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2017 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2017 Kia Sorento Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Jeep Wrangler, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Sorento offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jeep Wrangler, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Kia Sorento, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Wrangler, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Wrangler will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Jeep Wrangler is much higher than that for the Kia Sorento.

Dimensions
The Jeep Wrangler is about the same width as the Kia Sorento. If you go with the Jeep Wrangler, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sorento.

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

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler has a smaller turning radius than the Kia Sorento, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler has less seating than the Kia Sorento, making the Kia Sorento the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jeep Wrangler has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Sorento.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.

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2017 Jeep
Wrangler

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MSRP*: $23,995 - $33,645

2017 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $25,400 - $45,700
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City MPG: 17 17 - 21
Highway MPG: 21 23 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,651 - $32,048 $24,516 - $42,892

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.