The 2013 Kia Sorento vs. The 2013 Ford Edge

There's tough competition in the crossover market lately, and, as drivers in Mt. Vernon, IA know, the 2013 Kia Sorento is leading the pack. McGrath Kia is proud to host the Sorento, and we would like to show just how it stands up to one of its toughest competitors: the 2013 Ford Edge. Affordability, awesome fuel economy, and exceptional passenger comfort make the Sorento an easy pick for drivers interested in a new crossover.

Top Marks From the 2013 Sorento Across the Board

While the new edition of Kia's popular crossover vehicle has a more compact 2.4L 4-cylinder engine than the 3.5L V6 of the 2013 Ford Edge, the smaller engine size of the gives it a leg up in fuel economy.

Kiahas Ford beat on standard trim options, too. The LX EX edition of the 2013 Kia Sorento comes to Mt. Vernon, IA equipped with leather upholstery, heated front seats, as well as the option for a memory driver's seat and memory mirrors. These options either require an upgrade or are not available at all in the Edge. Kia also offers 10 standard speakers as a part of the EX trim's audio system, while Ford only offers 6.

Passenger comfort has always been a goal for Kia. The Sorento has the Edge beat on passenger volume, offering 142.5 cubic feet vs. the Edge's 108.4 cubic feet. Yeah, the Sorento offers plenty of comfort and convenience.

The MSRP for the 2013 Kia Sorento EX AWD is $28,650, while the 2013 Ford Edge SEL AWD rings in at $33,030. On top of that, Ford only offers a 36-month/36,000-mile basic warranty, while Kia's is almost double that, with a 60-month/60,000-mile basic warranty. The powertrain warranty is also a winner, with 120-month/100,000-mile on the Sorento vs. 60 months/60,000 miles on the Edge.

Choose McGrath Kia as Your Dealership

If you're looking for the 2013 Kia Sorento near Mt. Vernon, IA, we invite you to visit our dealership in Hiawatha and take a test drive. Even if you haven't driven the competition, we're sure that you'll like what Kia has to offer. We look forward to serving you!