Compare 2022 Kia Sorento vs 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan

2022 Kia Sorento
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EX FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento EX FWD N/A N/A $34,247 $35,490
Sorento LX AWD 23 25 $30,292 $31,390
Sorento LX FWD 24 29 $28,555 $29,590
Sorento S FWD N/A N/A $31,257 $32,390
Sorento SX AWD 22 27 $38,285 $40,090
Sorento SX FWD 22 29 $36,566 $38,290
Sorento SX Prestige FWD 22 29 $39,337 $41,190
Sorento X-Line EX AWD 22 27 $37,819 $39,190
Sorento X-Line S AWD 23 25 $33,187 $34,390
Sorento X-Line SX Prestige AWD 22 27 $41,247 $43,190
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2.0T S 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2.0T S 4MOTION 22 29 $26,871 $27,990
Tiguan 2.0T S FWD 23 30 $25,430 $26,490
Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION 22 29 $30,354 $31,620
Tiguan 2.0T SE FWD 23 30 $28,915 $30,120
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black 4MOTION 21 28 $33,072 $34,450
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black FWD 23 30 $31,632 $32,950
Tiguan 2.0T SEL R-Line 4MOTION 21 28 $35,827 $37,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,247
$26,871
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,490
$27,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$592 / month
$467 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Kia Sorento throws wild styling pitches, but swings for the efficiency fences with a plug-in hybrid version. A tech infusion upgrades the 2022 Tiguan, while maintaining the compact crossover’s spacious cabin.
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Fuel Economy
City
Coming Soon 22 mpg
Highway
Coming Soon 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
36.8 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 54.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
53 -
Second Leg Room (in)
41.7 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
55.1 53.7
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57
Third Leg Room (in)
29.6 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 38.9
Third Hip Room (in)
42.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.9 7.6
Length, Overall (in)
189 186.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.7 66.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
110.8 109.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.5 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
75.5 73.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
12.6 37.6
Brakes
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)
12.8 13.4
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 11.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P215/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P215/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3999 3856
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 360
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
311 @ 1700 221 @ 1900
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 5800 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA VJ
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.43 5.59
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 3.14
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Volkswagen Tiguan
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MOTION
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 7.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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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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2022 Kia Sorento
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  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 48 months
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2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
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  • Financing: From 4.7% APR for 60 months
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