Compare 2016 Dodge Journey vs 2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Dodge Journey
2016 Kia Sorento
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AWD 4-Door Crossroad
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Journey AWD 4-Door Crossroad 16 24 $28,729 $29,795
Journey AWD 4-Door Crossroad Plus 16 24 $28,729 $29,795
Journey AWD 4-Door R/T 16 24 $32,356 $33,695
Journey AWD 4-Door SE 16 24 $26,206 $26,595
Journey AWD 4-Door SXT 16 24 $27,427 $28,395
Journey FWD 4-Door Crossroad 19 26 $25,474 $26,295
Journey FWD 4-Door Crossroad Plus 19 26 $25,474 $26,295
Journey FWD 4-Door R/T 17 25 $30,589 $31,795
Journey FWD 4-Door SE 19 26 $20,902 $20,995
Journey FWD 4-Door SXT 19 26 $24,172 $24,895
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AWD 4-Door 2.0T EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento AWD 4-Door 2.0T EX 19 25 $31,230 $32,900
Sorento AWD 4-Door 2.0T SXL 19 25 $39,195 $41,700
Sorento AWD 4-Door 2.4L LX 21 26 $27,165 $28,200
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L EX 17 23 $32,164 $33,900
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L LX 17 23 $29,425 $30,500
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L SX 17 23 $37,699 $40,100
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L SXL 17 23 $40,680 $43,300
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.0T EX 20 27 $29,522 $31,100
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.0T SXL 20 27 $37,502 $39,900
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.4L L 21 29 $24,232 $25,100
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.4L LX 21 29 $25,423 $26,400
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L EX 18 26 $30,456 $32,100
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L LX 18 26 $27,683 $28,700
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L SX 18 26 $36,006 $38,300
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L SXL 18 26 $38,987 $41,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,729
$31,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,795
$32,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$497 / month
$548 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Dodge Journey is a strong value among crossover SUVs, but it misses the mark for the tech-savvy and safety-conscious. The 2016 Kia Sorento grows a little bit larger, and grows up a lot.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
23.4 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
40 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58
Passenger Volume (ft³)
123.7 146.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
37.7 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 56.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
43.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 39.4
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 56.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 59.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 64.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 74.4
Liftover Height (in)
30.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 7.3
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 109.4
Height, Overall (in)
66.6 66.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.6 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.7 38.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37 38.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.1 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.5 37.3
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
TWV NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR19 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TWV NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR19 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2500 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
250 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
250 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4327 4004
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4400 260 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
283 @ 6350 240 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.13 4.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.28 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.59
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Journey 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
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.0 (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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