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2022 Kia Sportage vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Review

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2022 Kia
Sportage

MSRP*: $24,090 to $35,250
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2021 Nissan
Rogue

MSRP*: $25,850 to $37,030
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Invoice* $23,125 to $33,664 $24,470 to $35,031
MPG - City 19 - 23 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 30 MPG 32 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 60.1 ft3 72.9 - 74.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 181 - 240 hp 181 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs 1,350 lbs
Exterior Length 176.4 in 183.0 in
Exterior Width 73.0 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 38.5 in
Head Room Front 37.6 - 39.3 in
Rear 37.9 - 39.1 in
Front 39.2 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.2 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ***
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
The Kia Sportage offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Nissan Rogue, with comparable head- and legroom. 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
The Nissan Rogue 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). 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.

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

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Kia Sportage doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan Rogue.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Sportage and the Nissan Rogue. 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.