Compare a Kia SUV to the Competition in McKinney, TX

Does your family need an SUV that is comforting for common commutes around Frisco or Plano? There is a lot that can go into your overall decision, with everything from comfort to safety to consider. Here at Huffines Kia McKinney, we realize that you may not have enough time to research the comparative details on vehicles such as the Kia Sorento and Honda Pilot on your own. That is why we have completed the hard work for you, putting these models up against one another to determine which SUV is right for you.

Kia Sorento vs. Honda Pilot

  • Start your comparison off with tremendous value in the Kia Sorento, which comes with a less expensive starting MSRP than the Honda Pilot
  • With 24 miles per gallon combined compared to 22 miles per gallon combined in the Honda model, the Kia Sorento gives you flexibility when it comes to delaying your next fill-up in Allen
  • Five years or 60,000 miles of basic warranty coverage and roadside assistance is better than what the Honda model can offer for Richardson drivers
  • Dallas shoppers will appreciate that there is over three additional inches of front legroom in the Sorento model
  • The Kia Sorento also holds a five star to four star advantage in overall frontal safety crash rating

The Kia Sorento comes with a higher value, better fuel economy, more impressive warranty coverage and additional comfort than the Honda Pilot can offer both you and your family. We invite you to test drive this new Kia model here at our dealership today, as we can discuss the superior offerings of this SUV in more detail at this time.

The Kia Sorento vs. A New Toyota Highlander

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Smart shoppers in the Frisco area always check out the competition when making a large investment to ensure they are getting the best deal for them. And with so many different makes and models to choose from comparing two or three is a great way to find the vehicle that meets your needs and budget. While researching trim levels and features and reading reviews is not as fun as going to a test drive it is still an important part of shopping for your next vehicle. Here at Huffines Kia McKinney, we want to help drivers from all over the Dallas area make a well-informed decision. So we have compared the Toyota Highlander to the Kia Sorento in all the ways that matter most.

Performance & Efficiency

Like many other Richardson drivers you spend a good amount of time behind the wheel and want to enjoy the drive while also getting the most out of each mile per gallon. So when it comes to performance and efficiency the Kia Sorento has both. The Toyota Highlander has two powertrain options to choose from. A 2.7L four-cylinder with 185 horsepower and a 295 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine. The Kia Sorento has three powertrain options to choose from. First is the standard 185 horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder. The second engine is the available 3.3L V6 that produces 290 horsepower. Or for a more spirited experience choose the 240 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder with a turbocharger. All three engines come equipped with an Electronically Controlled 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Overdrive and  Sportmatic™ Sports Shifter.

Interior Space

Both the Toyota Highlander and the Kia Sorento offer seating for up to eight passengers. But when Plano drivers want a more spacious and comfortable interior they choose the Kia Sorento. The Toyota Highlander has a passenger space of 144.9 cubic feet with 38.4 inches of second-row legroom. The Kia Sorento however, has a passenger space of 146.4 cubic feet and 39.4 inches of second-row legroom.


Like many Allen drivers price matters and saving money is always a plus. The Kia Sorento will save you almost five thousand compared to the Toyota Highlander! The Toyota Highlander has a starting MSRP of $31,030. The Kia Sorento, however, starts at $25,900 to help you save more and get more.

Compare The Kia Sorento With The Nissan Rogue

New 2018 Kia Sorento near Richardson TXNew 2018 Nissan Rogue in McKinney TX

Whether you have multiple members of your family that you transport often around Dallas, you're looking for a vehicle that can handle your extra-curricular activities near Richardson, or you just want to be able to spread out in a stunning, innovative, and powerful SUV, we recommend taking a closer look at the Kia Sorento. This impressively versatile SUV is ready to accomplish all of the above goals and more and is prepared to prove that it can take on any of its competitors, like the Nissan Rogue. Read below to find out how these two exquisite SUVs compare and contrast.

Room For Your Family, Friends, And Cargo

When you're looking for a new SUV, you want it to be big enough to handle whatever packing needs you may come across. The Kia Sorento has much more passenger volume than the Nissan Rogue, with 146.4-cubic feet or 154.2-feet versus the 105.8-cubic feet in the Nissan Rogue, and also offers one inch less of cubic feet in cargo space. Your passengers, from the front to the available third row, will be able to enjoy added space to stretch out, relax, and appreciate the ride in your new Kia Sorento.

Power To Get You Where You Need To Go

With the Kia Sorento you'll have more power to get you through the toughest terrain or inclement weather. The standard 2.4-liter I4 engine produces 185-horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque and the available 3.3-liter V6 comes with an outstanding 290-horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. The only engine option in the Nissan Rogue produces 170-horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque.

Safety Features

With the precious cargo that you'll be transporting you'll want to ensure that they remain safe and secure. The Kia Sorento has received high marks in both the NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test and NHTSA Passenger Crash Test, higher than the Nissan Rogue, and also has many technological systems to help prevent these from occurring in the first place.

Stop By Huffines Kia McKinney To Learn More About The Kia Sorento

If you're interested in seeing the Kia Sorento for yourself, feel free to stop by our McKinney, Texas dealership, located near Frisco, Plano, and Allen, to take it for a test drive. We would love to help you discover more of the differences between the Kia Sorento and the Nissan Rogue and assist you with finding your new Kia Sorento today!