2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 Kia Sorento

Orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan set against white 2018 Kia Sorento

Are you on the hunt for a new compact crossover that comes available with either two or three rows of seats? Then you have come to the right place! Thanks to a 10-inch growth spurt, the redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan offers more cargo space than ever before and is able to accommodate an additional row of seating. We understand that you want to be certain that you are making the right decision with your purchase, so we are offering a comparison between the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and it rival, the 2018 Kia Sorento. 

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2018 Kia Sorento
$24,595 MSRP $25,900
2.0L TSI 4-cylinder Engine Options

2.4L DOHC I-4

3.3L DOHC V6

2.0L DOHC I-4 with turbocharger

21 to 22 mpg-city / 27 mpg-highway Fuel Economy 17 to 21 mpg-city / 25 to 28 mpg-highway

37.6 / 73.5 cubic feet (2-row, 5-passenger models)

12.0 / 33.0 / 65.7 cubic feet (3-row, 7-passenger models)

Cargo Space

38.8 / 73.5 cubic feet (2-row, 5-passenger models)

11.3 / 38.0 / 73.0 cubic feet (3-row, 7-passenger models)

Volkswagen People First Warranty with the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

As you can see in our comparison chart, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2018 Kia Sorento are very similar in many ways. However, when you purchase the Tiguan, you will be getting something that you don't with the Sorento – and that is long-lasting quality. Thanks to its German roots, Volkswagen has a long-standing reputation for top-notch quality and engineering so you can enjoy a dependable ride for many years. 

Volkswagen is so confident in its quality that each vehicle – including the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – comes with the brand's new People First Warranty. This warranty offers bumper-to-bumper (including powertrain) coverage for up to six years or 72,000 miles. And it can be transferred to the next owner until expiration! The 2018 Kia Sorento comes with a 5-year / 60,000-mile basic and 10-year / 100,000-mile powertrain warranty. 

To learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, please visit us here at Douglas Volkswagen. 


Front profile of orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Side profile of orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system in 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Steering wheel and dashboard in 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan