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Kia Sorento (2006) vs. Buick Enclave (2018) Specs

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2006 Kia Sorento and 2018 Buick Enclave Specifications

Model Year 2006 2018  
Model Kia Sorento Buick Enclave  
Engine  
Transmission  
Drivetrain  
Body 4dr SUV 4dr SUV  
      Difference
Wheelbase 106.7 in 120.9 in -14.2 in
Length 179.8 in 204.3 in -24.5 in
Width 73.3 in 78.8 in -5.5 in
Height 68.1 in 69.9 in -1.8 in
Curb Weight 4112 lb. 4359 lb. -247 lb.
Fuel Capacity 21.1 gal. 19.0 gal. 2.1 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 39.7 in 41.0 in -1.3 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 58.9 in 62.4 in -3.5 in
Hip Room, Row 1 55.3 in 59.1 in -3.8 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.6 in 41.2 in 1.4 in
Headroom, Row 2 39.5 in 39.9 in -0.4 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 58.4 in 61.7 in -3.3 in
Hip Room, Row 2 58.0 in 57.7 in 0.3 in
Legroom, Row 2 36.1 in 38.9 in -2.8 in
Headroom, Row 3 0.0 in 37.6 in -37.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 3 0.0 in 57.3 in -57.3 in
Hip Room, Row 3 0.0 in 48.5 in -48.5 in
Legroom, Row 3 0.0 in 33.5 in -33.5 in
Total Legroom 78.7 in (over 2 rows) 113.6 in (over 3 rows) -34.9 in
Cargo Volume, Minimum 31.4 ft3 23.6 ft3 7.8 ft3
Cargo Volume, Behind R2 31.4 58.0 ft3 -26.6
Cargo Volume, Maximum 66.4 ft3 97.6 ft3 -31.2 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2006 Kia Sorento

2006 Kia Sorento Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 262-horsepower 3.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Plenty of room for my large frame. Seats are comfortable with adjustable lumbar support. see full Kia Sorento review
2005 4dr SUV 192-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
The leather seats are supportive yet soft. it feels like a couch. see full Kia Sorento review
2005 4dr SUV 192-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
It is a comfortable seat position to provide good all around visibility. see full Kia Sorento review
 

TrueDelta Reviews the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2018 Buick Enclave

2018 Buick Enclave Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearComment
2018 Despite its size, the original Buick Enclave had a tighter, less comfortable second-row seat than many smaller crossovers. With the redesign this has been fixed. Second-row legroom has increased by a substantial three inches and--of at least equal significance--the seat cushions have been raised higher off the floor. Adults sitting in the second-row seats now enjoy a modicum of thigh support. But if you want to fit three people in the Enclave's second row, you can't. All Enclaves are fitted with captain's chairs. For an eight-passenger large crossover, check out the related Chevrolet Traverse. The Enclave's third-row seat isn't as roomy or as comfortable as its second-row seats, with both knee room and head room in shorter supply (the latter thanks to a bulge in the rearmost section of the headlinder). But if the second row is moved forward a couple of inches (also necessary for folding the third-row seat) then both rows offer plenty of legroom. It helps that there's plenty of space for toes beneath the second-row seats. Plus there's enough shoulder room for three people in the way-back, one more than in most three-row crossovers. Occupants of both the second and the third rows enjoy an open view forward thanks to stadium-style seating. Volvo's reputation for comfortable seats is based on the comfort of its cars' front seats. The Volvo's second-row seats are comfortably high off the floor, but they aren't as roomy as the those in the larger Buick. It's third-row seat is considerably tighter than that in the Buick, and can only hold two (optimally prepubescent) people. see full Buick Enclave review
2018 Buick Enclave Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearComment
Similarly, while the Buick Enclave's front seats are comfortable, they're marginal for those in a nearly $60,000 vehicle. The Volvo XC90's front seats are available with a much larger number of adjustments and even without these look and feel much more posh than the Buick's. Some people might also find the Enclave's tall center console overly intrusive. I personally like the sporty vibe it brings to an otherwise unsporty vehicle. In general I like what Buick's designers tried to do inside the Enclave, with clean, flowing lines and a low-profile Audi-like instrument panel. There's just something missing in the execution--it's about 95 percent of the way there--and I can't quite put my finger on what the missing 5 percent is. It's in the details. see full Buick Enclave review
 

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