Compare 2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Honda Pilot
2019 Kia Sorento
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot EX 2WD 19 27 $31,387 $34,330
Pilot EX AWD 18 26 $33,120 $36,230
Pilot EX-L 2WD 19 27 $34,515 $37,760
Pilot EX-L AWD 18 26 $36,248 $39,660
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES 2WD 19 27 $36,340 $39,760
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES AWD 18 26 $38,073 $41,660
Pilot Elite AWD 19 26 $43,874 $48,020
Pilot LX 2WD 19 27 $28,760 $31,450
Pilot LX AWD 18 26 $30,493 $33,350
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,131 $42,820
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,864 $44,720
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $38,857 $42,520
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,590 $44,420
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EX Sport V6 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento EX Sport V6 AWD 19 24 $34,941 $36,790
Sorento EX Sport V6 FWD 19 26 $33,206 $34,990
Sorento EX V6 AWD 19 24 $35,510 $37,390
Sorento EX V6 FWD 19 26 $33,775 $35,590
Sorento L FWD 22 29 $25,278 $26,290
Sorento LX AWD 21 26 $28,315 $29,450
Sorento LX FWD 22 29 $26,545 $27,650
Sorento LX V6 AWD 19 24 $31,901 $33,090
Sorento LX V6 FWD 19 26 $30,132 $31,290
Sorento S V6 AWD 19 24 $33,183 $34,490
Sorento S V6 FWD 19 26 $31,415 $32,690
Sorento SX Limited V6 AWD 19 24 $43,847 $46,490
Sorento SX Limited V6 FWD 19 26 $42,127 $44,690
Sorento SX V6 AWD 19 24 $39,419 $41,790
Sorento SX V6 FWD 19 26 $37,699 $39,990

Pricing

Invoice Price

$31,387
$34,941

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$34,330
$36,790

Monthly Payment Estimate

$572 / month
$613 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.0
6.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

Subtle upgrades make the 2019 Honda Pilot a must-see for three-row crossover shoppers. The 2019 Kia Sorento is a right-sized, well-priced three-row crossover SUV for those who can skimp a little on third-row space.

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Fuel Economy

City

19 mpg 19 mpg

Highway

27 mpg 24 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

152.9 154.2

Third Head Room (in)

38.9 36.3

Front Hip Room (in)

59.1 56.7

Third Shoulder Room (in)

57.6 52.8

Second Leg Room (in)

38.4 39.4

Front Head Room (in)

40.1 39.5

Passenger Capacity

8 7

Second Hip Room (in)

57.3 56.4

Front Shoulder Room (in)

62 59.1

Third Leg Room (in)

31.9 31.7

Second Head Room (in)

40.2 39.3

Third Hip Room (in)

44.6 41.4

Second Shoulder Room (in)

62 58

Front Leg Room (in)

40.9 44.1

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in)

196.5 189

Height, Overall (in)

70.6 66.5

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

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 7.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

83.8 73

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

16.5 11.3

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

46.8 38

Brakes

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)

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

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

Rear Tire Size

P245/60HR18 P235/55HR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P245/60HR18 P235/55HR19

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 5000

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

3500 5000

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 500

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4060 4101

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 19 X 7.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 19 X 7.5

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

262 @ 4700 252 @ 5200

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

3.5 L/212 3.3 L/204

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

280 @ 6000 290 @ 6400

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

22 21

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

27 24

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

19 19

Transmission

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.25 3.51

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.49 1.86

Trans Type

6 8

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.75 1.22

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.27 3.42

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.10 2.90

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.06 1.42

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.56 1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.36 4.81

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.65

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.80

Summary

Vehicle Name

Honda Pilot Kia Sorento

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

8.0 8.5

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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