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2010 Kia Sportage vs. Its Competition

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The Ford Escape was also updated last year and is an excellent choice if you’re looking for more modern technology—just be prepared to pay a premium for it.

A similar story can be told for the Chevrolet Equinox, which is much better-looking than the Sportage.

Solidly built and well sorted, the Honda CR-V is similar in overall characteristics, but it also offers more cargo room than the 2010 Kia Sportage, if that's one of your concerns.

The Nissan Rogue may only have a four-cylinder engine, but it matches the performance of the V-6 Sportage.

The Rogue also comes close to matching the Sportage in value, and with its smooth CVT, this Nissan is certainly worth a closer look.

2010 Kia Sportage2010 Kia Sportage2010 Chevrolet Equinox LS2010 Chevrolet Equinox2010 Ford Escape 2010 Ford Escape2010 Honda CR-V2010 Honda CR-V2010 Nissan Rogue2010 Nissan Rogue
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Value—not trend-setting design or class-leading performance—is the reason to keep the 2010 Kia Sportage on your list.
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The 2010 Chevrolet Equinox is all about evolution—and the most striking changes are almost invisible, except at the gas pump.
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Don’t let the 2010 Ford Escape’s boxy, old-school appearance turn you off; the Escape is a solid, fuel-efficient choice for city-dwelling families.
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The 2010 Honda CR-V is a bit homely, but it fits right in for those placing the priority on frugality, safety, and interior space.
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The 2010 Nissan Rogue doesn’t wow in any respect, but provided you don’t expect driving excitement its solid set of features, safety, and decent performance won’t let you down.
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$16,995Browse Used Listings$22,615Browse Used Listings$21,020Browse Used Listings$21,545Browse Used Listings$20,460Browse Used Listings
Gas Mileage    
18 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy
Gas I4Gas I4 ECOTECGas I4Gas I4Gas I4
EPA Class    
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle2WD Sport Utility Vehicle2WD Sport Utility Vehicles2WD Sport UtilityFWD Sport Utility
Style Name    
2WD 4-Door I4 Manual LXFWD 4-Door LSFWD 4-Door XLS2WD 5-Door LXFWD 4-Door S
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
4 Door4 Door4 Door5 Door4 Door
ManualAutomaticManual w/ODAutomaticContinuously Variable
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