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2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Kia Sorento

2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Kia Sorento

The 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Kia Sorento are two of the most-popular competitors in the SUV segment. Detail-oriented drivers who take the time to compare these two SUVs will find that there are many differences in terms of performance, efficiency and practicality between the 2018 Honda CR-V vs the 2018 Kia Sorento.

The 2018 Honda CR-V’s base trim, LX, comes equipped with a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine which produces 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Kia Sorento’s standard powertrain is a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine with 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Honda CR-V LX is also more fuel-efficient* than the 2018 Sorento, as detailed in our comparison table below.

2018 Honda CR-V LX


2018 Kia Sorento

180 ft-lbs. Torque 178 ft-lbs.
26/32/28 miles per gallon* Fuel Economy (Cty/Hwy/Combined)* 21/28/24 miles per gallon
39.2 cubic feet Standard Cargo Capacity 38.8 cubic feet
75.8 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 73.5 cubic feet

2018 Honda CR-V LX Storage & Comfort

The 2018 Honda CR-V LX has a cargo capacity of 39.2 cubic feet when all seats are in their standard position. Folding the seats down provides drivers with a maximum cargo capacity of 75.8 cubic feet. In comparison, the 2018 Kia Sorento has a standard cargo capacity of 38.8 cubic feet and a maximum cargo capacity of 73.5 cubic feet.

Standard 2018 Honda CR-V LX safety features include: Rear door child safety locks, an engine immobilizer, daytime running lights, auto delay off headlamps, child seat anchors, front and rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags, emergency braking assistance, stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring and passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

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