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2015 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2015 Kia Sorento Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Equinox offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Kia Sorento. The Chevrolet Equinox offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Sorento, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Chevrolet Equinox, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Sorento.

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. Both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Kia Sorento have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Equinox is much slimmer than the Kia Sorento, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Equinox takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Sorento.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Equinox has much lower torque than the Kia Sorento, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Equinox has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Sorento, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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
The Chevrolet Equinox has less seating than the Kia Sorento, making the Kia Sorento the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Chevrolet Equinox has less cargo space than the Kia Sorento, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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

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2015 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $24,520 - $33,670

2015 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $24,300 - $41,700
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 20 - 22 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 29 - 32 24 - 27
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
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,294 - $31,987 $23,474 - $39,233

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