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2014 Dodge Durango vs. 2015 Kia Sorento Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Dodge Durango offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Kia Sorento, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Dodge Durango and the Kia Sorento.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Sorento.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Durango is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Sorento. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Durango is much higher than that for the Kia Sorento.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Durango is much wider than the Kia Sorento, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Durango, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Kia Sorento.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Dodge Durango transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Kia Sorento.

Handling
The Dodge Durango has a larger turning radius than the Kia Sorento, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Kia Sorento for pulling heavy loads. The Dodge Durango has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Dodge Durango and the Kia Sorento. The Dodge Durango has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Kia Sorento.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Durango is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.

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2014 Dodge
Durango

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MSRP*: $29,995 - $43,395

2015 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $24,300 - $41,700
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.38% --
City MPG: 14 - 18 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 22 - 25 24 - 27
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,506 - $41,304 $23,474 - $39,233

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