2024 Honda CR-V vs. 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2024 Honda CR-V

2024 Honda
CR-V

MSRP*: $29,500 to $36,160
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Picture of the 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

2023 Kia
Sportage Hybrid

MSRP*: $27,490 to $36,390
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MPG - City 27 - 28 MPG 38 - 42 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 34 MPG 38 - 44 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 76.5 ft3 74.1 ft3
Engine
  • 190-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 177-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Continuously Variable Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 190 hp 177 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 184.8 in 183.5 in
Exterior Width 73.5 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 41.0 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Head Room Front 38.2 - 40.0 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 37.8 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.1 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Honda CR-V than the Kia Sportage Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda CR-V and the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda CR-V as you will with the Kia Sportage Hybrid, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda CR-V will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Honda CR-V is about the same width as the Kia Sportage Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Honda CR-V takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

Handling
The Honda CR-V has a smaller turning radius than the Kia Sportage Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Kia Sportage Hybrid, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Honda CR-V. The Honda CR-V has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Honda CR-V doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda CR-V and the Kia Sportage Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Honda CR-V as you will in the Kia Sportage Hybrid.