2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Chevrolet Traverse

Midsize SUVs have been around for a while, and they are fully comfortable in their own skin, providing adventurous drivers the ability to go off-road while giving families room to fit three rows of passengers inside. That doesn't mean they rest on their laurels; far from it. They are always adding new features and technology, ramping up the value to the kind of heights you can also climb with their toughness and off-road abilities. So it's with great pleasure we examine the matchup of the 2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Chevrolet Traverse to find the midsize SUV that provides what you, the car shopper, need.

If it's value you want, you don't get much better than the 2017 Sorento's starting price of less than $21,000 with our Friendly Kia VIP Price, while the competition is asking for more than $29,000 for the 2017 Traverse. You'll save when you drive off the lot, and you'll save plenty once you hit the road, too, with 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway for the 2017 Sorento's base trim, while the 2017 Traverse has a gas-guzzling 15 mpg city, 22 mpg highway.

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2017 Kia Sorento Vs. 2017 Chevrolet Traverse
$20,425 (Friendly Kia VIP) Price Starts at $29,912 (The Competition)
21, 28 MPG (city, highway) 15, 22
290 HP 281
7 Trim Options 4
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick? No
Yes / 14 Power Driver's Seat? / # of Adjustments Available Yes / 8
154.2 Max. Passenger Volume (cubic feet) 150.8
10 years or 100,000 miles Warranty Coverage - Limited Powertrain 5 years or 60,000 miles

Tackle Any Driving Situation with the Kia Sorento in Tampa Clearwater and St. Petersburg FL

The 2017 Kia Sorento isn't just a money-saver, as it also has more room for passengers in 7-passenger models with 154.2 cubic feet to the 2017 Chevy Traverse's 150.8 cubic feet – that's additional room to spread out and enjoy the available Nappa Leather seat trim in the Sorento's top-line trim option. The 2017 Sorento also packs more power for off-road driving or merging onto the highway, with 290 HP as a peak output, topping the 2017 Traverse's 281 HP.

Before we go, it's also worth noting how customized you can make the driving experience with the 2017 Sorento's available 14-way power adjustable driver's seat. Add that, plus the Sorento's savings and spaciousness, not to mention its superior warranty coverage, and you have the optimal midsize SUV. We are proud to carry this value-packed, rugged ride at Friendly Kia, 5819 US Highway 19 in New Port Richey, FL. We also serve the Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Brooksville, Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. If you plan on purchasing a new or used car, please take advantage of our trade-in policy and our exclusive partnership with Kelley Blue Book KBB.com's Trade-In Marketplace/Buying Center.

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