Kia Sportage vs. Chevrolet Equinox

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$23,600 - $25,100 (MSRP)
$23,580

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
181 hp
170 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L GDI DOHC 16V I4
1.5L Turbo DOHC 4
Fuel gasoline E15

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 in.
38.2 - 40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.2 in.
39.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.1 in.
36.9 - 38.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
5

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60HR17
P225/65R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
107.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
176.4 in.
183.1 in.

Width

Width
73 in.
72.6 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3305 - 3448 lbs.
3274 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
181 hp
170 hp

Torque

Torque
175 ft. lbs.
203 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1650 lbs.
150 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
165 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.4 gal.
14.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 27 mpg
29 mpg

City

City
21 - 23 mpg
26 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 - 30 mpg
32 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage
Chevrolet Equinox

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility Vehicle

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
98.6 ft³.
90 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3305 - 3448 lbs.
3274 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 - 26 mpg.
6.3

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 - 23 mpg.
6

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 - 30 mpg.
28 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1650 lbs.
26 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
165 lbs.
32 mpg.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1650 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1650 lbs.
LYX

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Turbocharged Gas I4

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
1.5L/

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
MNH

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
6

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21
Automatic

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64
3.50

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80
MacPherson Strut

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39
Multi-Link

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
N/A mm.

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
N/A mm.

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38
5CX

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 - 3.19
5CX

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 - 8.0
N/A

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
P225/65R17

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
P225/65R17

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
N/A

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
17 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/60HR17
17 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR17
N/A in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
N/A

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Pwr

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
37.4 ft.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Pwr

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
4-Wheel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
14.9 gal.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
40.00 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
40.90 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
57.20 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
54.20 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 in.
38.50 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.4 gal.
39.70 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 in.
55.50 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 in.
51.70 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in.
107.30 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.3 in.
183.10 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.1 in.
72.60 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.2 in.
65.40 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
62.20 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
51.2 in.
62.20 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
63.50 ft³.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
176.4 in.
29.90 ft³.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73 in.
Equinox

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
64.4 - 65.2 in.
Compact Sport Utility

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.5 in.
Sport Utility

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64 in.
1.5

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.4 - 6.8 in.
DOHC

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.1 ft³.
aluminum

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.7 ft³.
4

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.7 ft³.
4