Compare 2021 Hyundai Palisade vs 2021 Kia Sportage

2021 Hyundai Palisade
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Calligraphy AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Palisade Calligraphy AWD 19 24 $45,138 $47,750
Palisade Limited AWD 19 24 $44,264 $46,825
Palisade Limited FWD 19 26 $42,657 $45,125
Palisade SE AWD 19 24 $32,870 $34,225
Palisade SE FWD 19 26 $31,238 $32,525
Palisade SEL AWD 19 24 $34,861 $36,875
Palisade SEL FWD 19 26 $33,254 $35,175
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EX AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sportage EX AWD 21 25 $27,639 $28,790
Sportage EX FWD 23 30 $26,197 $27,290
Sportage LX AWD 21 25 $24,469 $25,490
Sportage LX FWD 23 30 $23,031 $23,990
Sportage S AWD 21 25 $27,063 $28,190
Sportage S FWD 23 30 $25,429 $26,490
Sportage SX Turbo AWD 19 24 $33,569 $35,150
Sportage SX Turbo FWD 20 28 $32,136 $33,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,138
$27,639
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,750
$28,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$796 / month
$480 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Hyundai Palisade builds a bridge to luxury with three rows of seats, big touchscreens, and quilted leather. The 2021 Kia Sportage hits with value and looks even if its performance and fuel economy slightly miss.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
31.4 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 39.1
Third Hip Room (in)
43.7 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.8 55.1
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.5
Third Head Room (in)
37.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
58.1 54.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 -
Second Leg Room (in)
42.4 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
57.7 51.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
155.3 98.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.2 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.8 73
Track Width, Front (in)
67.2 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 6.8
Length, Overall (in)
196.1 176.4
Height, Overall (in)
68.9 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.6 64
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
86.4 60.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
45.8 30.7
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50TR20 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50TR20 P225/55HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1653
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 1653
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 165
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1653
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4387 3448
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 140
Engine
Displacement
3.8 L/231 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
291 @ 6000 181 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 5200 175 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 21
Transmission
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.64
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 4.21
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.19
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 1.80
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Palisade Kia Sportage
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 7.7
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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