2024 Kia Sorento Hybrid vs. 2024 Toyota Venza Review

Picture of the 2024 Kia Sorento Hybrid

2024 Kia
Sorento Hybrid

MSRP*: $36,990 to $42,790
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2024 Toyota

MSRP*: $35,070 to $43,215
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MPG - City 36 - 39 MPG 40 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 35 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 75.5 ft3 55.1 ft3
  • 227-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 219-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 227 hp 219 hp
Towing Capacity 1,654 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 189.4 in 186.6 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 40.7 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 in

*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

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

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

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). Whether you pick the Kia Sorento Hybrid or the Toyota Venza, it's going to cost you about the same.

Since the Kia Sorento Hybrid is much wider than the Toyota Venza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Kia Sorento Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Venza.

The Kia Sorento Hybrid has the same turning radius as the Toyota Venza, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

The Kia Sorento Hybrid has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Venza.

Due to its much higher torque, the Kia Sorento Hybrid does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Venza.

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