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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2021 Kia Sorento Review

New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

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New 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*
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$38,050 to $40,050
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$29,390 to $42,590
Invoice* $35,767 to $37,647 $28,362 to $40,674
MPG - City 23 21 - 24
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 25 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 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

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 and the Kia Sorento.

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

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is much slimmer than the Kia Sorento, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is slightly shorter than the Kia Sorento, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Kia Sorento.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 offers greater seating capacity than the Kia Sorento, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Sorento.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.