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Subaru Outback vs. Kia Sorento Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Kia Sorento Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,730

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $5,355

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,640

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $5,638

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackSorentoSorento
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringSX V6SX Limited V6
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,395 $38,690 $39,100 $44,400
Base Invoice $33,064 $36,089 $36,748 $41,663
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,585      
Class II trailer hitch 547 547 395 395
Wheel-lip moldings 458 458    
Cargo net 81 81 50 50
Remote start 470 470 425 425
Rear bumper protector 107      
Metal pedals 172 172    
Advanced Technology Package     2,000  
AWD     1,800 1,800
Roof rack crossbars     225 225
Cargo cover     150 150
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,323      
Class II trailer hitch 410 410 327 327
Wheel-lip moldings 343 343    
Cargo net 52 52 42 42
Remote start 352 352 353 353
Rear bumper protector 69      
Metal pedals 112 112    
Advanced Technology Package     1,868  
AWD     1,693 1,693
Roof rack crossbars     187 187
Cargo cover     120 120
Options (change) 3,420 1,728 5,045 3,045
Options (change) 2,661 1,269 4,590 2,722
Destination 915 915 940 940
Total Price $39,730 $41,333 $45,085 $48,385
Total Invoice $36,640 $38,273 $42,278 $45,325

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Kia Sorento

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,805
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,185
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackSorentoSorento
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringSX V6SX Limited V6
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6256hp H6290hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG18/25 MPG18/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12630, 12630, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18235/55-19235/55-19
Total Price$39,730$41,333$45,085$48,385
Adjustments for Features0-50-1,550-2,725
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,730$41,283$43,535$45,660
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,553$0$2,125
Total Invoice$36,640$38,273$42,278$45,325
Adjustments for Features0-46-1,453-2,553
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,640$38,227$40,825$42,772
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,587$0$1,947

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackSorentoSorento
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringSX V6SX Limited V6
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100
Heated steering wheel $100$100$100
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25  
PIN Code Access$10$10  
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener  $125$125
Sunshades, second row  $125$125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25$25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0
Around view cameras   $500
Backup collision intervention$150$150  
Hill descent control$250$250  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200  
Lane sway warning$25$25  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100  
Rearview camera$200$200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75  
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75  
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40  
Roof rack$300 $300$300
Roof rails $250  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support  $100$100
Ionizing air filtration  $50$50
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0  
Rain-sensing wipers   $175
Rear air vents$100$100  
Rear air vents with manual controls  $150$150
Rear HVAC unit  $400$400
Surround sound  $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300  
Traffic + travel information$25$25  
Traffic information  $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75 
Voice control for external devices  $0$0
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0  
Bodyside cladding  $350$350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25$25
Laminated front side windows  $200$200
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia  $0$0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia  $0$0
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0$0
Panoramic sunroof  $1200$1200
Sunroof$900$900  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection  $25$25
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200  
Compass$0$0  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25$25
Power-folding mirrors  $50$50
Xenon HID headlights  $500$500
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential  $150$150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300$300
Door sill trim plates$100$100  
Folding third row seats  $600$600
Heated second row seats$200$200 $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75$75
Metal pedals$75$75 $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150$150
Power height adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100
Upgraded headliner (optional)  $0$0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350 
Chrome-plated alloy wheels   $850
Machined alloy wheels$350$350  
Performance steering system (optional)  $0$0
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0  
Total Value of Features$7,775$7,825$9,325$10,500
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$50$1,550$2,725
Value of Feature Adjustments0-46-1,453-2,553

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year20182018
ModelOutbackSorento
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in109.4 in
Length189.9 in187.4 in
Width72.4 in74.4 in
Height66.1 in66.3 in
Curb Weight3,893 lb.4,101 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.18.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in59.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in58.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in56.4 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in39.4 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in36.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in52.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in41.4 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in31.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft311.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.538.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft373.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested252578%
Total Not Requested72522%

Option Package Details
Kia Sorento SX V6

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Wiper de-icer25Yes
Torque vectoring, brake-based100Yes
Total Requested12545%
Total Not Requested15055%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested235089%
Total Not Requested30011%

Option Package Details
Kia Sorento SX Limited V6

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Wiper de-icer25Yes
Torque vectoring, brake-based100Yes
Total Requested12545%
Total Not Requested15055%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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