Volkswagen Tiguan vs Kia Sportage Comparison

Volkswagen Tiguan

Kia Sportage

2023 Volkswagen
Tiguan
vs
2023 Kia
Sportage
Select Variants...

How they stack...

CarExpert Score
CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.9.
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7.8
8.3
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Based on the Volkswagen Tiguan ALLSPACE 162TSI R-LINE
Based on the Kia Sportage S (AWD)
Best suitable for...
Driving the familyDriving the family
TowingTowing
Fuel Efficiency
58L - 60L
354 to 576 km
54L
340 to 437 km
ANCAP Safety Rating
Warranty
5 year years/
warranty
7 year years/
warranty
MSRP
$40,990 - $73,790
$32,795 - $52,720
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CarExpert's Take

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
James Wong
Production Editor
James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
Hits
  • Solid equipment inclusions
  • Performance and efficiency balance
  • Interior space for days
Misses
  • Fleet-spec interior
  • Infotainment gremlins
  • Servicing costs are getting up there

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

NA
  • Premium Paint (+$520)

Colours Available

The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is available in the following exterior paint colours:

  • Pure White
  • Dolphin Grey metallic
  • Kings Red premium metallic
  • Night Shade Blue metallic
  • Reflex Silver metallic
  • Deep Black pearl effect

Metallic and pearl effect exterior paint colours cost $900 and Kings Red premium metallic costs $1000.

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.

Specs

Type
TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, TURBO CDITURBO CDI, MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ
Size (cc)
1395 - 19841598 - 1999
Size (L)
1.4L, 2.0L2.0L, 1.6L
Induction
TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 4DIESEL TURBO 4, INLINE 4, TURBO 4
Camshaft
DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
Valves/Ports per Cylinder
1616
Power
110kW - 235kW115kW - 137kW
Power RPM
3500 - 56004000 - 6200
Torque
250Nm - 400Nm192Nm - 416Nm
Torque RPM
1500 - 20001500 - 4500
Bore Stroke
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Compression Ratio
9.6 - 1610.5 - 16

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