2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

We know that car buying isn’t a joy for everyone. There is a lot of effort that goes into choosing a vehicle. You need to choose a style, then a specific make and model, and then details down to the exterior color and trim level. That’s a lot of choices to be made. We think that we can help you out a bit, by doing some of the comparison work for you.

Today, we will be comparing two 2018 models, the 2018 Kia Sorento and the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. Each is a great vehicle in its own way, but it really comes down to the specifications. Keep reading to learn more about the 2018 Kia Sorento and the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox.

2018 Kia Sorento 


2018 Chevrolet Equinox 

$25,900  Starting MSRP on base model  $23,580 
185 hp at 6,000 rpm  Horsepower on base model  170 hp at 2,000-4,000 rpm 
178 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm  Torque on base model  203 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,000-4,000 rpm 
2.4L DOHC 16-valve I-4   Engine type on base model  1.5L Turbo 

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You can see from the chart above that this is going to be a fierce competition. Each vehicle brings their own amazing features, and they come very close in price and power. Now we are going to focus on specific features, starting with entertainment technology. The 2018 Kia Sorento comes with a standard 4.3-inch Touch-Screen Display and six speakers with AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM ® audio systems. SiriusXM ® gives you over 130 channels including 69 that are commercial free. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox has a 7-inch diagonal Color Touch Screen, but it does not have SiriusXM Satellite Radio on the base model.

On the 2018 Kia Sorento, standard features on the basic model include a Rear-Camera Display for easy backup assist, an EcoMinder ® Fuel-Efficiency Indicator to let you know when you are driving with optimum fuel efficiency, and Drive Mode Select (DMS) to give you a customizable driving-experience. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox does not come with these standard features. Both vehicles have a Remote Keyless Entry feature to allow you to unlock your car using a button on the key fob.

The 2018 Kia Sorento goes where the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox cannot in terms of innovative technology features. If you are interested in a new Kia Sorento vehicle, we hope that you’ll come to Performance Kia to learn more and take a test drive!