SUVs have been receiving immense traction in recent years. They are comfortable and secure and the go-to vehicle for families. The 2022 Kia Sorento and the 2022 Toyota Highlander are two of the biggest competitors in this segment. Which is a better SUV? To understand, at Classic Kia Carrollton in Carrollton, TX, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2022 Kia Sorento vs 2022 Toyota Highlander.
2022 Kia Sorento
2022 Toyota Highlander
|2.5-liter 4-cylinder or Turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder
|191/181 (2.5-liter) or 281/311 (Turbocharged 2.5-liter)
||Engine Horsepower (hp)/Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
|8-Speed Automatic Transmission
||8-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission
As seen in the table above, the 2022 Kia Sorento is more competitively priced than the 2022 Toyota Highlander. It also offers two types of engines that you can choose from depending on your needs. An available all-wheel-drive system allows you to drive confidently. It constantly monitors the condition of the road for enhanced control and traction. Assisting you on steep inclines is the Hill-Start Assist Control that automatically holds the brake pressure in those rare seconds when you’re shifting your foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator.
Featuring the Kia Drive Wise system, the 2022 Kia Sorento has many safety systems, such as the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Blind Spot Assistance, 360º Surround View Monitor, Safe Exit Assist, Parking Collision Avoidance, and more.
There is ample space inside the 2022 Kia Sorento. It can comfortably seat seven passengers, and the standard 50/50 split-folding third-row seats fold to increase the cargo capacity. It has a dual-level cargo floor that can fit taller items and conceal valuables.
We believe the 2022 Kia Sorento is a better bet in the above comparison. Schedule a test drive at Classic Kia Carrollton in Carrollton, TX, to take this mid-size SUV for a spin.