2017 Chevy Equinox vs 2017 Kia Sorento
Awarded the “Highest Ranked SUV in Initial Quality in a tie, Two Years in a Row” by J.D. Power, the 2017 Chevy Equinox is an SUV crossover for the ages. Bold, sleek, and incredibly stylish, the Equinox uses a unique combination of fuel-efficiency and versatility to win the hearts of driver across the country. If you are looking for a crossover to fit your diverse lifestyle, this one is for you.
When comparing the Equinox to similar vehicles, you will immediately notice how even its base model comes chock-full of impressive features and powerful mechanical that you'll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. Take a look below as we compare it to the popular 2017 Kia Sorento and see which vehicle is right for you!
|2017 Chevy Equinox||vs||2017 Kia Sorento|
|$23,100||Starting MSRP (USD)||$25,600|
|2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine with Variable Valve Timing (VVT)||Engine||2.4L DOHC, 16-valve engine with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)|
|31 MPG||Fuel Economy (Highway)||28 MPG|
|Up to 3,500 Pounds||Maximum Towing Capacity||Up to 3,500 Pounds|
Test Drive the 2017 Chevy Equinox in Colorado Springs CO
Let's look at the 2017 Kia Sorento first. This SUV comes available in 7 trims, which are L, LX, LX V6, EX, EX V6, SX V6, and SXL V6. All trims come standard with an electronically controlled 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and are available in either front-wheel drive or Dynamax All-Wheel Drive. All trims comes standard with convenience features such as Bluetooth Wireless Technology and Hands-Free Connectivity, steering wheel mounted controls, a trip computer, and EcoMinder® Fuel-Efficiency Indicator. The new Sorento has seating for up to 7 passengers and a base maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.
The 2017 Chevy Equinox comes available in 4 trims, which are L, LS, LT, and Premier. Each trim comes mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission that has smooth-shifting with overdrive and electronic range select and are available in front-wheel drive only. Standard features include those similar to the Sorento plus OnStar® Guidance Plan for 3 months, a Rear Vision Camera, and built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi. For those who like to stand out, the Equinox comes in a Midnight Edition or Sports Edition.
Want to try out the 2017 Chevy Equinox for yourself? Stop by Mike Maroone Colorado of Colorado Springs for a test drive today!