Compare 2013 Kia Sportage vs 2013 Nissan Rogue

2013 Kia Sportage
2013 Nissan Rogue
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2WD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sportage 2WD 4-Door Base 20 27 $18,625 $19,000
Sportage 2WD 4-Door EX 21 30 $22,725 $24,200
Sportage 2WD 4-Door LX 21 30 $20,285 $21,200
Sportage 2WD 4-Door SX 21 28 $25,025 $26,900
Sportage AWD 4-Door EX 20 27 $24,130 $25,700
Sportage AWD 4-Door LX 20 27 $21,720 $22,700
Sportage AWD 4-Door SX 20 25 $26,420 $28,400
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AWD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rogue AWD 4-Door S 22 27 $20,600 $21,610
Rogue AWD 4-Door SL 22 27 $26,045 $27,950
Rogue AWD 4-Door SV 22 27 $22,418 $24,050
Rogue FWD 4-Door S 23 28 $19,363 $20,310
Rogue FWD 4-Door SL 23 28 $24,836 $26,650
Rogue FWD 4-Door SV 23 28 $21,209 $22,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,625
$20,600
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,000
$21,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$360 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
A rakish crossover with a 260-horsepower four on tap, the Kia Sportage reboots its image on a few levels all at once. The 2013 Nissan Rogue may not have excitement in its corner, but its layout, features, and affordability make a lot of sense for smaller families.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle AWD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.100
Second Leg Room (in)
37.9 35.300
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 40.400
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 51.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 55.900
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.300
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 53.600
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.500
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 126.400
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.000
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 61.000
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 105.900
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 70.900
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 60.600
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.8 8.300
Length, Overall (in)
174.8 183.300
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
64.4 65.300
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37.800
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.1 28.900
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 55.200
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 31.100
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.6 57.900
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.800 x 1.000
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 11.700 x 0.600
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.900
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.100
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 39.000
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 37.400
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3157 3428
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 7.700
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Engine
Fuel System
NA Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
168 @ 4000 175 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
176 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.07, 3.74 5.790
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Continuously variable ratio
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.340-0.390
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 NA
Trans Type
6 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 1.750
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 NA
Trans Order Code
Direct Injection NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Nissan Rogue
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.750
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.910
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6
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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