Kia Sportage vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison

    Kia Sportage

    Volkswagen Tiguan

    2024 Kia
    Sportage
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Tiguan
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
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    8.1
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the Kia Sportage GT-LINE (AWD)
    Based on the Volkswagen Tiguan ALLSPACE 162TSI R-LINE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    TowingTowing
    Fuel Efficiency
    54L
    340 to 437 km
    58L - 60L
    354 to 576 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $32,995 - $52,920
    $40,990 - $73,790
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jade Credentino
    Contributor
    Jade Credentino drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Attainable flagship SUV
    • Good start for new families
    • Smooth drive
    Misses
    • Missing some features available in rivals
    • Long wait times
    • Safety tech can lead to laziness
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Looks great, particularly in Atlantic Blue
    • Huge second row and boot
    • Great all-round performer
    Misses
    • Tight third row, more a 5+2
    • 147TDI diesel more effortless, efficient
    • Still missing some assistance tech

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$520)
    NA

    Colours Available

    Clear White is the standard paint finish, with the following optional:

    • Steel Grey
    • Gravity Grey
    • Fusion Black
    • Vesta Blue
    • Dawning Red
    • Snow White Pearl (SX+ and GT-Line only)
    • Jungle Wood Green (SX+ and GT-Line only)

    Premium paint costs an extra $520.

    All models have a black interior.

    The 2024 Volkswagen Life, Elegance and R-Line are offered with the following colour choices:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey Metallic
    • Night Shade Blue Metallic
    • Reflex Silver Metallic
    • Deep Black Pearl

    Metallic and pearl paint options cost $900. Pure White is a no-cost option. 

    The 2024 Volkswagen Tiguan R comes with the following colour choices:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey Metallic
    • Lapiz Blue Premium Metallic
    • Reflex Silver Metallic
    • Deep Black Pearl

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    1598 - 19991395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L1.4L, 2.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4, INLINE 4, TURBO 4TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    115kW - 137kW110kW - 235kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 62003500 - 5600
    Torque
    192Nm - 416Nm250Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 45001500 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.5 - 169.6 - 16

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