Compare The Kia Sorento vs The Competition in Westminster

Kia Sorento vs Toyota Highlander

Kia Sorento vs Toyota Highlander

Since it was first released in 2002, the Kia Sorento has been a popular sight on the road. Its unique blend of comfort, capability, and versatility helped make it an instant classic, and it's still going strong over a decade later. Although it does face some competition from the Toyota Highlander, it is a one-sided rivalry. The Kia Sorento pulls ahead in many different areas; here are just a few.

Power and Performance

  • The standard 2018 Kia Sorento gets an EPA-estimated 21/28/24 city/highway/combined mpg. The standard 2018 Toyota Highlander gets 21/27/23 city/highway/combined mpg.
  • The base trim level of the 2018 Kia Sorento can tow up to 2,000 pounds. The base trim level of the 2018 Toyota Highlander can only tow up to 1,500 pounds.

Technology and Safety

  • Both the 2018 Kia Sorento and the 2018 Toyota Highlander received a five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. However, the 2018 Kia Sorento received a five-star rating five-star frontal crash rating to go along with it; the 2018 Toyota Highlander received only four stars.
  • Kia gives you extra peace of mind on the road with their excellent warranty. The 2017 Kia Sorento has a basic 5-year/60,000-mile warranty (whichever comes first), as well as a 10-year/100,000-mile drivetrain warranty. The 2018 Toyota Highlander only has a basic 3-year/36,000-mile warranty, and a 5-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty.

Available Special Options and Trim

  • The 2018 Kia Sorento is available with five or seven seats, depending on if you're looking to carry more people or more cargo. The 2018 Toyota Highlander is not available with a five-seating model.
  • The 2018 Kia Sorento offers available Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, for enhanced smartphone connectivity. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are not available on the 2018 Toyota Highlander or on any other Toyota vehicle.

Come See for Yourself

Toyota certainly knows how to make a quality crossover. However, they just can't compete with Kia. The Kia Sorento does it all and more, and is the perfect choice for every kind of driver. If you're in theĀ  Frederick, Owings Mills, Garrison, and Eldersburg area, come take one for a spin today. Just call us up at (410) 702-4668 to schedule a test drive, or set one up in person here in Westminster, MD. We can't wait to meet you.

Kia Sorento vs Honda Pilot

Kia Sorento vs Honda Pilot

If you're looking for a comfortable, capable way to get around town, the Kia Sorento is the clear choice. Kia's crossover SUV can carry people and cargo from Frederick to Owings Mills and back again with ease. Although it does face some competition from the Honda Pilot, the Kia Sorento is ultimately the superior choice in many different ways; here are just a few.

Power and Performance

  • The most powerful engine in the 2018 Kia Sorento is a turbocharged 3.3-liter four-cylinder engine, which produces 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine in the 2017 Honda Pilot can only produce 280 horsepower.
  • The base trim of the 2018 Kia Sorento gets an EPA-estimated 21/28/24 city/highway/combined mpg. The base trim of the 2017 Honda Pilot gets an EPA-estimated 19/27/21 city/highway/combined mpg.

Technology and Safety

  • Both the 2018 Kia Sorento and the Honda Pilot received a five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. However, the 2018 Kia Sorento received a five-star frontal crash rating too; the Honda Pilot only received four stars.
  • The 2018 Kia Sorento has an impressive 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty (whichever comes first), and a 10-year/100,000-mile drivetrain warranty. The Honda Pilot only has a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty.

Available Special Options and Trim

  • The 2018 Kia Sorento has three different engine options. The Honda Pilot has only one.
  • The 2018 Kia Sorento is available with a five-seating or seven-seating configuration. The 2017 Honda Pilot is not available with a five-seating configuration.

Come See For Yourself at Buchanan Kia in Westminster, MD

Although the Honda Pilot is a good vehicle in its own right, it ultimately just can't compete with the Kia Sorento. Whether you're in Garrison, Eldersburg, or Kalamazoo, you can't go wrong with Kia; come see for yourself today. Just give us a call at (410) 702-4668 to set up a test drive, or come pay us a visit in person here in Westminster, MD. We can't wait to meet you.

Contact

Buchanan Kia

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Directions Westminster, MD 21157

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