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How The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder Compares To The 2020 Kia Sorento

How The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder Compares To The 2020 Kia Sorento

If it's time to upgrade to a new SUV that will boost your convenience and enjoyment around town while giving you plenty of reasons to make the most of your weekends, stop by Premier Nissan of Metairie to explore our wide selection of 2020 Nissan Pathfinder models. At our new and used SUV dealership near New Orleans, Louisiana, you'll find a comprehensive supply of trim models and color options to choose from.

If you are at the start of your new SUV search, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of options out there. However, once you start comparing the new Pathfinder to the competition, it gets easier and easier to see which new SUV is best for your needs and budget.

The Premier Nissan of Metairie team has assembled a side-by-side comparison chart to help you see how the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder outperforms its chief rival from Kia: the 2020 Sorento.

After you scroll through our review and comparison of the new 2020 Pathfinder, you'll want to schedule your test drive and tour and enjoy a hands-on experience.

In our 2020 Nissan Pathfinder vs. Kia Sorento model comparison, we'll look at performance capability, available features, cargo capacity, passenger room, starting MSRP, and more. When you see how the new Nissan outperforms this rival Kia, we're confident you'll want to take home a new Nissan Pathfinder.

Why Choose The Nissan Pathfinder Over The Kia Sorento?

With its bigger fuel tank capacity and towing capacity, the Pathfinder is designed to help get you and your toys where you're going. The Pathfinder also bests the Sorento in terms of engine size and cargo capacity. When you want an SUV, you want a vehicle that can comfortably provide for your passengers and get you where you're going in style. The 2020 Pathfinder is that vehicle. When you want an adventure-ready SUV for your garage, it's the Nissan Pathfinder over the Kia Sorento.

If you have large watercraft to tow, you'll appreciate the 6,000-pound towing capacity in the new Pathfinder. Look at how the Nissan Pathfinder compares to the Kia Sorento and then ask our finance team about current lease deals on new Nissan SUVs.


2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2020 Kia Sorento

Starting MSRP*




3.5-Liter V6 Engine
284 Horsepower @ 6,400 RPM

2.4-liter I-4
185 Horsepower @ 6,000 rpm

Maximum Seating Capacity



Interior Passenger Volume

154.0 Cubic Feet

154.2 Cubic Feet

Cargo Capacity

79.5 Cubic Feet

73.0 Cubic Feet

Front Suspension

Independent Strut

Independent MacPherson

Max Towing



Fuel Tank

19.5 Gallons

18.8 Gallons


  • Available Features On The Pathfinder
  • 8-Inch Touch-Screen Display
  • Bluetooth® Hands-Free Calling
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Nissan Intelligent Mobility™
  • Tri-Zone Entertainment System
  • Bose® Premium Audio System
  • Turn-By-Turn Navigation
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • 6 USB Music and Charging Ports
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Available Features On The Sorento
  • YES Essentials Seat Fabric
  • One-Touch Slide & Fold 2nd Row Seats
  • 7-inch Touchscreen
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Rear Camera w/Dynamic Guidelines
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Traction Control System
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Hill-Start Assist Control
  • Satin Black Cloth Seat Trim

Finance Your Pathfinder In Metairie, Louisiana

Now that you have seen how the new Pathfinder SUV outperforms its rival from Kia while also providing for your day-to-day needs and weekend activities, you might have questions about how to secure an affordable auto loan? Thankfully, our finance team is waiting to review how buying compares to leasing and help you choose a car lease that fits your budget.

If you are trying to decide what size downpayment to make on a new SUV or if it's better to finance or lease, our finance department is here to help. Another way we can help you save on a new car is when you trade-in your used car and apply its value towards a new Pathfinder. You can appraise your trade-in value through our website and talk to our team about your free auto appraisal.

We hope to see you soon at our New Orleans, Louisiana, SUV dealership. We're here to help you choose a new SUV that will excite your daily commute. If this is your first time stopping by our local car dealership, click here for turn-by-turn directions from your front door to our showroom floor.

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*Price is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. MSRP excludes tax, titles, license, options, and destination charges. Dealer sets actual price.