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2022 Kia Sportage EX AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,890
Invoice
$28,693
Average Price Paid
$30,204
183 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
MSRP
$30,355
Invoice
$29,481
Average Price Paid
$29,925
43 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
Fair Price
$31,395
Good Price
$29,776
Great Price
$28,850
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Fair Price
$30,382
Good Price
$29,385
Great Price
$28,815

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,958
1 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,165
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is a competitive compact SUV for buyers looking to satisfy the needs of the typical family. For the 2021 model year, Mazda has enhanced the model’s tech and discont...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
amber writes:
Handling Ranked 2021 Ford Escape worse.
"Less bumpy and quite "
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
10
Rockone writes:
Dont get me wrong it drove fine space was soso compared to the seltos

Specs

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.4 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 6,000 RPM
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
13:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.82 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41 in
Back Legroom 38.2 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 30.7 cu ft 30.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,302 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 179.1 in
Width 73 in 83.3 in
Height 65.2 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 106.2 in

Available Options

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry
  • Hyper Red
  • Pacific Blue
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • Ex Technology Package
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Rear Parking Sensors

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