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Kia Sportage vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Sportage vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,375

Kia Sportage SX   
Difference: $11,396

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212018
ModelSportageHighlander
TrimSXLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $33,750 $45,200
AWD 1,500 1,460
Cargo net 50 49
Rear bumper protector 75 139
Floor mats 155 229
Cargo cover 150  
Class II trailer hitch 425 699
Cargo mat 95  
AWD 0 1,333
Cargo net 0 35
Rear bumper protector 0 99
Floor mats 0 139
Cargo cover 0  
Class II trailer hitch 0 530
Cargo mat 0  
Options (change) 2,450 2,576
Options (change) 0 2,136
Destination 1,175 995
Total Price $37,375 $48,771

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Sportage SX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $9,646
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $41,631
Model Year20212018
ModelSportageHighlander
TrimSXLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp I4295hp V6
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/24 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 8825, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-19245/55-19
Total Price$37,375$48,771
Adjustments for Features0-1,750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,375$47,021

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Features Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20212018
ModelSportageHighlander
TrimSXLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Sunshades, second row $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Around view cameras $500
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Knee airbag, driver $75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Perimeter scan $25
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $0
Rearview camera$200 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control 
Interior air filter $0
Ionizing air filtration$50 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear HVAC unit $400
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Engine / Motor 
Automatic start / stop $150
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25 
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia$0 
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia$0 
Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100 
App support $0
Apple CarPlay support$100 
CD player $125
DVD-compatible player $0
HD radio $50
Intercom $25
MP3-compatible player $50
Rear seat USB outlets (optional)$0 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Traffic + travel information $25
Wireless charging station$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
Conversation mirror $25
Interior ambient lighting $150
LED headlights$1000 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Foldaway tray table, second row $75
Folding third row seats $600
Heated second row seats $200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual recliner, third row seats $125
Memory system, driver seat $200
Metal pedals$75 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels $600
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Transmission 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Total Value of Features$7,700$9,450
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,750
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,593

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20212018
ModelSportageHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.1 in109.8 in
Length176.4 in192.5 in
Width73.0 in75.8 in
Height64.8 in68.1 in
Curb Weight3,765 lb.4,535 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.4 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.1 in59.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.3 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.5 in44.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in39.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.2 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.2 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
30.7 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
30.742.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
60.1 ft383.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150Yes
Hill descent control250Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%

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