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2011 Kia Sorento

2011 Chevrolet Equinox

  2011 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Chevrolet Equinox FWD 4-door LT w/1LT Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$21,195
$22,995
Invoice $20,480 $21,845
MPG
City/Highway
19/29 20/32
Rating
8.0
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2011 Kia Sorento takes a right turn in its transition from off-roader to all-weather wagon: It’s sized right, timed right, and packaged right. Read Full Review If you don’t need a third row, the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox is just right for small families; it’s refined, secure, and versatile, and gets very impressive fuel economy in four-cylinder form. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Right niche, right time
  • V-6’s brisk pace and fuel economy
  • Good passenger and cargo space
  • Optional flat-folding third-row seat
  • USB, Sirius, and Bluetooth are standard

Dislikes:

  • Dash plastics not premium-grade
  • Handling on the soft side
  • Four-cylinder not so fast, not so frugal
  • Third-row seat is kids-only

Likes:

  • Quiet, refined ride
  • Nice, supportive seating front and back
  • Distinctive but not overwrought design
  • Excellent fuel economy (base engine)

Dislikes:

  • Appalling outward visibility
  • Some chintzy interior details
  • Not as roomy overall as rival models
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