Compare 2014 Honda CR-V vs 2013 Kia Sportage

2014 Honda CR-V
2013 Kia Sportage
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2WD 5-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door LX 23 31 $21,717 $23,120
AWD 5-Door LX 22 30 $22,887 $24,370
2WD 5-Door EX 23 31 $23,683 $25,220
AWD 5-Door EX 22 30 $24,853 $26,470
2WD 5-Door EX-L 23 31 $26,164 $27,870
2WD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 23 31 $26,819 $28,570
AWD 5-Door EX-L 22 30 $27,334 $29,120
2WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 23 31 $27,568 $29,370
AWD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 22 30 $27,989 $29,820
AWD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 22 30 $28,738 $30,620
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2WD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Base 20 27 $18,625 $19,000
2WD 4-Door LX 21 30 $20,285 $21,200
AWD 4-Door LX 20 27 $21,720 $22,700
2WD 4-Door EX 21 30 $22,725 $24,200
AWD 4-Door EX 20 27 $24,130 $25,700
2WD 4-Door SX 21 28 $25,025 $26,900
AWD 4-Door SX 20 25 $26,420 $28,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,717
$18,625
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,120
$19,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$385 / month
$317 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda CR-V isn't exactly sprightly, but it nails efficiency on a few levels and finally brings more features to the family-wagon fight. A rakish crossover with a 260-horsepower four on tap, the Kia Sportage reboots its image on a few levels all at once.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.1 100.0
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 37.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 49.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 103.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 6.8
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 174.8
Height, Overall (in)
64.7 64.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70.9 54.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.2 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 26.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 10.3 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37 34.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3305 3157
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 7000 176 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 4400 168 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.54 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 5.07, 3.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.79
Trans Order Code
NA Direct Injection
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.18
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 3.42
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04 1.54
Trans Type
5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.83
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Kia Sportage
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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