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2022 Kia Sorento vs. 2022 Kia Telluride Review

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2022 Kia
Sorento

MSRP*: $29,590 to $43,190
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2022 Kia
Telluride

MSRP*: $33,390 to $45,190
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MPG - City 22 - 24 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 MPG 24 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 75.5 ft3 87.0 ft3
Engine
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 281-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 291-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 281 hp 291 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 189.0 in 196.9 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 42.4 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 39.5 - 40.9 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.2 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 Telluride than in the Kia Sorento, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Sorento and the Kia Telluride.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sorento as you will with the Kia Telluride, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Sorento will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Telluride.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sorento is much slimmer than the Kia Telluride, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Kia Sorento is slightly shorter than the Kia Telluride, which may make it easier to park.

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

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Kia Sorento transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Kia Telluride.

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