2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep vehicles are known throughout the globe as rugged, off-road vehicles with power and space for cargo. That means nothing to the 2017 Kia Sorento, an SUV with off-road driving abilities that leaves its competition in this comparison, the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, in the dust.

For starters, the 2017 Grand Cherokee norms 19 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, while the 2017 Sorento gets a superior 21 mpg city, 28 mph highway in its base trim level. Not only will you save at the pump, you'll save almost $10,000 on the 2017 Sorento at Friendly Kia with our VIP Price of $19,475 compared to the 2017 Grand Cherokee's lofty $29,188 price at the competition.

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2017 Kia Sorento Vs. 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
$19,475 (Friendly Kia VIP) Price Starts at $29,188 (The Competition)
21, 28 Base MPG (city, highway) 19, 26
73.5 Cargo Room (cubic feet) 68.3
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick? No
10 years or 100,000 miles Warranty Coverage - Limited Powertrain 5 years or 60,000 miles

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When you are looking at an SUV, you want space for passengers plus all your bags and gear. The 2017 Kia Sorento has more room for both, with up to 73.5 cubic feet for cargo, which tops the 2017 Grand Cherokee's 68.3. But the 2017 Sorento also can hold more passengers for road trips and fun nights out, with 154.2 cubic feet in seven-passenger models, while the 2017 Grand Cherokee can only hold five passengers to the tune of 105.4 cubic feet. Even if you scale back to a five-passenger 2017 Sorento, you'll have a luxurious 146.4 cubic feet. You simply have more room for any situation with the 2017 Sorento, and with available leather and Nappa Leather seat accents, as well as available heated front and second-row seats.

When you add it all up – price, fuel economy, and space – the 2017 Kia Sorento is the clear winner among these two SUVs. We'd love to set you up with a test drive at Friendly Kia, 5819 US Highway 19 in New Port Richey, FL. We also serve the Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Brooksville, Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. If you plan on purchasing a new or used car, please take advantage of our trade-in policy and our exclusive partnership with Kelley Blue Book KBB.com's Trade-In Marketplace/Buying Center.

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