2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Split screen images of the 2019 Kia Sorento and 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

A minivan isn’t the only option for drivers with big families to haul. Not only do full-size SUVs like the 2019 Kia Sorento offer plenty of comfy seating for everyone in all three rows, but they also offer plenty of room for cargo and towing capability if the interior cabin doesn’t quite cut it for long trips. Plus, the SUV segment offers premium style, on-road handling, and off-road performance that can’t be matched with a minivan.

So, just how does the 2019 Kia Sorento stack up against other family-friendly SUVs in the market? We put it head to head against a newcomer in the market that has made quite a splash, the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas, to find out. Keep reading to see how the 2019 Kia Sorento fared or head straight to the 2019 Sorento inventory available now at Moritz Kia in Fort Worth via the link below.

2019 Kia Sorento


2019 Volkswagen Atlas

$26,290 Starting MSRP $30,895
22/29  Fuel Economy 22/26
2.4-liter Base Engine 2.0-liter
7 Passengers Seating Capacity  7 Passengers

Pricing and Fuel Economy

As you can see from the chart above, when it comes to pricing the 2019 Kia Sorento has the obvious upper hand. With a base trim that is over $4,000 less than the base trim of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas, drivers are getting a lot more for their money when they go with the Kia. Even the 2019 Sorento lineup’s highest priced trim level comes in at a lower starting price tag than the highest priced trim on the 2019 VW Atlas, meaning in general drivers will be saving on their purchase when compared to their Atlas counterparts.

The savings don’t end after the purchase price. The 2019 Kia Sorento also offers better fuel economy scores meaning drivers should also be saving money each time they fill up the pump, which can really add up over the course of vehicle ownership.

If value is high on your priority list for your new vehicle, it’s hard to top the 2019 Kia Sorento SUV. Not only does it deliver class-leading hauling capability for large families, but when compared to the competition like the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas, drivers simply get more for their buck.

For a more in-depth look at the pricing and features available in the 2019 Kia Sorento lineup, SUV shoppers are encouraged to reach out to the team at Moritz Kia in Fort Worth. Stop by the dealership in person to get behind the wheel for a test drive or get quick answers to your questions online via the pop-up form below.