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2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2019 Kia Sorento Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the Kia Sorento.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as you will with the Kia Sorento, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much higher than that for the Kia Sorento.

Dimensions
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is about the same width as the Kia Sorento. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Sorento.

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

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will do just as well as the Kia Sorento, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the Kia Sorento.

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has less seating than the Kia Sorento, making the Kia Sorento the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as you will in the Kia Sorento.

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

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2018 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*: $30,995 - $40,995

2019 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $25,990 - $46,490
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City MPG: 17 19 - 22
Highway MPG: 23 24 - 29
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Invoice*: $30,426 - $39,006 $24,990 - $43,847

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.