When we compare the Toyota Sienna's and the Kia Sorento's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Sienna has the advantage in the areas of reliability, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Kia Sorento has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and resale value. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Sienna's and the Kia Sorento's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Sienna is a better car than the Kia Sorento.
Toyota Sienna vs. Kia Sorento Pricing
A used 2024 Toyota Sienna ranges from $40,933 to $57,125 while a used 2023 Kia Sorento is priced between $32,329 to $44,883. For a new model, the Toyota Sienna's price is between $41,482 and $59,682, with the Kia Sorento priced between $31,807 and $46,039.
Toyota Sienna vs. Kia Sorento Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Toyota Sienna loses 48.9 percent of its value and the Kia Sorento loses 48.5 percent of its value. This means the Kia Sorento retains 0.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Toyota Sienna.
Toyota Sienna vs. Kia Sorento Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Toyota Sienna is 8.8 out of 10 while the Kia Sorento's quality rating is 7.7 out of 10. This results in the Toyota Sienna being ranked 1 out of 3 Best Hybrid Minivans and the Kia Sorento being ranked 4 out of 6 Best 6-seater SUVs.
Toyota Sienna vs. Kia Sorento Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Toyota Sienna is 8.9 out of 10. For the Kia Sorento the reliability rating is 8.0 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Sienna a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Sorento.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Sienna’s base engine makes 245 horsepower, and the Kia Sorento base engine makes 191 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota Sienna, a hybrid minivan car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Kia Sorento, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Toyota Sienna has higher safety ratings than the Kia Sorento, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.49 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Kia Sorento has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.