2020 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

Customers who are searching for a new three-row SUV have a number of terrific models available for them to explore in person. One of the best three-row midsize SUV models currently available in the automotive industry is the 2020 Kia Sorento. Customers here in the Puyallup, WA area can explore the 2020 Kia Sorento for themselves right here at Kia of Puyallup today!

The 2020 Kia Sorento has a number of great competitors within the three-row SUV segment of the automotive industry, including a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan. The 2020 Sorento and the 2020 Tiguan both offer a number of excellent features and aspects that customers are sure to love. Join us here at Kia of Puyallup today as we compare the key elements of the 2020 Kia Sorento and the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan against one another!

Engine Performance Comparison

2020 Kia Sorento


2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

2.4L I-4 Engine Engine Option 2.0L Turbo I-4 Engine
185 Horsepower Engine Power 184 Horsepower
178 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 221 Pound-Feet
22 MPG / 29 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 22 MPG / 29 MPG


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The table shown above compares the engine specifications for the 2020 Kia Sorento and the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan against one another. As you can see, both models offer very similar performance specs and fuel economy ratings. However, the 2020 Kia Sorento also offers a secondary engine as well. The 2020 Sorento secondary engine is a 3.3 V6 engine that can generate 290 horsepower and up to 252 pound-feet of torque. This engine allows the 2020 Sorento to achieve fuel economy ratings of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The following table compares the interior volume that each of the two models offers.

Interior Volume Comparison

2020 Sorento


2020 Tiguan

11.3 Cubic Feet Cargo Space Behind 3rd Row 12.0 Cubic Feet
38.0 Cubic Feet Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row 33.0 Cubic Feet
73.0 Cubic Feet Cargo Space Behind 1st Row 65.7 Cubic Feet
154.2 Cubic Feet Total Interior Volume 123.9 Cubic Feet


In this table, you can see the 2020 Sorento offers much more space than the 2020 Tiguan in every instance except behind each vehicle’s third row. If you would like to learn more about the 2020 Kia Sorento and how it outperforms competitors like the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, then you should contact the staff here at Kia of Puyallup today!

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