Comparison - Kia Sorento SXL 2019 - vs - Infiniti QX30 ESSENTIAL 2019

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Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
46,490
Updated: 
31 Mar 2019
$
41,500
Updated: 
12 Jan 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
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
14.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Titanium Silver
#9D9EA0
Ebony Black
#121212
Snow White Pearl
#FAFAFA
Platinum Graphite
#626265
Dragon Brown
#504744
Color: 
Black Obsidian
#1A1A1A
Blade Silver
#AEAEAE
Chestnut Bronze
#352B29
Graphite Shadow
#434345
Ink Blue
#172773
Liquid Copper
#8D716B
Magnetic Red
#8F1A22
Majestic White
#E0E0E0
Pearlescent Black
#32272F

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

There are a few changes under the Sorento's hood for 2019.The SX trims top the range with more luxury-oriented features. All Sorentos seat up to seven passengers.

PROS
Convenient size should fit many families
Ample feature content for the money
Stylish and high-class interior
Extra-long warranty coverage

CONS
Base four-cylinder engine is underpowered
Third-row seat is strictly for kids
Less cargo space than other three-row models

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Kia Sorento is a right-sized, well-priced three-row crossover SUV for those who can skimp a little on third-row space.

Pros
Upmarket feel inside and out
Terrific ride quality
Responsive, natural steering
High value
Solid, quiet feel

Cons
Second row sits too low
Turbo-4 engine bites the dust for 2019
Don’t bother with the base engine

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Seating comfort
UVO multimedia system
Cargo room
Wireless phone charging added
Wide array of available convenience features
Quiet cabin

Cons
Steering feel
Eco mode
Sport mode is very harsh
Turbo four-cylinder discontinued; diesel engine as-yet unavailable

By: 
cars.com

For 2019, the QX30 merely adds new option packages for the Luxe model. These include the Navigation package with Infiniti's InTouch services that allow users to unlock and lock the doors and schedule maintenance remotely using a smartphone app, and the 19-inch Wheel package that adds—you guessed it—19-inch Gun Metallic wheels rolling on run-flat summer tires. Otherwise, the QX30 lineup carries over unchanged.

Pros
Concept-car styling,
nicely crafted interior,
Sport model truly feels sporty.

Cons
Subpar fuel economy,
cramped cabin,
fully loaded versions are pricey.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 INFINITI QX30 comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automated manual.Forward collision mitigation now standard on all trims.Updated trim level names: Pure, Luxe, Sport and Essential.Panoramic sunroof now standard on Luxe and above.

PROS
Strong acceleration and sharp handling
High-quality interior materials
Powerful and confident brakes
Interior controls are easy to locate and use

CONS
Less usable cargo space than its competitors
Interior quarters are cramped, especially for rear passengers
Drive modes are either laggy or frenetic
Ride comfort is compromised by the sporty suspension

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Infiniti QX30 stands out with style and sprightliness but makes compromises in interior space.

Pros
Swoopy style
Upscale interior
Spry handling
Available all-wheel drive

Cons
Limited interior space
Inconsistent throttle
Style over practicality
Expensive

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
30.00mpg
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
258ft-lbs
at 1 200rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
208hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
37.30Feet
36.60Feet
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: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio 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.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Roadside Assistance
Concierge Service*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination Download*
Keyless ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.00in
174.20in
Width: 
74.40in
71.50in
Height: 
66.50in
60.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
8.00in
Front Track: 
61.90in
Rear Track: 
61.90in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
38.41
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
52.10in
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
41.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
54.80in
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
37.50
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
49.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
33.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in
53.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
34.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
19.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
18.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
30.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
3556.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
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
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
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
8-way power driver and front passenger seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Bucket Front Seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest

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
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in 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)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
10 total speakers
Bose premium brand speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Power glass sunroof
Rear spoiler
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
18 X 7.0-In
Wheels more: 
Chrome Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Run flat tires
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
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
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
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification
Turn signal mirrors
Rear door child safety locks
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Emergency Service*
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights

Options

Packages: 
ProASSIST Package
Cargo Package
Navigation Package
Cafe Teak Theme Package
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards (Front And Rear)
Washer Heater
Puddle Lights
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Tow Hitch (3.3L)
Snow White Pearl
Cross Bars - Pano Roof
Paint Protection Package
Premium Paint
Splash Guards
Rear Bumper Protector
Interior Options: 
SXL Terracotta Nappa Leather Seat
Cargo Mat (7 Seat)
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net Envelope
Interior Light Kit
SXL Black Metallic Nappa Leather Seat
Cargo Net Floor
Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Terracotta, premium leather
#E2725B
Black Metallic. premium leather
#000000
Color: 
Graphite, leather
#1D1D1D
Wheat, leather
#AD9E92
Brown, leather
#49413E