2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6
2016 Honda Pilot Elite 2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6
280-hp, 3.5-liter V6 Engine 290-hp, 3.3-liter V6
Yes Standard AWD No
*19-mpg city, 26-mpg hwy Fuel Economy (AWD) 17-mpg city, 23-mpg hwy
82.1 cubic-feet Cargo Volume 73.0 cubic-feet

2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6

2016 Honda Pilot Elite with Bike Rack

If you are in the market for a new full-size SUV that is capable of hauling your entire family and any extra cargo you may need, then you plenty of great options to choose from these days. However, two SUVs that recently got significant makeovers can be found right here in our 2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6 comparison. This comparison pits the two highest trims of each vehicle against one another, so you know there will be plenty of great options and features on each!

While the top of the line 2016 Honda Pilot Elite comes standard with AWD, the 2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6 does not. It is optional, but will cost you a bit more. As you can see, when we compare both of these vehicles AWD efficiencies, the Honda Pilot blows away the Kia Sorento with far better city and highway fuel economy.

And while the Sorento does have the slight advantage in horsepower, the Pilot actually has more torque which will allow for faster acceleration. The Pilot also comes equipped with a 9-speed automatic transmission, which helps it run more efficiently than the the Sorento, which only comes with a 6-speed automatic.

Plenty of Great Options in the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

One thing we cannot deny is how great the interior of the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite is. While the 2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6 interior is nice, it is not nearly as spacious and the materials do not quite stack up to what is used in the Pilot. The Pilot interior is outfitted with leather trim, heated and ventilated first and second row seats, a 10-way power adjustable driver seat, and a 4-way power adjustable passenger seat!

While we can easily sit here and tell you how great these vehicles are, the best way to decide which one is right for you is to try them out for yourself. If you would like to learn more about the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6 comparison, please get in touch with one of our Tylers Honda sales team members today.

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2016 Honda Pilot Elite Interior Features