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2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2022 Kia Sportage Review

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2021 Ford
Bronco Sport

MSRP*: $27,215 to $38,160
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2022 Kia
Sportage

MSRP*: $24,090 to $35,250
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Invoice* $26,806 to $36,824 $23,125 to $33,664
MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG 19 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 24 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 60.1 - 65.2 ft3 60.1 ft3
Engine 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 181-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 237-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 240-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 181 - 240 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 2,200 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 172.7 in 176.4 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.2 in
Head Room Front 39.1 - 41.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 37.6 - 39.3 in
Rear 37.9 - 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles

*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 Ford Bronco Sport than in the Kia Sportage. The Ford Bronco Sport will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its 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 Ford Bronco Sport as you will with the Kia Sportage, 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 Ford Bronco Sport 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 Ford Bronco Sport is much higher than that for the Kia Sportage.

Dimensions
The Ford Bronco Sport is a little wider than the Kia Sportage, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Ford Bronco Sport is slightly shorter than the Kia Sportage, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Ford Bronco Sport has a larger turning radius than the Kia Sportage, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Ford Bronco Sport, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Kia Sportage. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Bronco Sport and the Kia Sportage.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Bronco Sport transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Kia Sportage.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Bronco Sport and the Kia Sportage. The Ford Bronco Sport has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Kia Sportage.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Bronco Sport is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sportage.