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2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Honda Pilot LX cropped

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Honda Pilot



60 months/60,000 miles

Basic Warranty

36 months/36,000 miles

MPG (city/hwy)

154.2 cu ft.

Passenger Volume

144.9 cu ft.
2,000 lbs

Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs

If you’re looking to purchase a reliable SUV around the Leland area, then you probably have found yourself debating between brands like Kia vs. Honda. And, when comparing two of their most popular models, the 2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Honda Pilot, Carolina Beach customers will notice how the Sorento beats out the Honda Pilot in terms of a lower starting price, a better warranty coverage, a stronger fuel economy, more cabin space, and much more!

Starting MSRP and Warranty Coverage

One of the biggest debates Jacksonville customers may be having with themselves is on their starting price and the Kia vs. Honda reliability. Customers will glad to see that the Kia Sorento has a much lower MSRP over the Honda Pilot. And, thanks to the trusted Kia Warranty, drivers who opt for the Sorento will be covered for much longer in terms of time and distance as opposed to the basic and powertrain warranty delivered with the Honda Pilot.

  • 2019 Kia Sorento
    • Starting MSRP: $25,990
    • Basic Warranty: 60 months/60,000 miles
    • Powertrain Warranty: 120 months/100,000 miles
  • 2019 Honda Pilot
    • Starting MSRP: $31,230
    • Basic Warranty: 36 months/36,000 miles
    • Powertrain Warranty: 60 months/60,000 miles

Don’t forget: You can save even more when you opt for one of our current Kia Sorento lease deals.

Fuel Economy and Safety

Customers in the market for reliable SUVs are not only looking for a great starting price and warranty but also a reliable fuel economy and safety rating. Along with a great price tag, the Kia Sorento manages to edge out the Honda Pilot by delivering a superior fuel economy rating of 22 mpg city/29 mpg hwy. While the Pilot comes close, it only offers drivers an EPA rating of 20 mpg city/24 mpg hwy.

In terms of safety, the Kia Sorento was awarded a 5 Star Safety Rating in the critical NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test, while the Pilot was awarded only 4 Stars. Yet, another reason why families are turning toward the Kia Sorento to stay protected on Oak Island roads.

Passenger Volume and Towing Capacity

When drivers compare the Kia Sorento vs. Honda Pilot they will surely be wowed by how much room they will have inside the Kia Sorento interior. You’ll find that the passenger volume within the Honda Pilot is 144.9 cubic feet, while the Sorento’s 154.2 cubic feet of passenger space enables every passenger to stretch their legs and get comfortable.

And, along with plenty of room and support for every passenger on board, Kia drivers will find that the standard Kia Sorento towing capacity reaches a maximum of 2,000-pounds, as opposed to the Honda Pilot whose standard model can only tow up to 1,500 pounds.

Find the Kia Sorento for Sale at Coastal Kia

Now that you’ve seen how the Kia Sorento compares to the Honda Pilot, you can learn more in our Kia Sorento LX vs. EX and our Kia Sorento vs. Toyota Highlander comparison, and how it measures up against other popular models like the Hyundai Santa Fe. And, be sure to check out our inventory of new and used Sorento models to find what suits you best. Contact us today to schedule a test drive!

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