2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Kia Sorento

SUVs are such a dominating force in the automotive world that it can often be hard to decide different models. Wondering what the differences are between the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs the 2019 Kia Sorento? We’ve compared the engine performance, cabin space and safety features available for both SUVs.

The 2019 Mazda CX-5’s standard powertrain is a four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine with 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. By default, the 2019 Kia Sorento is powered by a four-cylinder, 2.4-liter engine which produces 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. This difference in performance ratings can be felt on the road, as the 2019 Mazda CX-5 feels more responsive than its competitor.

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Kia Sorento

187 Standard Horsepower 185
186 lb.-ft. Standard Torque 178 lb.-ft.
30.9 cu.ft. Standard Cargo Capacity 11.3 cu.ft.
Standard Blind-Spot Monitoring Optional

2019 Mazda CX-5 Storage & Safety

While both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Kia Sorento have plenty of interior storage space, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 features more storage space when all seats are in place. The standard cargo capacity of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is 30.6 cubic feet, while the 2019 Kia Sorento has a standard cargo capacity of 11.3 cubic feet.

The differences in safety technology should also be noted between both vehicles. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 comes standard with blind-spot monitoring, which is only available in the 2019 Kia Sorento’s LX trim and above. Other standard driver assistance features found in every 2019 Mazda CX-5 include rear cross-traffic alert and a low-speed forward collision warning and mitigation system.

Available 2019 Mazda CX-5 exterior color options include: Deep Crystal Blue Mica, Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Machine Gray Metallic, Eternal Blue Mica, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Sonic Silver Metallic and Jet Black Mica.