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2008 Kia Sorento vs. 2007 Kia Rondo

To start off, 2008 Kia Sorento is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Kia Rondo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Kia Rondo would be higher. At 3,778 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Kia Sorento is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Kia Sorento (262 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 100 more horse power than 2007 Kia Rondo. (162 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Kia Sorento should accelerate faster than 2007 Kia Rondo.

Let's talk about torque, 2008 Kia Sorento (353 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 131 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Kia Rondo. (222 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2008 Kia Sorento will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Kia Rondo.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Kia Sorento 2007 Kia Rondo
Make Kia Kia
Model Sorento Rondo
Year Released 2008 2007
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3778 cc 2359 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 262 HP 162 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 353 Nm 222 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4250 RPM
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4600 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1660 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 10.2 L/100km 8.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 15.7 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 60 L


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