Compare 2024 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2024 Kia Sportage

2024 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2024 Kia Sportage
2024 MAZDA CX-5 2024 Kia Sportage
Max Available Horsepower
  227 hp 187 hp
All-Wheel Drive
  Standard Optional
Heated Front Seats
  Standard Optional
Standard Seat Upholstery
  Leatherette Cloth
Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert *
  Standard Available on higher trim levels
Push Button Start
  Standard Available on higher trim levels

2024 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2024 Kia Sportage

Serving Mentor, OH

Auto shoppers in the market for a sporty, small crossover often compare the Mazda CX-5 to the Kia Sportage. The 2024 Mazda CX-5 introduces a few improvements over its 2023 version, elevating its appeal. The 2024 Kia Sportage, on the other hand, remains unchanged. A detailed look at these popular models will help you make the right selection for your next purchase.


The 2024 Mazda CX-5 is engineered to deliver thrills and confidence over the miles. It comes with a base 187-horsepower, 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine and a 227-horsepower, turbo 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine. All Mazda CX-5 SUVs come with standard all-wheel drive. In comparison, all trims for the Kia Sportage have a 187-horsepower, 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine. Four trim levels have standard front-wheel drive with the option to upgrade to all-wheel drive. The other trim levels have standard all-wheel drive.


The 2024 Mazda CX-5 has an engaging, sleek look with converging, smooth side accents and a tapered hood. The U-shaped grille has a wide base and links up on the sides to the narrow LED headlights—a thin band of molding lines the entire lower perimeter of the Mazda CX-5. The 2024 Kia Sportage has a strongly raked roof, which impacts the cargo area and second-row cabin space. The sides have deep contouring and elevated black molding. The front end has a unique look with tall, boomerang-shaped LED lights that line the wide bowtie grille.


Numerous modern features are available in the 2024 Mazda CX-5. These include leather upholstery with wood trim, a driver attention warning, a surround-view camera, a navigation system, a Bose audio system with ten speakers, wireless connectivity for the smartphone apps, a head-up display screen, heated seats in both rows, a wireless charging pad, a hands-free power liftgate, driver’s memory controls, a 10.25-inch infotainment system screen, driver’s safety tech, a sunroof, and other notable features. The standard features available in the 2024 Kia Sportage are Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, an 8-inch touch display screen, a six-speaker sound system, and a few driver’s safety assistance features.

Our sales associates at Classic Mazda will support you with your continued research on the 2024 Mazda CX-5. Contact our sales office today to explore our current inventory and test drive the Mazda CX-5.

* Always check your mirrors. Be aware of the traffic around you. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.