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2021 Kia Sorento vs. 2021 Toyota Venza Review

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2021 Kia
Sorento

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2021 Toyota
Venza

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MSRP*
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$29,390 to $42,590
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$32,570 to $39,900
Invoice* $28,362 to $40,674 $30,616 to $37,507
MPG - City 21 - 24 40
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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 Toyota Venza. 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 Toyota Venza.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sorento as you will with the Toyota Venza, 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 Toyota Venza. 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 Kia Sorento and the Toyota Venza have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sorento is much wider than the Toyota Venza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Kia Sorento takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Venza.

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 Toyota Venza.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Sorento greatly out-muscles the Toyota Venza.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota Venza, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Kia Sorento, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota Venza.

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