2024 Hyundai Venue vs. 2024 Kia Sportage Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2024 Hyundai Venue

2024 Hyundai

MSRP*: $19,900 to $23,150
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2024 Kia
Sportage Hybrid

MSRP*: $28,590 to $37,490
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MPG - City 29 MPG 38 - 42 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 MPG 38 - 44 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 31.9 ft3 74.1 ft3
  • 121-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Continuously Variable Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 121 hp 227 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 159.1 in 183.5 in
Exterior Width 69.7 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 34.3 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Head Room Front 38.4 - 39.4 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 37.8 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.1 in

*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

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sportage Hybrid than in the Hyundai Venue, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Sportage Hybrid offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Venue, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

With the Kia Sportage Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Venue, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Clearly, the Hyundai Venue is a better financial choice over the Kia Sportage Hybrid, when considering MSRP.

Since the Hyundai Venue is much slimmer than the Kia Sportage Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Hyundai Venue, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

The Hyundai Venue has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Kia Sportage Hybrid, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Venue has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Venue does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Kia Sportage Hybrid.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Venue and the Kia Sportage Hybrid. The Hyundai Venue has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Sportage Hybrid.