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Kia Sorento vs Toyota Highlander

See how the Kia Sorento compares to the Toyota Highlander.  The Kia Sorento is growing in popularity because of how it stacks up against it's competitor. The price is $5000 cheaper and the Kia Sorento warranty is good for 60,000 miles compared to 34,000 for the Toyota HIghlander. Compare the two models below and see for yourself what makes the Kia Sorento the choice for many customers. Browse our inventory and test drive a Kia Sorento today.
    Kia Sorento 2.4L L FWD 
 

Toyota Highlander LE I4 FWD 
 

 PRICE Difference                                                                                      Kia Sorento                       vs                           Toyota Highlander

PRICE

Base Price MSRP
$25,400
$30,490
Destination Charge
$895
$940
Comparably Equipped Price
$26,295
$31,43

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SAFETY & RATINGS                                                                                 Kia sorento                          vs                       toyota highlander

NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test (# stars)
Not Rated
NHTSA Passenger Crash Test (# stars)
Not Rated
Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Airbags
Standard
Standard
Side Curtain Airbag
Standard
Standard
Front Active Headrests
Standard
Not Available
Height-adjustable Front Seatbelt Anchors
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist System
Standard
Standard
4 Wheel ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard
Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard
Low Tire Pressure Indicator
Standard
Standard
Side Guard Door Beams
Standard
Standard
Traction Control System
Standard
Standard
Electronic Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Hill Assist Control
Standard
Standard

WARRANTY                                                                                                 kia sorento                       vs                       toyota highlander

Basic Warranty (months)
60
36
Basic Warranty (miles)
60000
36000
Powertrain Warranty (months)
120
60
Powertrain Warranty (miles)
100000
60000
Anti-Corrosion Warranty (months)
60
60
Anti-Corrosion Warranty (miles)
100000
Unlimited

EXTERIOR FEATURES                                                                           kia sorento                       vs                         toyota highlander 

Alloy Wheels
Standard
Standard
Tires
P235/65HR17 BSW All-Season Tires
P245/60SR18 BSW All-Season Tires
Body-Color Bumpers
Standard
Standard
Auto-Off Headlights
Standard
Standard
Tinted Glass
Standard
Standard
Intermittent Wipers
Standard
Standard
Rear Wiper
Standard
Standard
Rear Window Defogger
Standard
Standard
Power Adjustable Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Standard
Power Heated Exterior Mirrors
Standard
Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES                                                                                 kia sorento                        vs                    toyota highlander

Standard Seating
5
8
Manual Air Conditioning
Standard
Standard
Interior Air Filtration
Standard
Standard
Remote Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
CD Player
Standard
Standard
Number of Speakers
6
6
Auxiliary Jack
Standard
Standard
Power Door Locks
Standard
Standard
Power Windows
Standard
Standard
Cupholders
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard
Tilt Steering Column
Standard
Standard
Overhead Console Storage
Standard
Standard
Lower Console Storage
Standard
Standard
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Standard
Standard
Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror
Optional
Not Available
Tachometer
Standard
Standard

PERFORMANCE                                                                                       kia sorento                           vs                     toyota highlander

Engine Type
2.4L I4
2.7L I4
Number of Cylinders
4
4
Engine Displacement
2359
2673
Automatic Transmission
Standard
Standard
Horsepower @ RPM
185@6000
185@5800
Torque @ RPM
178@4000
184@4200
Continuously Variable Valve Timing
Standard
Standard
Fuel System
Direct Injection
Sequential Electronic Fuel Injected
Fuel Type
Unleaded
Unleaded

MECHANICAL                                                                                             kia sorento                          vs                   toyota highlander

Driveline
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
Standard
Brake System (front)
Disc
Disc
Brake System (rear)
Disc
Disc
Suspension (front)
Independent
Independent
Suspension (rear)
Independent
Independent
Stabilizer Bar
Standard
Standard
Power Steering
Standard
Standard

MEASUREMENT & CAPACITY                                                                   kia sorento                        vs                      toyota highlander

Passenger Volume (cu.ft.)
146.4
144.9
Cargo Volume (cu.ft.)
38.8
13.8
Front Head Room (in.)
39.5
40.7
Front Leg Room (in.)
44.1
44.2
Front Hip Room (in.)
56.7
57.2
Rear Hip Room (in.)
56.4
57.1
Front Shoulder Room (in.)
59.1
59.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.)
58.0
59.6
Second Row Head Room (in.)
39.3
39.9
Second Row Leg Room (in.)
39.4
38.4
Curb Weight Automatic (lbs.)
3704
4134
Wheelbase (in.)
109.4
109.8
Width (in.)
74.4
75.8
Length (in.)
187.4
191.1
Height (in.)
66.3
68.1
Standard Towing (lbs.)
2000
1500
Front Track Width (in.)
64.3
64.4
Rear Track Width (in.)
64.7
64.2