2019 Kia Sorento vs. Honda Pilot

If you're in the market for a new midsize SUV, it's not hard to get overwhelmed by all the different options available. To help clear up this crowded category for Nixa, MO drivers, the team at Youngblood Kia has taken a closer look at two popular choices - the 2019 Kia Sorento vs. the 2019 Honda Pilot.

For this comparison guide, we're looking at the Kia Sorento LX V6, starting at $31,290 MSRP, and the Honda Pilot LX, starting at $31,450 MSRP. If you have questions about the 2019 Sorento and 2019 Pilot differences that aren't answered here, you can contact our Kia dealership in Ozark, MO by calling (866) 825-9532 or completing our online form.


If you need a compact crossover that is built to adapt, you'll surely be drawn to the capability of the Kia Sorento. The 3.3L V6 boasts up to 3,500 lbs. of towing capacity, allowing it to fit into any kind of lifestyle. See specs for both the Sorento and Pilot V6 engines below.

Kia Sorento LX V6


Honda Pilot LX

3.3L V6


3.5L V6

290 HP


280 HP

252 lb.-ft.


262 lb.-ft.

Up to 3,500 lbs.

Towing Capacity


19 city / 26 highway

Fuel Economy

19 city / 27 highway

2019 Kia Sorento and Honda Pilot Interior


While both of these family SUVs can get you and your passengers from point A to point B, you'll enjoy the trip far more in the 2019 Sorento. With a dual-zone temperature control and more versatile cabin space, the Sorento makes no compromises.

Kia Sorento LX V6


Honda Pilot LX

  • Cloth seats with YES Essentials® fabric treatment
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Interior accent illumination
  • 10-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way power lumbar support
  • 40/20/40 sliding & auto-folding 2nd-row seats
  • 50/50 split-folding 3rd-row seats

Key Interior Features

  • Cloth seats
  • Single-zone air conditioning
  • Push button start
  • 60/40 split flat-folding 3rd-row seats

2019 Kia Sorento Infotainment screen


Stay entertained every mile of the drive with the host of impressive features included with the Kia Sorento. With a bigger infotainment screen and connectivity features that you can't find in the Honda Pilot LX, the 2019 Sorento is the only choice if you're looking for the most tech upgrades.

Kia Sorento LX V6


Honda Pilot LX

  • UVO play with 7-in. touchscreen display
  • Apple CarPlay™ / Android Auto™
  • Bluetooth® hands-free connectivity

Key Technology Features

  • 5-in. color LCD screen
  • Bluetooth® hands-free connectivity


Both the Sorento and the Pilot will provide you with peace of mind through various safety features. While the Pilot is equipped with the Honda Sensing® system, our experts agree that you'll feel more in control behind the wheel of the Kia Sorento. Safety upgrades you can expect in the Kia SUV include:

  • Rear camera display
  • Blind spot collision warning
  • Rear cross traffic collision warning
  • Available reverse park distance warning

2019 Kia Sorento driver assist technologies

2019 Kia Sorento Models near Nixa, MO

If you're intrigued by the 2019 Kia Sorento, scroll through all of the available models at Youngblood Kia near Nixa, MO in our Sorento inventory. To learn more about the Sorento, take a look at our model research hub. If you'd like to reach out to our team, you can do so online or by calling (866) 825-9532.

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