2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2020 Jeep Renegade: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2020 Jeep Renegade Review

New 2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia

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New 2020 Jeep Renegade

2020 Jeep

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$23,990 to $35,090
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$22,375 to $28,500
Invoice* $23,031 to $33,510 $22,082 to $27,890
MPG - City 19 - 23 21 - 24
MPG - Hwy 24 - 30 27 - 32
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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sportage than in the Jeep Renegade. The Jeep Renegade offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Sportage, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

The Kia Sportage requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Renegade, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Kia Sportage is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Renegade. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Sportage carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Renegade.

The Kia Sportage is a little narrower than the Jeep Renegade, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Kia Sportage, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Renegade.

With similar torque, the Kia Sportage and the Jeep Renegade are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Renegade is clearly the choice over the Kia Sportage for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Kia Sportage and the Jeep Renegade.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Sportage and the Jeep Renegade. The Kia Sportage has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Renegade.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sportage than that of the Jeep Renegade.