2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse

2019 Kia Sorento exterior front fascia and drivers side vs 2019 Chevy Traverse exterior front fascia and drivers side

If you are having troubles figuring out which SUV vehicle you should get, comparing two you are interested in can be a good way to start. The 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Chevy Traverse are two popular SUVs. Because of this popularity, we’ve decided to pit them against each other to help in your research. Take a look at the comparison below to see which vehicle might be the best option for you.

For the purpose of this comparison, we’ll be taking the specs and features of the base trims of both vehicles. That means you’ll be seeing the 2019 Kia Sorento L with the 2.4L 4cyl engine. This is compared to the 2019 Chevy Traverse L with a 3.6L 6cyl engine. We’ll be looking at the price, warranty, technology, and fuel economy of both of these vehicles. This variety will hopefully show a bit of everything that is offered on these vehicles. Now that we know what we are going to be looking at, let’s take a look at the 2019 Kia Sorento vs the 2019 Chevy Traverse!

2019 Kia Sorento


2019 Chevy Traverse

$26,980 Starting MRSP $30,920
5 yr/ 60,000 mi. Basic Warranty 3 yr/ 36,000 mi.
Standard Satellite Radio n/a on this trim
22/29 mpg Fuel Economy (city/hwy) 18/27 mpg

Advantages of the 2019 Kia Sorento

As you can see, the 2019 Sorento costs significantly less than the 2019 Chevrolet Traverse. So, if price is holds a significant portion of the deciding factor, you will probably find yourself picking the Sorento over the Traverse. This is the same for the basic warranty offered on the vehicles. You’ll have a longer warranty on the Sorento than you will on the Traverse.

You can find yourself having more standard features on the base trim of the Sorento, which has a standard satellite radio. So, if you are planning on going on any longer trips, the satellite radio can come in handy.

It probably comes as no surprise that the Chevy Traverse has a more powerful engine. However, that power comes at the price of fuel economy. The 2019 Kia Sorento has a better fuel economy than the Traverse. With 22 miles per gallon in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, the Sorento beats out the 18 mpg city and 27 mpg highway of the Traverse.

If you have any questions about the 2019 Kia Sorento please don’t hesitate to contact us her at Serra Trussville Kia. Our team of experts would love to tell you more about the specs and features of the 2019 Kia Sorento, or any other Kia vehicle that has caught your attention.