2017 Kia Sportage vs 2017 Honda HRV

The crossover category seems to gain more and more popularity each year. The 2017 Kia Sportage and the 2017 Honda HRV are both vehicles in this highly competitive category. The 2017 Kia Sportage has garnered acclaim for its nimble handling, spacious interior, and surprisngly quiet cabin. It remains whisper quiet even at highway speeds. The 2017 Honda H-RV enjoys nice lines and exterior design, but can be quite a noisey ride. 

The 2017 Honda H-RV was completely redesigned for the 2016 model year. It is largely unchanged from the 2016 model year. Conversely, the 2017 Kia Sportage is enjoying a full re-design for the 2017 model which includes a slew of upgrades and standard features. Among the upgrades are more spacious seating both front and rear. As well as a more ergonomic an intuitively laid out dashboard with a number of new and exciting features.

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2017 Kia Sportage vs 2017 Honda HRV
2.4L Engine 1.8L
181 hp Horsepower 141 hp
60.1 Cubic Feet Cargo Capacity 58.8 Cubic Feet
$24,095 MSRP $20,305

Advantages of the 2017 Kia Sportage

The MSRP of the 2017 Kia Sportage is a few hundred dollars more than the 2017 Honda HR-V. Those few hundred dollars are more than worth it, and likely will soon be recouped. Both vehicles have earned the NHTSA 5-Star safety rating. The vehicles differ significantly in quietness, roominess, ease of technology use and warranty terms. The 2017 Kia Sportage is a complete redesign with the aim of making the passenger experience more positive. This means, that it has strong acceleration a roomier cabin, an easy-to-use technology interface and a 5 year or 60,000-mile warranty. One of the huge benefits of the 2017 Kia Sportage is that it works equally well with iPhone and Android phones. The Kia Warranty stand head and shoulders above many if not all other industry warranties for new cars. This is because Kia is confident in the engineering and quality of their product. Where the industry standard for new car warranties is generally 3 years or 36,000 miles. The warranty Kia provides on its vehicles is 5 years or 60,000 miles. The best way to understand the advantages of the 2017 Kia Sportage is to go to a local dealer and take one for a test drive. 

2017 Kia Sportage interior front cabin
2017 Kia Sportage cargo area
2017 Kia Sportage back blinker detail
2017 Kia Sportage Turbo engine detail

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