2016 Honda Pilot vs 2016 Kia Sorento: Which Should You Buy?


Honda Pilot and Kia Sorento have been redesigned for the year 2016 that made a jump from the middling to the top contenders with midsize SUV rankings that are very affordable.

These two car models are great choices however; they have several key differences that we should keep in mind as well decide whether we are going to have Honda Pilot or a Kia Sorento.

When it comes to price 2016 Honda Pilot seems to be higher than 2016 Kia Sorento wherein the former has a price of $29, 995 and the later has a price of $24, 9900. If we are going to base on the standard engine, 2016 Honda Pilot consists of 3.5-liter V6 with 280 horsepower. Meanwhile, 2016 Kia Sorento consists of 2.4 liter of four cylinders with 185 horsepower.

The fuel economy that 2016 Honda Pilot has is 19/27 mpg city per highway while the 2016 Kia Sorento has 21/29 mpg city per highway. The estimated annual cost of the former model is $1,900 while the later can only consume up to $1,750. On the other hand,

when it comes on the capacity of a max cargo, the former has the capacity to obtain 83.9 while the later can only have up to 73. When it comes on the standard capacity of passenger, the former have 8 available chairs while the later only have 5 available chairs.

The standard features that 2016 Honda Pilot have includes a USB port, a Bluetooth, a rearview camera, push-button start and seven-speak audio system. On the other side, the 2016 Kia Sorento has features that include a USB port, a Bluetooth and a 4.3 inch touch screen audio system.

You have noticed that the price of Kia Sorento is lower than the Honda Pilot, however, you should remember that you are going to pay for extra for the Sorrento’s that are available in the third row seat. Aside from that, Honda Pilot also have an edge in the capacity of cargo as well as in the standard power but we are going to notice that the available turbocharged in Sorento have a narrow gap from the Kia Sorento.

When it comes on the technology, the Kia Sorento lacks on the Honda Pilot’s rear seat system that provides entertainment. However, Kia Sorento’s SUV does not provide a 360 degree of system camera used for parking.

The 2016 Honda Pilot and the 2016 Kia Sorento both have their excellent features however; there is still one of them that will stand out. Therefore, if you are looking for a car that will suit perfectly on the things that you need along your journey on the road, you should choose carefully between the things that the 2016 Honda Pilot and the 2016 Kia Sorento has to offer.

Consider the things that you need as well as the budget that you have before choosing from the two models the one you are going to take.