Comparison - Nissan Qashqai Black Edition 2017 - vs - Kia Sportage EX 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
33,599
converted from British Pound
Updated: 
22 Dec 2016
27,900
Updated: 
03 Sep 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.17gals
16.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
INK BLUE
#132E73
BRONZE
#64544B
STORM WHITE
#E9E8E5
BLADE SILVER
#A2A6A6
MAGNETIC RED
#A11E1F
NIGHTSHADE
#423E42
PEARL BLACK
#2A2A2A
GUN METALLIC
#7D807E
Color: 
Black Cherry
#6E7377
Burnished Copper
#97775D
Hyper Red
#A93341
Mineral Silver
#8D8D90
Pacific Blue
#3C4D5D
Snow White Pearl
#B3B2B7
Sparkling Silver
#7A797E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Qashqai is certainly one of the bigger cars in the small SUV class.There might be four models, but there are three specification levels. The ST has cloth trim, cruise control, air-conditioning, some fake leather bits and pieces, reversing camera, halogen headlights, four speaker stereo and 17-inch alloy wheels.

Pros
Big interior
Excellent build quality
Comfortable ride

Cons
Interior missing some tech toys
Diesel servicing costs
Fuel consumption high (no stop-start to reduce it)

By: 
carsguide.com.au

This is the facelifted Nissan Qashqai, which has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. More than 230,000 examples of the Qashqai were sold in Europe in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped Nissan from giving the its family SUV a thorough overhaul. The headline change is the addition of autonomous driving tech called ProPILOT; by the end of the year, the Qashqai will have the ability to steer, accelerate and brake itself in a single lane on motorways. Nissan can’t yet say whether or not this will be standard on top trim levels, however.
Nissan claims higher-quality materials give the SUV’s cabin a more premium feel. Visible changes include a new flat-bottomed multifunction steering wheel and a fresh user interface for the infotainment system. And a new range-topping Tekna+ grade has been added, bringing luxuries such as 3D-effect quilted leather upholstery.

The new Qashqai features modifications to the suspension and steering to improve comfort, while new insulating materials are claimed to make it more refined. No changes have been made to the range of turbocharged petrol and diesel engines, however, so buyers can choose from an entry-level 113bhp 1.2-litre petrol, a 161bhp 1.6-litre petrol, and 1.5 or 1.6-litre diesels. The 1.5 dCi 110 should be the cheapest to run, with CO2 emissions of 99g/km.

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium 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: 
1.20L
2.40L
Torque: 
140ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
117hp
at 4 500rpm
181hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
35.00Feet
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: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric speed sensitive power steering
Lights On' warning buzzer
Multi function display
Full Link App interface

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
172.32in
176.40in
Width: 
71.10in
73.00in
Height: 
62.60in
65.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.40in
6.80in
Front Track: 
61.42in
63.30in
Rear Track: 
61.42in
63.80in
Wheel Base: 
104.17in
105.10in

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: 
1607lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.19cu.ft
30.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.00degrees
28.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
28.50degrees
24.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
2934.35lbs
3739.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Glove box
interior lighting (front map light and two rear lights)
Advanced Drive Assist Display (ADAD)
nstant & Average Fuel economy meter (in drive computer), distance to empty, average speed
Headlight warning chime

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
no
More Power Features: 
power steering
Rear window demister
Rear view mirror with auto Anti-Dazzle
Front sun visors with vanity mirrors
1 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Leather accented^ seat trim
6-way power adjustable driver seat with slide/ reclining/height adjust & manual lumbar adjustment
Front passenger seat with manual slide/recline
Adjustable front headrests with 1-way adjustment
Front passenger assist grip
2 Cup holders - front centre console
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Driver and front passenger seat back pockets
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Second row centre armrest
60/40 split second row seating
Adjustable rear headrests with 1-way adjustment
Rear passenger assist grip 2
2 rear centre armrest
4 Bottle holders in door
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Independent Front Suspension
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
multi link Rear Suspension
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Ambient interior lighting
Configurable cargo system
Chrome inside door handles
Interior trim finish - premium Piano Black
12v power outlet x 2
Illuminated luggage area
Rear cargo area luggage hooks (4)
Heated steering wheel
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Colour 7" QVGA Display
Satellite Navigation
Single CD player with MP3 capability
USB/iPod
Traffic Monitoring
NissanConnect
streaming audio
6 Speakers
Bluetooth® handsfree phone system
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
LED headlights
High beam assist
Door mirrors with power adjustment
Door mirrors with power folding
Heated outside door mirrors
Privacy glass (2nd row, and rear)
Rear spoiler
Mudflaps (Front and Rear)
Extended sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
18 X 7.0-In. Wheels
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear disc 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
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: 
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Active Trace Contro
Active Ride Control
Active Engine Brake
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
Moving Object Detection (MOD)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Front and rear parking sensors
Driver and front passenger front-impact SRS airbags
Driver and front passenger side-impact SRS airbags
Intelligent Park Assist (IPA)
SRS curtain airbags extending to rear seats
Front seatbelts with load limiters and pretensioners
3 point Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) front and rear seatbelts (all)
Driver and front passenger seatbelt height adjustment
front and Rear passenger seatbelt warning
Child restraint anchorage (RH/LH ISOFIX# + top tether and centre top tether)
Rear door child locks
Rain sensing, speed sensitive, variable intermittent front wipers
Rear Intermittent wiper
Follow me home headlights
Hazard warning lights
High mounted stop light in rear spoiler
Nissan Anti-Theft System (NATS) vehicle immobiliser
Front and rear crumple zones
Side intrusion bars
Energy-absorbing steering column
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

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: 
#3B3B3A
Color: 
Beige, leather
#BD9A7F
Black, leather
#070707
Brown, leather
#393129
Gray, leather
#A0A0A0
Grey, leather
#6A6A6A