2017 Kia Sportage vs 2017 Kia Sorento

When in the market for a new Kia crossover, you've undoubtedly considered either the 2017 Kia Sportage or the 2017 Kia Sorento. Each one offers something unique to its driver, whether you are looking for something that is as trendy as it is athletic or something with plenty of interior amenities to keep the whole family entertained. Whichever one you choose, you know you'll be getting a reliable vehicle that has tried-and-true Kia engineering.

To give you a better understanding of how these two vehicles compare to each other, we've pitted them against one another in a showdown of the Kia crossovers. Take a look at our chart below and see which one is right for you!

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2017 Kia Sportage vs 2017 Kia Sorento
22 city / 29 hwy EPA-estimated mpg 21 city / 28 hwy
5 Passenger Capacity 5-7
41.5 inches Front Legroom 44 inches
Standard Rear Camera Display Optional

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When comparing these two vehicles, you will immediately notice that the 2017 Kia Sportage is smaller than the Sorento overall. This can be troublesome for larger families, however that extra space also equates to more cost in the fuel department and starting MSRP, so budget-savvy drivers tend to lean more towards the Sportage. Is power is something you are interested in, then you will be pleased to know that the Sorento gives you the option of a 2.4L four-cylinder, a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder, and an even more powerful 3.3L V6. The Sportage also comes with a choice of engines, featuring a standard 2.4L four-cylinder or an optional turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder.

In addition to the features noted in the chart, the 2017 Sportage has an optional multi-adjustable driver’s seat as well as automatic dual zone temperature control and a standard 60/40 split-folding rear seat, all of which are not available with the base model of the 2017 Sorento. The 2017 Sportage can tow 2,000 pounds while the 2017 Sorento has the ability to tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Are you ready to make the change into a Kia crossover? Then stop by Zamora Kia of Yuma for a test drive today!

2017 Kia Sportage infortainment
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