Comparison - Kia Sorento SXL 2019 - vs - Subaru Crosstrek Limited 2019

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Other Names:

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Also called:

Subaru XV

Make: 
Average Price: 
$
46,490
Updated: 
31 Mar 2019
$
27,195
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed 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
16.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Titanium Silver
#9D9EA0
Ebony Black
#121212
Snow White Pearl
#FAFAFA
Platinum Graphite
#626265
Dragon Brown
#504744
Color: 
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Ice Silver Metallic
#949494
Quartz Blue Pearl
#404E6A
Dark Gray Metallic
#828481
Cool Gray Khaki
#8FA0B0
Venetian Red Pearl
#8D1111
Sunshine Orange
#D26D3B

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

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek's primary draw is its jack-of-all-trades nature. Like a lot of other similarly priced cars or crossover SUVs, it has a roomy interior for both people and cargo, a smooth ride quality, and a long list of available advanced safety features.Revised feature availability.The Starlink telematics system gains a few new features.

Pros
Spacious interior for a hatchback of its size
Offers optional safety features not typically found in the class
High ground clearance for enhanced off-road capability
Comfortable ride quality

CONS
Slow acceleration on the highway
Handling isn't as precise as that of some rival cars
Lower EPA mileage numbers compared to typical crossovers

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek ranked #8 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Subaru Crosstrek has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 29 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of cargo space
User-friendly infotainment system
Well-built interior
Smooth ride

Cons
Seats could use more support
Lethargic acceleration
Rivals handle better

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek is as plucky as ever, but with more available safety gear this year.

Pros
Great overall package
Off-road capable, on-road comfortable
Plucky feel
Quiet, refined demeanor
Lots of safety tech

Cons
Mediocre acceleration
Interior is just OK
Manual transmission no thriftier, nor faster than CVT
Loaded models aren’t as good of a value

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
27.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.30L
2.00L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
145ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 400rpm
152hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
37.30Feet
35.40Feet
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
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
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
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Floor Mats

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.00in
175.80in
Width: 
74.40in
71.00in
Height: 
66.50in
63.60in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
8.70in
Front Track: 
61.00in
Rear Track: 
61.20in
Wheel Base: 
109.40in
104.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
39.80
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
55.10in
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
43.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
56.70in
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
38.00
Rear Hip Room: 
56.40in
55.20in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
36.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.00in
55.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
55.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
20.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
18.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
29.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
3239.00lbs

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
2 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
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Leather
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
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding 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
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)
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Rear window wiper
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
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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
Front ventilated disc brakes
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
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Post-collision safety system
Perimeter Alarm Shock Sensor
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Moonroof + Navigation System + Harman Kardon Amplifier And Speakers
Sport Package - 18" Wheels
Popular Package #4
Standard Model
Popular Package #3
Moonroof
Popular Package #2
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
Body Side Molding Kit Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guard Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guard Quartz Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guard Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Ice Silver Metallic
Body Side Molding Kit Dark Gray Metallic
Trailer Hitch
Door Edge Guard Dark Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding Kit Venetian Red Pearl
STI Roof Spoiler
Cross Bar Set - Aero
Rear Bumper Cover
Wheel Locks- Alloy
Door Edge Guard Cool Gray Khaki
Body Side Molding Kit Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Desert Khaki
Rear Bumper Cover
Roof Spoiler Venetian Red Pearl
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
Interior And Exterior Auto Dimming Mirrors
STI Leather Shift Knob - CVT
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Auto Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Cargo Net
LED Upgrade - Map And Dome Lights
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Interior And Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/Homelink
Footwell Illumination Kit - Blue
Side Sill Plate
Auto Dimming Mirror W/Compass
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Lighting
All-Weather Floor Liners

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Terracotta, premium leather
#E2725B
Black Metallic. premium leather
#000000
Color: 
Black Leather, Leather
#151515
Gray Leather, Leather
#BDB7A5