2018 Kia Sorento vs. 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

There's a war brewing in the midsize SUV class, as two models from this ever-popular segment are staking a claim as two of the top models of the lot. While the 2018 Kia Sorento comes from familiar stock, and is well-known for being a safe and rugged vehicle with plenty of room on the inside, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a bit of an enigma, as the vehicle is in its first model year. We'll take the guesswork out of the comparison possibilities and compare them side-by-side!

The 2018 Atlas occupies a narrow space for VW, as the automaker already has a small SUV in the Tiguan and a midsize SUV in the Touareg, although the 2018 Atlas is priced lower than the Touareg and is marketed toward growing families. It carries an MSRP of more than $30,000, while the 2018 Kia Sorento is less than $26,000 MSRP at Friendly Kia, and we have VIP Prices that discount thousands off MSRP for all trim levels and save you money compared to the Atlas!

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2018 Kia Sorento Vs. 2018 VW Atlas
$25,800 MSRP Price $30,500 MSRP
21, 28 MPG (city, highway) 18, 25
290 Top HP 276
154.2 Max. Passenger Room (cubic feet) 153.7
Yes Highest Ranked Midsize SUV in the J.D. Power 2017 Initial Quality Study? No
10 years or 100,000 miles Warranty Coverage: Limited Powertrain 6 years or 72,000 miles

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The 2018 VW Atlas has a sturdy build that leads to 276 peak horsepower and plenty of torque, but the 2018 Kia Sorento has four trim levels with 290 horsepower for added performance and off-road fun. Plus, you save more on gas with the 2018 Sorento, with its top MPG of 21 city, 28 highway, while the best the Atlas can muster is 18 mpg city, 25 mpg highway. You also get Kia's exclusive UVO eServices available in all but the base trim of the 2018 Sorento, with available voice-command navigation, Apple CarPlay, and access to hands-free texting, streaming audio, and more.

Enjoy all of these advantages with the 2018 Sorento – power, fuel economy, available tech – plus more interior room and the industry's longest warranty coverage at 10 years or 100,000 miles for limited powertrain to the 2018 Atlas' 6 years or 72,000 miles. We carry the Kia Sorento on the lot 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. Please call us at (877) 544-6706 or visit us on the lot so we can set you up with a test drive today. 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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