Compare 2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Toyota Highlander

2019 Kia Sorento
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EX Sport V6 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento EX Sport V6 AWD N/A N/A $34,941 $36,790
Sorento EX Sport V6 FWD N/A N/A $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 N/A N/A $33,183 $34,490
Sorento S V6 FWD N/A N/A $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
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Hybrid LE V6 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander Hybrid LE V6 AWD 30 28 $34,073 $37,320
Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum V6 AWD 29 27 $44,720 $48,980
Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD 29 27 $41,870 $45,860
Highlander Hybrid XLE V6 AWD 29 27 $38,694 $42,380
Highlander LE I4 FWD 20 24 $28,924 $31,680
Highlander LE Plus V6 AWD 20 27 $34,757 $38,070
Highlander LE Plus V6 FWD 21 27 $33,424 $36,610
Highlander LE V6 AWD 19 26 $32,129 $35,190
Highlander LE V6 FWD 20 27 $30,796 $33,730
Highlander Limited Platinum V6 AWD 20 26 $43,240 $47,360
Highlander Limited Platinum V6 FWD 21 27 $41,908 $45,900
Highlander Limited V6 AWD 20 26 $40,391 $44,240
Highlander Limited V6 FWD 21 27 $39,059 $42,780
Highlander SE V6 AWD 20 26 $38,575 $42,250
Highlander SE V6 FWD 21 27 $37,242 $40,790
Highlander XLE V6 AWD 20 26 $37,460 $41,030
Highlander XLE V6 FWD 21 27 $36,128 $39,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,941
$34,073
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,790
$37,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$613 / month
$622 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.5
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. The 2019 Toyota Highlander delivers safety, features, comfort, and efficiency in a family-friendly package.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.4 57.1
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.3
Third Leg Room (in)
31.7 27.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.9
Third Hip Room (in)
41.4 45.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 59.6
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 44.2
Third Head Room (in)
36.3 35.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
154.2 144.9
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 57.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 55
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 8
Wheelbase (in)
109.4 109.8
Height, Overall (in)
66.5 68.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 64.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 64.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38 42.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73 83.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.3 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.9
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 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P245/60SR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P245/60SR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4101 4398
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 306 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
252 @ 5200 215 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.3 L/204 3.5 L/211
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - 29
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.54
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 -
Trans Type
8 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 6.0
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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2019 Kia Sorento
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  • Bonus: Up to $6,000 cash on 2019s
  • Finance: From 0.0% for 66 months
  • Lease: From $229 for 36 months
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2019 Toyota Highlander
  • 2019 Highlander is in showrooms
  • Lease: From $299/mo. (N. California)
  • Finance: From 0.9% for 60 mo.
  • Rebate: Get $2,500 off
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