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2021 Kia Sorento vs. 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

New 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia
Sorento

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New 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2021 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*
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$29,390 to $42,590
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$25,245 to $39,095
Invoice* $28,362 to $40,674 $24,235 to $37,531
MPG - City 21 - 24 21 - 23
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 27 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5 - 7
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 Volkswagen Tiguan, 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 Volkswagen Tiguan. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Kia Sorento and the Volkswagen Tiguan have similar Destination Charges.

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

Utility
The Kia Sorento has less seating than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making the Volkswagen Tiguan the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

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