More and more drivers everywhere are choosing to switch from their respectable sedans to an adventure-set crossover or SUV. In response to this increasing demand, the Kia brand is continuing to expand its lineup by adding new SUV and crossover models and upgrading its existing models. The 2020 Kia Sportage is no exception to this and has received some key improvements for the 2020 model year.
The Kia Sportage has been a standout member of the Kia lineup since the beginning and has continued to gain popularity over the years. In this comparison guide, we are going to put the Sportage up against one of its more unlikely competitors, the 2020 Dodge Journey. Keep reading to see how these two vehicles compare or click the link below to view our lineup of in-stock Sportage models at Friendly Kia.
2020 Kia Sportage
2020 Dodge Journey
|2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine||Base Engine||2.4-liter engine|
|181 horsepower||Horsepower||172 horsepower|
|175 pound-feet of torque||Torque||165 pound-feet of torque|
|1,653 pounds||Standard Towing Capacity||1,000 pounds|
|8.0-inch touchscreen display||Infotainment System||4.3-inch touchscreen|
|Standard||Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™||Not Available|
|10 years/100,000 miles||Powertrain Warranty||5 years/60,000 miles|
The 2020 Kia Sportage offers drivers everything they need out of an SUV. Inside this Kia model, drivers will get high-tech features that are often upgrades in its competitors. The 2020 Sportage comes equipped with a standard 8.0-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity. The 2020 Dodge Journey, on the other hand, features a significantly smaller 4.3-inch touchscreen and does not offer the same connectivity features as the 2020 Sportage.
Beneath the hood of this Kia crossover is a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine with 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque on the road. Higher 2020 Sportage trim levels are fitted with a more powerful 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with 240 horsepower on tap. The competing 2020 Journey is equipped with a 2.4-liter engine in each of its trim levels and generates only 172 horsepower and 165 pound-feet of torque.
The 2020 Sportage is set to match the styles of any driver. With a paint palette full of sharp and exciting colors like Clear White, Steel Gray, Burnished Copper, Black Cherry, Sparkling Silver, Pacific Blue, Hyper Red, and Snow White Pearl, every driver will be able to find their fit behind the wheel of the 2020 Sportage.
For more information on the 2020 Kia Sportage, contact a member of the Friendly Kia team today.