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2011 Kia Sorento

2010 Honda CR-V

  2011 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Front Exterior View 2010 Honda CR-V
Invoice $20,480 $20,055
19/29 21/28
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Bottom Line The 2011 Kia Sorento takes a right turn in its transition from off-roader to all-weather wagon: It’s sized right, timed right, and packaged right. Read Full Review The 2010 Honda CR-V is a bit homely, but it fits right in for those placing the priority on frugality, safety, and interior space. Read Full Review
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  • Right niche, right time
  • V-6’s brisk pace and fuel economy
  • Good passenger and cargo space
  • Optional flat-folding third-row seat
  • USB, Sirius, and Bluetooth are standard


  • Dash plastics not premium-grade
  • Handling on the soft side
  • Four-cylinder not so fast, not so frugal
  • Third-row seat is kids-only


  • Smooth, refined powertrain
  • Basic but attractive interior
  • Good fuel economy
  • Excellent safety


  • Plain—and awkward to some—exterior styling
  • Obscured rearward vision
  • Hesitant automatic transmission
  • No Bluetooth hands-free system
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