Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Outback

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$25,900
$25,895

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 hp
175 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L DOHC GDI I4
2.5L DOHC 16 Valve 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.1 in.
42.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
40.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.4 in.
38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.3 in.
38.9 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

AUX Input

AUX Input

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/65HR17
P225/65HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.4 in.
108.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.2 ft.
36.1 ft.

Width

Width
74.4 in.
189.6 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3704 lbs.
3622 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 hp
175 hp

Torque

Torque
178 ft. lbs.
174 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 lbs.
2700 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 lbs.
270 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.8 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
29 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
32 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento
Subaru Outback

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
146.4 ft³.
108.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3704 lbs.
3622 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
28 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
32 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2700 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
270 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2700 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
270 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs.
2700 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Regular Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
2.5 L/152

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
CVT w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64
3.58 - 0.62

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83
3.67

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84
4.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39
490

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
6.3

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
110

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.59
Strut

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51
Double Wishbone

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600
Strut

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3
Double Wishbone

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
P225/65HR17

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
P225/65HR17

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Compact

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
17 X 7 in.

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
17 X 7 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/65HR17
Compact in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/65HR17
Aluminum

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
Steel

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
Rack-Pinion

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
36.1 ft.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel Disc

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Yes

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.2 ft.
12.4 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
11.8 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
18.5 gal.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
40.8 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
42.9 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
58.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
55.5 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.8 gal.
38.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
38.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.1 in.
57.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.1 in.
55 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
56.7 in.
108.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.3 in.
189.6 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.4 in.
72.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
58 in.
66.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.4 in.
61.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.4 in.
62.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.4 in.
8.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
66.3 in.
77.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.3 in.
41.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.7 in.
46.3 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.3 in.
42.5 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
73.5 ft³.
32.5 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.8 ft³.
27.9 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
38.8 ft³.
73.3 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Sorento
35.5 ft³.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Sport Utility
35.5 ft³.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Outback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.4
Intermediate Sport Utility

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Sport Utility

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
2.5

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
DOHC

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
aluminum