2012 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 LX Specs

2WD 4-Door V6 LX
MSRP based on 2WD 4-Door V6 LX

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 20 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.5L
EPA Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Style Name 2WD 4dr V6 LX
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Sportmatic


EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3977
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.3
Third Head Room (in) NA
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7
Third Hip Room (in) NA
Passenger Volume (ft³) 149.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.2
Third Leg Room (in) NA
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8
Height, Overall (in) 67.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.2
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) 9.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 248 @ 5000
Fuel System NA
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 272 @ 6300
Displacement 3.5L/212
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.21
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.64
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
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) 35.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-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 Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
Electronic brake force distribution w/brake assist
Hill assist control
Downhill brake control
Electronic stability control w/traction control
Side impact door beams
Front/rear crumple zones
Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
Front seat-mounted air bags
Full-length side curtain airbags
3-point seat belts in all positions w/front pretensioners
Height-adjustable front seatbelts
Front active headrests
Rear child safety door locks
Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
Tire pressure monitoring system
Energy-absorbing steering column


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 60,000
Roadside Assistance Note 24-hour roadside assistance
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 2.3
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
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
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