Compare 2015 Dodge Journey vs 2015 Kia Sorento

2015 Dodge Journey
2015 Kia Sorento
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AWD 4-Door Crossroad
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Journey AWD 4-Door Crossroad 16 24 $28,840 $29,995
Journey AWD 4-Door Limited 16 24 $31,909 $33,295
Journey AWD 4-Door R/T 16 24 $31,909 $33,295
Journey AWD 4-Door SE 16 24 $26,970 $27,395
Journey AWD 4-Door SXT 16 24 $27,631 $28,695
Journey FWD 4-Door American Value Pkg 19 26 $20,605 $20,695
Journey FWD 4-Door Crossroad 19 26 $25,678 $26,595
Journey FWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $30,142 $31,395
Journey FWD 4-Door R/T 17 25 $30,142 $31,395
Journey FWD 4-Door SE 19 26 $20,605 $20,695
Journey FWD 4-Door SXT 19 26 $24,376 $25,195
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2WD 4-Door I4 LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento 2WD 4-Door I4 LX 20 27 $23,474 $24,300
Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 EX 18 25 $30,084 $31,700
Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 LX 18 25 $25,787 $26,700
Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 SX 18 25 $34,520 $36,700
Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 25 $37,540 $39,900
Sorento AWD 4-Door I4 LX 19 25 $25,217 $26,100
Sorento AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $31,792 $33,500
Sorento AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $27,529 $28,500
Sorento AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $36,213 $38,500
Sorento AWD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 24 $39,233 $41,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,840
$23,474
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,995
$24,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Dodge Journey is at once an alternative to minivans and large crossovers, with intelligent packaging and good value. The 2015 Kia Sorento gets a little better each year, and its combination of elegance, versatility, and value makes it a great pick for families.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
43.5 NA
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 38.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 59.3
Third Leg Room (in)
23.4 NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 39.2
Third Hip Room (in)
40 NA
Passenger Volume (ft³)
125.6 107.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 41.3
Third Head Room (in)
37.7 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.6 66.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 63.9
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 74.2
Liftover Height (in)
30.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 64
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
192.4 184.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.6 72.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.7 36.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37 36.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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)
12.9 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.5 35.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TWV NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR19 P235/65TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWV NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR19 P235/65TR17
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2500 1650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
250 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
250 165
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2500 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2500 1650
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4327 3594
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
283 @ 6350 191 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4400 181 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 2.4 L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.83
Trans Order Code
DG2 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Multi-Speed Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.13 4.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.28 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Dodge Journey Kia Sorento
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 (Est) 7.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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