Comparison - Kia Sorento SX 2018 - vs - Jeep Cherokee Limited 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

Jeep Liberty

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Make: 
Average Price: 
41,000
Updated: 
03 Jan 2018
$
38,245
Updated: 
07 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
15.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony Black
#070506
Platinum Graphite
#646464
Snow White Pearl
#DFDFDF
Titanium Silver
#666465
Remington Red
#9E050D
Sangria
#765F62
Polished Walnut
#49403E
Color: 
Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat
#000000
Pearl White Pearl Coat
#F7F8F3
Olive Green Pearl Coat
#5B5C4A
Light Brownstone Pearl Coat
#A99F93
Velvet Red Pearl Coat
#4E0B1C
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Bright White Clear Coat
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Kia Sorento ranked #2 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Kia Sorento has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 26 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Spacious interior with high-quality materials
User-friendly infotainment system and controls
Above-average fuel economy from four-cylinder engines
Quiet, comfortable ride

Cons
Less cargo space than most

By: 
usnews.com

If you’re looking for a capable, convenient, and comfortable two- or three-row-crossover conveyance, the Kia Sorento is a solid choice. Once you’ve settled on the Sorento, however, the choices don’t end there. Seating for either five or seven, three engines, and both front- and all-wheel-drive variants mean there’s a Sorento for every taste.

Pros
Competent road manners,
Competent road manners,
attractive packaging.

Cons
Limited third-row access,
lifeless steering, pricey.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Kia Sorento ticks all the crossover-SUV boxes, especially in turbo-4 form.

Pros
Upscale feel
Cabin is solid, quiet
Turbo-4’s responsive tune
Well-controlled ride

Cons
Second-row seats need more support
Turbo-4? No third row
Third-row seat has slim space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee appeals for its adventurous side, but it isn’t as roomy as rivals.

Pros
Lovely cabin trim
Very good front seats
Trailhawk off-road skills
Lots of active-safety options
Good infotainment

Cons
Some styling is derivative
Fuel economy is just okay
9-speed’s occasional hiccups
Interior space arrangement

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee ranked #14 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Jeep Cherokee has a score of 7.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 43 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly infotainment system
Fantastic off-road abilities
First-rate cabin

Cons
Meager base engine
Low fuel economy estimates
Below-average cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Prettier face,
more powertrain options,
added cargo space,
off-road chops.

Cons
Characterless turbo mill,
some chintzy cabin trim,
laggardly automatic.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
3.20L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
239ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
271hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
37.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
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: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Retained accessory power
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Roadside Assistance
Vehicle Alarm Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Emergency Service
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Rear Parking Sensors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
187.40in
182.00in
Width: 
74.40in
73.20in
Height: 
66.50in
66.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
8.60in
Front Track: 
63.80in
63.90in
Rear Track: 
63.70in
64.10in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
39.40
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
41.10in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
40.30in
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
53.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
57.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
49.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
54.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
4500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
24.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
18.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
25.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
4046.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-free entry
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
10-way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
leather
Bucket front seats
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -way power driver seat
6-Way Manual Passenger Seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated passenger seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Premium Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Multi-Level Heating

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: 
Simulated wood trim on doors
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Mast antenna
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
6 total speakers
USB Connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
9 Total Speakers
506 Watts Stereo Output
Alpine Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Rear defogger
Intermittent rear wiper
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent wipers
Rear power liftgate door
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.5 in
19 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Steel spare wheel
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear 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: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Turn signal mirrors
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
LED Headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Sx Advanced Technology Package
Quick Order Package 26M
Heavy Duty Protection Group
Technology Group
Quick Order Package 2ZM
Quick Order Package 2YM
Trailer Tow Group
MOPAR Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Cross Bars (Panoramic Sunroof)
Mud Guards
Tow Hitch (2.0T/3.3L)
Puddle Lights
Washer Heater
Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray (7 Seat)
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net
SX Merlot Leather Seat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Metallic, premium leather
#000000
Ivory, premium leather
#D8D5C4
Color: 
Black/Tan, premium leather
#000000
Black/Ski Grey, premium leather
#000000
Black, premium leather
#000000