We recently tested the Kia Sportage and new Haval H6C to determine which of these family SUVs offers the best overall package. Is the Sportage the better buy or is the Chinese Haval H6C the stronger product?
The Kia Sportage fits neatly into the family car segment of the market, which is dominated by cars such as the Hyundai Tucson and Toyota RAV4, not to mention the Mazda CX-5. In such a competitive arena, Kia has an uphill battle in trying to woo buyers. With the arrival of the Chinese-made Haval H6C, that task just became a touch more difficult.
The Haval H6C is brand new to South African roads, and its introduction follows the relative success of the smaller H2 crossover which we reviewed earlier this year:
In this head-to-head comparison, we've pitted the Haval H6C Luxury (the top of the range model) against the Kia Sportage 2.0 EX Plus, which sits in the middle of the Sportage range.
As you'll see in the review, these 2 cars are extremely similar, but in one very important way, they are very different. As things stand, these two cars are separated by R100 000. Which one is the better buy? Watch the video for all the details...
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