Comparison - Kia Sorento SX 2018 - vs - MG GS Exclusive 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

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Kia Sorento 2018 review: first drive video
2018 Kia Sorento Review | CarTell.tv
2016 Kia Sorento review by Just Drive It
Kia Sorento Review | AutoExpert John Cadogan | Australia
2019 Kia Sorento Review | How Useful Is the Third Row? | Edmunds
2020 Kia Sorento S Review | CarAdvice
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MG GS 2016 road test and review
Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
41,000
Updated: 
03 Jan 2018
30,201
Converted from British Pound
Updated: 
02 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
14.60gals
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: 
Arctic White
#ECECEC
Jet Black
#191B1F
Aspen Silver (metallic)
#A1A1A1
Sunset Orange (metallic)
#D25214
Mocha Brown (metallic)
#6F5B49
Sahara Gold (metallic)
#B4732F

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 MG GS is the brand’s first SUV, built to rival the Nissan Qashqai, Renault Kadjar and Vauxhall Mokka X. The MG costs less than all those models and is also a little bigger so, in terms of value for money, it’s off to a flying start.

Pros
Decent looks
Punchy engine
Low price

Cons
Cheap feeling cabin
Firm ride
Small boot

By: 
carwow.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
30.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
44.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
1.50L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
184ft-lbs
at 4 300rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
163hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
38.71Feet

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
Cold storage box
Rear foot wind tunnel
Auto-dimming inner rear view mirror
Lazy locking
Trunk 12V power
A/C system
AUX
Push Button Start

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
187.40in
177.16in
Width: 
74.40in
73.03in
Height: 
66.50in
65.55in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
7.28in
Front Track: 
63.80in
61.96in
Rear Track: 
63.70in
62.72in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
104.33in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
39.25
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
38.11
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
40.79in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
37.13in
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
56.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in
54.41in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
47.18cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
1525lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
17.06cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
3053.40lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
AUX
Odometer

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
electric mirror
LED tail lamp
Xenon headlamp
LED daytime running lights

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
Fabric sporty seat
Leather sporty seat
Driver's seat lumbar support
Front heated seats
Driver's 6-way manual adjustable seat
Driver's 6-way power adjustable seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Rear ventilation ducts
Incline adjustable rear seats
2nd row proportional foldable seat
Passenger's 4-way power adjustable seat
Passenger's 4-way manual adjustable seat

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Macpherson struts front suspension
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Multi-link rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
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
A/C system
Heater + A/C
Heater + Auto A/C
Lazy locking
Trunk 12V power
Power adjustable door mirror with steering light

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
Radio + AUX/USB
MP3 + iPod
DAB audio
Radio data system (RDS)
iGo navigation
USB (with charging function)
Mirror link

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
Manual fold rear-view mirror
Electrical heated door mirrors
Front and rear boneless wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.5 in
18 in.
Wheels more: 
Steel spare wheel
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

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
Electric brake
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Electric rake
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*
Seat belt height adjustment
Rear ISOFIX (x2)
Take me home function
Side air curtain
Anti rolling program (ARP)
TPMS
Automatic door latch function
Seat belt reminder

Options

Packages: 
Sx Advanced Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Cross Bars (Panoramic Sunroof)
Mud Guards
Tow Hitch (2.0T/3.3L)
Puddle Lights
Washer Heater
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