2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander

Looking for a Great New SUV? Torn Between the Kia Sorento and Toyota Highlander? See How the Kia Sorento Excels in its Class


How the Kia Sorento and Toyota Highlander Are Similar

When looking at the Kia Sorento and the Toyota Highlander, it's easy to see all the perks and benefits of each. These are both high-quality, mid-size SUVs. They have comparable safety features which come standard and they are both built with 4-cylinder engines and have four-wheel drive. So how is a driver to know which is the better choice? Well, we'll show you how the Kia Sorento comes out on top. Read on for more evidence of this.

How the Kia Sorento and Toyota Highlander Differ

If you want to save money at the pump, then you'll want to get the Kia Sorento, which gets better fuel economy than the Toyota Highlander. The Sorento features a direct injection fuel system, which is better than the indirect fuel system that the Toyota Highlander has. With the direct injection fuel system, you can enjoy more accurate control over fuel metering, as this innovative engine utilizes this process. It also provides more full combustion within the engine itself, providing the vehicle with better fuel efficiency.

How is the Kia Sorento More Comfortable Than the Toyota Highlander?

Though the Kia Sorento seats fewer people than the Toyota Highlander, it offers more passenger and cargo space. In other words, both driver and passengers will have more room to spread out and get comfortable on each and every ride in the Kia Sorento. Store your DIY materials for a home project, the kids' soccer gear or your rock climbing equipment with ease in the spacious Sorento.

Excellent Warranty for the Kia Sorento

Want to enjoy great peace of mind? With the Kia Sorento, you will! Enjoy a basic 60-month/60,000 mile warranty with the Kia Sorento, where the Toyota Highlander offers only a 36-month/36,000 mile basic warranty. Additionally, the Sorento comes with a 120-month/100,000 mile powertrain warranty. The Highlander offers only a 60-month/unlimited miles powertrain warranty.

Are you ready to learn more about the Kia Sorento, or set up a test drive? Feel free to visit our car dealership in Richmond to do one or both. We're located near and proudly serve the cities of Ashland, Fredericksburg, Williamsburg and Tappahannock, Virginia.

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