2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Kia Sportage exterior front fascia and drivers side vs 2019 Jeep Cherokee exterior back fascia

If you are looking for your next SUV, then you just might want to take a look at the 2019 Kia Sportage. Sporty, sophisticated, and resilient, the Sportage is ready to take on the competition. Not convinced? Check out how the 2019 Kia Sportage holds up against a well-known opponent; the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.

For the purpose of this comparison, we will be looking at the base trims of both vehicles. This means you’ll be seeing specs and features of the 2019 Kia Sportage LX trim, and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Latitude trim. Now, let’s take a look at how the 2019 Kia Sportage holds up against this fierce competitor.



Technology & Specs

2019 Kia Sportage

Versus

2019 Jeep Cherokee

$24,745 Starting MRSP $25,190
optional Auto dimming rearview mirror n/a
optional Dual zone temperature control n/a
standard Satellite radio Available on other styles

As you can see, not only does the 2019 Sportage have a lower starting MRSP, but you have more technology options to choose from as well, which can be pretty helpful when searching for a vehicle to take on your next trip.


Engine Specs & Fuel Efficiency

2019 Kia Sportage

Versus

2019 Jeep Cherokee

181 hp Horsepower 180 hp
30.7 cu. ft. Cargo Space 24.6 cu. ft.
23/30 (city/hwy) Fuel Economy 22/31 (city/hwy)
16.4 gal Fuel Capacity 15.8 gal

As you can see, Sportage and Cherokee are pretty much tied when it comes to horsepower, but the fuel economy and fuel capacity propel the Sportage ahead of the Cherokee, and the more spacious interior of the Sportage continues to set this Kia vehicle ahead of the Cherokee.

If you have any questions on the 2019 Kia Sportage, or any other Kia vehicle, please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Serra Trussville Kia. We’d be happy to tell you more about this exciting SUV.