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2021 Kia Sorento vs. 2021 Lexus UX 250h Review

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2021 Kia
Sorento

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2021 Lexus
UX 250h

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MSRP*
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$29,390 to $42,590
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$35,200 to $39,900
Invoice* $28,362 to $40,674 $33,405 to $37,865
MPG - City 21 - 24 41
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
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 250h. 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 250h.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Kia Sorento, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus UX 250h.

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 Lexus UX 250h. 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 250h.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sorento is much wider than the Lexus UX 250h, 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 250h.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus UX 250h, 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 250h.