2020 Kia Sportage vS. 2020 Toyota RAV4

Choosing a new vehicle can be tough, especially when there are several different models that cross off the boxes on your wish list. If you’re in the market for a crossover or compact SUV, two vehicles you might be considering are the Kia Sportage and Toyota RAV4. Both offer light off-road capabilities, seating for five and a host of advanced technology.  Let’s take a close look at the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4 to get a better idea of which is the best option for you.

2020 Kia Sportage


2020 Toyota RAV4

2.4L I4 engine (181 hp & 175 lb.-ft. torque)

2.0L I4 engine (237 hp & 260 lb.-ft. torque)

Engine Options (Horsepower & Torque) 2.5L I4 engine (203 hp & 184 lb.-ft. torque)


All-Wheel Drive Configuration Available
1,653 lbs. Maximum Towing Capability 1,500 lbs.
98.6 cubic feet Passenger Volume 98.9 cubic feet


In-Depth Comparison of 2020 Sportage vs. 2020 RAV4

As you can tell from the table above, there are quite a few features on the 2020 Kia Sportage that are nearly the same as the 2020 Toyota RAV4. One of the main differences between the Sportage and RAV4 are their engines. Lower Sportage trim levels come with a 181 horsepower 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder engine, while higher Sportage trims come with a 237 horsepower 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine. The RAV4 features a 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 203 horsepower, which is less powerful than the available 2.0L engine on the Sportage.

When it comes to innovative technology, the Sportage and RAV4 are nearly equally matched. Both SUVs come with standard Remote Keyless Entry, advanced safety and driver assistance features  and a standard infotainment system with a backup camera, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. However, the Kia Sportage comes with an 8.0-inch touchscreen display, while the RAV4 comes with a 7.0-inch display.

If you’re interested in learning more about the 2020 Kia Sportage, check it out at Kia of Attleboro in Massachusetts. We carry a wide selection of new Sportage models and our staff is happy to answer any questions you might have. You can also check out inventory and schedule a test drive online. Thanks for reading!