Comparison - Kia Sorento SX 2020 - vs - Toyota RAV4 Limited 2019

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Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

Vanguard

Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
41,790
Updated: 
31 Mar 2019
$
35,050
Updated: 
07 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
14.50gals
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: 
Midnight black metallic
#2D2D2D
Silver sky metallic
#A5A6A9
Blueprint
#323C71
Magnetic gray metallic
#38393B
Ruby flare pearl
#81061B
Blizzard pearl
#ECE7EA

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

Redesigned for 2019, the Toyota RAV4 receives a variety of updates, including a stylish new look, a new engine, and added safety and technology features. No doubt they will contribute to the RAV4's status as the best-selling small crossover SUV on the market.The RAV4 is completely redesigned for 2019.

Pros
Quiet interior and comfortable ride quality
Abundant cargo and passenger space
Updated tech interface with lots of USB and power ports

Cons
Merely average power from base powertrain
No other engines available
Stiff, uncomfortable front passenger seat
Engine sounds strained at full throttle

By: 
edmunds.com

With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run.

Pros
Looks great
Wide range of trim levels
Strong performing RAV4 Hybrid
Active safety tech standard

Cons
Interior space compromises
Could use more sound deadening
Pricey with options
Confusing fuel economy story

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 ranked #5 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Toyota RAV4 has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 13 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Great gas mileage
Lots of cargo space
Many standard driver assistance features
Comfortable ride

Cons
Loud engine
Some rivals are sportier

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined - 28
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
2.50L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
184ft-lbs
at 5 000rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
203hp
at 6 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
37.30Feet
37.40Feet
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
yes
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.)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.00in
180.90in
Width: 
74.40in
73.00in
Height: 
66.50in
67.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
8.60in
Front Track: 
62.60in
Rear Track: 
63.30in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
105.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
37.70
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
54.30in
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
41.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
57.80in
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
39.50
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
47.70in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
37.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in
56.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
69.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
37.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
19.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
3620.00lbs

Instruments

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

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
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

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
Height adjustable driver seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leatherette
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
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 center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

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: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electric Power Steering

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)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
19 X 7.5
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17

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 brakes
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
yes
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: 
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
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Limited Grade Weather Package
Protection Package
Limited Grade Advanced Technology Package
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
Alloy Wheel Locks
Special Color
Door Edge Guards
Mudguards
Panoramic Sunroof
Body Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Blackout Emblem Overlays
Paint Protection Film
Interior Options: 
Illuminated Scuff Plates
Cargo Mat
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net Envelope
Interior Light Kit
SX Mahogany Leather Seat
Cargo Net Floor
Universal Tablet Holder
Spider Cargo Net
Carpet Mat Package
Door Sill Protectors
Entune 3.0 Premium Audio, Dynamic Navigation And JBL W/Clari-Fi
All-Weather Liner Package
Four Season Liner/Mat Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Mahogany, premium leather
#C04000
Black, premium leather
#2E3133
Light Gray, premium leather
#6F777A
Color: 
Light gray,leatherette
#7E7E7E
Black,leatherette
#191919
Nutmeg,leatherette
#BCA88F