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2016 Kia Sorento vs. 2015 Toyota Venza Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Kia Sorento offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Toyota Venza, with comparable head- and legroom. The Kia Sorento will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Venza.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sorento as you will with the Toyota Venza, 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). Whether you pick the Kia Sorento or the Toyota Venza, 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 Toyota Venza have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
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 Toyota Venza.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Toyota Venza for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Sorento greatly out-muscles the Toyota Venza.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota Venza, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Kia Sorento as you will in the Toyota Venza.

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

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2016 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $24,900 - $43,100

2015 Toyota
Venza

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MSRP*: $29,065 - $39,940
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 7.44% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 17 - 21 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 23 - 29 25 - 26
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $24,043 - $40,494 $26,594 - $36,345

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