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2015 Dodge Journey vs. 2015 Kia Sportage Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Dodge Journey offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Kia Sportage, with comparable head- and legroom. The Dodge Journey offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Sportage, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Dodge Journey requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Kia Sportage, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Dodge Journey is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Sportage. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Journey is much higher than that for the Kia Sportage.

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

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Dodge Journey does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Kia Sportage.

Handling
The Dodge Journey has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Sportage, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Journey is clearly the choice over the Kia Sportage for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Journey greatly out-muscles the Kia Sportage.

Utility
The Dodge Journey offers greater seating capacity than the Kia Sportage, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Dodge Journey has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Kia Sportage.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Journey is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sportage.

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2015 Dodge
Journey

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MSRP*: $20,295 - $32,795

2015 Kia
Sportage

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MSRP*: $21,750 - $29,600
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,250 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.22% --
City MPG: 16 - 19 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 24 - 26 24 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,022 - $31,116 $20,881 - $27,598

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