2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

Trying to find the best SUV for your family can be hard; there are just so many options to choose from. So, to help you out, we compared the 2018 Kia Sorento with the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder.

Both the Sorento and the Pathfinder offer advanced capabilities and can be equipped with an all-wheel drive system for families who enjoy the get-up-and-go lifestyle. And both also offer several electronic control systems that allow for better handling in various conditions, such as a traction control system and hill assist control. However, there are major differences between the two SUVs; for instance, the Pathfinder is outfitted with seating for seven while the Sorento has seating for five in lower trim levels. You can also see some differences in convenience and efficiency in the chart below.

2018 Kia Sorento L FWD


2018 Nissan Pathfinder S FWD

21 / 28 MPG Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY) 20 / 27 MPG
146.4 cubic feet Passenger Volume 137.8 cubic feet
Available All-Wheel Drive Available
Standard Power Heated Side Mirrors Not Available

2018 Kia Sorento available in Fort Wayne, IN

Though, there are other similarities between the 2018 Sorento and the 2018 Pathfinder. In fact, they both able to feature 12-volt DC power outlets, a universal garage door opener, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a hands-free power liftgate. Plus, both SUVs are able to be equipped with trailering gear, so you can take your family on an adventure without having to worry.

However, the Sorento has more driver-assistive technologies available, including:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Surround View Monitor
  • Rear Parking Assist System

Overall, the 2018 Kia Sorento is able to offer more flexibility, a better sense of safety and better efficiency compared to the 2018 Nisan Pathfinder.

For more information about the 2018 Kia Sorento, you can contact us online or by calling 855-983-7090.