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Compare 2020 Honda Pilot vs 2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Honda Pilot
2020 Kia Sorento
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Black Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot Black Edition AWD 19 26 $45,424 $49,720
Pilot EX 2WD 19 27 $31,569 $34,530
Pilot EX AWD 18 26 $33,394 $36,530
Pilot EX-L 2WD 19 27 $34,698 $37,960
Pilot EX-L AWD 18 26 $36,522 $39,960
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES 2WD 19 27 $36,522 $39,960
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES AWD 18 26 $38,346 $41,960
Pilot Elite AWD 19 26 $44,056 $48,220
Pilot LX 2WD 19 27 $28,943 $31,650
Pilot LX AWD 18 26 $30,767 $33,650
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,313 $43,020
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger AWD 19 26 $41,137 $45,020
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,039 $42,720
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,864 $44,720
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EX V6 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento EX V6 AWD 18 24 $35,414 $37,290
Sorento EX V6 FWD 19 26 $33,679 $35,490
Sorento L FWD 22 29 $25,952 $26,990
Sorento LX AWD 21 26 $28,736 $29,890
Sorento LX FWD 22 29 $26,966 $28,090
Sorento S V6 AWD 18 24 $33,665 $34,990
Sorento S V6 FWD 19 26 $31,896 $33,190
Sorento SX V6 AWD 18 24 $39,512 $41,890
Sorento SX V6 FWD 19 26 $37,792 $40,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,424
$35,414
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,720
$37,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$829 / month
$622 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Pilot is a three-row family crossover at the top of its class. The 2020 Kia Sorento skimps on third-row seating, but in all other respects it’s a more than respectable crossover SUV.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
44.6 41.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62 58
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
153.1 154.2
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)
39.5 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 56.4
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 59.1
Third Leg Room (in)
31.9 31.7
Second Head Room (in)
40.9 39.3
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)
82.1 73
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16 11.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46 38
Brakes
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
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
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR20 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR20 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front 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)
4319 4101
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 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
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.86
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.65
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.42
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.80
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Pilot 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
8.0 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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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  • Bonus: Up to $4,000 cash
  • Finance: From 0.0% for 75 months
  • Lease: From $239 for 36 months
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