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Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,335

Kia Sportage SX   
Difference: $2,848

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,302

Kia Sportage SX   
Difference: $1,928

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Model Year201820182018
ModelSportageOutbackOutback
TrimSX3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $32,800 $35,395 $38,690
Base Invoice $31,043 $33,064 $36,089
Roof rack crossbars 225    
Cargo cover 150    
Cargo tray 80    
Floor mats 135    
Cargo net 50 81 81
Rear bumper protector 75 107  
Remote start 425 470 470
AWD 1,500    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,585  
Metal pedals   172 172
Wheel-lip moldings   458 458
Roof rack crossbars 187    
Cargo cover 120    
Cargo tray 67    
Floor mats 108    
Cargo net 42 52 52
Rear bumper protector 62 69  
Remote start 353 352 352
AWD 1,425    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,323  
Metal pedals   112 112
Wheel-lip moldings   343 343
Options (change) 2,640 2,873 1,181
Options (change) 2,364 2,251 859
Destination 895 915 915
Total Price $36,335 $39,183 $40,786
Total Invoice $34,302 $36,230 $37,863

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Sportage SX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,813
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $971
Model Year201820182018
ModelSportageOutbackOutback
TrimSX3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine240hp I4256hp H6256hp H6
TransmissionT6CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/23 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 8576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-19225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$36,335$39,183$40,786
Adjustments for Features0-1,035-1,085
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,335$38,148$39,701
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,553
Total Invoice$34,302$36,230$37,863
Adjustments for Features0-957-1,007
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,302$35,273$36,856
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,583

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Features Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year201820182018
ModelSportageOutbackOutback
TrimSX3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Cruise control$250  
Heated steering wheel$100 $100
Lead vehicle start alert $25$25
PIN Code Access $10$10
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Backup collision intervention $150$150
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200$200
Lane sway warning $25$25
Obstacle detection, front$200  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Cargo Management 
Roof rack$300$300 
Roof rails  $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100  
Interior air filter $0$0
Ionizing air filtration$50  
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Traffic information$25  
Voice control for external devices$0  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25  
Panoramic sunroof$1200  
Sunroof $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Outside temperature display $50$50
Power-folding mirrors$50  
Xenon HID headlights$500  
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential$150  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300  
Heated second row seats $200$200
Memory system, driver seat $200$200
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension $0$0
Total Value of Features$7,000$8,035$8,085
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,035$1,085
Value of Feature Adjustments0-957-1,007

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20182018
ModelSportageOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase105.1 in108.1 in
Length176.4 in189.9 in
Width73.0 in72.4 in
Height64.8 in66.1 in
Curb Weight3,765 lb.3,893 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.4 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.1 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.3 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.5 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.2 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.2 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
30.7 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
60.1 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested197561%
Total Not Requested127539%

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