Kia Sorento vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Platinum Graphite
VS
Iridescent Pearl Tricoat

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$18,408 - $20,639
$30,612 - $33,287

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 hp
310 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L DOHC GDI I4
3.6L V6 SIDI VVT (310 hp [232.0 kW] @ 6800 rpm 266 lb
3.6L V6 SIDI VVT

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.1 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
41.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.4 in.
38.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.3 in.
40 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
8

Exterior Features

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.4 in.
120.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.2 ft.
39 ft.

Length

Length
Not Available
204.3 in.

Width

Width
74.4 in.
78.6 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3704 .lbs
.lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 hp
310 hp

Torque

Torque
178 ft. lbs.
266 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 .lbs
Not Available

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 .lbs
150 .lbs

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.8 gal.
19.4 - 21.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 14 mpg
18 - 26 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
17 - 18 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
25 - 27 mpg

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento
Chevrolet Traverse

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Sport Utility Vehicles

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
8

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
146.4 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3704 lbs.
Not Available

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
20 - 21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
17 - 18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
25 - 27 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
150 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
150 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs.
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Gas V6

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
3.6L/

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64
Not Available

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.59
Not Available

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51
3.49

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3
8.4 - 8.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
170

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Not Available

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Not Available

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/65HR17
P255/65R18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/65HR17
P255/65R18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
18 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
18 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
18 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.2 ft.
39.0 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
Not Available

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.8 gal.
19.4 - 21.7 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
41.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.1 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.1 in.
62.1 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
56.7 in.
58.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.3 in.
40 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.4 in.
38.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
58 in.
62.2 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.4 in.
56.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.4 in.
120.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.4 in.
78.6 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
66.3 in.
70.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.3 in.
67.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.7 in.
67 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.3 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
73.5 ft³.
98.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.8 ft³.
57.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
38.8 ft³.
23.0 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Sorento
Traverse

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Sport Utility
Intermediate Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.4
3.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4