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Compare Kia Sportage vs. Jeep Cherokee vs. Honda CR-V

Compare the Kia Sportage against the Jeep Cherokee and Honda CR-V. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Sportage, Cherokee and CR-V stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Sportage, Cherokee and CR-V. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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Optional Optional
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2014 Kia Sportage 2014 Jeep Cherokee 2014 Honda CR-V
2014 Kia Sportage 2014 Jeep Cherokee 2014 Honda CR-V
     
2WD 4dr LX
  • 2WD 4dr LX
  • AWD 4dr LX
  • 2WD 4dr EX
  • AWD 4dr EX
  • 2WD 4dr SX
  • AWD 4dr SX
FWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Latitude
  • 4WD 4dr Sport
  • 4WD 4dr Latitude
  • FWD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Trailhawk
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
LX 2WD
  • LX 2WD
  • LX AWD
  • EX 2WD
  • EX AWD
  • EX-L 2WD
  • EX-L 2WD with RES
  • EX-L AWD
  • EX-L 2WD with Navigation
  • EX-L AWD with RES
  • EX-L AWD with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $21,600 $22,995 $23,120
Invoice $20,727 $22,636 $21,718
Avg. Paid $16,433 $17,419 $19,234

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 7.9 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.1 8.3 8.8
Performance 7.4 7.7 7.5
Interior 7.2 8.3 8.1
Cost to Own 9.1 9.0 9.0
Safety 8.9 9.3 9.2
Reliability 3.5 2.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful available turbocharged engine
  • Agile handling
  • Intuitive available navigation system
  • Outstanding off-road capability
  • Upscale interior
  • Energetic available V6
  • Large cargo area
  • Spacious front and back seats
  • Standard rearview camera
Cons
  • Small back seat
  • Less cargo space than rivals
  • Harsh ride
  • Subpar fuel economy
  • Below-average cargo space
  • Lacks more powerful available engines

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 2.4 L/144 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.4 L/144 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.4 L/144
MPG 21 City / 28 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.9 106.3 103.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.8 182 178.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73 73.2 71.6
Height, Overall (in) 64.4 65.7 64.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3280 3679 3305

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Optional Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 2000 2000 1500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Optional Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Optional Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Optional Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100 105.4 104.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.4 39.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.1 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.6 58.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 53.8 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.5 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.9 40.3 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 55.1 56.4
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 49.9 53.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 54.6 54.9 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 26.1 24.8 37.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 26.1 24.8 37.2

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Optional Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Optional Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 182 @ 6000 184 @ 6250 185 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 4000 171 @ 4800 163 @ 4400
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 34.8 37.6 37

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 (Est) 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 (Est) 31 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 15.8 15.3

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.