2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Nissan Rogue

gray kia sorento compared to nissan rogue

One of the most popular Kia models over the last few years has been the Sorento. The Kia Sorento is a stylish, spacious, high-performing crossover SUV that comes at an affordable price. Seriously, what else could you want from your vehicle? As great as the Kia Sorento is, it’s fair to compare it to other similar models.

We often determine a vehicle’s prestige by stacking it up against its competitors. Here, we are comparing the 2019 Kia Sorento to the 2019 Nissan Rogue, one of the most popular Nissan models to date. Both SUVs are easy on the eyes, but which one takes the edge? Check out our chart below for details.

2019 Kia Sorento


2019 Nissan Rogue

185/290 Horsepower (base/maximum) 170/170
7 Seating capacity 5
73 cubic feet Maximum interior cargo volume 70 cubic feet
5,000 lbs. Maximum towing capacity 1,102 lbs.

2019 Kia Sorento engine options

The Kia Sorento comes with multiple engine options whereas the Nissan Rogue only features a 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine. The base engine of the Kia Sorento, meanwhile, comes with more horsepower than the only Rogue engine. The L and LX trims come with a 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine. The LX also comes available with a 290-horsepower, 3.3-liter V-6 engine which comes standard on the EX, SX, and SXL trim levels. All trims are available with both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Inside the cabin, the Sorento features three rows of seats so you and the whole family can stretch out and get comfortable.

Come on down to Garden Grove Kia to learn more about what the 2019 Kia Sorento can do for you. The Sorento comes with plenty of interior features meant for convenience, entertainment, and comfort. Come see what we’re talking about! We hope to see you soon so we can go over everything else you need to know.