2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Jeep Cherokee

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

It’s difficult to think that anything could be better than the 2018 Kia Sportage, but we have found one thing; the 2019 Kia Sportage. Now, we are going to compare the 2019 Kia Sportage to one of its greatest competitors; the 2019 Jeep Cherokee. To do this, we will take the lowest trim on both vehicles. That means you’ll see the specs and features of the 2019 Kia Sportage LX FWD, which has a 2.4L 4cyl engine, and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Latitude FWD, which also has a 2.4L 4cyl engine. This way, you’ll know what each vehicle has to start out with, and it can only get better the higher up you go! Now, let’s take a look at what you can expect from each trim.


Engine Specs: 2019 Sportage vs 2019 Cherokee


2019 Kia Sportage

Versus

2019 Jeep Cherokee

181 hp Horsepower 180 hp
175 lb.-ft. Torque 171 lb.-ft.
23/30 mpg (city/hwy) Fuel economy 22/31 mpg (city/hwy)
16.4 gal Fuel capacity 15.8 gal

As you can see, the 2019 Sportage has a slight advantage over the 2019 Cherokee when it comes to power and fuel efficiency. You’ll have more horsepower and torque in the Sportage.

Technology & Convenience Features


2019 Kia Sportage

Versus

2019 Jeep Cherokee

standard Satellite radio optional
optional Auto dimming rearview mirror n/a
optional Dual-zone temperature control n/a
30.7 cu. ft. Cargo space 24.6 cu. ft.

You’ll find yourself having more options with the Sportage than you will in the Cherokee. If having a spacious SUV is important, then the Sportage will entice you more than the Cherokee will, as it has more room than the Jeep SUV does. If you have any further questions on the 2019 Kia Sportage then please feel free to contact us here at Mortiz Kia!

Warranty for the 2019 Kia Sportage


2019 Kia Sportage

Versus

2019 Jeep Cherokee

$24,745 Starting MRSP $25,190
5 yr. / 60000 mi. Basic 3 yr. / 36000 mi.
10 yr. / 100000 mi Drivetrain 5 yr. / 60000 mi.
5 yr. / 60000 mi Roadside Assistance 5 yr. / 60000 mi.