2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Even though drivers and consumers have more information at their fingertips than ever before, it seems like the car-buying process can be just as confusing and difficult as ever. Really, there are mountains of information about each vehicle model to sift through, that trying to whittle down your choices to just a few can seem nearly impossible! But, fear not, we're here to help!

We research and create these model comparison pages so that you can see how the most popular vehicle models stack up directly against each other in the categories that matter. For this exercise, we're going to be looking at two of the most popular midsize SUV models available today, the 2018 Kia Sorento and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. In order to gauge each model's value, we'll examine their starting MSRP, fuel economy, interior space and safety.

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2018 Kia Sorento
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
$25,800 MSRP $30,595
24 MPG Fuel Economy 21 MPG
146 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 105 Cubic Feet
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick No

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It's easy to see why both models are so popular among drivers. Both the 2018 Kia Sorento and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee boast impressive performance capabilities and affordable price tags. However, when you compare the two models directly with one another, it's clear that the 2018 Kia Sorento offers more value than its Jeep competitor.

While the 2018 Kia Sorento is more affordable than the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, it is by no means a less valuable midsize SUV. In many areas, as you can see, the 2018 Kia Sorento actually outperforms the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. For instance, not only will it save you money in the short term with its lower starting MSRP, it will also save you in the long term with its much better fuel economy. On top of that, you get over 40 cubic feet more of space for you and your passengers in the Sorento than you would get in the Grand Cherokee!

The 2018 Kia Sorento is also one of the safest vehicles you'll ever drive, evidenced by the fact that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rewarded it as a Top Safety Pick+ for its outstanding safety test scores. The Sorento also boasts a wealth of advanced safety features. Available features include:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking 

  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control 

  • Blind Spot Detections system 

  • Lane Departure Warning System 

  • Surround View Monitor 

  • Rear Parking Assist System 
Want to learn more about the 2018 Kia Sorento? Ready to get behind the wheel of one to try it out yourself? Contact our staff at Courtesy Kia for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 
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