2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Kia Sorento

Black 2019 Kia Sportage and black 2019 Kia Sorento side by side

When it comes to a new model year, most manufacturers want to come out of the gates strong. However, Kia took things one step further by making the new Sportage and Sorento SUVs as two of their first 2019 models to be released. Each offering their own unique performance and conveniences, let's take a close look at some of the key differences between the 2019 Kia Sportage vs the 2019 Kia Sorento.

One of the first things drivers will notice between the two models is the size difference. The 2019 Kia Sportage offers two rows of seating for up to 5 passengers. With this, the new Sportage offers a max of 60.1 cu.ft of room for cargo. The larger 2019 Kia Sorento offers three rows of seating for 7 passengers with a maximum 73.0 cu.ft of cargo space being available.

2019 Kia Sportage


2019 Kia Sorento

$23,750 Starting MSRP $25,990
26 Combined MPG 25
181/237 Standard/Max Horsepower 185/290
5 Seats 7

Engine Options in the 2019 Kia Sportage and 2019 Kia Sorento

Both the 2019 Kia Sportage and the 2019 Kia Sorento both are able to impress drivers with their respective engine options. The new Sportage comes standard with a 181-horsepower 2.4-liter engine, with the option to upgrade to a 273-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. The new Sorento offers a bit more power, with its standard 185-horsepower 2.4-liter engine and 290-horsepower 3.3-liter V6 engine.

Whichever SUV model you choose to go with between the 2019 Kia Sportage vs the 2019 Kia Sorento, you're sure to be making a great choice. If you would like to learn even more about the differences between these two new Kia SUVs, be sure to contact us at Mike Murphy Kia. You can also get behind the wheel of these new models today by visiting our dealership in Brunswick, GA. We'd be more than happy to assist you with your next car purchase.