Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the MINI MINI-Countryman. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Sorento and the MINI MINI-Countryman.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sorento as you will with the MINI MINI-Countryman, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
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 Kia Sorento is somewhat more expensive than the MINI MINI-Countryman. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Sorento will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the MINI MINI-Countryman.
Since the Kia Sorento is much wider than the MINI MINI-Countryman, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Kia Sorento, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Countryman.
Due to its much higher torque, the Kia Sorento does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the MINI MINI-Countryman.
The Kia Sorento has a smaller turning radius than the MINI MINI-Countryman, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Sorento greatly out-muscles the MINI MINI-Countryman.
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the MINI MINI-Countryman, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Kia Sorento, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Countryman.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sorento than that of the MINI MINI-Countryman.
Compare the 2014 Kia Sorento and the 2014 MINI MINI-Countryman.
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MSRP*: $24,100 - $40,100
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MSRP*: $22,100 - $34,950
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $750|
|Low APR Loan:||--||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 7.44%||--|
|City MPG:||18 - 20||25 - 28|
|Highway MPG:||24 - 26||31 - 35|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$23,255 - $37,655||$20,330 - $32,155|
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