2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Buick Envision: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Buick Envision Review

New 2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia
Sorento

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New 2020 Buick Envision

2020 Buick
Envision

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MSRP*
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$26,990 to $41,890
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$33,500 to $43,600
Invoice* $25,952 to $39,512 $31,959 to $41,594
MPG - City 18 - 22 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 24 - 29 25 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Buick Envision. The Kia Sorento will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sorento as you will with the Buick Envision, 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 Kia Sorento will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Buick Envision. 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 Kia Sorento will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Buick Envision.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sorento is much wider than the Buick Envision, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Kia Sorento, which is slightly longer than the Buick Envision.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Kia Sorento transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Buick Envision.

Handling
The Kia Sorento has a larger turning radius than the Buick Envision, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Buick Envision for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Sorento greatly out-muscles the Buick Envision.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Buick Envision, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Kia Sorento, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Buick Envision.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sorento than that of the Buick Envision.