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Kia Sorento:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Kia Sorento side view
Kia Sorento angular front perspective
Kia Sorento angular rear perspective

Overview of the Kia Sorento

Learn about the Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento Summary

In many ways, the Kia Sorento sits comfortably in the middle between sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and compact utility vehicles (CUVs). While it’s not as big as a full-fledged SUV, it offers more roominess and comfort than frequently seen in a CUV. Its super-sized warranty makes the Sorento a value-rich vehicle that is versatile and has a luxurious look and feel in spite of its lean price tag. With all-wheel drive, versatile engine options and plenty of space, the Kia Sorento is a car to consider if you want a vehicle that skillfully balances price, agility and exhilaration.

Pros and cons of the Kia Sorento

  • Interior is both stylish and quiet
  • User-friendly tech
  • All-wheel drive available
  • Limited space in third row seats
  • Some driver assist tech only on upper models
  • Limited cargo space behind rear seats
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Kia Sorento

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Kia Sorento

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats6 - 7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption10.1 - 11.1 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.4 - 9.2 L/100km
  • Width1900 mm
  • Length4800 - 4810 mm
  • Trunk space357 L
  • Cargo space1090 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Kia Sorento

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Kia Sorento 2021 - 2023 is available in 6 trims:

LX+ trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Kia Sorento

Dimensions of the Kia Sorento

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20231695 mm1900 mm4800 mm
20221695 mm1900 mm4800 mm
20211694 mm4800 mm

Towing capacity of the Kia Sorento

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2023748 kg907 − 2268 kg
2022748 kg907 − 2268 kg
2021748 kg907 − 2268 kg