Comparing the 2020 Kia Sportage to the Mazda CX-5 and the Subaru Forester Near Williamsville


When it's time to search for a new SUV, often Cheektowaga drivers have trusted us to supply their needs. One of the vehicles we are proud of most is the brand-new 2020 Kia Sportage. The 2020 Kia Sportage represents an SUV you'll find at the top of the rankings, excelling in technology, ride comfort, and entertainment. With a stylish and roomy cabin to pair, there's every reason in the world to choose the 2020 Kia Sportage.


Across the aisle there is some heavy competition with two other excellent SUV choices - the Subaru Forester and the Mazda CX-5. With a lot to like for each model, after reading further you'll see why we stand behind the 2020 Kia Sportage for Buffalo drivers; considering the comparable nature of all these cars, the lower price tag on the Kia Sportage makes the difference.


Performance: the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. the Subaru Forester and the Mazda CX-5


The 2020 Kia Sportage offers a 240 horsepower 2.0-liter engine, paired with a stellar drive through the available Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive. Though slightly behind the Mazda CX-5 in terms of power, the 2020 Kia Sportage far outpaces the strength of the Subaru Forester, with a measly 182 horsepower engine. However, standard symmetrical all-wheel drive is the Forester's claim to fame.


Interior Amenities: the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. the Subaru Forester and the Mazda CX-5


From the available panoramic sunroof to the available leather-trimmed seats, any ride in the 2020 Kia Sportage is bound to offer warmth and comfort. You'll also appreciate the angled console and optimal ergonomics that the 2020 Kia Sportage emphasized in its design.


The Mazda CX-5 also has a luxurious interior design with inlays, Caturra Brown Nappa leather, genuine layered wood trim, ambient cabin lighting, and more. However, the Mazda CX-5's thoughtful amenities come at a higher price tag in the upper-level trims. The Subaru Forester's interior also lags behind the driver-centric approach of the 2020 Kia Sportage.


Technology: the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. the Subaru Forester and the Mazda CX-5


The technology of the 2020 Kia Sportage features state-of-the-art available tech including wireless charging, Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and Harman Kardon® audio. There are also great technology features including remote climate control, remote door lock/unlock, find my car, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and more.


In the Mazda CX-5, Apple CarPlay™ integration, and Android Auto™ offer similar connected features, with an available Bose® 10-speaker audio system to contrast the Harman Kardon® audio.


The Subaru Starlink® Entertainment package is available, as well with available Wi-Fi connectivity, and more.


Safety: the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. the Subaru Forester and the Mazda CX-5


West Seneca families will love the Iso-Structure™ Construction, with a high-tensile strength steel alloy to improve the rigidity of the Kia Sportage. Further, Downhill Brake Control and Stability and Traction Control also play a role in keeping a composed handle behind the wheel. When you pair the safety with Kia Drive Wise, you'll find a helpful watching hand in your daily commutes with features such as Blind-Spot Collision Warning; Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist w/ Pedestrian Detection, High Beam Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning.




Williamsville and Buffalo drivers will find a comparable SUV in the Kia Sportage in our new Kia inventory. With an SUV that offers similar features and a lower price-tag to rivals, Cheektowaga drivers know the answer lies with the 2020 Kia Sportage.


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