2024 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2023 Kia Sorento Review

Picture of the 2024 Ford Bronco Sport

2024 Ford
Bronco Sport

MSRP*: $31,230 to $38,390
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Picture of the 2023 Kia Sorento

2023 Kia
Sorento

MSRP*: $30,390 to $46,990
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MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 25 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 60.6 - 65.2 ft3 75.5 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 250-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 Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 191 - 281 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 2,200 lbs 2,000 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 172.7 in 189.0 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.7 in
Head Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 41.7 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 Ford Bronco Sport, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Bronco Sport will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sorento.

Convenience
The Kia Sorento requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Bronco Sport, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Bronco Sport will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Sorento.

Dimensions
The Ford Bronco Sport is about the same width as the Kia Sorento. If you go with the Ford Bronco Sport, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sorento.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Ford Bronco Sport for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Bronco Sport has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

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

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