2023 Kia Sportage vs 2022 Hyundai Tucson : The Sportage is More Stylish and More Advanced
The 2023 Kia Sportage rolls into 2023 with incredible styling upgrades, new interior comforts and technologies to provide more value than ever before. It also offers a choice of three new engines that deliver optimal performance and efficiency thanks to advanced hybrid technologies.
Here, we compare the 2022 Hyundai Tucson with the 2023 Kia Sportage.
An impressive choice of engines in the 2023 Kia Sportage
Under the hood, the 2023 Kia Sportage offers a choice of three engines. The base unit is an all-gas 2.5-litre that produces 187 horsepower. It is mated to a quick-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Sportage HEV pairs a turbocharged 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine with a 44-kilowatt electric motor and a 1.49-kWh lithium-ion battery to output 227 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
At the top, the Sportage PHEV uses a turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine combined with a more powerful 66.9-kilowatt electric motor and bigger 13.8-kWh battery to deploy 261 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
The Sportage PHEV can travel up to 50 kilometres without using a single drop of fuel.
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson uses similar engines that deliver similar performance. However, the Sportage’s chassis is better calibrated to pair ride comfort and driveability, along with a more advanced AWD system to conquer Canadian winters.
The 2023 Kia Sportage has more to offer inside
The Kia Sportage delivers optimal comfort for occupants in a carefully crafted cabin that not only uses better materials and textures, but also delivers elevated levels of technology and infotainment so your passengers can take full advantage of every trip. The Sportage uses the latest version of the renowned Kia UVO infotainment system, which is more intuitive and easier to use than the Tucson’s Blue Link system.
What’s more, it has very useful features that you won’t find in the Hyundai Tucson. For example, passengers in the rear benefit from unique coat hangers integrated in the front seat headrests. These seats also have integrated USB ports.
The 2023 Kia Sportage is more stylish and more advanced than the Hyundai Tucson, giving buyers in the segment increased value. Come see it today! You can also shop for your car online with us. Our representatives are waiting for your call and can answer all your questions.