Comparison - Kia Sorento SX 2020 - vs - Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

Jeep J8,Jeep TJL-J8

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
41,790
Updated: 
31 Mar 2019
$
38,045
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
17.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
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
Color: 
Granite Crystal Metallic
#333738
Ocean Blue Metallic Clear Coat
#001B58
Firecracker Red Clear
#CC1301
Sting-Gray Clear-Coat
#3A3A3A
Billet Silver Metallic
#837F7C
Bright White Clear Coat
#FFFFFF
Mojito! Clear Coat
#497E09
Black Clear Coat
#0E0A09
Bikini Pearl Coat
#FAFAFA
Hellayella Clear Coat
#FDE82D
Punk'n Metallic Clear Coat
#AB2E00

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The 2019 Jeep Wrangler is a rugged two- or four-door SUV that’s an adventure waiting to happen.

Pros
Impeccable off-road chops, in any configuration
Iconic style
More efficient turbo-4
Improved interior
Easy-to-use optional off-road system

Cons
Expensive for a Jeep Wrangler
Rugged ride
Back seat takes a back seat
Sparse base trim
Pickup and diesel are on the horizon

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Jeep Wrangler SUV models are available with a 3.6 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 285 hp, depending on engine type. The 2019 Jeep Wrangler SUV comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual.

Pros
Unrelentingly capable off-road
Maintains rugged Jeep character
Increased capability compared to old models
Extensive customization options from the factory and aftermarket

Cons
Steering is slow and feels loose, especially on the Rubicon trim
Poor ride comfort and handling abilities
Less cargo space than some conventional crossovers
Mild towing capability for an otherwise highly capable rig

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Jeep Wrangler ranked #13 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Jeep Wrangler has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 14 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Herculean off-road ability
Four-door model has lots of cargo space
Punchy turbocharged engine

Cons
Other SUVs are more agile and smoother on the pavement
High starting price
Subpar gas mileage

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

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

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
3.60L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
260ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
285hp
at 6 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.30Feet
34.50Feet

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
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.00in
166.80in
Width: 
74.40in
73.80in
Height: 
66.50in
73.60in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
10.80in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
96.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
42.60
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
41.70
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
41.20in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
35.70in
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
53.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
55.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
45.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in
57.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
72.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
31.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
44.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
37.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
5250.00lbs

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
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
Premium Cloth
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Seat With Manual Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
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
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
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)
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB connection
8 total speakers
12 Months of provided satellite radio service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Manual convertible roof
Privacy glass
Removable soft top
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
17 X 7.5-In
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Fullsize matching spare tire
Polished alloy wheels
Outside Rear Mounted Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
70
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 brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear ventilated 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: 
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
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Electronic Infotainment System Group
Advanced Safety Group
LED Lighting Group
Steel Bumper Group
Quick Order Package 28R
Safety Group
Smoker's Group
Trailer Tow And HD Electrical Group
Cold Weather Group
Quick Order Package 23R
Exterior Options: 
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
Jeep Trail Rated Kit
Body Color 3-Piece Hard Top
MOPAR Hinge-Gate Reinforcement
MOPAR Lower Body Side Graphic
Premium Black Sunrider Soft Top
Soft Top Window Storage Bag
MOPAR Upper Body Side Graphic
LT285/70R17C Outline White Lettering Off-Road Tires
Body Color Fender Flares
Premium Tan Sunrider Soft Top
17" X 7.5" Black Wheels W/Polished Lip
Black 3-Piece Hard Top
Interior Options: 
Illuminated Scuff Plates
Cargo Mat
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net Envelope
Interior Light Kit
SX Mahogany Leather Seat
Cargo Net Floor
Alpine Premium Audio System
MOPAR Hardtop Headliner
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
MOPAR Cargo Tub Liner
MOPAR Front Grab Handles
MOPAR Black Perforated Leather
MOPAR Black Stitched Leather
MOPAR Black Stitched Leather
Trail Rail Management System
Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
MOPAR All-Weather Floor Mats
MOPAR Plastic Door Sill Guards

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Mahogany, premium leather
#C04000
Black, premium leather
#2E3133
Light Gray, premium leather
#6F777A
Color: 
Black, premium cloth
#000000
Black/Heritage Tan, leather
#0E0E0E
Black, leather
#000000