Comparison - Kia Sorento SX 2018 - vs - MINI Cooper S Paceman ALL4 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

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Make: 
Average Price: 
41,000
Updated: 
03 Jan 2018
28,600
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
7
4
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
3
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
12.40gals
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: 
Absolute Black Metallic
#0D0D0D
Blazing Red Metallic
#700A1B
Brilliant Copper Metallic
#441B10
Chili Red
#941211
Cosmic Blue Metallic
#2A406A
Crystal Silver Metallic
#818181
Jungle Green Metallic
#2E4131
Light Coffee
#3E372F
Light White
#DBDAD6
Midnight Gray Metallic
#222122
Starlight Blue Metallic
#072359

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 MINI Cooper ranked #6 in Subcompact Cars. Currently the MINI Cooper has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 38 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Distinctive interior styling and premium materials
Sharp handling
Energetic turbo engines

Cons
More expensive than most vehicles this size
Cramped back seat
Small cargo area
Firm ride

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Mini Cooper is an icon made better by nimble handling and infinite customization.

Pros
Expressive style
Sharp handling
Varied body styles, including convertible
Comfortable front seats

Cons
Only seats four in Clubman
Cramped cargo area
Options are confusing and expensive
And paying more doesn’t get more

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
1.60L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
177ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
181hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
38.10Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
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
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls
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
Cooled storage compartment
Automatic temperature control
Speed control
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Garage door transmitter
Front beverage holders
Rear beverage holders
Air conditioning

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
187.40in
162.20in
Width: 
74.40in
70.30in
Height: 
66.50in
59.90in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
6.30in
Front Track: 
63.80in
60.00in
Rear Track: 
63.70in
61.00in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
102.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
39.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
37.00
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
40.40in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
33.70in
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
52.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in
52.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
42.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
16.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
3208.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
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
2 one-touch power windows

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
Split-folding rear seatback
Leatherette
Sport front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Height adjustable passenger seat

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Strut
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Multi-Link
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Sport 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
Interior air filtration
Cooled storage compartment
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel

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
MP3 decoder
6 Speakers
USB connection
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Rear defogger
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Rear window wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.5 in
17 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
Steel spare wheel
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

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
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
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*
Fully automatic headlights
Outside temperature display
Electronic stability
Knee airbag
Overhead airbag
Occupant sensing airbag

Options

Packages: 
Sx Advanced Technology Package
John Cooper Works Interior Package
Cold Weather Package
Fully Loaded Package
City Pack
John Cooper Works Exterior Package
Premium Package
Loaded Package
Sport Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Cross Bars (Panoramic Sunroof)
Mud Guards
Tow Hitch (2.0T/3.3L)
Puddle Lights
Washer Heater
White Bonnet Stripes
Stealth Mode (Badge Delete)
Power Folding Mirrors
19" Y-Spoke Silver Alloy Wheels
18" Anthracite 5-Star Double Spoke Wheels
Adaptive Light Control
Chrome Line Exterior
Black Sport Stripes
Sport Stripes White
Red Sport Stripes
Black Headlight Housings
Black Bonnet Stripes
Xenon Headlights
White Turn-Signal Lights
Door Mirror Caps in Chrome
Moonroof
Auto-Dimming Interior and Exterior Mirrors
Piano Black Exterior
All-Season Tires
18" Turbo Fan Wheels
18" Black 5-Star Double Spoke Jet Black Wheels
18" Twin Spoke Black Burnished Light Alloy Wheels
17" 5-Star Double Spoke Black Light Alloy Wheels
18" Turbo Fan Matte Anthracite Light Alloy Wheels
19" Black Cross Spoke Crusher Wheels
17" 5-Star Triangle Spoke Anthracite Alloy Wheels
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray (7 Seat)
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net
SX Merlot Leather Seat
Comfort Access System
Universal Garage Door Opener
Inlay Color Polar Beige
Inlay Color Pure Red
Chrome Line Interior
Interior Mirror w/Compass
Flat Load Floor
Satellite Radio w/1 Year Subscription
Harman Kardon Premium Sound
Cargo Net
Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror
Anthracite Headliner
MINI Connected w/Navigation Package
MINI Connected Package
Center Armrest
Heated Seats
Technology Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Metallic, premium leather
#000000
Ivory, premium leather
#D8D5C4
Color: 
Carbon Black, leatherette
#212121
Gravity Carbon Black, leather
#3E3E3E
Gravity Polar Beige, leather
#C9BEB0
Lounge Carbon Black, leather
#323232
Lounge Championship Red, leather
#070707
Lounge Light Coffee, leather
#463E3A
Parallel Lines Light Tobacco, leather/cloth
#656060
Parallel Lines Pure Red, leather/cloth
#634240