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2020 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Kia Sorento Review

New 2020 Audi Q3

2020 Audi
Q3

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New 2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*
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$34,700 to $36,000
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$26,990 to $41,890
Invoice* $32,620 to $33,840 $25,952 to $39,512
MPG - City 19 18 - 22
MPG - Hwy 27 24 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
The Kia Sorento requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q3, 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). The Audi Q3 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 Audi Q3 carries a much lower Destination Charge 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.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q3 and the Kia Sorento are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Audi Q3 has a larger turning radius than the Kia Sorento, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

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
The basic warranty of the Audi Q3 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.