2011 Mazda CX-7 vs. 2011 Kia Sportage

2011 Mazda CX-7
Year: 
2011
Make: 
Mazda
Model: 
CX-7
Price
Min: 
$21,990
Max: 
$31,640
Destination Charge: 
$795
Fuel Efficiency
City: 
20
Hwy: 
28
Safety
Roll: 
4
2011 Kia Sportage
Year: 
2011
Make: 
Kia
Model: 
Sportage
Price
Min: 
$18,295
Max: 
$24,795
Destination Charge: 
$695
Fuel Efficiency
City: 
21
Hwy: 
29
Safety
Roll: 
3
Resale
Yr 2: 
60%
Yr 3: 
50%
Yr 4: 
40%
Yr 5: 
33%

The Kia Sportage is ranked number 7 (tied with the 2011 Subaru Forester) on US News list of Best Affordable Compact SUVs. The Mazda CX-7 is just a couple spots down at number 10 overall. The list includes 23 vehicles, so 7 & 10 are respectable. The Sportage gets a better safety rating, which equates to the higher ranking.