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2022 Audi Q3 vs. 2022 Kia Sorento Review

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2022 Audi
Q3

MSRP*: $36,400 to $38,700
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2022 Kia
Sorento

MSRP*: $29,590 to $43,190
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MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG 25 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 48.0 ft3 75.5 ft3
Engine
  • 184-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 281-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 184 - 228 hp 191 - 281 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 176.6 in 189.0 in
Exterior Width 72.8 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.7 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.1 in

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Audi Q3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Sorento will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q3.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q3 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 Audi Q3 is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Sorento.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q3 is much slimmer than the Kia Sorento, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sorento.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q3 has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Powertrain
The Audi Q3 has much lower torque than the Kia Sorento, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Audi Q3 has less seating than the Kia Sorento, making the Kia Sorento the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Sorento.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q3 than that of the Kia Sorento.