Getting a new vehicle is a big step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. We encourage you to compare various vehicles to find the best one. On this page, we compare the 2022 Kia Sorento and the 2021 Subaru Forester in terms of dimensions, warranty coverage, and safety features. You can find new Kia models here at Friendly Kia in the Tampa Bay area, and we also have used vehicles of various types which may include Subaru Forester models.
The head room for the 2022 Kia Sorento is 40.3 inches in the first row. In that same row, shoulder room is 59.1 inches, hip room is 55.6 inches, and leg room is 41.4 inches. The total interior volume of the vehicle is 121.3 cubic feet, which can supply you with up to 105.3 cubic feet of passenger space and up to 75.5 cubic feet of cargo volume.
The 2021 Subaru Forester is of course a slightly smaller model, but it clocks in with pretty similar stats. In the first row, passengers will enjoy 41.2 inches of head room, 43.3 inches of leg room, and 58.2 inches of shoulder room. The overall passenger volume is 11.9 cubic feet and the overall cargo volume is 74.3 cubic feet.
The 2022 Kia Sorento gets the industry-leading Kia 10 year or 100,000-mile warranty program. Our team can give you more details on how that is broken down. Used vehicles may or may not come with warranties, but if you purchased a brand new 2021 Subaru Forester, you would get a new car limited warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles.
For the purposes of this comparison, we are using the base trim levels of each model. For the 2022 Kia Sorento, safety features include Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Intelligent Speed Limit Assist, and more. The 2021 Subaru Forester is also a very safe vehicle and comes with Brake Assist. The base trim level does not come with Lane Change Assist.