2018 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Kia Sorento

Have you fallen in love with the family-friendly Kia Sorento? Have you been waiting to see what the latest 2018 Kia Sorento brings to the table? From year to year, it can be difficult for car shoppers to understand key differences that promise to add value and upgrade your family adventures. Learn more about the updates and changes to the Kia Sorento design with this 2018 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Kia Sorento review.

Already a fan favorite at Moritz Kia, the versatile Kia Sorento is available in seven trim levels – L, LX, EX 2.0T, LX V6, SX and SX Limited. With five- and seven-passenger variants, the Kia Sorento can be tailored to fit your lifestyle and specifications. Armed with a wealth of standard and available features, the Kia Sorento is an incredible value for car shoppers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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2018 Kia Sorento VS 2017 Kia Sorento
$25,800 Base MSRP $25,600
2.4-Liter 4-Cylinder, 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder and 3.3-Liter V-6 Engine Options 2.4-Liter 4-Cylinder, 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder and 3.3-Liter V-6
Standard Touchscreen Display Available
Standard Rearview Camera Unavailable/Standard

What Are the Differences Between the 2018 Kia Sorento and 2017 Kia Sorento?

Are you drawn to the Kia Sorento? Have you asked – what are the differences between the 2018 Kia Sorento and 2017 Kia Sorento? With this 2018 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Kia Sorento comparison, you can take a closer look at the updates and changes to the Kia Sorento design that will benefit you and your family at Moritz Kia.

If price and affordability are key aspects of your car-buying decision, you will find little difference. Current 2017 Kia Sorento models start at just $25,600 and promise incredible value. Updated 2018 Kia Sorento editions promise just a slight price increase to $25,800 and add a standard rearview camera display and a 4.3-inch color touchscreen display that provides one-touch access to Bluetooth features and much more. In addition to these updates, the Kia Sorento will add standard third-row seating to all trim levels that employ the 2.4-liter engine and Dynamax All-Wheel Drive.

Under the hood, the Kia Sorento will deliver the same elite level of performance that has made it a fan favorite for car shoppers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Base Kia Sorento models employ a fun-to-drive and efficient 185-horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. Married to the standard six-speed automatic transmission, the entry-level Kia Sorento powertrain will make 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Upgrade performance with the 240-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that is exclusive to the Sorento EX 2.0T or the wildly popular 290-horsepower 3.3-liter V-6.

White 2018 Kia Sorento on Snow-covered Road
Silver 2018 Kia Sorento with power liftgate
2018 Kia Sorento Wheel
2017 Kia Sorento Front Dashboard with Kia UVO Touchscreen