2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia Sportage

2019 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia Sorento*

2020 Kia Sportage vs. Sorento

2020 Kia Sportage


2020 Kia Sorento
2.4L Inline-4

Base Engine

181-hp 2.4L Inline-4
Up to 1,653 Pounds

FWD Towing Capacity

2,000 or 3,500 Pounds
FWD 23/30/26 MPG

EPA Estimated Fuel Economy

FWD 22/29/25 MPG
5 Passengers

Seating Capacity

7 Passengers
4 Configurations

Trim Levels

5 Configurations
$23,990 MSRP

Base Price

$26,990 MSRP

Few can match the Kia SUV lineup on any level, from performance to affordability, which is why we’ve decided to compare the Sorento vs. Sportage: these two vehicles find their stiffest competition in each other. Head-turning design, spacious interior, and luxurious comfort come together in both the 2020 Kia Sorento and Sportage, but they do have significant differences for your Marion driving experience. For a look at exceptional quality at every turn, the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. Sorento match-up should be an essential part of any Anderson shopping experience. See below for an in-depth look at the full versatility of these two sleek SUVs.

Compare Kia Sorento vs. Kia Sportage: Interior

One of the more significant differences in the new Kia Sportage vs. Sorento comparison are the interior seating, cargo space, and comfort features:

  • Seating Capacity: The new Kia Sorento seats 6 to 7 passengers in classic mid-size fashion, while the 2020 Kia Sportage seats 5 passengers comfortably.
  • Cargo Space: 30.7 cubic feet of cargo space finds itself in the Kia Sorento when all the seats are in the upright position, while the Kia Sorento offers 11.3 cubic feet with all the seats filled. However, with all the seats flat, the Kia Sorento provides an impressive 73 cubic feet and the Kia Sportage provides 60.1 cubic feet.
  • Seat Fabric: YES Essentials® Fabric Treatment comes standard on most Sorento seating made of cloth. As for the Kia Sportage, Anderson drivers will sit in the lap of luxury with a premium Tricot Cloth Seat Trim. Both offer available leather trim seat options.

Compare Kia Sorento vs. Kia Sportage: Performance

Kia Sorento Base Engine:

  • 2.4-Liter Inline-4
  • 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
  • 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway

Upgraded Engine:

  • 3.3L V6 Engine
  • 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway

Kia Sportage Base Engine:

  • 2.4-Liter Inline-4
  • 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque
  • 23 mpg city and 30 mpg highway

Upgraded Engine:

  • 2.0-Liter Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
  • 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway

If you are looking for more towing power, the Kia Sorento may be the way to go. However, if you prefer a more fuel-efficient ride, the Kia Sportage is a strong option.

Compare Kia Sorento vs. Kia Sportage: Pricing and Configurations

Even at the base level, the 2020 Sportage comes standard with advanced driver assist systems such as Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist w/ Pedestrian Detection and Lane Keeping Assist, among many others. If you opt up for the EX option, the price of which is closest to the base trim of the 2020 Sorento, you’ll also have the innovative Blind-Spot Collision Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning. Find the full range of the four trim levels in the 2020 Sportage below:

2020 Sportage

  • LX: $23,990 Starting MSRP
  • S: $26,140 Starting MSRP
  • EX: $27,290 Starting MSRP
  • SX Turbo: $33,590 Starting MSRP

In the Kia Sorento vs. Kia Sportage comparison, the 2020 Sorento comes standard with more formidable performance enhancements at its base level, including Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) and a wealth of adventurous additions to its drivetrain for extra handling on off-road routes around Fishers. See below for the five trim levels available with the 2020 Sorento:

2020 Sorento

  • L: $26,990 Starting MSRP
  • LX: $28,090 Starting MSRP
  • S V6: $33,190 Starting MSRP
  • EX: $35,490 Starting MSRP
  • SX: $40,090 Starting MSRP

Test Drive Your Favorite in Muncie Today

While there are a number of great ways to dig into a Kia comparison, to truly compare the 2020 Kia Sorento vs. Kia Sportage, drivers will need to get behind the wheel. If you want to look more closely at the Sportage, check out the Kia Sportage towing capacity. Stop by Muncie to take a test drive, or simply contact us today to schedule a time that’s convenient for you. Get a new and exclusive look at the upcoming 2021 Kia Sorento before it’s released. Your new Kia adventure awaits!

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