2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Ford Edge

2017 Kia Sorento

2017 Kia Sorento

2017 Ford Edge

2017 Ford Edge

The 2017 Kia Sorento and the Ford Edge are two different crossovers that might have caught your eye if you’re shopping for a vehicle in the Andover and Methuen, Massachusetts area. It’s easy to see why: They’re both stylish, well-made, and equipped with some exciting features. So which one do you drive home? Let’s take a closer look to find out how they compare side by side.


The Kia Sorento has an easy advantage over the Ford Edge: it costs less. The 2017 Sorento starts at only $25,600 MSRP. The Ford Edge starts at $28,950 MSRP. That’s not a small difference. The Sorento is over $3,000 less than the Edge, so keep that in mind when you compare these two models.

Seating and Space

Both of these models have two rows of seats for seating for up to five passengers. The Kia does handily beat the Edge when it comes to EPA estimated passenger volume, with up to 154.2 cubic feet, compared to a 113.9 cubic feet in the Edge. Simply put, you’ll enjoy more room in the Kia. The Sorento just edges out the Ford Edge when it comes to overall cargo space with 73.5 cubic feet compared to 73.4 cubic feet.

Powertrains and Performance

There’s no denying that the base Ford Edge does come with more power than the Kia Sorento. The Edge offers a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 245 hp, while the Kia Sorento starts with a 2.4L four-cylinder engine that makes 181 hp. The Kia is offered with two other choices, however. One is a 290 hp 3.3L V6, while the other is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder that makes 240 hp. If you want more power, the Kia has it.

The Kia Sorento with AWD and a V6 engine is rated to tow up to 5,000 pounds. That’s quite a bit more than the Ford Edge, which tops out at 3,500 pounds.

Drive the Sorento Today!

You can find the latest Kia Sorento now at Commonwealth Kia. We’re located at 1 Commonwealth Drive in Lawrence directly off of I-495. For your convenience, we can also be contacted through our website or by phone at (978) 685-3400. Shop us last and you’ll love the deals you find here. We constantly check the competition’s prices to guarantee you the best deal possible. We think you’ll agree that the Kia Sorento is the better choice than the Ford Edge when you test drive it today!