2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Honda Pilot | Mission, TX
The ideal family vehicle is a spacious SUV with leading safety technologies and reliable performance. Two SUVs that immediately come to mind are the 2020 Kia Sorento and the 2020 Honda Pilot. But when both make such compelling offers to buyers, how do you know which is the better vehicle? Objectively reviewing the vehicles side by side, you will discover that the Kia Sorento maintains a healthy lead over the Honda Pilot. Here’s why:
Investing in a new set of wheels is no cheap task. When you are committing to a multi-year loan, you might find some solace by going with a more affordable vehicle. And we’re not just talking about the difference of a couple hundred dollars. The 2020 Kia Sorento starts significantly lower than the 2020 Honda Pilot. In fact, if you go with the base Sorento, you’ll save more than $5,000 over the base Pilot.*
Performance And Fuel Economy
Power tops out at 280 horsepower in the new Honda Pilot with the 3.5-liter V6 engine. While that’s impressive, the new Kia Sorento offers something more: an optional 3.3-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine that cranks out 290 horsepower.
Prefer a more efficient ride to a more powerful one? You’ll still want to go with the 2020 Kia Sorento, whose standard engine generates 22 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway. This is compared to just 20 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway for the 2020 Honda Pilot.**
The 2020 Kia Sorento also makes a better value proposition in terms of warranty. The basic warranty lasts either 60 months or 60,000 miles, compared to just 36 months or 36,000 miles with the 2020 Pilot. The powertrain in the Sorento is warranted for 10 years or 100,000 miles, while the powertrain in the Pilot is only guaranteed by warranty for five years or 60,000 miles.
Test-drive the 2020 Kia Sorento at Bert Ogden Mission Kia in Mission, TX.
*Starting MSRP” is manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for base model trim. Sorento SX Limited with AWD shown – priced higher at $46,490 MSRP. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options and dealer charges. Actual prices set by dealer and may vary. Kia Motors reserves the right to make changes at any time as to vehicle availability, destination, and handling fees, colors, materials, specifications, features, accessories, packages and models. Not responsible for typographical and computer errors. Other options available for other trim levels. Some color, package, and option selections may include, exclude, or require the purchase of additional options and packages. All exterior and interior images and specifications contained on this website are based on latest product information available at the time of posting and may vary slightly from actual product. See retailer for details.
**EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.