The 2019 Kia Sorento competes against some heavy hitters.
Chief among its rivals are the Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot, which both do almost everything well.
The Toyota’s biggest asset is its compact car-rivaling hybrid fuel economy, while the Pilot delivers unmatched interior space and flexibility.
The Nissan Pathfinder comes loaded with safety gear and is available at big discounts, but it lacks the precise driving feel of the Kia.
For enthusiastic drivers, the Dodge Durango is the first and last stop to make.
Its optional V-8 is unmatched, but this big SUV comes up short in interior space and refinement.
Of course the Ford Explorer is on your shopping list—your parents probably had one in 1992.
The latest model is graying around its temples but offers a fine ride quality and is usually discounted.
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|2019 Kia SorentoBrowse Used Listings||2019 Dodge DurangoBrowse Used Listings||2019 Ford ExplorerBrowse Used Listings||2019 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2019 Nissan PathfinderBrowse Used Listings||2019 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings|
|19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Small SUV 2WD||N/A||Standard SUV 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small SUV 2WD|
|L FWD||SXT RWD||Base FWD||LX 2WD||FWD S||LE I4 FWD (Natl)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||CVT w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Dodge Durango||2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Ford Explorer||2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Honda Pilot||2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Nissan Pathfinder||2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Toyota Highlander|