2023 Jeep Renegade vs. 2024 Kia Sportage Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2023 Jeep Renegade

2023 Jeep

MSRP*: $27,850 to $32,970
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2024 Kia
Sportage Hybrid

MSRP*: $28,590 to $37,490
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MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG 38 - 42 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 MPG 38 - 44 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.8 ft3 74.1 ft3
  • 177-hp, 1.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 177 hp 227 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 166.6 in 183.5 in
Exterior Width 74.2 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.1 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Head Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 40.5 in
Front 37.8 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.1 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 Hybrid than in the Jeep Renegade, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Renegade offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Sportage Hybrid, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

With the Kia Sportage Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Renegade, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Jeep Renegade or the Kia Sportage Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same.

The Jeep Renegade is a little wider than the Kia Sportage Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Jeep Renegade, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

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

With the Jeep Renegade, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Kia Sportage Hybrid. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Renegade has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Renegade does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

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