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2020 Kia Sorento V6 LX AWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,383
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2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
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2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,075
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,411

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
40
writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling

Specs

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
16 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
23 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.8 gal 19.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,400 RPM
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Torque
252 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
12:1
10:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.3 in
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 44.1 in 43 in
Back Legroom 39.4 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.3 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,537 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 5,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 189 in 198.8 in
Width 74.4 in 89.3 in
Height 66.5 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 109.4 in 119.1 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dragon Brown
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Imperial Blue
  • Passion Red
  • Sangria
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver

Option Packages

  • LX I4 Convenience Package
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package

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