Kia Models vs Chevrolet Models

Chevrolet's old slogan for its trucks used to be "Like a Rock." Well, you'd have to be under a rock to not notice how Kia models are among the best in their class across the board, and compare very favorably to their Chevrolet competition.

We have a handy menu here with links to comparison pages for Kia models vs. Chevrolet models, which includes showdowns between the 2017 Kia Sportage vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox and the 2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Chevy Malibu.

But first, feast your eyes on but a few of the awards and noteworthy achievements Kia models have accomplished in recent months:

  • IIHS Top Safety Picks for the 2017 Sportage, 2017 Sorento, 2016 Optima, 2016 Sedona and 2016 Soul.
  • Autotrader "Must Test Drive for 2016" - Kia Sedona.
  • Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year (fourth consecutive) - 2016 Kia Soul.
  • AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Award – 2016 Kia Optima.
  • All Kia models come with an industry-leading 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty.
  • Available Apple CarPlay for 2017 models, some 2016 models.
Kia Soul vs Chevy Trax Tampa FL

Kia Soul/Seltos vs. Chevy Trax/Trailblazer

The Chevy Trax doesn't fare well when put up against the Kia Soul's versatility, cargo room and available colors, among other benefits – but don't take our word for it. See for yourself and fall in love with the effervescence of the Kia Soul.

2021 Kia Seltos vs. 2021 Chevrolet Trax 
2021 Kia Seltos vs. 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

2021 Kia Seltos vs. 2020 Chevrolet Trax
2020 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Chevrolet Trax
2019 Kia Soul vs. 2019 Chevrolet Trax
2018 Kia Soul vs. 2017 Chevrolet Trax
2016 Kia Soul vs. 2016 Chevrolet Trax

Kia Sorento vs Chevy Traverse Tampa FL

Kia Sorento / Telluride vs. Chevy Traverse / Chevy Blazer / Chevy Tahoe

You wouldn’t believe how many more miles per gallon you will enjoy with the Kia Sorento than you will with the Traverse, or how much more you will save with the Sorento – both are off the charts.

2021 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Chevrolet Traverse
2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe
2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 Chevrolet Traverse
2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Chevrolet Traverse
2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Chevy Blazer
2018 Kia Sorento vs. 2018 Chevrolet Traverse
2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Chevrolet Traverse

Kia Sportage vs Chevy Equinox Tampa FL

Kia Sportage vs. Chevy Equinox

A lower starting price and better towing power than the Equinox, and an IIHS Top Safety Pick in hand for 2017 – what's not to love about the Kia Sportage crossover?

2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2020 Chevrolet Equinox
2018 Kia Sportage vs. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
2017 Kia Sportage vs. 2017 Chevrolet Equinox

Kia Optima vs Chevy Malibu Tampa FL

Kia Optima/Stinger vs. Chevy Malibu/Camaro

If you want the midsize sedan that is one of's most-awarded vehicles, as well as the one with more starting HP and more speakers, then the Optima is the ride for you.

2019 Kia Stinger vs. 2019 Chevrolet Camaro
2018 Kia Optima vs. 2018 Chevrolet Malibu
2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu

Kia Forte vs Chevy Cruze Tampa FL

Kia Forte vs. Chevy Cruze

Once you survey the new-look Kia Forte's stylish design, as well as its new powertrain, available UVO3 eServices, and new S trim level, this is the compact you'll want to "Cruze" with.

2019 Kia Forte vs. 2019 Chevy Cruze
2018 Kia Forte vs. 2018 Chevy Cruze
2017 Kia Forte vs. 2017 Chevy Cruze

Kia Cadenza vs Chevy Impala Tampa FL

Kia Cadenza vs. Chevy Impala

A relative newcomer takes down the long-standing legend as the Kia Cadenza shoves the Chevy Impala aside with its superior base HP, audio options and warranty coverage.

2019 Kia Cadenza vs. 2020 Chevrolet Impala
2017 Kia Cadenza vs. 2017 Chevrolet Impala
2016 Kia Cadenza vs. 2016 Chevrolet Impala

Kia Niro grille up close

Kia Niro Vs. Chevy Volt

The Kia Niro is one of Kia's newest models and presents an alluring and capable alternative to hybrid vehicles that look out of place and weird.

2019 Kia Niro PHEV Vs. 2019 Chevrolet Volt

Kia Rio vs Chevy Sonic Tampa FL

Kia Rio vs. Chevy Sonic

Lighter, better in tight spaces and more affordable, as well as loaded with better fuel economy in base models – that's the benefits of the 2016 Kia Rio vs. Chevy Sonic.

2016 Kia Rio vs. 2016 Chevrolet Sonic

Kia Sedona vs Chevy City Express Tampa FL

Kia Sedona vs. Chevy City Express

The Kia Sedona has more seating for passengers, and more cargo room. If you're looking for a van that can transport a large group or help your business, the Sedona has the chops to do so.

2016 Kia Sedona vs. 2016 Chevrolet City Express