Kia Sorento

2019 Kia Sorento LX


2019 Chevy Equinox

2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Chevy Equinox


When it comes to midsize SUV comparisons, one of the more popular matchups you’ll see is the Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox. Both offer similar interior features, but the Kia Sorento manages to edge past the Chevy Equinox thanks to its expansive cargo and passenger space, as well as with its incredible towing capacity. Learn more about how you can take your Los Angeles commute to the next level with this midsize SUV comparison.

Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox: Passenger Space

Looking at passenger space between the Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox, you’ll quickly notice that the Kia Sorento has a standard third-row and seating for up to seven, while the Chevrolet Equinox can only seat five passengers between two rows. So, if you’re looking to carpool friends and family or hit the road for a weekend away, the Sorento will be your best buy.

Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox: Cargo Space

Carson and Orange County drivers are looking for an SUV that can fit not only the people they care about but also the things they need along the way, and the Kia Sorento also delivers plenty of cargo space over the Equinox to store all of your belongings and valuable items. And, with 40/20/40 Split-Folding 2nd-Row Seats and 50/50 Split-Folding 3rd-Row Seats, you can customize your cargo space to meet your needs. See for yourself just how much more cargo room you’ll have with the Sorento.

2019 Kia Sorento

  • Cargo Space Behind 1st Row: 73 cubic ft
  • Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row: 38 cubic ft
  • Cargo Space Behind 3rd Row: 11.3 cubic ft

2019 Chevrolet Equinox

  • Cargo Space Behind 1st Row: 63.9 cubic ft
  • Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row: 29.9 cubic ft
Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox: Towing Capacity

For a true SUV comparison, you need to compare towing capacity, and the Kia Sorento’s 2.4L 290-hp DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine configuration allows the vehicle to haul up to 1,500 pounds more than the Equinox. And, those who choose the Equinox can only take advantage of its 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine which only offers 252 hp.

2019 Kia Sorento

  • Base Towing: 2,000 lbs
  • Maximum Towing: 5,000 lbs

2019 Chevrolet Equinox

  • Base Towing: 1,500 lbs
  • Maximum Towing: 3,500 lbs
Sorento towing trailer

See the Sorento in Action in Cerritos

Now that you’ve seen our Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox comparison, you can learn more about the Kia Sorento and how it compares to other models such as the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. And, be sure to check out our selection of new Kia Sorento models for sale, as well as our Kia Sorento lease deals and 7-passenger SUVs for sale. Contact us today to schedule a test drive near Anaheim!

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