2018 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Toyota Highlander

New for 2018 are SUVs that give shoppers the option to get a lot for a little. What do we mean? While SUVs are typically thought of as vehicles that will cost you a little more, there’s one brand that’s innovating technology and performance without driving up the price. See for yourself which SUV offers the features that matter most to you as we compare the 2018 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Toyota Highlander.

One of the downsides of big-name brands like Toyota is that they typically cost more. If you look at these two models, you’ll notice that the 2018 Sorento comes in at a starting MSRP of nearly $5,000 less than the Highlander. So what are you sacrificing to get the better price? Nothing really. Take a closer look at the chart below.

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2018 Kia Sorento L vs 2017 Toyota Highlander LE
$25,800 MSRP $30,630
21 city/28 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 20 city/24 hwy mpg
5 Stars NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test 4 Stars
185/178 Horsepower/Torque 185/184

Additional Comparisons

Most will say that these categories are the most important to consider when comparing two SUVs. However, there’s more to the 2018 Sorento than just that. Take a look at the comparison in cargo volume between the two. The 2018 Sorento comes in with a cargo volume of 38.8 cubic feet, much more than the 13.8 cubic feet available in the Highlander. Despite the similarities in horsepower and torque, the Sorento has a higher standard towing of up to 2,000 lbs while the Highlander sits at 1,500. You never know what you may want to drag behind, and luckily you’ll be able to take more when you drive the 2018 Sorento.

Interested in seeing this SUV for yourself? We have 2018 Sorentos available at Rohrman Kia in Lafayette IN! Give us a call or stop by and we’ll get you set up with one of our talented team members who will find the perfect match for you. When you walk inside the doors of Rohrman Kia, we treat you like family. Come on down today!

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2018 Kia Sorento Blind Spot Detection
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