2018 Kia Sorento Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2018 Kia Sorento against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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2018 Kia Sorento V6 EX AWD Review
says:
I compared this vehicle to several others, and purchased a 2018 Kia Sorento EX V6 AWD because it is a great SUV. It has the power, cargo and features most people expect from a higher priced vehicle.
vs2018 Nissan Pathfinder
2018 Kia Sorento V6 EX AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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2018 Kia Sorento 2.0T EX AWD Review
says:
Nice comfortable car... very stable on its 4 wheels ...
vs2018 Mazda CX-9 Sport AWD
2018 Kia Sorento 2.0T EX AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Mazda CX-9 Sport AWD better.
"yess more class than the kia"
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2018 Kia Sorento V6 LX FWD Review
says:
Awesome handling! Felt very easy to drive.
vs2018 Ford Edge SEL
2018 Kia Sorento V6 LX FWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL worse.
"More room. Outlets, A/C vents and cup holders all perfectly placed for use."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL worse.
"Even with the KIA 3rd row seats there was still lots of cargo room."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL worse.
"Better bang for the buck! Ii would compare the Sorento to a BMW when it comes to amenities às it is loaded."
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2018 Kia Sorento V6 EX FWD Review
says:
Just feels cheap. Not near as comfortable as the traverse.
vs2018 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth FWD
2018 Kia Sorento V6 EX FWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2018 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth FWD better.
"More horsepower and torque."
Handling Ranked 2018 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth FWD better.
"Feels more solid"
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2018 Kia Sorento V6 LX AWD Review
says:
This car is a perfect match for what I wanted. Not a heavily into tech, but enough for me. Back seat leg room was the determining factor for me, plus the V-6 engine.
vs2018 Nissan Rogue S FWD
2018 Kia Sorento V6 LX AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2018 Nissan Rogue S FWD worse.
"V-6 engine"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Nissan Rogue S FWD worse.
"More room and more get up and go."
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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2018 Kia Sorento V6 LX AWD Review
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vs2018 Ford Explorer Base
2018 Kia Sorento V6 LX AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Ford Explorer Base better.
"A bit roomier and more cushion"
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Ford Explorer Base better.
"A bit roomier & more cushion."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Ford Explorer Base better.
"When 3rd row was up, was a bit more cargo room. Also Explorer was recessed."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Ford Explorer Base worse.
"Price was our factor. Also, felt more closed in driving Explorer "
Value Ranked 2018 Ford Explorer Base worse.
"Features were Similar"
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Ford Explorer Base worse.
"Liked driving better. Also price was a big factor"

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Reviews From Other Years

2015 Kia Sorento Reviews

Fun And Family By klassenz

Overall, this a very versatile vehicle that is safe, enjoyable, and functional. From the outstanding crash test ratings to the quiet smooth ride, there is much to like about this Kia Sorento. Anyone l... Read More

Horrible By SeaSick

I own a GMC Terrain that is in the shop for some body work, and the rental car company gave me a 2015 Sorento to drive. It is HORRIBLE. It maneuvers like a bumper car at Kennywood. If I had children, ... Read More

2014 Kia Sorento Reviews

2014 Kia Sorrento Lx By stime34

Overall this is a great family vehicle. Able to move a large amount of cargo for errands and price is very reasonable. The value is head and shoulders above any competitor. Maintenance and reliabil... Read More

Attractive, Comfortable, Good Fuel Economy. By uspspow

Very nice economical vehicle, comfortable to drive, easy handling, cargo space will carry a foldable wheel chair easily.Back up camera is really nice. Controls on steering wheel nice and convenient an... Read More

2013 Kia Sorento Reviews

This Vehicle Is A Catch Your Eye Kind Of Sorento - Looks Alone Sold Me On It. By pamp50

I have never had an issue with acceleration or braking. The handling is superb in every way. The sunroof makes it fun to drive on a spring or summer or fall day. I have never had any maintenance i... Read More

Versatile And Economical. By NFavazzo

I love my Sorento. It's perfect for a family day with 4 kids under 10. When everyone's not in the Sorento, the seats fold up and there's ample cargo space. The GDI 4 cylinder has a lot of pep and the ... Read More

2012 Kia Sorento Reviews

Family Car Fun To Drive By khemetsubs

Handling, fuel economy, roomy, fun to drive, price, reliable, long warranty, comfortable, nice design, lot of standard options lack sometimes power on hilly roads, suspension may be stiff for some pe... Read More

Love My Kia! By kendelld

The Sorento is a great car. Great for trips around town and comfortable for long road trips. Smaller than a full sized SUV, but the cargo space is still huge. And then when you put the seats down, ... Read More

2011 Kia Sorento Reviews

Great By Kbyrum

I like this car because it is a great family car and I have never had anything go wrong with the car. It is very reliable and will take you anywhere you want to go. Rides very smooth and would buy an... Read More

Awesome Secondary Vehicle. By Dcp_1

Fun comfortable vehicle. Roomy. Drove 2k mile round trip recently and am pleased with performance and reliability. 330 mile range between fuel stops. Recently changed 4 wheel brakes and rotors. Fairly... Read More

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