Looking for an SUV that is both safe and family-friendly while still being proficient? Then you've probably already seen the 2022 Kia Sportage and the 2022 Hyundai Kona! The Kirby Kia of Ventura in Ventura, CA, has analyzed the attributes of the 2022 Kia Sportage with the 2022 Hyundai Kona to make your decision easier.
2022 Kia Sportage
2022 Hyundai Kona
|Sportage SX Turbo 2.0 turbo 4-cylinder
||Kona N Line/Limited 1.6 turbo 4-cylinder|
|240 hp/260 lbs.-ft.
||Horsepower/Torque||195hp/195 lbs.-ft. |
The pricing of the 2022 Hyundai Kona starts at $21,150, while the price of the 2022 Kia Sportage begins at $24,090. There are two engines to choose from, as well as bespoke drive choose modes. The Kia Sportage engine lineup for 2022 includes a turbocharged 1.6-liter gasoline engine and 2.0-liter gasoline and turbo-diesel engines.
Optional Parking Assist is available on the Sportage (excluding LX/Nightfall) to help notify the driver about vehicles, pedestrians, or other impediments behind or in front of their vehicle. The Kona lacks a front parking assist. The Sportage's engines are more powerful than the Kona's. Sportage SX Turbo 2.0 turbo 4-cylinder produces 240 hp of horsepower and 260 lbs.-ft. of torque, while the Kona N Line/Limited 1.6 turbo 4-cylinder produces just 195 hp of horsepower and 195 lbs.-ft. of torque.
For a more extended range between fill-ups, the Sportage offers 3.2 gallons more fuel capacity than the Kona, which has only 13.2 gallons compared to Sportage's 16.4 gallons. The Sportage's brake rotors are larger than the Kona's for increased stopping power. The Sportage has larger standard tires than the Kona for increased traction.
If you're seeking a compact SUV, the 2022 Kia Sportage is the finest option. The 2022 Kia Sportage is offered at the Kirby Kia of Ventura in Ventura, CA. Contact us to schedule a test drive or if you have any questions.