Compare 2016 Kia Sorento vs 2016 Nissan Murano

2016 Kia Sorento
2016 Nissan Murano
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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
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AWD 4-Door Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Murano AWD 4-Door Platinum 21 28 $38,276 $40,780
Murano AWD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 26 30 $41,088 $43,780
Murano AWD 4-Door S 21 28 $29,427 $31,340
Murano AWD 4-Door SL 21 28 $36,354 $38,730
Murano AWD 4-Door SL Hybrid 26 30 $39,166 $41,730
Murano AWD 4-Door SV 21 28 $32,296 $34,400
Murano FWD 4-Door Platinum 21 28 $36,775 $39,180
Murano FWD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 28 31 $39,588 $42,180
Murano FWD 4-Door S 21 28 $27,927 $29,740
Murano FWD 4-Door SL 21 28 $34,855 $37,130
Murano FWD 4-Door SL Hybrid 28 31 $37,667 $40,130
Murano FWD 4-Door SV 21 28 $30,796 $32,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,230
$38,276
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,900
$40,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$548 / month
$680 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Kia Sorento grows a little bit larger, and grows up a lot. Smooth, quiet and comfortable, the 2016 Nissan Murano is a stylish choice for empty-nesters who aren't concerned with sportiness or off-road capability.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 40.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
146.4 108.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 38.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.4 55.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 58.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.4 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 192.4
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73.5 69.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
38.8 39.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.8 39.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 33.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 45
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 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)
18.8 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P235/55TR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P235/55TR20
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 1499
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1499
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 1499
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4004 4017
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 20 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1450 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6000 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 2.41 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 4.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.59 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Nissan Murano
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 (Est) 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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