2021 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Honda Cr-V Review, specs and prices

The new 2021 Kia Sorento car is a mid-size three-row crossover that has been revealed and brings some interesting features and specs for this model. This edition has new improvements in the engine, speed, power and others features. On the other side, the 2020 Honda Cr v is a Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD. Let’s find out which is better, cheaper and has the best features in this comparison analysis detailed next.

2021

Vehicle/Engine type

The 2021 Kia Sorento is a 4-door wagon vehicle type, it has a front-engine, a front-wheel-drive for traction and there are 6-passenger seats in the interior. The engine is a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 1.6-liter inline-4 or 177 hp (horsepower) or 195 lb-ft (pounds-foot); permanent-magnet synchronous AC motor or 60 hp (horsepower) or 195 lb-ft (pounds-foot); 1.5-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.
Some features in the engine and mechanical side include:

18.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
54-Amp/Hr 600CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Front-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Hybrid Electric Motor 130 Amp Alternator
Lithium Polymer Traction Battery 1.5 kWh Capacity
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs

Meanwhile, the 2020 Honda Cr v is a 5-passenger vehicle type, it has a front-engine, a front-motor for traction and there are all-wheel-drive seats in the interior. The engine is a DOHC 16-valve Atkinson-cycle 2.0-liter inline-4 or 143 hp (horsepower) or 129 lb-ft (pounds-foot); permanent-magnet synchronous AC motor or 181 hp (horsepower) or 232 lb-ft (pounds-foot); Combined output or 212 hp (horsepower) or 232 lb-ft (pounds-foot); 1.4-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.Features in the engine and mechanical side include:

14 Gal. Fuel Tank
36-Amp/Hr 410CCA Maintenance-Free Battery
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
5.64 Axle Ratio
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Front-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
GVWR: TBD
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs

Dimensions

On the dimensions specs, the vehicle length is 189.4 in, width of 74.8 in, a wheelbase of 110.8 in and a height size of 66.7 in. It has a passenger volume of 143 ft3 (cubic foot), the cargo volume is about 13 ft3 (cubic foot) and a curb weight of 4000-4100 lb (pounds).

The 2020 Honda Cr v length is 182.1 in, width of 73.0 in, a wheelbase of 104.7 in and a height size of 66.5 in. It has a passenger volume of 103 ft3 (cubic foot), the cargo volume is about 33 ft3 (cubic foot) and a curb weight of 3761 lb (pounds).

2021 Kia Sorento exterior Features

2021 Kia Sorento

In the car exterior we got the next features for this model:

Black Grille
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Clearcoat Paint
Compact Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown
Deep Tinted Glass
Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
Front Fog Lamps
Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low Beam Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Lip Spoiler
Metal-Look Bodyside Insert and Black Wheel Well Trim
Roof Rack Rails Only
Steel Spare Wheel
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
Tires: 235/65R17
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Wheels: 17″ Machine-Finished Aero Style Alloy

2020 Honda Cr v exterior Features

2020 Honda Cr v

For the second vehicle, we got the next features on this version:

Black Rear Bumper w/Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Chrome Bodyside Insert, Black Bodyside Cladding and Black Wheel Well Trim
Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Clearcoat Paint
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
Deep Tinted Glass
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster
Front Fog Lamps
Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Grille w/Chrome Bar
LED Brakelights
Lip Spoiler
Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Roof Rack Rails Only
Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
Steel Spare Wheel
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
Tires: 235/55R19 101H All-Season
Wheels: 19″ Machine-Finished Alloy w/Gray Inserts

Transmission and Power

The first model comes with 6-speed automatic transmission, has a power of 227 hp (horsepower) combined, a torque of 258 lb-ft (pound-foot)Meanwhile, the second model has single-speed direct drive transmission, has a power of , a torque of ..

2021 Kia Sorento Interior Features

The main interior features for this version include:

2 12V DC Power Outlets
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
50-50 Folding Captain Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft
8-Way Driver Seat
Air Filtration
Analog Display
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Day-Night Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
Driver Foot Rest
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
Engine Immobilizer
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
Fixed 50-50 Split-Bench 3rd Row Seat Front, Manual Fold Into Floor, 2 Power and Adjustable Head Restraints
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access and Remote Engine Start
Front Center Armrest and Rear Seat Mounted Armrest
Front Cupholder
Front Map Lights
Full Carpet Floor Covering
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Traction Battery Level, Power/Regen, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 10-way power adjustable driver seat w/2-way power lumbar support, pumping device, 4-way manual front passenger seat and adjustable headrests
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Headliner/Pillar Ducts and Console Ducts
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Console Insert and Piano Black/Metal-Look Interior Accents
Leather Steering Wheel
Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Outside Temp Gauge
Passenger Seat
Perimeter Alarm
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
Premium Leatherette Seat Trim
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Rear Cupholder
Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
Systems Monitor
Trip Computer

2020 Honda Cr v Interior Features

The main interior features for this version model include:

1 Seatback Storage Pocket
60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
Air Filtration
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Digital Display
Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go
Door Mirrors
Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
Driver Foot Rest
Driver Seat
Engine Immobilizer
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access and Remote Engine Start
Front Cupholder
Front Map Lights
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and Conversation Mirror
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: driver’s seat w/12-way power adjustment, including 4-way power lumbar support, 2-position memory and front passenger’s seat w/4-way power adjustment
Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Wood Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents
Leather Gear Shifter Material
Leather Seat Trim
Leatherette Door Trim Insert
Locking Glove Box
Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Outside Temp Gauge
Passenger Seat
Perimeter Alarm
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Rear Cupholder
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Proximity Cargo Access and Mechanical Fuel
Roll-Up Cargo Cover
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
Sliding Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
Systems Monitor
Trip Computer
Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
Valet Function
Voice Activated Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning

Price

The base prices for each model version are:

Model Base Price
EX $34,760
S $37,760

The base and starting price for 2020 Honda Cr v is about without the optional extra features implemented.

Performance

The 2021 Kia Sorento is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph nearly (96 km/h) in 7.9 sec, compared to the 2020 Honda Cr v 60 mph acceleration of 7.6 sec, the standing start quarter (1/4) mile or 402 meter time racing is about and the 2020 Honda Cr v is about 16.2 sec at 85 mph. Meanwhile, it can reach a top speed of 120 mph (miles per hour) compared to the 103 mph (miles per hour) of the second model.

In other speed testings, the vehicle goes from 0 to 100 mph in just 17.4 sec.

For the 2020 Honda Cr v some other performance metrics:
The rollout of 1 foot (one foot measure between where a car starts on a drag strip and where the timing actually starts) for this model is about 0.3 sec., however the rollout of 1 foot from 5 to 60 mph is about 7.5 sec.
In other speed testings, the vehicle goes from 0 to 100 mph in just 27.5 sec.

The top gear acceleration from 30 mph to 50 mph is around 4.1 sec. and from 50 mph to 70 mph is around 6.2 sec.
Talking about the vehicle braking from 70 mph to 0, it needs 173 ft.
In the roadholding test with 300 foot-dia skipad, the car gets about 0.80 g.

In the 2020 Honda Cr v chassis, we have a struts/multilink suspension, 12.6-inch vented disc/12.2-inch disc brakes and Continental CrossContact LX Sport and 235/55R-19 101H M+S tires.

2021 Kia Sorento Safety Features

Related to the Safety of this model we have the next features:

ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear (BCA-R) & Parallel Exit Blind Spot
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Driver Knee Airbag
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist-Ped & Cyclist
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Keeping Assist
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Rear Child Safety Locks
Rear Parking Sensors
Side Impact Beams
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning

2020 Honda Cr v Safety Features

Related to the Safety of this model we got the next features:

ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind Spot Information (BSI) System Blind Spot
Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) + FCW and Cross Traffic Monitor
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) w/Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) w/Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) Lane Keeping Assist
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams

EPA Fuel Economy

The amount of fuel consumed for the 2021 Kia Sorento in the city is 39 mpg , for the highway is 35 mpg and gets a combined consuming of about 37 mpg.

The amount of fuel consumed for the 2020 Honda Cr v in the city is 40 mpg , for the highway is 35 mpg and gets a combined consuming of about 38 mpg.

2021 Kia Sorento entertainment Features

Some entertainment characteristics for this model are:

2 LCD Monitors In The Front
Fixed Antenna
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
Radio: AM/FM Audio System -inc: 8″ touch-screen, modem, Bluetooth, wireless Android Auto and CarPlay, 6 speakers, USB, voice recognition and SXM

2020 Honda Cr v entertainment Features

Some entertainment characteristics for this model are:

2 LCD Monitors In The Front
Audio Theft Deterrent
Integrated Roof Antenna
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
Radio: 330-Watt AM/FM/HD/SiriusXM Prem Audio System -inc: 9 speakers including subwoofer, 7″ display w/high-resolution electrostatic touch-screen, customizable feature settings, compass, Bluetooth streaming audio and HandsFreeLink, Pandora compatibility, Radio Data System (RDS), Speed-sensitive Volume Control (SVC), 1.0-amp USB audio interface w/1 port in center console, 1.5 USB smartphone/audio interface w/port in front console, 12-volt power outlet in center console, HondaLink, Apple CarPlay integration, Android Auto integration, SMS text message function, 2 charging 2.5-amp USB ports in 2nd-row and Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System w/voice recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic, SiriusXM services require a subscription after any trial period, If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349 to cancel, See our customer agreement for complete terms www.siriusxm.com, Fees and programming subject to change, XM satellite service is available only to those at least 18 years and older in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C, Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System is standard on Touring trims in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, (Honda HD digital traffic service only available in United States, except Alaska)