Off-white 2019 Kia Sportage

2019 Kia Sportage

Light gray 2018 Toyota RAV4

2019 Toyota RAV4

2019 Kia Sportage

2019 Toyota RAV4

$23,750 MSRP


$25,500 MSRP
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,240 pounds
Limited coverage for 5 years or 60,000 miles

Warranty Coverage

Limited coverage for 3 years or 36,000 miles

2019 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4

When searching for a new SUV, more and more drivers are conducting the same Toyota-Kia crossover comparison. Everyone who values affordability, performance, and reliability wants to see the Kia Sportage vs Toyota RAV4, and it’s not hard to imagine why. Although the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 both have plenty to offer our neighbors in Marrero and New Orleans, only the Sportage has what it takes to revolutionize your daily drives.

Sportage vs. RAV4: Pricing

The difference between the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 isn’t particularly extreme, but the opportunity to save almost $2,000 is something that no driver should pass up.

  • 2019 Kia Sportage: $23,750 MSRP
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4: $25,500 MSRP

Performance and Utility

No crossover SUV shopper near Harvey can afford to ignore performance. Whether you’re looking for horsepower, torque, or towing capacity, one available engine in the Sportage gives you a lot more to appreciate:

  • 2019 Kia Sportage: Drivers can choose between two engines. The 2.0 liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 turbocharged engine maximizes horsepower and torque with 240 hp and 260 lb-ft, respectively.
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4: There’s only one engine available for the RAV4, which means you’ll have to settle for 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque.

With its single engine, the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity maxes out at just 1,240 pounds. Drivers who choose the Sportage will be able to manage 2,000 pounds when their SUV is properly equipped. If you want a model that won’t hold you back, this crossover SUV comparison is pretty clear cut.

Kia vs. Toyota: Warranty Coverage

Drivers comparing Toyota vs. Kia on reliability could do far worse! Both of these manufacturers have earned excellent reputations with drivers near Metairie, but Kia wins out by offering much better basic warranty coverage.

  • 2019 Kia Sportage Basic Warranty: Limited coverage for 5 years or 60,000 miles
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4 Basic Warranty: Limited coverage for 3 years or 36,000 miles

Find Your Next New Vehicle at Ray Brandt Kia

Want to know more? Check out the new 2020 Sportage trim levels or compare the Sportage vs Honda CR-V, Sportage vs. Hyundai Tuscon, or Sportage versus the Kia Sorento. Then visit Ray Brandt Kia, where you’ll have the opportunity to test drive any used or new Kia Sportage for sale on our lot and learn about its standard and available safety features. You can also save when you take advantage of our Kia Sportage lease deals. We’ll even help you value your trade-in and apply for financing once you’re here, so don’t wait to reach out! Contact us to schedule your visit today.

*2018 Toyota RAV4 pictured


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