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2021 Kia Sportage vs. 2021 GMC Terrain Review

New 2021 Kia Sportage

2021 Kia
Sportage

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New 2021 GMC Terrain

2021 GMC
Terrain

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MSRP*
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$24,090 to $35,250
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$25,000 to $37,400
Invoice* $23,125 to $33,664 $24,975 to $35,680
MPG - City 19 - 23 25
MPG - Hwy 24 - 30 28 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Kia Sportage than the GMC Terrain. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Sportage and the GMC Terrain.

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

Cost
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 Kia Sportage will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Terrain. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Kia Sportage and the GMC Terrain have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Sportage is about the same width as the GMC Terrain. The Kia Sportage is slightly shorter than the GMC Terrain, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Kia Sportage doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the GMC Terrain.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Sportage and the GMC Terrain. The Kia Sportage has less cargo space than the GMC Terrain, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sportage than that of the GMC Terrain.