THE AUTO CHANNEL:   TACH Home | Auto News | Reviews | Media | Forums | Classifieds


Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Recalls | Service Bulletins | Site Map

SUV    Sedan    Truck    Van    Convertible   Coupe    Wagon   Luxury    Hybrid      CUV
Compar-A-Graphs:    Rank-By-Specs    or  4-Car Comparison
Click to print
Compare Cars Side by Side on
Features and Specifications

Vehicle 2007 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 CDI 2007 Kia Sorento Base
1 Rear and 1 Cargo Area Power Outlet No Yes
1 Rear Seat Power Outlet and 1 Cargo Area Power Outlet Yes No
2 Front and 2 Rear; 4 Cupholders Total No Yes
2 Front Cupholders, 2 Rear Cupholders; 4 Cupholders Total Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets Yes No
3.8-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, MPFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 262@6000, Torque Of 260@4500, Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
3-Function HomeLink(R) Universal Garage Door Opener Yes No
4MATIC(TM) Full-Time 4-Wheel Drive Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
4-Wheel Electronic Traction System (4-ETS) All-Speed Traction Control Controlled By ABS and Engine Management Yes No
5467-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating No Yes
5-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive With Floor Mounted Shifter No Yes
6239-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Yes No
7-Speed Electronically Controlled Adaptive, Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
Active Head Restraint Yes No
Adaptive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 7-In. No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 7.5-In. Yes No
Aluminum Trim Located On Center Floor Console and Doors Yes No
AM/FM Radio With Speed Sensitive Volume and 8 Speakers Total; CD Player Yes No
Audible Warnings Include Headlights-On and Key-In-Ignition Yes No
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On and Dusk Sensor Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Battery Yes Yes
Black and Chrome Grille Yes No
Body Color Front Air Dam No Yes
Body Color Front and Rear Bumpers No Yes
Brake Assist Electronic Brake Assistance Yes No
Brown Birdseye Maple Genuine Wood Trim Located On Center Floor Console and Doors Yes No
Cargo Area Tiedown Hooks No Yes
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks Yes No
Cargo Cover Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors No Yes
Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray Yes No
Cloth Seats No Yes
Color Keyed Body Side Molding Yes No
Color Keyed Exterior Door Handles Yes No
Color-Keyed Front and Rear Bumpers Yes No
Comand Modular Control System Centralized Control Instrumentation For Phone, Audio, Navigation, and Telematics Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Delayed Courtesy Lights Yes Yes
Delphi(TM) Premium AM/FM Radio With 10 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player No Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Driver Knee Airbag No Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support No Yes
Driver Power Lumbar Support Yes No
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Dual Black Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Color-Keyed Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Electronic Stability Program (ESP(R)) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction and ABS Measures Steering Wheel Angle/Direction, Yaw Rate, Wheel Speed and Lateral Acceleration Yes No
Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Device No Yes
Exterior Rails Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
Front Active Head Restraints No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes No
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes No
Front and Rear Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and Rear Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes No
Front and Rear Reading Lights Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Dual Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes Yes
Front Dual Maplights No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats, Driver Side Manually Adjusts 8-Ways Total With Driver Adjustable Seat Height No Yes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes Yes
Front Halogen Foglights and Single Red Rear Foglight Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Front Power 300-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 315-mm Vented Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power 330-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 330-mm Solid Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Full Size Spare Tire No Yes
Full-Size Spare Tire Yes No
Halogen Headlights No Yes
Head Protection Curtain Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes No
Hill Descent Control Yes No
Hill Start Control Yes No
Illuminated Entry Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Anti-Dive Geometry, Coil Springs and Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Anti-Squat, Alignment Control, Coil Springs and Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers Yes No
Interior Load Area Light Yes Yes
Interior Pollen and Dust Air Filter Yes No
Intermittent Rear Wiper/Washer Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes No
L A T C H Yes Yes
Latching Power Liftgate Yes No
Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Live Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Lockable and Illuminated Glovebox Yes No
Lockable Glovebox No Yes
Locking Fuel Filler Door Yes No
Maintenance System Plus Service Interval Indicator For Oil Level and Brake Wear Yes No
MB TEX Vinyl Seats Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Tailgate, Fuel Door, Illuminated Entry, Exterior Lights, Anti-Theft, Power Windows and Panic Alarm Yes No
Neutral Tinted Glass Yes No
Night Security Illumination Perimeter Lighting With 1 Minute Duration Yes No
Overhead Console Storage No Yes
Panic Alarm Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Passenger Weight Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Engine Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes No
Power Tailgate Locks/Unlocks Via Remote Keyless Yes No
Power Window Lockout Yes Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down No Yes
Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down Yes No
Programmable Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking Yes No
Projector Beam Halogen Headlights Yes No
Radio Antenna Yes Yes
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt No Yes
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Armrest No Yes
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Fold-Down Center Armrest and Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Rear Air Dam Yes No
Rear Armrest Storage Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Rear Center 3-Point Seatbelt Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes No
Rear Privacy Glass Yes No
Rear Side Airbags Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Rear Step Up Bumper Yes No
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Rear Window Intermittent Wiper/Washer No Yes
Remote Tailgate Release Yes No
Rollover Sensor Yes No
SBRP235/65R17, All-Season Performance Tires Yes No
SBRP245/70R16 Tires No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Selective Unlocking Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes No
Side and Rear Privacy Glass No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Side Head Curtain Airbags Located In Headliner No Yes
Sportmatic(TM) Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Multi-Function Display, Phone and Transmission Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Cruise Control No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Tele Aid Telematics Includes Automatic Collision Notification, Concierge Services, Emergency Response, Roadside Assistance, Security System Notification, Stolen Vehicle Tracking, Remote Unlocking, and Reservations; 12-Months Included At No Charge Yes No
Tele Aid Vehicle Location System Yes No
Tele Aid Vehicle Theft Tracking Yes No
Telephone, Navigation, Audio and Portable Media Player Pre-Wiring Yes No
Telescopic Steering Column Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Touch Shift Manually Interactive Transmission Yes No
Traction Control No Yes
Transfer Case Yes No
Trip Computer With Average Fuel Consumption, Miles To Empty, Instantaneous Fuel Consumption, and Stop Watch Yes No
Turbocharged Diesel 3.0-Liter, 90-Degree V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, EFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 215@3800, Torque Of 398@1400, Cast-Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
Turbocharger Yes No
Two Front Power Outlets No Yes
(Unavailable In CA, ME, MA, NY, VT) Yes No
Underbody Tire Carrier Yes Yes
Underseat Storage No Yes
Valet Lockout Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm, Anti-Lift Sensor, and Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Warning Lights Include Low Fuel No Yes
Warning Lights Include Low Fuel, Low Coolant, Brake System, Door Ajar, Oil Level and Low Washer Fluid Yes No
Windshield Wiper De-Icer No Yes

Fuel Economy | Crash Results

4 Car Comparison | Rank-by-Specs
THE AUTO CHANNEL: Auto Channel Home | Auto News | Car Reviews | Media Library | Forums | Classifieds