2017 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Ford Explorer

The Kia Sorento brings a little something for everyone and though it is a midsize SUV, the 2017 Sorento offers seating configurations in either five- or seven-passenger settings. Superior size and strength, midsize SUVs are great options for families and really anyone who would benefit from the increased size and powerful stature. Without a doubt, there is no shortage of available SUVs on the market but time after time the Kia Sorento proves to be one of the most valuable on the market. This comparison of the 2017 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Ford Explorer, shows how the Kia midsize SUV hold up to some of the most well-known models available.

The Sorento and Explorer may have a slight difference in size but the Sorento is just as capable of carrying as many passengers as the competing Explorer. In comparison to the 2017 Explorer, the 2017 Sorento receives higher rated fuel economy at 21 city mpg and 28 highway mpg compared to the Explorer's 17 city mpg and 24 highway mpg and with SUVs every mile-per-gallon counts. The Sorento has a starting price of $25,400 which is about $6,000 less than the Explorer's starting price of $31,600. Offered at a more reasonable value, the 2017 Sorento offers a convenient configurable interior with impressive fuel economy.

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2017 Kia Sorento VS 2017 Ford Explorer
21/28 MPG 17/24
5 or 7 Passenger Capacity 7
Yes All-Wheel Drive No
5,000 lbs. Max Towing 5,000 lbs.

2017 Kia Sorento near Dallas, TX

The 2017 Sorento makes smartphone connectivity easy with the newly available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Explorer customers won't find this feature on their SUV. In addition to its smartphone connectivity feature the Sorento offers many convenience and safety features to its customers. Some of the convenience features include rear parking sensors, heated seats, hands-free power liftgate, a heated steering wheel and more. For safety features, the 2017 Sorento features blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and a forward collision mitigation system with automatic emergency braking.

To get more information on the 2017 Kia Sorento, contact Moritz Kia to talk with a sales team member. With three locations in the Fort Worth and Hurst area, Moritz Kia offers convenience for customers in the surrounding area. Schedule a test drive for the 2017 Sorento at Mortiz Kia through our website, just choose a location that works best for you.

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