Comparison - Kia Sportage EX 2018 - vs - Dodge Durango Citadel 2018

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Other Names:

Also called:

Kia KX5

Also called:

Chrysler Aspen

Make: 
Average Price: 
27,900
Updated: 
03 Sep 2018
44,795
Updated: 
15 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
6
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.40gals
24.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Cherry
#6E7377
Burnished Copper
#97775D
Hyper Red
#A93341
Mineral Silver
#8D8D90
Pacific Blue
#3C4D5D
Snow White Pearl
#B3B2B7
Sparkling Silver
#7A797E
Color: 
Billet Metallic Clear Coat
#5C6467
Bomber Brown Pearl Coat
#493825
Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat
#000000
Granite Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Octane Red Pearl Coat
#9E0C17
True Blue Pearl Coat
#3C4B62
Vice White
#CECFCA
White Knucle Clear Coat
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

There’s a lot to like about the sharp-handling, attractive 2018 Kia Sportage, even if its fuel economy doesn’t impress.

Pros
Distinctive styling
Great ride and handling
Optional turbo power
Quality feel inside
Stellar infotainment

Cons
Lousy fuel economy
Styling not for everyone
So-so visibility
Limited configurability

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Sportage ranked #4 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Kia Sportage has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 22 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Premium interior
Two rows of spacious seats
Agile handling and smooth ride
Excellent warranty and predicted reliability rating

Cons
Unimpressive engines
Below-average fuel economy
Smaller cargo hold than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The Sportage stands pat with its unmistakable front-end styling and steadfast powertrain duo for 2018. Instead of changing those, Kia has extended some of its active safety features to lower trims, upgraded several standard features, and reshuffled the contents of option packages.

Pros
Audi-like interior,
long list of features,
speedy turbo engine.

Cons
Poor fuel economy,
limited cargo space,
love-it-or-hate-it styling.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Dodge Durango ranked #8 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Dodge Durango has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 58 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Brawny optional V8 engines
Intuitive infotainment system
Above-average cargo capacity

Cons
Slightly below-average safety scores
Pricey upper trims

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Dodge Durango gets a high-performance SRT model, an updated infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a new steering wheel with paddle shifters, and two new exterior colors: B5 Blue and In Violet Metallic. All models get a 7.0-inch touchscreen and rearview camera as standard equipment.

Pros
Powerful engines
Comfortable ride
Roomy interior with a usable third row

Cons
Not very efficient
Active safety features not standard
Gets expensive with options

By: 
motortrend.com

The new Durango SRT is powered by a 475-hp, 6.4-liter V-8 engine that can accelerate the SUV to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds and through the quarter-mile in 12.9 seconds. Maximum towing capacity for the Durango SRT is 8,600 pounds.

Pros
SRT model's quickness
Stylish interior design
Comfortable, supportive front seats
8.4-inch touchscreen available
8,600-pound maximum towing capacity (SRT)

Cons
Hefty curb weight
Second row doesn't slide fore or aft
No physical buttons for available heated front seats

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
3.60L
Torque: 
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
260ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
181hp
at 6 000rpm
295hp
at 6 400rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
37.10Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Cargo Floor Mats
keyless ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
176.40in
201.20in
Width: 
73.00in
75.80in
Height: 
65.20in
70.90in
Ground Clearance: 
6.80in
8.10in
Front Track: 
63.30in
63.90in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
64.10in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
119.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
39.90
Front Hip Room: 
54.30in
57.00in
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
40.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
58.50in
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
39.80
Rear Hip Room: 
51.20in
42.80in
Rear leg room: 
38.20in
38.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
50.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.10cu.ft
84.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
7200lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.70cu.ft
17.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.00degrees
16.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.60degrees
21.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
3739.00lbs
5088.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
hands-free entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Premium leather
Bucket front seats
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Multi-level heating
rear ventilation ducts with fan control

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
front Stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
rear Stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Heated steering wheel
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
turn signal in mirrors
heated steering wheel
leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
160 watts stero output
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Mast antenna
9 total speakers
506 watts stereo output
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
Memory card slot
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Extended sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In. Wheels
20 x 8.0 in
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
polished alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
no
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Emergency Braking Assist
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Emergency braking preparation
Self-leveling headlights
Brake drying
Rear folding headrests

Options

Packages: 
EX Premium Package
EX Sport Appearance Package
Ex Awd Technology Package
MOPAR Running Board Package
MOPAR Chrome Appearance Group
Technology Group
Quick Order Package 22J
Quick Order Package 2BJ
Premium Entertainment Group
Trailer Tow & Skid Plate Group
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Package
Wheel Locks
Snow White Pearl Premium Paint
Tow Hitch
Front License Plate Bracket
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Homelink And Compass
Interior Light Kit
Carpet Floor Mats
Single Disc Remote CD Player
2nd Row Fold/Tumble Captain Chairs
2nd Row Console w/Armrest and Storage

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige, leather
#BD9A7F
Black, leather
#070707
Brown, leather
#393129
Gray, leather
#A0A0A0
Grey, leather
#6A6A6A
Color: 
Black, cloth
#161616
Black/Light Frost Beige, cloth
#D6D5D5