2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Chevy Equinox

2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Chevy Equinox comparison image

There are many compact crossovers on the road that offer different advantages for discerning drivers. While most crossovers will deliver maneuverable dimensions and pleasingly spacious interiors, different models have variable value when it comes to engine output and technology. In this 2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Chevy Equinox comparison, we are going to look at two models with satisfying driving. However, the Kia model delivers many technology features that the 2019 Equinox does not.

These two models are neck-and-neck when it comes to base pricing, but the 2019 Kia Sportage has a slight advantage over the Chevy. It also delivers the top horsepower when you look at base engine options. The 2019 Kia Sportage is also available with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine rated for 240 horsepower. The 2019 Chevy Equinox also has an available 2.0-liter gasoline engine and a 1.6-liter turbo diesel powertrain.

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2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Chevy Equinox
$23,750 Starting MSRP $23,800
2.4-L 4-cylinder (181 hp) Base Engine 1.5-L 4-cylinder (170 hp)
All Trims SiriusXM Radio Capability Upper Trims
8-speaker Harman Kardon surround sound Top Sound System 7-speaker Bose sound system

Available Technology on the 2019 Kia Sportage

While both of the models in this 2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Chevy Equinox comparison can offer plenty of value, we like the elite technology options available on the Kia compact crossover. This model offers features like SiriusXM Radio even on the base trim (while drivers must opt for an advanced model of the 2019 Equinox to get this advantage). Another attractive feature on the 2019 Kia Sportage for drivers who crave a premium music experience is the available eight-speaker Harman Kardon sound system available on one of the top trim levels. The 2019 Chevy Equinox is also available with an advanced seven-speaker Bose sound system. Both of these models come standard with a six-speaker sound system.

Other attractive features on the 2019 Kia Sportage include Dynamax All-Wheel Drive, a Smart Powered Liftgate, elite driver assistance features (like Emergency Braking, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warnings, and parking assistance), and smartphone connectivity staples like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. To learn more about the 2019 Kia Sportage, or to take a test drive in the Daphne AL area, contact Team Gunther Kia.


rear view of a red 2019 Kia Sportage
sunroof and cargo space of the 2019 Kia Sportage
UVO infotainment system on the 2019 Kia Sportage
2019 Kia Sportage dashboard and steering wheel