Compare 2019 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Kia Telluride

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FWD L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD L 22 29 $25,278 $26,290
FWD LX 22 29 $26,545 $27,650
AWD LX 21 26 $28,315 $29,450
FWD LX V6 19 26 $30,132 $31,290
FWD S V6 N/A N/A $31,415 $32,690
AWD LX V6 19 24 $31,901 $33,090
AWD S V6 N/A N/A $33,183 $34,490
FWD EX Sport V6 N/A N/A $33,206 $34,990
FWD EX V6 19 26 $33,775 $35,590
AWD EX Sport V6 N/A N/A $34,941 $36,790
AWD EX V6 19 24 $35,510 $37,390
FWD SX V6 19 26 $37,699 $39,990
AWD SX V6 19 24 $39,419 $41,790
FWD SX Limited V6 19 26 $42,127 $44,690
AWD SX Limited V6 19 24 $43,847 $46,490
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FWD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD LX 20 26 $30,581 $31,690
AWD LX 19 24 $32,511 $33,690
FWD S 20 26 $32,801 $33,990
AWD S 19 24 $34,731 $35,990
FWD EX 20 26 $35,421 $37,090
AWD EX 19 24 $37,331 $39,090
FWD SX 20 26 $39,416 $41,490
AWD SX 19 24 $41,316 $43,490

2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2019 Kia Sorento: Compare Crossover SUVs

Deciding between the 2019 Kia Sorento and 2020 Kia Telluride crossover SUVs may come down to how often you plan to use the third-row seats. Or it may not be that simple.

Either way, the 2019 Sorento and 2020 Telluride offer compelling reasons to visit a Kia dealer.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,278
$30,581
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,290
$31,690
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$528 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. There’s substance to the 2020 Kia Telluride’s style.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.4 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 61.6
Third Leg Room (in)
31.7 31.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 40.2
Third Hip Room (in)
41.4 43.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
154.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 59.9
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
36.3 38.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 58.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 55.3
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 42.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 69.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.7 67.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 78.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 67.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 8
Wheelbase (in)
109.4 114.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38 46
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73 87
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.3 21
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)
12 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 13.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 19.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65HR17 P245/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65HR17 P245/60TR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3810 4112
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
178 @ 4000 262 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 3.8 L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6000 291 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.42
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 4.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.86
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 2.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.65
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Kia Telluride
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
7.1 7.6
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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