2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Kia Sorento

2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Kia Sorento exterior images of both crossovers

Looking at the 2018 Honda CR-V vs the 2018 Kia Sorento compares two competing models in the dense crossover segment. These two vehicles each offer multiple engine options and trim levels for car shoppers to choose from, along with a variety of technology features and systems.

The 2018 Honda CR-V and 2018 Kia Sorento each come equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine as standard equipment. The CR-V engine is rated at 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque, while the Kia engine checks in at 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. In addition to the base engine, the 2018 CR-V offers a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine delivers the best fuel economy ratings available on the CR-V at up to 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 mpg on the highways.* The 2018 Sorento earns 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.

2018 Honda CR-V


2018 Kia Sorento

2 Engine Options 3
184 horsepower, 180 pound-feet of torque Base Engine Performance 185 horsepower, 178 pound-feet of torque
28 mpg city/34 mpg highways* Fuel Economy Ratings 21 mpg city/28 mpg highways
5 Trim Levels 5

2018 Honda CR-V, 2018 Kia Sorento Trim Levels

The 2018 Honda CR-V and 2018 Kia Sorento will each be offered in five total trim levels.

The 2018 Honda CR-V is available in LX, EX, EX-L, EX-L with Navi and Touring trim levels. Each trim level offers a different collection of comfort, safety and technology features.

2018 CR-V models offer the features that make up the Honda Sensing suite of driver assistance systems. This includes Collision Mitigation Braking (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and pedestrian sensing capability, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS). Additional driver assistance systems available on the crossover include Auto High Beam headlights, Rear Cross Traffic Monitor and Blind Spot Information system.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.