Compare Kia Sorento vs Subaru Forester

Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo 4 Cylinder Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo 4 Cylinder Gas
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
277 hp
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
N/A
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
N/A
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
N/A
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
29 MPG
City
N/A
26 MPG
Highway
N/A
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
431.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
547.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
182.1 in
Height
N/A
67.5 in
Max Width
N/A
71.5 in
Front Width
N/A
61.6 in
Rear Width
N/A
61.8 in
Wheelbase
N/A
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
58.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
57.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,449 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,500 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
76.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A
31.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
31.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles