|2016 Kia Sorento||2016 Kia Sportage||2016 Kia Soul|
|MPG||21 city, 29 highway||21 city, 28 highway||24 city, 31 highway|
|Cargo||73 cubic feet||54.6 cubic feet||61.3 cubic feet|
|Towing||5,000 pounds||2,000 pounds||N/A|
|Weight||3,704 - 4,343 lbs.||3,280 - 3,664 lbs.||2,714 - 2,837 lbs.|
2016 Kia Sorento vs. 2016 Kia Sportage vs. 2016 Kia Soul
If you're not already driving or aware of Kia's stable of crossover vehicles, then you're in for a treat. No, scratch that - you're about to have your mind blown. We'll compare the three primary crossover / SUV models that Kia produces and see which one best suits your driving needs among the 2016 Kia Sorento, the 2016 Kia Sportage and the 2016 Kia Soul.
If you're looking for a rugged vehicle that can chew up and spit out road or off-road surfaces with peak power, plus has plenty of cargo room (73 cubic feet) and a durable exterior, then the 2016 Kia Sorento is your ride. If it's pizzazz, style and fun you want, along with 61.3 cubic feet of room for your cargo and sedan-like handling, then the 2016 Soul is your ideal vehicle. For something in-between the two in terms of power and handling, but with nearly as much cargo room and the ability to tow a ton, you have the 2016 Kia Sportage.
What sets these vehicles apart? The 2016 Kia Soul merges the best fuel economy of the group - 24 mpg city, 31 mpg highway - with fun available features like mood lights that change with the music you play. The 2016 Sportage is Kia's longest-running nameplate with compact crossover size but retaining elite power. the 2016 Kia Sorento tows the most - up to 5,000 pounds - and still gets solid gas mileage at 21 city, 29 highway in base models.
Everyone Wins with a Kia Crossover Vehicle
If you match up these three Kia models with the comparable vehicles from other companies in their class, they are typically significantly more affordable. This doesn't mean Kia has skimped on the quality, as these vehicles have won plenty of awards. Here's but a few: honors for Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year (2016 Soul), International SUV of the Year (2016 Sorento) or highest score for small SUVs in J.D. Power's Vehicle Dependability Study (2015 Sportage). Not to mention both the 2016 Sorento and the 2016 Soul were named Top Safety Picks by the prestigious Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. With any of these three, that low price just means it's easier to get a quality vehicle that provides value, as well as anything else you need for the road ahead.
To sum up, the 2016 Kia Sorento is a rugged, versatile crossover that can handle on- of off-road driving with ease. The 2016 Sportage is a smaller, sportier crossover that has plenty of power but nicer handling with its small size. Finally, the 2016 Kia Soul is a crossover with sedan-like handling, the cargo room of a SUV and a style that is uniquely all its own.
We have the Kia Sorento, the Kia Sportage and the Kia Soul on the lot at Patterson Kia of Wichita Falls, which is located at 2910 Old Jacksboro Highway in Wichita Falls TX, and we would love for you to visit us on the lot or take a look at our inventory online. Some of the other models we have on the lot are the Kia Optima sedan and the Kia Sedona minivan, among other models. For more information please call us at (877) 763-7209 or come see us in person to see our inventory and test drive a model today.