2024 Jeep Compass vs. 2024 Kia Sportage Review

Picture of the 2024 Jeep Compass

2024 Jeep

MSRP*: $25,900 to $33,895
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2024 Kia

MSRP*: $27,190 to $37,990
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MPG - City 24 MPG 23 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 MPG 26 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 59.8 ft3 74.1 ft3
  • 200-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 187-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 200 hp 187 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 173.4 in 183.5 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Head Room Front 39.2 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 37.8 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.0 - 39.4 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sportage than in the Jeep Compass, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Compass will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sportage.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Compass as you will with the Kia Sportage, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Compass will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Sportage.

The Jeep Compass is about the same width as the Kia Sportage. If you go with the Jeep Compass, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sportage.

The Jeep Compass has a smaller turning radius than the Kia Sportage, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

With the Jeep Compass, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Kia Sportage. The Jeep Compass has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sportage.

With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Compass transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Kia Sportage.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Compass and the Kia Sportage. The Jeep Compass has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Sportage.