The GMC Terrain offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Kia Sorento. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Terrain and the Kia Sorento.
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the GMC Terrain, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Sorento.
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 GMC Terrain 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. The GMC Terrain will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Kia Sorento.
The GMC Terrain is a little narrower than the Kia Sorento, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the GMC Terrain takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Sorento.
The GMC Terrain has much lower torque than the Kia Sorento, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The GMC Terrain has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Sorento, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the GMC Terrain for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Terrain has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sorento.
The GMC Terrain has less seating than the Kia Sorento, making the Kia Sorento the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The GMC Terrain has less cargo space than the Kia Sorento, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The basic warranty of the GMC Terrain is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.
Compare the 2014 GMC Terrain and the 2014 Kia Sorento.
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MSRP*: $26,465 - $36,905
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MSRP*: $24,100 - $40,100
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.90%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 7.44%|
|City MPG:||20 - 22||18 - 20|
|Highway MPG:||29 - 32||24 - 26|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||7 - 7|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$25,142 - $35,060||$23,255 - $37,655|
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