Crowned “Car of the Year 2022” by Drive, Kia Sportage is hard to beat when it comes to the awe-inspiring features and athletic design that are enough to sweep you off your feet. Standing right next in line is the Hyundai Tucson, awarded with the “Car of the Year 2022” by Carbuyer, it is jam-packed with neoteric driving controls and head-turning design. Whether you are an SUV buff or not, one drive of these two will make you upgrade your current drive right away. Kia Sportage is not only a global award winner but it has won over Pakistani car enthusiasts, making it the most in-demand Kia among the powerful line-up of Kia Sorento, Kia Carnival, Kia Picanto, and Kia Stonic.
Hyundai Nishat Pakistan is currently offering two variants of Tucson; Tucson FWD A/T GLS Sport and Tucson AWD A/T Ultimate. You may choose Hyundai Tucson in polar white, black diamond metallic, silver metallic, graphite grey metallic, oxford blue, and fiery red. Kia Motors Pakistan has launched three variants of Kia Sportage; Sportage Alpha, Sportage AWD, and Sportage FWD. There are six color options available in Kia Sportage; cherry black, clear white, mercury blue, sparkling silver, fiery red, and panthera metal. So which of these crossover SUVs is the right fit for you? Kia Sportage or Hyundai Tucson? Let’s take a look.
Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage both have striking sharp exteriors with an astounding game face on. The Tucson exterior is inspired by the concept wild car, with angular curves that blend the taillights and grille elements to perfection. The squared-off wheel arches with swollen fenders give the front body a shape boost.
Kia Sportage exterior is intricately carved for a more distinct look. The signature tiger-nose grille along with LED DRLs and bi-function projection headlamps makes a strong front pose. Sunroof is present in both cars so you can enjoy a more scenic drive every time you are on the road.
The interior of Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson is opulently designed so that the moment you slide inside, you will be engrossed in the lavish leather interior with tech-infused driving features. These controls are intelligently positioned to make your drive as comfortable as it can get. Hyundai Tucson comes with a 10.1-inch infotainment system whereas, Kia Sportage has an 8-inch infotainment system. Power steering with tilt and telescopic features is available in both cars along with power tailgate, cruise control, dual-zone climate control, and different drive modes to fill your journey with much ease and comfort. Kia Sportage comes with a power boot but this feature is not yet available in Hyundai Tucson. Hyundai Tucson on the other hand offers wireless charging while Kia Sportage has yet to host this feature.
Hyundai Tucson is powered by a 2.0L MPi DOHC 1999cc engine with 6-speed automatic transmission whereas Kia Sportage comes with a robust Nu 2.0L Gasoline MPi 1999cc engine. Kia Sportage fuel average is around 10-12 Km/L as compared to the Tucson at 14 Km/L. Both cars belt out a torque of 196/4000 nm/rpm with Kia Sportage generating a maximum output of 157/6200 ps/rpm of horsepower and Hyundai Tucson 155/6200 ps/rpm. So either way, you are going to get a commanding grip on the road no matter which drive you choose.
Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage are armed with world-class safety features that are designed to keep you and your family safe on all terrains. Hyundai and Kia feature safety aids like airbags, seatbelts, automatic immobilizer, anti-lock braking system, downhill assist control, hill-start control, traction control, rain sensors, vehicle stability control, child lock, and ISO fix child seat anchors. For a safety kit this strong, Kia Sportage has scored five stars and is IIHS Top Safety Pick. Both Kia Motors Pakistan and Hyundai Nishat Pakistan offer 4 year/ 1,00,000 km warranty so you can plan your next adventure with a sense of relief as your drives are secure to the core.
The price of Kia Sportage varies for each trim, the same goes for the price of Hyundai Tucson. Currently, Kia Sportage price in Pakistan is Rs. 5,999,000 for the Alpha variant, Rs.6,649,000 for Sportage FWD, and Rs. 7,149,000 for Sportage AWD. Hyundai Tucson price in Pakistan for FWD GLS Sport variant is Rs.6,899,000 and Rs. 7,399,000 for Tucson AWD Ultimate. Kia Sportage 2022 and Hyundai Tucson 2022 were globally launched in June 2022 and January 2022 respectively but are yet to debut in Pakistan.
For off roaders, Kia Sportage is a perfect drive match with its three different drive modes and powerful all-terrain driving capabilities. When it comes down to the looks, you might get carried away as both drives are impeccably stunning. In this battle of Hyundai Tucson vs Kia Sportage, you are getting some of the best driving features and tech controls that will make you zip around town in class and comfort. So if you are ready to book your Sportage, head to Kia Motors Site and test drive Sportage right there and then to make it all yours. Kia Motors Service Center also offers premium car care with genuine Kia parts so you can kick back and relax as Kia Motors Site services your car.