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2021 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Lexus UX 200 Review

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2021 Kia
Sorento

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2020 Lexus
UX 200

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MSRP*
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$29,390 to $42,590
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$32,300 to $37,500
Invoice* $28,362 to $40,674 $30,653 to $35,588
MPG - City 21 - 24 29
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Lexus UX 200. The Kia Sorento will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus UX 200.

Convenience
The Kia Sorento requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus UX 200, 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). Whether you pick the Kia Sorento or the Lexus UX 200, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Kia Sorento is much higher than that for the Lexus UX 200.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sorento is much wider than the Lexus UX 200, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Kia Sorento, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus UX 200.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Kia Sorento does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus UX 200.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Sorento greatly out-muscles the Lexus UX 200.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus UX 200, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sorento than that of the Lexus UX 200.