2017 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Chevy Traverse

Crossovers are becoming increasingly popular among American drivers, loved by many for their modern styling, spaciousness, and versatility. Kia has a few crossovers in its model lineup, and one of the most popular is the Sorento. We did a comparison of the 2017 Kia Sorento vs the 2017 Chevy Traverse to highlight how the Sorento stacks up against the competition. 

Both the Sorento and the Traverse are affordably priced, but the Sorento is significantly cheaper than the Traverse. The Traverse sports a bigger engine and generates more torque, but the Sorento produces more horsepower. The Sorento earns much better fuel economy ratings, making it great for family road-trips and weekend adventures. Finally, the Traverse has more cargo room but the Sorento can tow more.  

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2017 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Chevy Traverse
$23,200 Starting MSRP $27,000

2.4L I-4

290-hp & 260 lb-ft torque

Engine &

Performance Specs

3.6L V6

288-hp & 270 lb-ft torque
Up to 21 city / 28 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) Up to 15 city / 22 highway

73.5 cubic feet &

5,000 pounds

Cargo Space &

Towing Capacity

116.3 cubic feet &

2,000 pounds

2017 Kia Sorento Cabin and Technology Features

The 2017 Kia Sorento offers an upscale, premium cabin outfitted with a host of convenience, comfort, and technology features to enhance the driving experience. With comfortable seating for up to five, and plenty of interior space, the cabin can serve as a home away from home on any road trip. The dashboard-mounted touchscreen serves as the command center, enabling access to apps, music, navigation, and more. We've listed some other 2017 Sorento cabin and technology features below. 

  • Keyless entry and push-button start
  • Heated Seats
  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • UVO Services
  • ...and much more!

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Command Center
Sorento in Gray