2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Kia Sedona vs 2020 Kia Telluride

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Kia Sedona, Kia Sorento, Kia Telluride on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at 4:22 pm
close up of a Kia badge on a Kia Sorento tiger nose grille shown at an auto show

Kia Minivan and SUV 3-Row Seating Model Comparison

With the introduction of the 2020 Kia Telluride, the Kia catalog currently has 3 models with 3-row seating. Those are the 2019 Kia Sorento, the 2019 Kia Sedona, and the 2020 Kia Telluride. What are the differences between these spacious Kia models? We’ll find out today in our comparison so you can find out whether you prefer the Sorento SUV, the Sedona minivan, or the Telluride SUV!

2019 Kia Sorento Safety Features

2019 Kia Sorento exterior shot with gray metallic paint color parked near a fence on a hill near the sea

2019 Kia Sedona exterior shot with dark gray paint color parked outside a fancy car dealership near a pond

2020 Kia Telluride exterior shot with dark moss green paint color parked on gravel near orange cliffs

2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Kia Sedona vs 2020 Kia Telluride


Model 2019 Kia Sorento SUV 2019 Kia Sedona Minivan 2020 Kia Telluride SUV
Baseline Engine 2.4L Inline 4 3.3L V6 3.8L V6
Horsepower 185 276 291
Torque (lb-ft) 178 248 262
Upgraded Engine 3.3L V6 N/A N/A
Horsepower 290 N/A N/A
Torque (lb-ft) 252 N/A N/A
Standard Transmission 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Upgraded Transmission 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic N/A N/A
Standard Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Available All-Wheel Drive Yes No Yes
Combined Fuel Economy (mpg) 25 21 23
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 18.8 21.1 18.8
Maximum Cargo Capacity (ft3) 73 142 87
Total Seating 7 7-8 7-8
Leather Seating Available Available Available
Starting MSRP $26,290 $27,200 $31,690


So, in conclusion:

The 2020 Kia Telluride is the optimal choice for performance, power, and safety.

The 2019 Kia Sedona is the optimal choice of passenger space, cargo space, and convenience features.

The 2019 Kia Sorento is the most affordable option. It’s a bit more compact and less powerful than its more expensive brethren, but still provides plenty of power and cargo space as well as available all-wheel drive.

2020 Kia Telluride Safety Features

Browse for Your Preferred Kia Model in Kenosha, WI

Shop for a Kia Sorento, a Kia Sedona, a Kia Telluride, or any other Kia model we have available in our inventory here at the Palmen Kia dealership. For more information, check out our blog or contact us for more immediate and personalized assistance. Our staff can be reached online, by phone, or in person at our dealership located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. We’d be happy to help you find the perfect Kia model to pair with your lifestyle!

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