Comparison - Buick Enclave Avenir 2019 - vs - Kia Sorento SX 2020

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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Make: 
Average Price: 
$
55,800
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
$
41,790
Updated: 
31 Mar 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.70gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Dark Slate Metallic
#576e74
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#1c2427
Satin Steel Metallic
#9ba0ab
Carrageen Metallic
#40616A
Pepperdust Metallic
#B2ABA5
White Frost Tricoat
#FAFAFA
Color: 
Ebony Black
#121212
Snow White Pearl
#FAFAFA
Dragon Brown
#504744
Passion Red
#9E212B
Gravity Gray
#61656A
Imperial Blue
#273A5B
Everlasting Silver
#7C7C78
Sangria
#270710

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Buick Enclave carries over from the redesigned 2018 model with only minor trim and options updates, and that's a good thing. We like the Enclave's long list of standard features and its high level of in-car technology.

Pros
Generous room for passengers in all three rows
Quiet and smooth ride quality
Plenty of standard features

Cons
Some advanced safety features only available on the top trim level

By: 
edmunds.com

Abhor the idea of a minivan? The 2019 Buick Enclave is a generously sized family crossover with a quiet interior and luxury appointments—and no sliding doors.

Pros
Balanced and well-defined silhouette
Generous third-row space
Minimalist cockpit
Confident ride and handling
Decent performance, but…

Cons
...fuel economy lags
Trims and options get pricey fast
Base model lacks most advanced safety tech
All-wheel drive is part-time only

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Buick Enclave ranked #3 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Buick Enclave has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 17 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable, quiet, and spacious cabin
Impressive set of standard features
Lots of cargo space and in-cabin storage
Smooth performance and ride quality

Cons
Interior isn't as posh as some competitors

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Kia Sorento comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed shiftable automatic.Lightly refreshed bumpers and exterior lighting.EX Sport and SX Limited trims dropped.

PROS
Convenient size should fit many families
Ample feature content for the money
Stylish and quiet interior
Extra-long warranty coverage

CONS
Less cargo space than other three-row models
Third-row seat is strictly for kids
Lackluster acceleration even from the V6 engine

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Kia Sorento skimps on third-row seating, but in all other respects it’s a more than respectable crossover SUV.

Pros
Upmarket feel inside and out
Terrific ride quality
Responsive, natural steering
Strong value and warranty
Solid, quiet feel

Cons
Second row sits too low
Don’t bother with the base engine
Mediocre fuel economy

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Changes are minimal on the 2020 Kia Sorento. There are modest styling updates front and rear, and Kia has consolidated the trim levels and packaging on V-6 models. The ritzy SX Limited and its lofty price are gone, but the one-step-down SX provides most of the important content. The standard navigation system on SX models now includes an integrated modem that allows you to control certain vehicle functions remotely and can notify you if you inadvertently leave a kid in the back seat.

Pros
Simple interior layout, agreeable driving experience, seating for seven in a mid-size body.

Cons
Difficult-to-access third row, numb steering, some safety features limited to upper trims.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
3.30L
Torque: 
266ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
Horsepower: 
310hp
at 6 800rpm
290hp
at 6 400rpm
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
37.30Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
keyless ignition
manual rear seat easy entry
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Sun sensor
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
heated steering wheel
leather and wood steering wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
204.30in
189.00in
Width: 
78.80in
74.40in
Height: 
69.90in
66.50in
Ground Clearance: 
7.70in
7.30in
Wheel Base: 
120.90in
109.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.00
39.50
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
56.70in
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
44.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.40in
59.10in
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
39.30
Rear Hip Room: 
57.70in
56.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
39.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.70in
58.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
97.60cu.ft
73.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.60cu.ft
11.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4685.00lbs
4101.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Center and rear limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
leather
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
power folding split-bench third row seats
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
reclining rear seats
Folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
multi-level heating
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar,
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar,
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension,
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
10 total speakers
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
630 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 in.
19 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
temporary spare tire
All season tires
underbody mounted spare tire
painted alloy wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear door child safety locks
Turn signal mirrors
stability control
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
remote anti-theft alarm system
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring
pre-collision safety system
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
Emergency braking assist
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Rear folding headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Roadside Safety Package
Hit The Road Package
Floor Liner Package
Avenir Technology Package
Trailering Package
Premium Carpet Floor Mat Package
Cargo Package
Buick Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Front and Rear Splash Guards
Wheel Lock Kit
Molded Assist Steps
Front License Plate Bracket Mounting Package
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Mud Guards (Front And Rear)
Washer Heater
Puddle Lights
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Tow Hitch (3.3L)
Cross Bars - Pano Roof
Paint Protection Package
Interior Options: 
Powered Tablet Holder
Collapsible Cargo Organizer
Universal Tablet Holders
Protective Seat Cover
Rear Seat Infotainment System w/DVD Player
Horizontal Cargo Net
Rear Seat Infotainment System
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Illuminated Scuff Plates
Cargo Mat
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net Envelope
Interior Light Kit
SX Mahogany Leather Seat
Cargo Net Floor

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#000000
Chestnut w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#684c48
Color: 
Mahogany, premium leather
#C04000
Black, premium leather
#2E3133
Light Gray, premium leather
#6F777A