Go Head-To-Head: The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Vs. The 2018 Kia Sportage

2018 Toyota RAV4Shopping for your next SUV can seem daunting. You want to make sure you’re getting the best possible vehicle to fit your everyday needs. Interior, tech, power, performance, and other features are key to choosing the perfect model for your lifestyle. That’s why we’ve put together an incredible comparison between the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and the 2018 Kia Sportage.


Spacious from front to back, the 2018 Kia Sportage offers a sense of comfortability rivaling any vehicle in its class. Perfect for a growing family or anyone looking for more room than a sedan can offer, the 2018 Kia Sportage features two rows of seating covered with soft and supportive materials. Adversely, the newly redesigned 2018 Toyota RAV4 comes standard with high-quality materials throughout the entire cabin. The reworked 2018 RAV4 also boasts more legroom and headroom than in previous iterations, putting it on top for this category. 

Tech Features

New for the year’s model, the 2018 Kia Sportage adds connectivity to your commute with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. The updated voice controls allow you to make calls, play music, and access maps without ever taking your eyes off the road. While the 2018 Toyota RAV4 doesn’t come with Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto, drivers can still stay connected via Bluetooth. The 2018 RAV4 also features Siri Eyes Free, which allows the driver to use Siri voice controls integrated into the infotainment system.

Power & Performance

For a quiet, smooth ride, look no further than the 2018 Kia Sportage. The Sportage offers excellent handling capabilities with the perfect balance of comfort and agility. Similar to the 2018 Kia Sportage, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 features superb control and handling in the compact SUV class. 

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The Verdict

Choosing the right vehicle for you comes down to your own individual needs. That’s why we think the RAV4 is the better option — because it can meet the needs of anyone. To find your Toyota RAV4, set up a test drive at Palestine Toyota today. 


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