The 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.
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.
The Nissan Pathfinder comes loaded with safety gear and is available at big discounts, but it lacks the precise driving feel of the Kia.
Of course the Ford Explorer is on your shopping list—your parents probably had one in 1992.
The latest model brings excellent road manners and interior space to the fore, as well as a hybrid model for the first time.
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|2020 Kia SorentoBrowse Used Listings||2020 Dodge DurangoBrowse Used Listings||2020 Ford ExplorerBrowse Used Listings||2020 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2020 Nissan PathfinderBrowse Used Listings||2020 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6|
|Small SUV 2WD||N/A||Standard SUV 2WD||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 2WD|
|L FWD||SXT Plus RWD||Base RWD||LX 2WD||FWD S||L FWD (GS)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear 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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|2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Dodge Durango||2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Ford Explorer||2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Honda Pilot||2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder||2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander|