Comparison - Kia Sorento SX 2018 - vs - Land Rover Discovery Sport SE 2018

General

2018 Kia Sorento Review | CarTell.tv
Kia Sorento 2018 review: first drive video
2020 Kia Sorento Black Edition review | Runout deal or no deal?
New Kia Sorento 2021 pricing and specs detailed
Kia Sorento 2021 review: Sport+ diesel
Walkaround 2017 Kia Sorento SXL V6 Overview
Land Rover Discovery Sport: What It's REALLY Like To Live With
2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport first drive review
2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport SE review | CarAdvice
Land Rover Discovery Sport 2015 Launch Film
Land Rover Discovery Sport Commercial
Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

--

Average Price: 
41,000
Updated: 
03 Jan 2018
37,795
Updated: 
23 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
18.00gals
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: 
Aintree Green Metallic
#0F7D40
Aruba Premium Metallic
#DAD6CB
Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
#3C3E44
Corris Grey Metallic
#5C5B5F
Farallon Black Premium Metallic
#242930
Firenze Red Metallic
#64191E
Fuji White
#FAFAFA
Indus Silver Metallic
#A6A6A6
Kaikoura Stone Metallic
#786A65
Loire Blue Metallic
#253A84
Narvik Black
#1D1D1D
Phoenix Orange Premium Metallic
#F8691D
Santorini Black Metallic
#12140F
Scotia Grey Metallic
#6F847D
Silicon Silver Premium Metallic
#9F9E9C
Waitomo Grey Premium Metallic
#676060
Yulong White Metallic
#D2D4D8

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 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport builds on the automaker’s reputation in all the right ways. It’s comfortable, relatively affordable, and still capable.

Pros
Capable off-road
Well-equipped at every trim level
Handsome exterior
Comfortable for four adults

Cons
No standard heated seats?
Somewhat thirsty
Pricey uprated engine
Gets expensive with just a few options

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport ranked #15 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Land Rover Discovery Sport has a score of 7.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Outstanding interior
Plenty of standard tech features
Quiet, smooth ride

Cons
Unimpressive handling
Infotainment system unresponsive at times
Transmission has poorly timed shifts
Below-average fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Discovery Sport gains a few updates. Most notably, the turbocharged four-cylinder engine is now more powerful and efficient and is available with two different output levels. Changes have also been made to front-seat adjustments and comfort. Some changes have been made to trim-level equipment and options.

PROS
Above-average off-road and all-weather capabilities
Available third-row seating
Plenty of passenger and cargo space

CONS
Active safety features and driver aids are pricey extras
Cabin is well-made but less luxurious than those of rivals
Below-average fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
2.00L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
251ft-lbs
at 1 250rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
237hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
38.30Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
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
Transmission, cruise and audio 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
Rear Parking Sensors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
187.40in
181.00in
Width: 
74.40in
81.50in
Height: 
66.50in
67.90in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
8.30in
Front Track: 
63.80in
63.80in
Rear Track: 
63.70in
64.10in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
107.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
40.10
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
38.70
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
62.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
4409lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
34.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
23.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
31.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
3960.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Compass: 
yes
no

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
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks

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 passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather/Cloth
Bucket front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
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
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
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
10 total speakers
190 watts stereo output
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection

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 wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.5 in
18
Wheels more: 
Steel spare wheel
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Null tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

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: 
Ventilated front disc
Ventilated front disc
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
no
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: 
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*
2 Front Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
4-Wheel ABS
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Roadside Assistance
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
3 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Sx Advanced Technology Package
18" Black Design Package
Discovery Sport Tow Pack- 7 Seat
Convenience Package
3rd Row Package
Chrome Wheel Lock Pack
Black Design Package
Climate Comfort Package
Driver Assist Plus Package
Vision Assist Package
Protection Pack
Chrome Wheel Lock Pack
Discovery Sport Tow Pack- 5 Seat
Black Wheel Lock Pack
Audio Upgrade Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Cross Bars (Panoramic Sunroof)
Mud Guards
Tow Hitch (2.0T/3.3L)
Puddle Lights
Washer Heater
Black Roof Rails
18" Black Design Package W/Santorini Black Contrast Roof
18" 5 Split Spoke Style 511 Wheels W/Gloss Dark Grey Finish
19" 5 Split-Spoke Style 521 Alloy Wheels
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray (7 Seat)
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net
SX Merlot Leather Seat
InControl Apps
Loadspace Cover
InControl Wi-Fi
Ebony Morzine Headliner
SiriusXM Satellite Radio & HD Radio
12-Way Power Front Seats (4-Way Lumbar)
InControl Touch/SD Card Navigation
Perforated Grained Leather Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Metallic, premium leather
#000000
Ivory, premium leather
#D8D5C4
Color: 
Cirrus/Lunar, leather/cloth
#B4B6B3
Ebony/Cirrus, leather/cloth
#232428
Glacier/Lunar/Cirrus, leather/cloth
#898F89