The crossover segment is one of the most-competitive vehicle classes. Looking at the 2018 Kia Sportage vs the 2018 Honda CR-V compares two of the leading models in the crossover segment. These two vehicles offer multiple engine options and trim levels and a variety of features and technology systems.
Two engine options are offered on the 2018 Kia Sportage and 2018 Honda CR-V. Standard equipment for the Sportage includes a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. The Sportage also offers a turbocharge 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine delivering 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The best performance numbers available on the 2018 Honda CR-V check in at 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Kia Sportage
2018 Honda CR-V
|240 horsepower, 260 pound-feet of torque||Best Engine Performance||190 horsepower, 179 pound-feet of torque|
|FWD, AWD||Drive Systems||FWD, AWD|
The 2018 Kia Sportage and 2018 Honda CR-V are each offered in multiple trim levels. Car shoppers considering the 2018 Sportage will have three trim levels to choose from. The crossover is available in LX, EX and SX Turbo models. Each Sportage trim level comes equipped with a different collection of features and technology systems.
Features offered on the 2018 Kia Sportage include Blind Spot Detection, a Lane Departure Warning System, Rear Cross Traffic alert, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity, a touchscreen infotainment system, keyless entry and ignition and a rearview camera.
Storage space is ample for 2018 Sportage owners. Behind the second row of seats, the crossover offers 30.7 cubic feet of storage space. Folding down the rear seats increases this number to 60.1 cubic feet. The Sportage is able to tow up to 2,000 pounds.