2003 Kia Sorento 4-Door LX Specs

4-Door LX
MSRP based on 4-Door LX

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 15 mpg City/20 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.5L
EPA Class 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name 4dr LX
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4057
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0
Second Head Room (in) 39.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 106.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2
Height, Overall (in) 68.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 179.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000
Fuel System MPFI
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500
Displacement 3.5L/214
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.67
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.66
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P245/70HR16
Front Tire Size P245/70HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P245/70HR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Five-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Driver & front passenger airbags
Front/rear side curtain airbags
3-point seat belts at all positions-inc: front force limiters &...
Height-adjustable front seat belt anchors
Rear child safety door locks
Fixed upper & lower anchors for child safety seats (LATCH)
Fuel cut-off system
Side-impact protection
Dual horn
First aid kit


Basic Miles/km 60,000
Basic Years 5
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Years 10
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA