Kia Sorento vs the Competition

Kia Sorento

Interested in the new Kia Sorento? Come see how this family-friendly crossover stacks up against the competition

If you're in the market for your family's next car these days, chances are the new Kia Sorento is somewhere on your shortlist. Prized by drivers from Sunrise to Ft. Lauderdale for its spacious interior, ample list of features and reputation for reliability, the Kia Sorento can be a great fit for folks from all corners of Florida. Of course, like any savvy car shopper, you want to know how it stacks up to the competition. Fortunately, that's something we'd be only too happy to help you explore here at Rick Case Kia Sunrise.

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Kia Sorento vs. Toyota Highlander

  • Pricing: If you're in the market for an economical new family vehicle near Hollywood, FL these days, you'll be happy to know that the new Kia Sorento has a lower base MSRP than the new Toyota Highlander
  • Fuel Economy: Want to spend less time and money at the gas pump when you're running errands around Plantation, FL? The Kia Sorento gets better gas mileage than the Toyota Highlander, making it a smart bet for your family and your budget.
  • Warranty: No one likes spending excess money on car care, which is why the Kia Sorento offers a generous powertrain limited warranty of up to 10 years or 100,000 miles, which is much more than the Toyota Highlander offers.
  • Weight: The Kia Sorento weighs significantly less than the Toyota Highlander, making it feel less bulky and more engaging to drive on the roads of the greater Davie, FL area
  • Passenger Capacity: Slip inside the cabin of both the Kia Sorento and Toyota Highlander and you'll find that the Kia Sorento feels significantly roomier. This is due to the fact that the Kia Sorento has a greater overall passenger volume than the Toyota Highlander
  • Cargo Capacity: Whether its grocery runs or a trip to the country club, having a car that can hold all your stuff is absolutely essential here in Sunrise, FL. Fortunately, the Kia Sorento has more cargo capacity than the Toyota Highlander.
  • Technology: Need to stay connected on the go? The Kia Sorento features support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, making it easy to pair mobile devices.  The Toyota Highlander doesn't have support for these technologies.

Kia Sorento vs. Nissan Murano

  • Pricing: Once again, if you're looking for a more budget-friendly family car, the Kia Sorento has a lower base MSRP than that of the new Nissan Murano.
  • Warranty Coverage: As with the Toyota Highlander before it, the Kia Sorento outshines the Nissan Murano when it comes to warranty coverage, making it the smarter bet overall for Fort Lauderdale and Plantation, FL drivers.
  • Towing Capacity: When properly equipped, the Kia Sorento can tow more than 2,000 pounds, while the Nissan Murano tops out at just 1,500 pounds.
  • Passenger Capacity: As far as interior space is concerned, the Kia Sorento is significantly roomier on the inside than the Nissan Murano, so whether you're running errands around town or taking a cross country trip, you can always count on being comfortable.
  • Safety: The 2018 Kia Sorento recently picked up the prestigious IIHS Top Safety Pick award, while the Nissan Murano was sadly passed over for a the same award.
  • Cargo Capacity: In addition to having plenty of room for you and all your loved ones, the Kia Sorento also boasts more room for cargo than the Nissan Murano, ensuring you'll never go wanting for extra space.
  • Luxury: Looking for a well-appointed family car? With striking available accents like a wood-trimmed steering wheel and plenty of other upscale features, the Kia Sorento easily outclasses the Nissan Murano when it comes to premium design and features.

Interested in learning a bit more about what the new Kia Sorento has to offer? Stop by Rick Case Kia Sunrise to take it for a test drive today!








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