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2015 Ford Flex vs. 2016 Kia Sorento Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Kia Sorento. The Kia Sorento offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Flex, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Kia Sorento requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Flex, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Ford Flex or the Kia Sorento, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Flex and the Kia Sorento have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Flex is a little wider than the Kia Sorento, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Ford Flex, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Kia Sorento.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Ford Flex and the Kia Sorento are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Ford Flex has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Sorento, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Flex and the Kia Sorento.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Flex is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.

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2015 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,100 - $42,400

2016 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $24,900 - $43,100
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 7.44%
City MPG: 16 - 18 17 - 21
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 23 - 29
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Invoice*: $27,427 - $39,538 $24,043 - $40,494

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Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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