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2015 Kia Sorento vs. 2014 Nissan Murano Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Nissan Murano. The Nissan Murano will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sorento.

Convenience
The Nissan Murano requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Kia Sorento, 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 Kia Sorento or the Nissan Murano, 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 Kia Sorento and the Nissan Murano have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Sorento is about the same width as the Nissan Murano. The Kia Sorento is slightly shorter than the Nissan Murano, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Kia Sorento will do just as well as the Nissan Murano, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Kia Sorento has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Murano.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Nissan Murano, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Kia Sorento has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Nissan Murano.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sorento than that of the Nissan Murano.

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2015 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $24,300 - $41,700

2014 Nissan
Murano

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MSRP*: $28,530 - $39,570
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 20 18
Highway MPG: 24 - 27 23 - 24
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,474 - $39,233 $26,585 - $36,852

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