Compare 2016 Kia Sportage vs 2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Kia Sportage
2016 Honda CR-V
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FWD 4-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LX 21 28 $21,253 $22,150
AWD 4-Door LX 19 26 $22,678 $23,650
FWD 4-Door EX 21 28 $24,205 $25,350
AWD 4-Door EX 19 26 $25,630 $26,850
FWD 4-Door SX 20 26 $28,206 $29,990
AWD 4-Door SX 19 25 $29,631 $31,490
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2WD 5-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door LX 26 33 $22,396 $23,845
2WD 5-Door SE 26 33 $23,145 $24,645
AWD 5-Door LX 25 31 $23,613 $25,145
AWD 5-Door SE 25 31 $24,362 $25,945
2WD 5-Door EX 26 33 $24,502 $26,095
AWD 5-Door EX 25 31 $25,719 $27,395
2WD 5-Door EX-L 26 33 $26,795 $28,545
AWD 5-Door EX-L 25 31 $28,012 $29,845
2WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 26 33 $28,200 $30,045
AWD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 25 31 $29,417 $31,345
2WD 5-Door Touring 26 33 $30,212 $32,195
AWD 5-Door Touring 25 31 $31,429 $33,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,253
$22,396
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,150
$23,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$369 / month
$397 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Kia Sportage offers good looks, a quality interior, and the fun of available turbocharged power, but it is small inside and it's falling behind in safety ratings. The 2016 Honda CR-V has its priorities in the right place, with lots of space and features—but performance takes a back seat.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100 104.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.9 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
63.3 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 103.1
Height, Overall (in)
64.4 64.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.9 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.1 37.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
31.5 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.1 37.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
46.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.6 70.9
Brakes
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)
11.2 12
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)
11.8 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P215/70SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3280 3358
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 4000 181 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6000 185 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 33
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21 2.65 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 5.05
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Honda CR-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 (Est) 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
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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