2016 Kia Sorento vs. 2016 Toyota Highlander

The 2016 Kia Sorento Features Enhanced Performance and Ambience to Outshine its SUV Competitors

The small and midsize SUV segments are quite competitive these days. In order to stand out amongst the crowd, the new 2016 Kia Sorento stepped up its game. With an upgraded powertrain under the hood, it now comes with the option of a 3.3-liter V6 engine that cranks out 290 horsepower. It also sports an enhanced interior that brings passengers more comfort and quietness to the road. When you want a family-friendly vehicle that is spacious and fun-to-drive, the new Sorento is a strong contender. Let's see how it compares to its top competitor, the 2016 Toyota Highlander.


Kia Sorento vs Toyota Highlander

Although the Toyota Highlander is a great option to consider, when it comes down to interior comfort, the Sorento now has more options that allow you to personalize your ride. It offers an available 14-Way Power Driver's Seat, Panoramic Sunroof, and all of the innovative features you need to accommodate an active lifestyle. The Sorento also outshines the Highlander with its performance options as well. Let's take a closer look at more of the highlights.

  • Starting MSRP of the Sorento is $25,995 compared to the Highlander's starting MSRP of $30,890
  • Cargo capacity of the Sorento with all seats in place is 38.8 cu. ft., but only 13.8 cu. ft  for the Highlander
  • Sorento features an available 3.3-liter V6 engine with an output of 290 horsepower
  • Standard powertrain on the Sorento achieves an estimated 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway, while the Highlander's standard powertrain gets an estimated 20 mpg city and 25 mpg highway
  • Sorento features a 5-year/6,000 mile basic warranty, but the Highlander only comes with a 3-year/3,600 mile basic warranty

If you're eager to see if the 2016 Kia Sorento is the right fit for you and your family, we invite you to visit Patrick Kia. We're proudly serving drivers in the Richmond, Henrico County, Ashland, Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, Tappahannock and Chesterfield County areas, ensuring that everyone leaves our showroom behind the wheel of the Kia vehicle that suits them best. The new Sorento is just waiting to be explored, so come put its performance and tech-filled interior to the test!

  2016 Kia Sorento  2016 Toyota Highlander
  2016 Kia Sorento  2016 Toyota Highlander

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