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2021 Kia Sportage vs. 2021 Jeep Renegade Review

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2021 Kia
Sportage

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2021 Jeep
Renegade

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MSRP*
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$24,090 to $35,250
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$22,850 to $29,525
Invoice* $23,125 to $33,664 $22,581 to $28,864
MPG - City 19 - 23 21 - 23
MPG - Hwy 24 - 30 27 - 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
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.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sportage as you will with the Jeep Renegade, 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). 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.

Dimensions
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.

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

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Kia Sportage and the Jeep Renegade.

Utility
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.

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