2019 Black Kia Sorento

2019 Kia Sorento

2019 equinox side view

2019 Chevrolet Equinox

2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Chevrolet Equinox

When looking at mid-size SUV comparisons, Jefferson County drivers may be deciding between the Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox. Both models offer premium features, but the Sorento stands out in third-row seating, towing capabilities, and cargo space. Learn more about how the 2019 Kia Sorento and 2019 Chevrolet Equinox fair in our side-by-side SUV comparison.

Passenger Space

One major difference between the Kia Sorento vs. Chevy Equinox is seating. The Kia Sorento provides a standard third-row and seating for seven, while the Chevrolet Equinox only provides two rows and seating for five. If you have a growing family, big dogs, or a lot of friends, the Kia Sorento has a seat for everyone.
2019 sorento 3 row interior view

Cargo Space

Having an abundance of cargo space is one of the best perks of SUV ownership. Whether you are carrying groceries, sports gear, or luggage for a trip, the Kia Sorento offers more space to accommodate life in St Louis:

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

The Kia Sorento helps you make the most out of their generous cargo space by including 40/20/40 Split-Folding 2nd-Row Seats and 50/50 Split-Folding 3rd-Row Seats to accommodate a variety of passenger and cargo combinations.

2019 sorento second-row split-fold seats

Towing Capacity

In addition to the ample interior cargo space, the Kia Sorento delivers more impressive towing capabilities than the Chevrolet Equinox.

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

With the 290 hp 2.4L DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine, it comes as no surprise that the Sorento dominates in the towing category. The top Equinox engine is a 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine which tops out at 252 hp.

2019 sorento towing on highway

See the Sorento in Action in St. Louis

If you are interested in making the new Kia Sorento your daily driver, you can visit us for a test drive today at Suntrup Kia South. Not sure if the Sorento is the one? View our entire lineup of new Kia vehicles, compare the Sorento vs. Honda Pilot, learn more about the Kia Sorento towing capacity, or contact us and our knowledgeable associates can help you find the Kia model that meets your needs.

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