2018 Kia Sorento Specs
The spacious, family-friendly Kia Sorento has been making waves around D’lberville, Gulfport, and Hattiesburg thanks to its reliable performance and interior dimensions. Really, the overall versatility of this model stands out, which is why our team at Pat Peck Kia wanted to put together this insightful 2018 Kia Sorento specs guide.
If you keep reading, you’ll get an inside look at this SUV’s key features, so you know exactly what you’re getting before scheduling a test drive.
Engine Specs in the Kia Sorento
The Kia Sorento has a few different engine options, so you have the ability to prioritize the aspects of performance you feel are most important or most useful for your lifestyle.
The first available engine comes in the standard trim level, and it’s a 2.4L 4-cylinder with the ability to produce 185 horsepower, 178 lb-ft of torque, and a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds. This motor, like the other two available motors, is paired with an electronically controlled 6-speed automatic transmission and a Sportmatic™ Sports Shifter as well.
The next engine possibility is the 3.3L V6, and this motor sees a big jump in power, with 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. Plus, the towing capacity of this engine, with AWD, is up to 5,000 pounds.
Finally, we have the dynamic 2.0L 4-cylinder with a built-in turbocharger. This flashy engine puts out 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque to go along with 3,500 pounds of towing capacity.
To go along with all this tremendous power is a delightful amount of efficiency.
If your Kia Sorento is outfitted with the 2.4L engine, you’ll enjoy an EPA-estimated 21 city MPG/ 28 highway MPG.1
As for the 3.3L V6, this option gets an EPA-estimated 18 city MPG/25 highway MPG.1 Finally, we have the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, which checks in at an EPA-estimated 20 city MPG/27 highway MPG.1
Space is a must when selecting a premier SUV, and the Kia Sorento understands this, which is why you’ll find the interior cabin flush with cargo room and passenger space.
For example, there’s the ample amount of legroom, which measures in at 44.1 inches in the front, 39.4 inches in the second row, and 31.7 inches in the third row.
Depending on the trim level you get, you’ll be able to fit either five passengers in your SUV, with a total passenger volume of 146.4 cubic feet, or you can fit seven passengers, with a total passenger volume checking in at 154.2 cubic feet.
As for cargo space, there’s 73 cubic feet of room if you fold all the seats down, 38 cubic feet if you leave the second row standing, and 11.3 cubic feet if you leave all three rows up.
Take the 2018 Kia Sorento Out for a Drive
The impressive specs found in the 2018 Kia Sorento are what make this model so appealing to families around D’lberville, Gulfport, and Hattiesburg. To get behind the wheel yourself, contact Pat Peck Kia, and we’ll help you schedule a test drive!
1 EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.