Compare 2020 Jeep Compass vs 2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Jeep Compass
2020 Kia Sportage
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Altitude 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Compass Altitude 4x4 22 30 $25,179 $25,625
Compass Altitude FWD 22 31 $25,179 $25,625
Compass High Altitude 4x4 22 30 $29,458 $30,130
Compass High Altitude FWD 22 31 $28,033 $28,630
Compass Latitude 4x4 22 31 $25,179 $25,625
Compass Latitude FWD 22 31 $25,179 $25,625
Compass Latitude w/Sun/Safety Pkg 4x4 22 30 $25,179 $25,625
Compass Latitude w/Sun/Safety Pkg FWD 22 31 $25,179 $25,625
Compass Latitude w/Sun/Wheel Pkg FWD 22 31 $25,179 $25,625
Compass Limited 4x4 22 30 $29,458 $30,130
Compass Limited FWD 22 31 $28,033 $28,630
Compass North Edition 4x4 22 30 $23,545 $23,780
Compass Sport 4x4 22 31 $23,545 $23,780
Compass Sport FWD 23 32 $22,112 $22,280
Compass Trailhawk 4x4 22 30 $29,193 $29,850
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EX AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sportage EX AWD 22 26 $27,639 $28,790
Sportage EX FWD 23 30 $26,197 $27,290
Sportage LX AWD 22 26 $24,470 $25,490
Sportage LX FWD 23 30 $23,031 $23,990
Sportage S AWD 22 26 $26,726 $27,840
Sportage S FWD 23 30 $25,095 $26,140
Sportage SX Turbo AWD 19 24 $33,510 $35,090
Sportage SX Turbo FWD 20 28 $32,079 $33,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,179
$27,639
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,625
$28,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$427 / month
$480 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.3
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Jeep Compass is smartly sized and priced but lacks in key areas like safety and efficiency. The 2020 Kia Sportage is refreshed, stylish, and competitive as ever, though its fuel economy is poor.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.6 98.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 38.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
49.2 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
64.8 65.2
Liftover Height (in)
29.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.3 64
Wheelbase (in)
103.8 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 73
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 6.8
Length, Overall (in)
173 176.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
27.2 30.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
38.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.2 30.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
42.1 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
27.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.8 60.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 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)
12 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TWL NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWL NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1653
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1653
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1653
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 165
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3327 3448
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3900 175 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EDE NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6400 181 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.19
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.80
Trans Type
9 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.64
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 4.21
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Compass Kia Sportage
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 7.8
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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