2018 Kia Sorento vs 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Kia Sorento Exterior Front Fascia and Passenger Side vs 2018 Chevy Equinox  Exterior Front Fascia and Drivers Side

The 2018 Kia Sorento is a dependable SUV for any lifestyle. Here, we examine how it holds up against the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. Things like fuel economy and cargo space are important when looking at using the SUV for road trips, camping, or even things like hauling large boxes around for a move. Here, we will compare just how advantageous the 2018 Sorento is compared to one of its rivals.

We are excited to show you some of the attributes of our new 2018 Sorento. We couldn’t think of a better way to help you with your shopping experience than to hold it up against another well-known SUB. Below, you’ll see a table of some of the more frequently looked at specs of these SUV’s, and where one may be lacking in some area, and how it surpasses the other in a different area.

2018 Kia Sorento


2018 Chevy Equinox

24 mpg Combined Fuel Economy 28 mpg
18.8 gal Fuel Tank 14.9 gal
185 hp Horsepower 170 hp
38.8 cu. ft. Cargo Space 29.9 cu. ft.

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As you can see in the table above, the Kia Sorento has loses against the Chevy Equinox when it comes to fuel economy, with the Equinox getting 4 miles per gallon more than the Sorento. However, the Sorento makes up for it with its larger fuel tank, as it has 3.9 gallons more of fuel capacity, which means that you’ll be stopping less on the road to fill up.

The Sorento also has a stronger engine at 185 hp, compared to the Equinox’s 170 hp, so if you are looking for stronger SUV, the Sorento may be the right vehicle for you.

For all those who are interested in a lot of storage space, then you’ll most likely want the Sorento, as it has 8.9 cubic feet more than the Equinox does, which may not look like a big difference on paper, but adds a lot more space when trying to load your vehicle with bags or other items.

If you have any more questions about the 2018 Kia Sorento, we’d love to hear from you!