Compare 2021 Kia Sportage vs 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia Sportage vs 2021 Kia Sorento
2021 Kia Sportage 2021 Kia Sorento


2.4L I-4 2.5L I-4


181 hp 191 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

23/30 * 24/29 *

  Seating Capacity

5 Passengers 7 Passengers

  Cargo Space

60.1 cu. ft. 75.5 cu. ft.

2021 Kia Sportage vs 2021 Kia Sorento

Serving Morrow, GA

Both the Kia Sportage and the Kia Sorento share a solid history centered around quality that has extended through several decades and across multiple generations. The Sportage sits in the compact crossover SUV class, and it has two rows of seating. The Sorento is a midsize crossover that is priced slightly higher than the Sportage, and it has an available third row. What else should you know about these vehicles before making your purchase?


The first three of the Sportage’s four trim levels are outfitted with an I-4, 2.4-liter, 181-horsepower engine. The output of the turbocharged engine in the Sportage’s top trim level is 240 horsepower. The Sorento is also available with two powertrains with its five trim options. The base engine is a 191-horsepower, 2.5-liter machine. The top Sorento trim levels have a turbocharged variation of this 2.5-liter engine, and it puts out 240 horsepower.


While both of these Kia crossover models have contemporary styling from end to end, they also have distinctive personalities. The Sportage has a rounded nose, a strong curve through the roof, and triangular headlights placed off from the small grille. The Sorento has longer curves through the roof and hood with beefy haunches. The large grille is integrated with the three-bulb headlights.


You can enjoy convenient access to all of the creature comforts you desire when choosing one of these well-equipped models. While specific features vary by model and trim, some of the equipment offered in both models are a color display screen, auto climate control system, wireless device charging, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, USB ports, and a Harman Kardon audio system.

Which trim level of the 2021 Sportage or Sorento will you select? To get more familiar with the options, contact Kia Atlanta South’s sales department today.

* EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.