Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sportage than in the MINI MINI-Countryman. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Sportage and the MINI MINI-Countryman.
The Kia Sportage requires fewer stops at the gas station than the MINI MINI-Countryman, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Sportage will have less of an impact on your bank account than the MINI MINI-Countryman. 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 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the MINI MINI-Countryman.
Since the Kia Sportage is much wider than the MINI MINI-Countryman, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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 MINI MINI-Countryman.
With its lower torque engine, the Kia Sportage doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the MINI MINI-Countryman.
The Kia Sportage has a significantly smaller turning radius than the MINI MINI-Countryman, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Kia Sportage and the MINI MINI-Countryman.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Sportage and the MINI MINI-Countryman. With the Kia Sportage, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Countryman.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sportage than that of the MINI MINI-Countryman.
Compare the 2013 Kia Sportage and the 2014 MINI MINI-Countryman.
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MSRP*: $19,000 - $28,400
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MSRP*: $22,100 - $34,950
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $750|
|Low APR Loan:||--||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 7.44%||--|
|City MPG:||20 - 21||25 - 28|
|Highway MPG:||25 - 30||31 - 35|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$18,625 - $26,420||$20,330 - $32,155|
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