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2017 Sportage vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox | Montvale Kia Dealer

2017 Kia Sportage vs. 2017 Chevrolet Equinox

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2017 Kia Sportage


2016 Chevrolet Trax

$22,746 at Route 23 Kia Price Starts at $24,565 (The Competition)
2,000 Base Towing Capacity (Pounds) 1,500
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick? TBA (Top Safety Pick in 2016)
10-yr/100k-mile limited powertrain, 5-yr/60k-mile bumper-to-bumper Warranty Coverage 5-yr/60k-mile limited powertrain, 3-yr/36k-mile bumper-to-bumper
34.8 Curb-to-Curb Turning Circle (Feet) 40.0

When it comes to cars that are midsize and offer good value, the Kia Sportage and Chevrolet Equinox are among the options you can consider. The Kia Sportage is a wonderful car, as it can offer the best performance and is easy to handle on the roads The Equinox carries a powerful brand name and also comes with many other features. Comparing the two cars will enable you to make the right choice.

Safety and Handling

Both cars offer six-speed transmission and carry plenty of safety features. Airbags and anti-locking brakes are standard for both cars. The Kia Sportage has a smaller length, and this is expected to make parking easier for drivers. The Kia Sportage also comes with more storage for cargo, and if you have a lot of luggage to carry, this car would be the ideal option. Additionally, it comes with massive 2,000 lbs towing capabilities, and this could be another aspect to consider should you be considering long road trips.

Interior Amenities

While both cars can accommodate five people, the Kia Sportage tends to offer more room for stretching your legs, whether you are occupying the front or back seats. One of the biggest factors is the plush leather upholstery that the Kia Sportage offers. You also get features such as CD player and powered windows and door locks. The Kia Sportage also offers a more distinctively sporty feel for the interiors. If you like your car to be functional and high performing as well as look stylish, the Kia Sportage would be the right choice. Additionally, the Kia Sportage comes with a stellar safety rating.

As far as pricing is concerned, the Kia Sportage might be the more expensive of the two cars. However, it does come with plush seats and plenty of in-car amenities including a state of the art infotainment system. If you are looking for a car that never lets you down, the Kia Sportage could be the best option for you. Like all Kia cars, the Kia Sportage comes with a long warranty, and this could be another reason for people to purchase the vehicle.

At your nearest Kia dealership, you can locate the best Kia cars that fit your needs and offer all the amenities you need in terms of seating, safety, infotainment, engine performance, and cargo. You can also locate used cars for more cost savings. To find the best new and pre-owned cars, visit your nearby New Jersey Kia dealership.


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