2021 Kia Sorento vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5 | NewCars.com

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2021 Kia Sorento vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5 Review

New 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia
Sorento

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New 2021 Mazda CX-5

2021 Mazda
CX-5

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MSRP*
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$29,390 to $42,590
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$25,270 to $37,405
Invoice* $28,362 to $40,674 $24,798 to $35,947
MPG - City 21 - 24 22 - 25
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 27 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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

Convenience
The Kia Sorento requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda CX-5, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Kia Sorento is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda CX-5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Sorento will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mazda CX-5.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Mazda CX-5 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Sorento greatly out-muscles the Mazda CX-5.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda CX-5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sorento than that of the Mazda CX-5.