What is the Difference Between the Kia Sorento and Kia Sportage?

February 28th, 2022 by
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Are you in the market shopping for a new Kia SUV? The new Kia Sorento and Kia Sportage are two premier SUVs that provide our drivers of Riverdale with class-leading vehicles in comfort, style, safety.

While the two Kia SUV models share similar features and purposes, the main differences between the two are in interior design and performance capabilities.

Here at Kia of Riverdale, we compare the Kia Sorento and Kia Sportage to help you find the SUV that is right for you and your family.

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Interior Design and Dimensions

Both the 2022 Kia Sportage and Kia Sorento have the label as an SUV, but the Sorento offers more room for cargo and passengers. The dimensions and seating capacities are as follows:

Kia Sportage Interior Dimensions

  • Rows: 2
  • Seating Capacity: 5 Passengers
  • Max Cargo Volume: 60.1 cubic feet
    • Behind 2nd Row: 30.7 cubic feet
  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 41.5 / 38.2 in.

Kia Sorento Interior Dimensions

  • Rows: 3
  • Seating Capacity: 7 Passengers
  • Max Cargo Volume: 75.5 cubic feet
    • Cargo Volume Behind 3rd Row – 12.6 cubic feet
    • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row – 45 cubic feet
    • Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row – 75.5 cubic feet
  • Legroom (Front/2nd/3rd): 41.4 in. / 41.7 in. / 29.6 in.

Performance

When comparing the performance levels of the 2022 Kia Sorento and Kia Sportage, each SUV provides its own set of turbocharged engines offering both front-wheel and all-wheel drive. Where the two show differences are in towing capacity and hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain options.

The Kia Sorento towing capacity, when properly equipped, has a max towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. The Kia Sportage, when properly equipped, has a max towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.

Between the two Kia SUVs, the 2022 Kia Sorento comes in a hybrid and plug-in hybrid option for those interested in a more environmentally sustainable Kia SUV.

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To add more value to your shopping experience, we encourage you to learn more about the eight trim levels of the 2022 Kia Sorento and the four trim levels of the 2022 Kia Sportage.

We welcome you to visit our Kia dealership in Riverdale if you are interested in either of our new Kia SUVs for sale.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us. Serving the areas near Pompton Plains and Wayne, NJ, we hope to hear from you soon!

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