2022 Kia Sportage SUV Vs. 2022 Subaru Forester In Gresham, OR

Kia Sportage vs Subaru Forester 2022

Are you starting your search for a new family-friendly SUV? If so, then you've probably noticed there are plenty of options in the compact SUV segment. This popular class of two-row crossovers and SUVs includes such favorites as the 2022 Kia Sportage, a versatile sport-ute that's also highly efficient and affordable.

The new Kia Sportage has a lot to offer. But is it the top SUV in its class? And will it fit your lifestyle and family's need? Perhaps you'll need first to compare the Sportage to the competition to determine if this Kia SUV is the right vehicle for you.

Here at our Weston Kia dealership in Gresham, OR, we want to make car shopping easy for you. So we have compared the specs, performance and safety of the new 2022 Kia Sportage against one of its competitors, the 2022 Subaru Forester.

Take a look at how the 2022 Kia Sportage and 2022 Subaru Forester stack up in the comparison below and don't hesitate to contact our team or visit us for a Sportage tour and test drive.

Price & Specs Comparison

Price and Specs Comparison


2022 Kia Sportage

2022 Toyota RAV4

Starting MSRP*



Fuel Tank Capacity

16.4 gallons

16.6 gallons

Standard Towing Capacity

1,653 lbs.

1,500 lbs.


6-Speed Automatic

Continuously Variable (CVT)

Safety and Peace of Mind

When it comes to safety in the compact SUV segment, nothing seems to top the new 2022 Kia Sportage. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the 2022 Sportage a 5-Star rating in its Passenger Crash Test. That's the highest rating available! It's clear that the Sportage is a safe vehicle, but what about its warranty?

If you're shopping for a new small SUV with an industry-leading warranty, you'll want to choose the new Kia Sportage. That's because every new Kia comes with a 5-year or 60,000-mile basic warranty plus a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty. You'll find that Kia's warranty package is nearly doubled the warranty offered by Subaru on its Forester!

Why not visit us today at Weston Kia for a full tour of the Sportage's features? You can schedule a test drive online now before you head over to our dealership near Beaverton, OR. Our friendly Kia sales team is eager to help you find the ideal new Sportage for your budget, needs and preferences.

Standard Towing Capability

The new 2022 Kia Sportage boasts a powerful 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that produces up to 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to this robust engine, motorists can bring all their favorite weekend toys along, as the Sportage features an impressive standard towing capability of 1,653 pounds. The new standard Subaru Forester's standard towing capacity simply can't compete with the Sportage.

Finance a New Sportage At Weston Kia near Portland, OR

Now that you've learned a little bit more about the new 2022 Kia Sportage, it's time to visit us at Weston Kia to explore the Sportage trim levels and find the version that fits you best. New Kia vehicles are arriving daily, be sure to check our up-to-date online inventory to find a Sportage or other Kia SUV you'd like to test drive.

While you're here, you can get in touch with our in-house finance team to learn about the affordable lease and finance packages available to you. Start the auto loan process now by filling out a secure credit application here on our website.

*All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.