2021 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Buick Enclave

White 2021 Kia Sorento and red 2020 Buick Enclave

With a sculpted new look and the latest in-demand technology, the 2021 Kia Sorento has joined the big leagues. Now competing against brands known for luxury, the Sorento is giving even more of the competition a run for their money.

We know the 2021 Kia Sorento has upped the ante with its redesign and overhauled looks, but just how much of a change is coming? This 2021 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Buick Enclave comparison is putting the Sorento head-to-head with a member of the luxury competition to show buyers just how much it has to offer. Keep reading to learn more about the Sorento or click the link below to view our lineup of in-stock Sorento models at Friendly Kia.

2021 Kia Sorento


2020 Buick Enclave

2.5-liter Turbo-4 engine Base Engine 3.6-liter V6 engine
Yes Hybrid Model Variants No
8.0-inch touchscreen standard | 10.3-inch touchscreen available Infotainment System 8.0-inch touchscreen standard
Standard Apple CarPlay® | Android Auto™ Standard
Available All-Wheel Drive Available
10 years/100,000 miles Powertrain Warranty 6 years/70,000 miles

Lasting Luxury Behind the Wheel of the 2021 Kia Sorento

Everything about the 2021 Kia Sorento looks good. The interior, the exterior, its lineup of features and technology – the 2021 Sorento has checked every box on the list. This generation of the Kia Sorento is bringing everything to the table, even more than you knew you needed out of an SUV. But how does this next-generation Sorento compare to the competition?

Tampa Bay-area shoppers who might be looking for their next SUV may be wondering if the 2021 Sorento is worth the wait and we’re here to tell you that it is. This Kia SUV comes fitted with a standard 277-horsepower 2.5-liter turbo-4 engine paired to an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Those looking for an eco-friendly option can now choose from a range of hybrid Sorento variants – a first for the Kia Sorento. Meanwhile, the competing 2020 Buick Enclave limits shoppers to gas-powered models alone and comes fitted with a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine.

Inside the cabin of the Sorento drivers will find the latest technology that will turn every day-to-day drive into a luxury-inspired getaway. The Sorento comes fitted with a standard 8-inch touchscreen display equipped with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ to keep drivers connected while on the road. The available 10.3-inch touchscreen adds even more convenience for drivers with a bigger display and easily accessible features and controls. Every model in the 2020 Enclave lineup features an 8-inch touchscreen display and no larger option is available in the lineup.

For information on the arrival of the 2021 Kia Sorento in Tampa Bay, stay tuned to the Friendly Kia blog or contact a member of our team today.