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2021 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2021 Kia Sorento Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Blazer

MSRP*: $28,800 to $44,900
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2021 Kia
Sorento

MSRP*: $29,390 to $42,590
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Invoice* $28,771 to $42,835 $28,362 to $40,674
MPG - City 19 - 22 MPG 21 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 25 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 64.2 ft3 75.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual, Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 193 - 308 hp 191 - 281 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 4,500 lbs 2,000 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 191.4 in 188.9 in
Exterior Width 76.7 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.7 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 Chevrolet Blazer, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Sorento offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Blazer, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Blazer 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 Chevrolet Blazer 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. Both the Chevrolet Blazer and the Kia Sorento have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Blazer is much wider than the Kia Sorento, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Blazer takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Sorento.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Blazer for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Blazer has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Blazer doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Kia Sorento.

Utility
The Chevrolet Blazer has less seating than the Kia Sorento, making the Kia Sorento the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Chevrolet Blazer has less cargo space than the Kia Sorento, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Blazer is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.