2021 Kia Sorento Specifications

EX AWD

MSRP: $36,790
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Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 21 mpg City/28 mpg Hwy
Engine Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, 2.5 L
EPA Class Small SUV 4WD
Style Name EX AWD
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission Transmission: 8-Speed DCT

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Small SUV 4WD
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4120
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 42.5
Passenger Capacity 6
Second Head Room (in) 39.1
Third Leg Room (in) 29.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.3
Second Leg Room (in) 41.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) 53
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Third Head Room (in) 36.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 110.8
Height, Overall (in) 66.7
Length, Overall (in) 188.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 75.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 12.6

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 311 @ 1700
Fuel System Port/Direct Injection
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 281 @ 5800
Displacement 2.5 L/152
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.43
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.22
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86
Trans Type 8
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.22
Brakes
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut

Safety Features

Safety
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 Yes
Parking Aid Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Cruise Control-Steering Assist
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control...
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Keeping Assist
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Departure Warning
Collision Mitigation-Front
Driver Monitoring-Alert
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear (BCA-R) & Parallel...
Collision Mitigation-Rear
Parking Distance Warning Rear Parking Sensors
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Driver Knee Airbag
Rear Child Safety Locks
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3...
Back-Up Camera

Warranty

Warranty
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 Years 5

Other Specs

Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
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Compare 2021 Kia Sorento different trims:
EX AWD
EX FWD
LX AWD
LX FWD
MSRP
$36,790
MSRP
$34,990
MSRP
$31,190
MSRP
$29,390
Gas Mileage
21 mpg City / 28 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
22 mpg City / 29 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
23 mpg City / 25 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
24 mpg City / 29 mpg Hwy
Engine
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Engine
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Engine
Regular Unleaded I-4
Engine
Regular Unleaded I-4
Horsepower
281 @ 5800
Horsepower
281 @ 5800
Horsepower
191 @ 6100
Horsepower
191 @ 6100
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity
6
Passenger Capacity
6
Passenger Capacity
7
Passenger Capacity
7
Transmission
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Transmission
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Transmission
Automatic w/OD
Transmission
Automatic w/OD