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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
MSRP
$35,340
Invoice
$32,265
Average Price Paid
$31,901
1,471 listings nationwide

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V6 LX AWD
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LE AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,910
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,646
387 listings nationwide
17 GREAT deals
27 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
No Expert Reviews
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Thom Blackett Preview:

Introduced in 2000, the Toyota Highlander underwent its most recent update for 2017. This popular 3-row crossover enters 2019 mostly unchanged, with the exception of a few exterior twe...

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

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
No User Reviews
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
30
writes:
Better family car, roomy, nice ride.
Handling Ranked 2018 Lexus RX 350 better.
"Sportiness and size"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Lexus RX 350 better.
"Better fit for small person"
10
writes:
Cars overall drive and feel the same. I felt Santa Fe had more pickup then Highlander, and with way more optio...
40
writes:
Nice SUV. Felt a little to more like driving a truck. Lots of storage room and very nice SUV.
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Ford Edge ST AWD better.
"Edge ST is much better looking SUV"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Ford Edge ST AWD worse.
"Little more space."
Value Ranked 2019 Ford Edge ST AWD better.
"Overall looks and power."

Specs

2020 Kia Sorento
V6 LX AWD
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.8 gal 19.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,400 RPM
295 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
252 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
263 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.8:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.3 in
3.7 in x 3.27 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 44.1 in 44.2 in
Back Legroom 39.4 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.3 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,537 lbs 1,370 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 189 in 192.5 in
Width 74.4 in 75.8 in
Height 66.5 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 109.4 in 109.8 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
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alumina Jade Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ooh La La Rouge Mica
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Shoreline Blue Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Toasted Walnut Pearl

Option Packages

  • Protection Package #3
  • Euro Running Boards
  • On-Board Vacuum
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (XF210)
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Front Bumper (XF110)
  • Protection Package #1
  • Running Boards
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000)
  • Tow Hitch Receiver & Wiring Harness Package
  • Tow Hitch Receiver And Trailer Wire Harness

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