The 2016 Honda CR-V vs. the 2016 Kia Sportage

2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Kia Sportage

2016 Kia Sportage

The 2016 Honda CR-V and the 2016 Kia Sportage are both high-quality crossover utility vehicles that provide the efficiency, versatility, utility, and safety that your family needs. So which one should you drive home in here in the Crystal Lake and Elgin, IL area? You can find out which one of these models is better below!

Power and Efficiency

You want both muscle and miles per gallon. You can see which model clearly wins out based on power output and EPA ratings.

The 2016 Kia Sportage gets a 2.4L four-cylinder engine that generates 182 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. The Sportage is rated by the EPA at 21 mpg city/28 mpg highway/24 mpg combined with six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

The 2016 Honda CR-V gets a 2.4L four-cylinder that makes more power at 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. It also earns a better EPA estimate of 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway/29 mpg combined* with continuously variable transmission and front-wheel drive.

The CR-V is simply the better model if you want both more horsepower and fuel efficiency.

Space and Capacity

One of your top priorities if you’re shopping for a car in this class is cargo capacity and cabin space – otherwise why not buy a small car?

To that end, the 2016 Honda CR-V offers more head room, shoulder room, and hip room in both rows, and more leg room in back. The CR-V also offers a huge 70.9 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume, with 37.2 cubic feet of cargo space with the seats in place. The 2016 Kia Sportage is rated at 26.1 cubic feet of cargo space with seats in place, and 54.6 cubic feet of cargo space with seats folded down.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake Today!

The CR-V is simply the better choice. Come learn more about the CR-V here at your leading Crystal Lake area Honda dealership. We’re located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, and we’re happy to help you test drive the CR-V today!

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.