Comparison - Kia Sportage EX 2018 - vs - Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 turbo 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Kia KX5

Also called:

Subaru Liberty Exiga,Subaru Exiga Crossover 7

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Make: 
Average Price: 
27,900
Updated: 
03 Sep 2018
Converted from Japanese Yen
Updated: 
06 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
5-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.40gals
17.17gals
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: 
Crystal white pearl
#EBEDF0
Tungsten / metallic
#EAD5C2
Dark Blue Pearl
#484F79
Platinum Gray Metallic
#9CA1A7
Crystal black · silica
#1E2628

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

As a people mover the Exiga is a brilliant car, it will happily seat a family of six in comfort and entertain the kids with its rear DVD entertainment system (nine-inch wide screen setup comes standard). For the first look of the Exiga Subaru took Australia's motoring press to Canberra for a long journey through rural NSW.
Before getting into one, the most notable feature of the Exiga is of course its styling. It's hard to say how it will go down with the buyers but it's worth noting that despite the current Liberty, Outback and Impreza being regarded by some as not-the-prettiest-of-cars, all three models are selling better than ever.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Subaru Exiga (pronounced x-shiga) is a crossover utility vehicle (CUV) that debuted as a concept car during the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show. According to the Japanese Subaru press introduction materials, the name "Exiga" is a neologism combination of the words "exciting" and "active".
The vehicle boasts a supersize panoramic glass roof and theater-style seating, with rear passengers sitting a little higher than those in front. Seats in the concept vehicle were upholstered in leather and trimmed in pearl white and blue. The rear seatbacks incorporate fold-down tray tables, similar to those on airplanes.

By: 
wikipedia.org

Fuel

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

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
2.50L
Torque: 
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
318ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
181hp
at 6 000rpm
173hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet

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
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric storage type remote control colored door mirror
Water-repellent finished front door glass
The preceding vehicle start notification function
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Shift lever
Shift boots
Paddle shift
cargo hook
rear gate inner handle
large step for getting on and off
assist grip (passenger seat + second seat left and right)
Day Night inner mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
176.40in
188.19in
Width: 
73.00in
70.87in
Height: 
65.20in
65.75in
Ground Clearance: 
6.80in
6.70in
Front Track: 
63.30in
60.43in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
60.63in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
108.27in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.20in
Front Hip Room: 
54.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in

Weights and capacites

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

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Sports pedals with aluminum pads
Sports luminescent meter
Theft alarm system
meter illumination control
answer-back function with the radio remote controller door lock
fuel remaining amount warning lamp
cargo socket (DC12V / 120W)

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry
power steering
HID headlamps
LED accessory liner

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
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Fabric / synthetic leather sheet
Front seat heater
Driver's seat and front passenger seat 8-way power seat
Front seat armrest
second seat armrest (with cup holder)
soft flat seat (front seat split retractable third-row seats
front passenger seat back pocket
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Ultra suede / leather seats
second seat walk-in slide
second seat headrest
third seat headrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Strut type independent suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
double wishbone type independent suspension
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front & rear stabilizer

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
Passenger seat instrument panel decorative
Front and rear large door pockets
Third seat side pocket & cup holder
driver's seat and front passenger seat vanity mirror (with lid)

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
4 speakers
Roof antenna
instrument panel accessory socket (DC12V / 120W)

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
Large-sized plating front grill
Silver Door Handle
Rear gate garnish
Cladding
Large roof spoiler
Silver roof rail
Ando IR UV (infrared) cut front glass Tasu UV cut function with a dark-colored glass
Bright Wind Mall
front window © top shade
UV-cut front door glass
front hood
twin muffler with damper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In. Wheels
17"
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
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
Vehicle Dynamics Control
brake operation priority control
electronically controlled brake force distribution system
pre-crash brake assist
AT false start suppression control / lane departure warning / stagger alarm
pretensioners (driver's seat double pretensioners) and variable with load limiters front 3-point ELR seat belts
ELR seat belt second sheet 3-point
third seat three-point ELR seat belt
ISO FIX child seat support structure and tether anchors (second seat left and right seat)
front seat belt shoulder adjuster
safety brake pedal
safety footrest (driver's seat)
high-mounted stop lamp
rear door child-proof
front and rear bumper beam
side door beams
steering support beam

Options

Packages: 
EX Premium Package
EX Sport Appearance Package
Ex Awd Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Package
Wheel Locks
Snow White Pearl Premium Paint
Tow Hitch
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

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige, leather
#BD9A7F
Black, leather
#070707
Brown, leather
#393129
Gray, leather
#A0A0A0
Grey, leather
#6A6A6A
Color: 
Synthetic leather
#B85A27
#3D4246