2019 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Kia Sorento

2019 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento continues to be a popular option for SUV shoppers in 2019. It has really risen in the ranks as drivers appreciate the comfort and convenience of the interior as well as the outstanding engine options offered. So is it worth upgrading to the latest model, or would you be better off sticking with the old one? Find out here as we look at the 2019 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Kia Sorento!

Design-wise, not much has changed. You’ll still get the same aesthetic prowess that the Sorento has rocked for years, complete with smooth body lines and the signature tiger-nose grille. The slight price increase for the base model is well worth it when you consider new standard features like the Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and the 7-inch touchscreen. Check out more below!

2019 Kia Sorento


2018 Kia Sorento

$26,290 MSRP $25,900
22 city/29 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 21 city/28 hwy mpg
7 people Seating Capacity 5 people
Available Wireless Charging Pad Not Available

What’s New in the 2019 Sorento?

It’s all about the details with the newest Sorento, and those details couldn’t be more crisp. The base trim level will once again come with a 2.4L inline-4 engine with 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. thanks to a bit of fine tuning from the Kia engineering team, this engine will now get better fuel efficiency for 2019. There is also an available 3.3L V6 engine with 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque if you need a little more power. While we don’t know for sure yet, Kia has also played around with the idea of adding a diesel engine into the mix for the Sorento in the future. Aside from the performance, there will also be a host of infotainment technology and active safety features to give you and your passengers the best overall driving experience.

Interested in learning more about the 2018 or 2019 Sorento? Contacting our team would be a great way to get started! Here at Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, we are your go-to for all things Kia. Give us a call, stop by, or schedule a test drive right here on our website today!

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