2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

kia sorento vs nissan pathfinder

In order to absolutely guarantee that you are buying the exact SUV that fits your price range and everyday needs, we have compiled an in-depth comparison to see how the all new model of Kia Sorento matches up with the newest model of Nissan SUV. Keep reading to see how the two models match up in this 2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Nissan Pathfinder comparison.

In order to guarantee you are getting the most accurate comparison possible between the two SUVs, we will be comparing the base trim for both vehicles, which are the closest to each other in terms of price and features. For both the Sorento and the Pathfinder, this is the 4 door, two wheel drive model.

You can see check out how the two models look in this picture, and if you are interested in how these two compare with more detailed metrics, you can continue reading below. If you live or work in the High Point area, and are already considering buying a new 2018 Kia Sorento, check out our latest inventory of the Sorento by clicking the link below.

2018 Kia Sorento


2018 Nissan Pathfinder

120 mo/120,000 miles Powertrain Warranty 60 mo/60,000 miles
38.8 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 16.2 cubic feet
Standard Low Fuel Warning Not Available
Standard Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Not Available

Which of These SUVs is Right for You?

When looking at these two vehicles based on these particular metrics, the choice to make between these two becomes very simple. The 2018 Kia Sorento is hands-down the better car in terms of dependability, practicality and convenience features. Let's look a little more at this comparison to see why.

Perhaps the most notable difference in this comparison is in the length of the Powertrain Warranty on the Sorento. The incredible warranty of ten years, or 100,000 miles, means not only that you can trust Kia as a brand, but that Kia is definitely confident in the durability of their vehicles.

The interior cargo volume of the Sorento, at 38.8 cubic feet, has the storage to cover a wide variety of different situations. At over double the volume of the Nissan Pathfinder, the Sorento should certainly be your choice between these two if you need storage space.

Finally, the convenience features of illuminated vanity mirrors and the low fuel warning are things that can definitely make the difference with two cars so close in quality. While they may seem like small and insignificant features, small things like this can make your drive a little bit easier.

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