2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Kia Sportage

Comparison image of a white 2019 Toyota RAV4 and a blue 2019 Kia Sportage

Are you searching for a new mid-size crossover that offers a spacious interior and excellent engine performance? If so, then you should consider exploring the 2019 Toyota RAV4 for yourself today! Customers here in the Columbia, TN area can explore the 2019 Toyota RAV4 right here at Roberts Toyota today!

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is one of the best new mid-size crossover models currently available in the Columbia area! One great way to highlight the best aspects of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is by comparing those aspects against the same aspects for a competitor of the 2019 RAV4. The staff here at Roberts Toyota has conducted a model comparison that will evaluate how the 2019 RAV4 stacks up against a prominent competitor—the 2019 Kia Sportage. Let’s explore the results together!

Engine Specifications

2019 Toyota RAV4


2019 Kia Sportage

2.5L I-4 Engine Base Engine 2.4L I-4 Engine
203 Horsepower Engine Power 181 Horsepower
184 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 175 Pound-Feet
26 MPG / 35 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 23 MPG / 30 MPG

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The table above compares the base engine specifications of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 against the base engine specifications of the 2019 Kia Sportage. As you can see, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 base engine offers superior engine power, engine torque, and fuel economy compared to the 2019 Kia Sportage base engine. The table below highlights the interior volume and capacity of each model.

Interior Volume & Capacity

2019 RAV4


2019 Sportage

5 Passengers Passenger Capacity 5 Passengers
37.6 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Capacity 30.7 Cubic Feet
69.8 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 60.1 Cubic Feet
136.5 Cubic Feet EPA Passenger Volume 129.3 Cubic Feet

As this table shows, the 2019 RAV4 also offers a much more spacious interior than the 2019 Sportage. When you combine this with the superior base engine, it becomes clear that the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is the superior option overall. While both models offer very similar features, the engine performance and spacious interior of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 really set it apart. Visit us here at Roberts Toyota in Columbia, TN to explore the excellent aspects of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 for yourself today!