Compare 2021 Kia Sedona vs 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia Sedona
2021 Kia Sorento
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EX FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedona EX FWD 18 24 $32,353 $33,700
Sedona LX FWD 18 24 $29,336 $30,400
Sedona SX FWD 18 24 $39,841 $41,500
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EX AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento EX AWD 21 28 $35,503 $36,790
Sorento EX FWD 22 29 $33,766 $34,990
Sorento LX AWD 23 25 $30,099 $31,190
Sorento LX FWD 24 29 $28,362 $29,390
Sorento S AWD 23 25 $32,510 $33,690
Sorento S FWD 24 29 $30,773 $31,890
Sorento SX AWD 21 28 $38,000 $39,790
Sorento SX FWD 22 29 $36,281 $37,990
Sorento SX Prestige FWD 22 29 $38,764 $40,590
Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD 21 28 $40,674 $42,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,353
$35,503
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,700
$36,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$562 / month
$613 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Kia Sedona is a van when only a van will do; competitors and even Kia offer better family vehicles. The 2021 Kia Sorento crossover SUV strikes out in a new styling direction, and brings hybrid and plug-in models along for the adventure.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minivans 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
66.1 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
165.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.9 59
Third Leg Room (in)
34.8 29.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 39.1
Third Hip Room (in)
50 42.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.1 58.1
Passenger Capacity
8 6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 36.8
Front Hip Room (in)
59.3 55.6
Third Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 53
Second Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
68.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
120.5 110.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 74.8
Track Width, Front (in)
68.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
201.4 188.9
Height, Overall (in)
69.1 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
142 75.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
33.9 12.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
78.4 38.4
Brakes
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)
11.9 12
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 12.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 17.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/60TR18 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60TR18 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4503 4120
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
248 @ 5200 311 @ 1700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.3 L/204 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
276 @ 6000 281 @ 5800
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 21
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.62
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 3.43
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.32
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.22
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.22
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sedona Kia Sorento
Body Style
Passenger Van Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.3
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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