up your tire and be on your way. After all, who wants to be stranded on the side of one of our Bellevue, NE roads, trying to change a tire? It’s a great feature to have, and you won’t find it in the Hyundai Tucson.

The Amazingly Generous Kia Warranty

Kia knows they’ve built a great vehicle in the Sportage, that’s why they’re so willing to back it up. The Kia warranty leads the industry with 10 year/100,000 mile coverage. Here’s what it covers:

  • 10-year/100,000 mile limited powertrain warranty
  • 5-year/60,000 mile limited basic warranty
  • 5-year/100,000 mile limited anti-perforation warranty
  • 5-year/60,000 mile roadside assistance plan

Get Your Kia Sportage at Edwards Kia

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near La Vista, NE, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home and view our Kia SUV lease offers! So drop by or contact us today! Take a look inside the Sportage interior when you visit Edwards Kia.

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