2019 Jeep Compass vs 2019 Kia Sportage
Offering remarkable off-road ability, the Jeep Compass gives drivers the confidence to venture places where competing compact crossovers dare not tread. But this popular Jeep model excels in more than its ability to climb rough terrain. See how the 2019 Jeep Compass rates in its interior feature offerings when we pit it against the competing 2019 Kia Sportage.
The 2019 Sportage is offered in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX Turbo. The Compass gives more options to choose from with a selection of seven trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Upland, Altitude, Limited, Trailhawk and High Altitude. This can make comparing the two lineup’s feature offerings a bit more challenging, so here’s what you need to know.
2019 Jeep Compass
2019 Kia Sportage
|23 city / 32 hwy||Fuel Economy||23 city / 30 hwy|
|Uconnect 4 w/ 7-inch touchscreen||Standard Infotainment System||5-inch touchscreen|
|506 watts, 9 speakers||Available Audio System||320 watts, 8 speakers|
Comparing the Feature Offerings of the 2019 Jeep Compass and the 2019 Kia Sportage
Both the Compass and the Sportage come suited with a standard 6-speaker audio system. For the audiophiles of the world, the Compass’ available 9-speaker Beats premium audio system delivers 506 watts of crisp, quality sound. The Sportage gets upgraded to an 8-speaker Harman/Kardon audio setup with a 320-watt amplifier.
At the base level, the Compass’ audio system pairs with a 7-inch Uconnect 4 infotainment system. The Sportage comes standard with a 5-inch display paired with a generic infotainment interface. 7-inch and 8-inch options are also offered on the Sportage paired with the UVO infotainment system. The Compass outsizes the Sportage in infotainment with an 8.4-inch infotainment system, offered with the Uconnect 4 or Uconnect 4C NAV systems.
Upgrading to the Uconnect 4C NAV system allows you to use your smartphone to remotely lock or unlock your doors, sound the horn, start your vehicle or find it in a crowded parking lot.