Compare 2016 Honda Pilot vs 2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Honda Pilot
2016 Kia Sorento
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2WD 4-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX 19 27 $29,973 $32,780
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX w/Honda Sensing 19 27 $30,885 $33,780
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX-L 19 27 $33,143 $36,255
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX-L w/Honda Sensing 19 27 $34,055 $37,255
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX-L w/Navi 19 27 $34,055 $37,255
Pilot 2WD 4-Door EX-L w/RES 19 27 $34,602 $37,855
Pilot 2WD 4-Door LX 19 27 $27,752 $30,345
Pilot 2WD 4-Door Touring w/RES & Navi 20 27 $37,808 $41,370
Pilot AWD 4-Door EX 18 26 $31,615 $34,580
Pilot AWD 4-Door EX w/Honda Sensing 18 26 $32,527 $35,580
Pilot AWD 4-Door EX-L 18 26 $34,785 $38,055
Pilot AWD 4-Door EX-L w/Honda Sensing 18 26 $35,697 $39,055
Pilot AWD 4-Door EX-L w/Navi 18 26 $35,697 $39,055
Pilot AWD 4-Door EX-L w/RES 18 26 $36,244 $39,655
Pilot AWD 4-Door Elite w/RES & Navi 19 26 $42,733 $46,770
Pilot AWD 4-Door LX 18 26 $29,394 $32,145
Pilot AWD 4-Door Touring w/RES & Navi 19 26 $39,450 $43,170
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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
$29,973
$31,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,780
$32,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$546 / month
$548 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Honda Pilot has axed its hard edges: it's once again a smooth, capable family wagon, one that raises the bar for refinement. The 2016 Kia Sorento grows a little bit larger, and grows up a lot.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 56.4
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 59.1
Third Leg Room (in)
31.9 -
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
44.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62 58
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
152.9 146.4
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 56.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
111 109.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 64.1
Length, Overall (in)
194.5 187.4
Height, Overall (in)
69.8 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.8 38.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.8 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.5 38.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 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 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 37.3
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4074 4004
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6000 240 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 260 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.83
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Honda Pilot 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
8.1 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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