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How do the 2019 and 2018 Kia Sorento Compare?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 7:49 pm

2019 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Kia Sorento

When it comes to the Kia lineup, there’s one vehicle that stands out above all the others: the Kia Sorento, Kia’s flagship SUV. The Kia Sorento is packed full of amazing features and technologies for you to enjoy and backed by an automaker that is dedicated to innovation and improvement! The new 2019 model is the perfect example of this, offering many features that the 2018 model does not offer! Continue reading to learn more!

How They Compare at a Glance

At a glance, the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2018 Kia Sorento are very different vehicles in terms of features and systems. Even when comparing them at the first possible trim level, the L FWD, this difference becomes apparent. The new 2019 Kia Sorento has a slight edge in fuel economy, with 29 miles per gallon on the highway and 22 in the city, compared to the 2018 Kia Sorento’s 21 in the city and 28 on the highway.

It also has a larger seating capacity, offering seven seats standard compared to the 2018’s five seats standard, though this comes at the cost of lower overall cargo space. The new 2019 Kia Sorento also features standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, which is available on the 2018 model, but not a standard feature.

2019 Kia Sorento front few
2019 Kia Sorento rear seats

Other Advantages of the 2019 Kia Sorento

The new 2019 Kia Sorento shares the same engine as its 2018 predecessor, though it has been modified for a boost in efficiency. This means that you get the same level of power, with a slight boost in overall fuel economy on the road.

You also get the ability to remove the third row of seats should you wish, allowing you to have more space if needed. This means that you get the extra row standard, at no cost, with the benefit of being able to remove it for maximum space.

Overall, the new 2019 Kia Sorento is a great vehicle, even compared to its previous model year, offering amazing improvements and innovations for you to enjoy! Contact us at Motion Kia today to learn more about what this vehicle has to offer!

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