Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-V near Waterbury, CT

2017 Kia Sportage

2017 Honda CR-V

Comparing the 2017 Kia Sportage to the Competition in Watertown, Connecticut

There are a lot of vehicles in the compact SUV segment but, when you're on the lookout for something that goes above and beyond the competition, you simply can't go wrong with the 2017 Kia Sportage! Of course, it has a lot of competition vying for the top spot, so we here at Shaker's Kia would love nothing more than to show you how the Sportage deserves a place on your list of must-haves. We welcome all Watertown, Waterbury, Bristol, Bristol, Milford, and Naugatuck drivers to take a look below, see how the Sportage compares to a main rival - the 2017 Honda CR-V - and discover how Kia will change the way you think about the open road.

The 2017 Kia Sportage vs. the 2017 Honda CR-V

  • The starting price of the base 2017 Kia Sportage is more affordable than the starting price of the base 2017 Honda CR-V; compare $24,095 MSRP to $24,985 MSRP.
  • The Sportage's standard 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission offers a more engaging and fun driving experience than the CR-V's standard CVT.
  • Several optional features in the base Sportage - such as turn by turn navigation, heated and cooled seating, power seating, and roadside assistance - are only available on higher trim levels of the CR-V.
  • Kia's 5-year/60,000-mile basic and 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warrantees are considerably better than Honda's 3-year/36,000-mile basic and 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warrantees.
  • You'll find more front leg room in the Sportage, ensuring even the tallest drivers will find the knee room they need to stay comfortable all ride long.
  • The Sportage's 2,000 lb. towing capacity allows you to bring along that much more than the CR-V's 1,500 lb. towing capacity allows.
  • According to, the Sportage scored 5-star Average Consumer Ratings in the categories of Interior and Safety, and 4.5 stars in the remaining categories of Reliability, Performance, Comfort, Technology, and Value.
  • More interior and exterior colors to choose from on the base Sportage means you'll have no trouble expressing your unique personality at a glance.

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