2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review

New 2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia
Sorento

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

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MSRP*
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$26,990 to $41,890
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$36,600 to $38,600
Invoice* $25,952 to $39,512 $34,404 to $36,284
MPG - City 18 - 22 23
MPG - Hwy 24 - 29 30 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 7
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
The Kia Sorento offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. The Kia Sorento offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sorento as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Kia Sorento is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sorento is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Kia Sorento and the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Kia Sorento has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Kia Sorento has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Sorento and the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. The Kia Sorento has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sorento than that of the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.