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2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2017 Kia Sorento Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Equinox as you will with the Kia Sorento, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Equinox will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Sorento. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Equinox will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Kia Sorento.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Equinox and the Kia Sorento are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Equinox for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Equinox has a little more horsepower than the Kia Sorento.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Kia Sorento.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Equinox is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sorento.

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2018 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $23,580 - $37,230

2017 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $25,600 - $45,900
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City MPG: 22 17 - 21
Highway MPG: 28 - 29 23 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,462 - $35,369 $24,705 - $43,078

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.