2021 Kia Sportage vs. 2020 Buick Envision

Red 2021 Kia Sportage and gray 2020 Buick Envision

Compact SUVs continue to steal the show among the automotive competition and one of the latest arrivals to the segment is the 2021 Kia Sportage. Built for weekend getaways and daily comforts, the 2021 Sportage offers an ideal combination of convenience, safety, power, and technology.

The fun-to-drive 2021 Kia Sportage is available now at Friendly Kia and many shoppers are wondering how it compares to the competition. This comparison guide is putting the 2021 Kia Sportage up against the 2020 Buick Envision. See how the two compare below and find out why so many shoppers are choosing the 2021 Sportage in Tampa Bay, FL.

2021 Kia Sportage


2020 Buick Envision

2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine Base Engine 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine
181 horsepower | 175 pound-feet of torque Power Specs 197 horsepower | 192 pound-feet of torque
8.0-inch touchscreen Infotainment Center 8.0-inch touchscreen
Standard Lane Departure Warning Trim-specific availability
Standard Driver Attention Warning Not Available
10 years / 100,000 miles Powertrain Warranty 5 years / 60,000 miles

Kia Sportage Compact SUV Outranks Buick Competition

Looking at the 2021 Kia Sportage and the entry-luxury 2020 Buick Envision, the Kia Sportage continues to land on top. While the 2020 Envision offers slightly more power than the Sportage, the Kia compact SUV brings more safety tech, more cargo space, and more customization.

The 2021 Kia Sportage is equipped with a full range of Kia Drive Wise safety and driver-assistance technologies. The 2020 Envision doesn’t offer drivers a similar suite of safety features and limits its offerings depending on the trim level. The 2021 Sportage brings up to 60.1 cubic feet of total cargo space, while the Envision limits its cargo area to just 57.3 cubic feet of maximum space.

When choosing a new 2021 Sportage shoppers can pick between eight different exterior color options. The available paint colors for the 2021 Kia Sportage include Hyper Red, Black Cherry, Snow White Pearl, Clear White, Sparkling Silver, Steel Gray, Pacific Blue, and Burnished Copper. The 2020 Buick Envision, on the other hand, offers just six exterior color options to choose from.

The 2021 Kia Sportage lineup is bringing even more style than ever before with the available Nightfall Edition and Nightfall Edition Premium Packages. Both package options are available for the Sportage S trim level and bring Special Black badging, a Gloss Black radiator grille with Piano Black frame, Piano Black fog light surrounds, Piano Black front and rear bumper trim, Piano Black side sills and skid plates, and Black Satin window surrounds. Sportage S models equipped with the Nightfall Edition Premium packages add technology features found on the EX trim level and EX Technology Package.