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2015 Kia Sportage vs. 2014 Nissan Rogue Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sportage than in the Nissan Rogue. The Nissan Rogue will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sportage.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sportage as you will with the Nissan Rogue, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Sportage will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Rogue. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Kia Sportage and the Nissan Rogue have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Sportage is about the same width as the Nissan Rogue. The Kia Sportage is slightly shorter than the Nissan Rogue, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Sportage is clearly the choice over the Nissan Rogue for pulling heavy loads. The Kia Sportage has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Rogue.

Utility
The Kia Sportage has less seating than the Nissan Rogue, making the Nissan Rogue the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Kia Sportage has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Rogue.

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

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2015 Kia
Sportage

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MSRP*: $21,750 - $29,600

2014 Nissan
Rogue

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MSRP*: $22,790 - $29,630
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City MPG: 19 - 21 25 - 26
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 24 - 28 32 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,881 - $27,598 $21,413 - $27,824

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