Compare 2014 Honda Pilot vs 2014 Kia Sorento

2014 Honda Pilot
2014 Kia Sorento
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2WD 4-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LX 18 25 $27,137 $29,670
4WD 4-Door LX 17 24 $28,596 $31,270
2WD 4-Door EX 18 25 $29,189 $31,920
4WD 4-Door EX 17 24 $30,648 $33,520
2WD 4-Door EX-L 18 25 $32,153 $35,170
2WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 18 25 $33,612 $36,770
4WD 4-Door EX-L 17 24 $33,612 $36,770
2WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 18 25 $33,977 $37,170
4WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 17 24 $35,072 $38,370
4WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 17 24 $35,437 $38,770
2WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 18 25 $36,394 $39,820
4WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 17 24 $37,854 $41,420
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2WD 4-Door I4 LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 20 26 $23,280 $24,100
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 18 25 $24,827 $25,700
AWD 4-Door I4 LX 19 24 $25,022 $25,900
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $26,569 $27,500
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 18 25 $28,472 $30,000
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $30,180 $31,800
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 18 25 $32,929 $35,000
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $34,622 $36,800
2WD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 25 $36,035 $38,300
AWD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 24 $37,728 $40,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,137
$23,280
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,670
$24,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$495 / month
$402 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Despite the 2014 Honda Pilot's truck-like exterior, it's one of more practical and family-friendly models on of the market today. The 2014 Kia Sorento gets a quick fix for its minor flaws: they brighten the cabin and soften the ride.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 38.8
Front Head Room (in)
40 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
153.7 107.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 59.3
Third Leg Room (in)
32.1 NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 39.2
Third Hip Room (in)
48.4 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62.2 58.7
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Third Head Room (in)
38.2 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
58.6 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.5 63.9
Wheelbase (in)
109.2 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
67.7 64
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
191.4 184.4
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 66.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
87 72.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18 36.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.7 36.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.9 35.8
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65TR17 P235/65TR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65TR17 P235/65TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 165
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1650
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4306 3594
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5700 191 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
253 @ 4800 181 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.4 L/144
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 (Est) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 (Est) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 (Est) 20
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 2.83
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 3.38
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 4.64
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.84
Trans Type
5 6
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Pilot Kia Sorento
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 (Est) 8.3 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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