Kia Sorento Versus Ford Edge & Hyundai Santa Fe
The 2016 Kia Sorento offers you more than the competition at a similar price with features like satellite radio, heated mirrors, automatic headlights and a rear sunshade as well as available blind spot detection, heated and cooled front seats and heated rear seats, panoramic sunroof and updated multimedia system. The Sorento is available in both 5 and 7 passenger seating configurations, while the Ford Edge only provides room for 5 passengers.
With Kia’s unbeatable warranty of 5 years/100,000 km, the Sorento offers great value and reliability in a capable form. See how the competition Ford Edge and Hyundai Santa Fe compare to the Kia and find the best vehicle for life in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Kia Sorento Versus Ford Edge
With a more compact and economic four-cylinder engine, the Kia Sorento is able to best the Ford Edge’s larger 3.5L V6 engine on fuel economy numbers, while the Sorento’s available V6 offers more power and efficiency than that of the Edge – although the pricier Ford Edge Sport does offer the most power with a turbocharged V6.
The Kia Sorento also offers up to 7-passenger seating and a larger storage area than the Ford Edge, which only offers room for up to 5 passengers. Comparing warranties, the Ford Edge only provides 3 years or 60,000 km of coverage compared to the 5 years and 100,000 km provided by Kia.
Lastly the similarly sized and equipped Ford Edge is approximately $2,200 more expensive than the Kia Sorento. For an SUV that debuted all the way back in 2006, that’s not a particularly good value for BC families.
Kia Sorento Versus Hyundai Santa Fe
The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe puts up stiff competition to the new Kia Sorento. This year the Hyundai Santa Fe comes with the 2.0L Turbocharged GDI engine that you would expect may be a little better than the Sorento’s. But as the Sorento is 200 pounds lighter than the Santa Fe, it offers improved driving dynamics and better utilizes all of its power. The Sorento’s wheelbase is also four inches shorter which makes for sportier handling around corners. The Sorento’s 3.3L GDI offers 290 horsepower, whereas the Santa Fe’s 2.0L engine provides only 265 horsepower.