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2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Toyota Highlander near North Port, FL

2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Toyota Highlander near North Port, FL


2019 Kia Sorento shown above (left) with optional equipment. 2019 Toyota Highlander shown above (right) with optional equipment. 

2019 Toyota Highlander

Let your wanderlust captivate you when you put yourself at the helm of the latest and greatest Kia Sorento driving option. The 2019 iteration puts a premium on efficiency and interior amenities, and you will find yourself making every excuse to hop behind the wheel and go for an errand run in this visual stunner. Don’t believe us? We have pitted this model up against the 2019 Toyota Highlander to show that it leaves other vehicles in the SUV segment in the dust. You can see it for yourself today by stopping at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte at 202 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte, FL.

Performance

If you are looking to add an SUV of this caliber to your driveway, then having top-notch fuel ratings at your disposal is essential. The 2019 Sorento will instill undeniable vigor paired with frugality into your morning commutes, thanks to the standard 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that offers a money-saving 22/29 MPG city/hwy1 efficiency rating. When you opt for the 2019 Highlander, you might find yourself pulling over more often, as its standard 2.7L 4-cylinder engine can only offer a lesser 20/24 MPG city/hwy2 fuel rating. When inclement weather rears its ugly head, you want to be prepared. The 2019 Sorento will make sure you grip the pavement with ultimate precision, thanks to the available Dynamax™ AWD system that you can pair with the standard engine. If you want uncompromised traction in the vehicle from Toyota, you will have to switch engines and upgrade to the 3.5L V6 powertrain.

Interior

You deserve to have a cabin that lets you decompress after a long day at the office. The 2019 Kia Sorento makes sure that happens when you recline in the available 14-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with 4-way lumbar support. Unfortunately, when you choose the 2019 Highlander, you will only have an available 12-way power adjustment that doesn’t deliver in terms of flexibility. If you are the go-to carpool driver, then you will definitely appreciate the standard cloth seats with YES Essentials®3 fabric treatment that repels spills and stains to keep your interior looking like-new for the long haul. When you spill your coffee in the Honda, you will have to bring your ride to get detailed because this feature simply isn’t available! After you and your crew get settled in the Sorento, you can look toward the center stack where you will find the standard 7-inch touchscreen that is ready to play all of your music while you access your applications. The 2019 Highlander doesn’t quite live up to expectations, with a 6.1-inch screen.

Space

What better way to enjoy all of the features in the 2019 Sorento in a place that you can call home? Gone are the days of hearing passengers complain about feeling squished, as the Sorento boasts 39.4 inches of legroom in the second row that outshines the Highlander’s 38.4 inches. The third row is usually a position that most passengers dread, but that certainly won’t be the case in the 2019 Sorento, as it provides its occupants with 31.7 inches of leg space. The Highlander will have everyone begging to hop out and stretch their lower extremities, as it can only provide a compact 27.7 inches of room for your crew’s legs. So, go ahead and become the designated driver for your next trip to Mexican Grill for a night of fun because the vehicle from Kia has got you covered!

This matchup between the 2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Toyota Highlander near North Port, FL, ends with the Kia model taking home the crown! Come check it out today at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte.

 

2019 Kia Sorento Center Console

2019 Kia Sorento Interior

Contact Information


Sales Hours

​941-249-6333

Dealership Information

Additional Vehicle Information

2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Toyota Highlander

  • 22/29 MPG city/hwy fuel rating
  • 14-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Standard YES Essentials® fabric treatment
  • 7-inch touchscreen
  • 39.4 inches of legroom in the second row
  • 20/24 MPG city/hwy fuel rating
  • 12-way power-adjustable driver's seat
  • Feature unavailable
  • 6.1-inch touchscreen
  • 38.4 inches of legroom in the second row

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III ULEV70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
1
4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
1
4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

2019 Kia Sorento

Starting at $36,790.00

Please see our incentives page for available current offers

Crash-Test Ratings

2019 Kia Sorento SUV AWD

Overall
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Front Crash Overall
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Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

Awards

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Best SUVs for the Money (2019 Model)
- US News

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  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Comfort
  • Exterior
  • Safety
  • Mechanical
  • Technology
  • Interior

Comfort

Comfort Features

Dash trim leatherette
Shift knob trim leather
Steering wheel trim leather
Armrests rear folding, rear center with cupholders
Interior accents chrome
Floor material carpet

Convenience Features

Memorized settings liftgate
Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
Cruise control adaptive
Power outlet(s) 12V cargo area, 12V front and rear
One-touch windows 4
Reading lights front, rear
Easy entry manual rear seat
Multi-function remote illuminated entry, panic alarm, proximity entry system, trunk release
Cargo area light
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Power windows lockout button
Courtesy lights door
Overhead console front
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone, voice control
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Push-button start
Vanity mirrors dual illuminating
Assist handle rear, front
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage front seatback, cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, sunglasses holder, door pockets
Ambient lighting

Air Conditioning

Air filtration ionizing
Front air conditioning automatic climate control
Front air conditioning zones dual
Rear vents second row
Humidity/dewpoint sensors
Third row air conditioning independently controlled
Third row air conditioning zones single

Exterior

Roof

Moonroof / Sunroof tilt/slide, power panoramic, power sunshade, one-touch open/close, anti-trapping
Roof rails
Roof rails color silver

Doors

Rear door type sensor-activated, power liftgate
Liftgate window fixed

Tires and Rims

Spare tire size temporary
Tire type all season
Wheels alloy
Spare tire mount location underbody
Spare wheel type steel
Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Windows

Rear wiper intermittent, with washer
Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Rear privacy glass
Solar-tinted glass
Laminated glass acoustic

Lights

Front fog lights
Taillights LED, LED rear center
Headlights auto delay off, auto on/off, halogen

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Door handle color chrome
Mirror color body-color
Rear spoiler roofline
Rear spoiler color body-color
Grille color black
Exhaust tip color stainless-steel
Rear bumper color body-color
Fender lip moldings black
Window trim chrome
Rocker panel color black

Safety

Safety

Rearview monitor in dash
Cross traffic alert rear
Driver attention alert system
Autonomous braking
Pre-collision warning system audible warning, visual warning
Lane keeping assist
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact sensor door unlock
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Camera system rearview
Impact absorbing bumpers
Parking sensors rear
Blind spot safety sensor/alert
Lane deviation sensors
Crumple zones front, rear

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor

Security

Anti-theft system engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
2-stage unlocking doors
Power door locks auto-locking

Mirrors

Side mirrors integrated turn signals, heated
Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding

Mechanical

Drivetrain

Drive mode selector
4WD type full time
Locking differential center
Axle ratio 3.51

Brakes

Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 12.0
Front brake diameter 12.6
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes
Electronic parking brake auto off

Suspension

Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type multi-link
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms
Rear shock type gas
Front shock type gas

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control
Hill holder control

Engine

Battery saver
Battery maintenance-free

Technology

Audio System

Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Radio touch screen display, AM/FM
Antenna type diversity, mast
Total speakers 6
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite radio SiriusXM

Telematics

Electronic messaging assistance with read function, voice operated
Driver assistance app roadside assistance
Smart device app function maintenance status
Wireless data link Bluetooth
Phone voice operated

In Car Entertainment

Connected in-car apps Google POIs, Google search
Infotainment UVO, Apple CarPlay ready, Android Auto ready
Infotainment screen size 7 in.

Instrumentation

Instrument cluster screen size 7 in.
Trip computer
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Trip odometer

Interior

Seats

Driver seat power adjustments height, 10, lumbar, reclining
Third row headrests 2
Passenger seat heated
Driver seat heated
Rear headrests 3, adjustable
Passenger seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Rear seat folding split, one-touch fold flat
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Third row seat type 50-50 split bench
Front seat type bucket
Rear seat type 40-20-40 split bench
Upholstery leather-trimmed
Third row seat folding split, flat
Rear seat sliding

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Third row seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors driver
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point

Steering

Steering ratio 14.1

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type AWD

Seating

Standard Seating 7
Max Seating 7
Head Room (front) 39.5 in
Head Room (rear) 39.3 in
Hip Room (front) 56.7 in
Hip Room (rear) 56.4 in
Shoulder Room (front) 59.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 58 in
Leg Room (front) 44.1 in
Leg Room (rear) 39.4 in
Seating Rows 3
Head Room (third row) 36.3 in
Hip Room (third row) 41.4 in
Shoulder Room (third row) 52.8 in
Leg Room (third row) 31.7 in

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 189 in
Width 74.4 in
Width (without mirrors) 74.4 in
Height 66.5 in
Wheelbase 109.4 in
Ground Clearance 7.3 in
Angle of Approach 16.9 degrees
Angle of Departure 21 degrees
Track Width (front) 64.3 in
Track Width (rear) 64.7 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 5622 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 5001-6000 lbs
Curb Weight 4101 lbs
Max Towing Capacity 5000 lbs

Truck Specifications

Max Payload 1521 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 11.3 cu ft
Interior Volume 165.5 cu ft
Passenger Volume 154.2 cu ft
Cargo Volume (rear seats down) 73 cu ft
Cargo Volume (third row down) 38 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Turning Circle 37.3 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 18.8 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type 235/55R19
Front Wheel Diameter 19.0 x 7.5 in
Rear Tire Type 235/55R19
Rear Wheel Diameter 19.0 x 7.5 in

Testimonials

Great experience

John fiasca
CARS
3-31-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great dealership Brandon provided great customer service would highly recommend anyone who’s in the market for a new or used vehicle lots of cars to choose from.

Trey G.
YELP
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I purchased a Kia Cadenza and was very impressed with my buying experience. I was helped by Salesman Ted and he was very knowledgeable. His patience and diligence got me into the car I wanted. I couldn't be more impressed and would recommend.

Gabbie D.
Gabbie D.
YELP
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Last week I had the opportunity to visit Kia of Port Charlotte, and was able to speak with Brandon on the Kia Sportage vehicle. During this discussion, Brandon was very knowledgable on the key aspects of the car that I was looking for and was very friendly on reviewing other car options that were available to my liking. I would definitely recommend that Brandon be your first choice when it comes to finding your perfect car and true happiness!

Emily M.
Emily M.
YELP
3-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I recently purchased a car from Suad at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte. He greeted me as soon as I walked through the door and showed me the car I was looking for. He was very easy to deal with and I got the car I wanted at a price that was fair. I would recommend them as a good place to buy a car.

Sole C.
Sole C.
YELP
3-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

If you plan on getting a New or gently used car, buy from Teddy C. at Fuccillo Kia in Port Charlotte. Ge works at a great Dealership, and he's a great guy.X2

Kayla C.
Kayla C.
YELP
3-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Awesome experience. I was helped by Owayne and he is very professional. He made the car buying process stress free and enjoyable. He understood my needs and placed them first. We will definitely be referring our friends and family to Owayne. 5 star service!

Gerald R.
Gerald R.
YELP
3-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I came into Kia to see the new Telluride and a salesman by the name of Brandon helped me. He went over all the features, models and options and took a test drive. I was very impressed with Brandon's professionalism and knowledge about the vehicle. He took his time and was very courteous. I will be recommending Brandon from Kia of Port Charlotte to all my family and friends.

Cat O.
Cat O.
YELP
3-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Thanks Marcelo for the great service. My boyfriend and I love the car. We will be back for further purchases and recommend anyone to go to Fuccillo Kia and talk to Marcelo.

Awesome

Renae
CARS
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I can’t think of any negative aspects of my experience. I was helped by Santiago who was awesome, I couldn’t thank him more. The finance staff was incredible as well. Highly recommend.

An Incredible Buying Experience

MatthewC
CARS
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I recently purchased a 2019 Kia Soul and would definitely recommend this dealership to a friend. Salesman Ted was a great help and made the experience memorable. He was very patient and knowledgable. I am happy that I got into a car that I like.

Awesome Salesman!

Kyle L
CARS
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Had a great experience with Teddy. He knows his products and services. Very professional, caring and kind. Will definitely come back to see him. Highly recommend this dealership and seeing Teddy!

Kyle L.
YELP
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Had a great experience with Teddy. He's knows his products and services. Very professional, caring and kind. Will definitely come back to see him.

Hands down best dealer in town

Mark Schmidt
CARS
3-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I bought my 2019 Kia Soul from Jordan Ray, the process from start to finish was hands down the best i have ever had. No dealer comes close to how respectful the staff is and how well they treat you.

Great selection and service

Kyle Finney
CARS
3-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

bought my new telluride from here. Was a quick and painless process, they even registered it in my home state for me. Gage was a great salesman.

Marlene H.
YELP
3-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Gage was super cool when it came to talking me through things and I left satisfied I would recommend him to anyone

Walter M Hill
GOOGLE
3-20-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The whole process was painless which was unexpected. Delio was easy going and understood my needs and was not pushy. He found a vehicle that matched my needs including. He explained all the features of the car and made sure I did not have any questions.

I'm very pleased w the experience!

Will Venda
CARS
3-20-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Billy is a VERY helpful sales rep and made my first car buying experience as peaceful as can be; I will gladly do business with him in the future.

Jake L.
YELP
3-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great car buying experience. Billy was very helpful. I recommend working with him.

Jim Ringer
GOOGLE
3-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

amazing experience

Walter M. Hill
CARS
3-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Billy was a pleasure to work with. He handled everything professionaly and I will be happy to recommend him and fuccillo kia at any time.

Danielle M.
YELP
3-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Rachel helped us get a great deal on a beautiful 2020 Kia Sorrento. We are happy with the level of service we received at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte. We would definitely recommend them to our friends and family.

Cheryl N.
YELP
3-16-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I really liked the way Suad treated my parents and I during the whole process. He went above and beyond to get us an affordable deal on a 2020 Soul with all the gadgets and upgrades. He made the whole process really comfortable and easy to understand.

Kelsie J.
YELP
3-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I had a great experience with Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte. Salesman Owayne was an easygoing guy and was great to work with. I love my car and I got it at a very good price. Would definitely go to Fuccillo Kia and work with Owayne for my next purchase.

Pete C.
Pete C.
YELP
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Super helpful! Rachel was very professional and helpful. She worked really hard to get me and my wife a great vehicle and monthly payments we can actually afford.

Nick S.
Nick S.
YELP
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Rachel was fantastic! She got me an awesome deal. I would recommend her to anyone.

awesome experience

Alejandro Santos
CARS
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I love my Kia Sorrento. Marcelo went above and beyond to make this deal happen. I was blown away with the customer service we received from Marcelo and the rest of the staff.

Jose Dones
GOOGLE
3-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I will highly recommend Talking to Naieem Rahim at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte. After losing my car in a accident, Naieem helped me get into a brand new vehicle with ease even though my loan was not totally paid off on the car I loss. A very upbeat young man and easy to deal with. I would also like to thank Adrialys Estevez, the finance manager, who also helped me out in this difficult time and getting the car financed. Thank you to the Fuccillo Kia family.

I love my car!

Lisa Vu
CARS
3-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Just bouth a vehicle from here. Delio and the team at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte are top notch. They work hard to get you the car you're looking for with a payment that you actually afford.

Janine Loy
GOOGLE
3-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I came in today to buy a starter car. I worked with Jordan and it felt like talking with a well-trusted friend. He was very understanding, honest and spoke thoroughly about everything so I could understand. My experience here was great and I am so happy to have bought my Kia Soul from this place!

Daniel H.
YELP
3-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great sales and finance staff. Marcelo worked hard to get me the vehicle I wanted at the right price. I would definitely do business with them again.

Lizzie S.
YELP
3-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My sales rep Owayne was awesome! He was professional, patient, informative and outstanding with customer service. He was extremely attentive and answered ALL of my questions. I'm definitely coming back!

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Current Inventory

There are currently no 2019 Kia Sorento AWD EX Sport 4dr SUV for Sale in inventory

Disclaimer

 

1 EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.

2 2019 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

3 YES Essentials® is a registered trademark of Sage Automotive Interiors.