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2021 Audi Q3 vs. 2021 Kia Sorento Review

New 2021 Audi Q3

2021 Audi
Q3

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New 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*
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$34,000 to $36,000
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$29,390 to $42,590
Invoice* $31,960 to $33,840 $28,362 to $40,674
MPG - City 20 - 22 21 - 24
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 25 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Audi Q3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Sorento will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q3.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q3 as you will with the Kia Sorento, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Sorento. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi Q3 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Kia Sorento.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q3 is much slimmer than the Kia Sorento, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sorento.

Drivetrain
The Audi Q3 has much lower torque than the Kia Sorento, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q3 has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Utility
The Audi Q3 has less seating than the Kia Sorento, making the Kia Sorento the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Sorento.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Audi Q3 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.