2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Silver 2018 Kia Sorento positioned next to orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

With the exponential increase in tech innovation, interior space and overall performance of today's SUVs, the market has quickly become oversaturated with vehicles trying to differentiate themselves from the pack. However, there must be a top dog in every segment, and the 2018 Kia Sorento and redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan models both have significant claims to the best in the class. They both offer much to love for drivers of all backgrounds and interests, so today we want to run through each of them with you to see which one is best!

Keep reading below to check out how the 2018 Kia Sorento and 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan stack up head-to-head; they both have much to offer, and we'd be remiss if we didn't touch on each vehicle's capabilities. Come and find your next favorite model!

2018 Sorento 


2018 Tiguan

$25,990  Starting MSRP  $24,595 
3.3L V6 / 290 horsepower  Largest Engine / Horsepower  2.0L Inline 4 / 184 horsepower 
21 miles per gallon city / 28 highway  Fuel Economy  22 miles per gallon city / 27 highway 
Up to 73.5 cubic feet  Interior Cargo Space  Up to 73.5 cubic feet 

Test drive the 2018 Kia Sorento in Concord CA

As shown above, the 2018 Sorento and Tiguan vehicles are highly competitive when it comes to the amount of storage and efficiency you can expect. However, with greater high-end horsepower as part of its available V6 engine, and a 5 Star Overall NHTSA rating (as well as an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus designation), the 2018 Sorento can take you further and safer than most vehicles on the market. Its main claim to fame comes as part of the Kia Drive Wise driver assistance suite, which includes the following safety features and innovations:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Many more!

Plus, with a Clari-Fi™ and Infinity® Surround Audio System on board, the 2018 Sorento can give you a clearer path to your entertainment than the Tiguan is equipped to. Contact our Concord Kia sales team today to schedule a test drive, and you might just find out why it has been named the "Best 3-Row SUV For the Money" by U.S. News and World Report!