2021 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2021 Kia Sorento | NewCars.com

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2021 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2021 Kia Sorento Review

New 2021 Hyundai Palisade

2021 Hyundai
Palisade

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New 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*
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$32,525 to $47,750
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$29,390 to $42,590
Invoice* $31,238 to $45,138 $28,362 to $40,674
MPG - City 19 21 - 24
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 25 - 29
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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

Convenience
The Kia Sorento requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Hyundai Palisade, 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 Hyundai Palisade 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 Hyundai Palisade and the Kia Sorento have similar Destination Charges.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Palisade is clearly the choice over the Kia Sorento for pulling heavy loads. The Hyundai Palisade has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Utility
The Hyundai Palisade offers greater seating capacity than the Kia Sorento, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Hyundai Palisade comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Sorento.