2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Mazda CX-5

2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Mazda CX-5

The new 2018 Kia Sportage is a vehicle that offers a striking balance of versatility, refinement, and performance, showing you just how good a compact crossover can be! With a great starting MSRP, amazing cargo capacity, and an excellent fuel tank size, the new Kia Sportage is perfect for those that want more out of their drive! However, despite all these excellent features, the new Kia Sportage isn't without its competition! The 2018 Mazda CX-5 offers its own list of great features and picking between them can be difficult!

Thankfully, we at Motion Kia know a thing or two about vehicles and how important it is to get a good deal! With that in mind, we did some of the research for you! Look at the table below to see how these vehicles compare!

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2018 Kia Sportage Vs 2018 Mazda CX-5
$23,600 Starting MSRP $24,150
60.1 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 59.6 cubic feet
16.4 Gal Fuel Tank Capacity 14.8 Gal
Front Wheel Drive Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive

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As you can see from the table above, the 2018 Kia Sportage has a ton to offer for its great starting MSRP, which is $550 less than the 2018 Mazda CX-5! It offers a larger cargo space than the competition and a larger fuel tank! In terms of drivetrain, the 2018 Kia Sportage and the 2018 Mazda CX-5 have the same overall drive system, which is front-wheel drive, meaning they offer the same handling and performance on the road. However, despite this shared drivetrain, the 2018 Kia Sportage is still the better deal between the two!

Additionally, the 2018 Kia Sportage also sweetens the deal with a wealth of exceptional interior comfort features! One of these features includes heated front seats, an excellent addition for anyone that tends to live, or drive, in colder climates!

So, if you're looking for a vehicle designed to take you where you want to go, and do so without sacrificing comfort or features, look no further than the 2018 Kia Sportage! With a wealth of excellent comfort features, amazing starting MSRP, and a great cargo capacity, its perfect for those that want more out of their ride! For more information, or to take it for a test drive, contact us at Motion Kia today!


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2018 Kia Sportage steering wheel
2018 Kia Sportage cargo area
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