Compare Kia Sorento EX vs LX vs SX

$29,390 - $42,590
Price range (MSRP)
Kia Sorento For Sale
24/29 mpg
City/Hwy
191 hp
Horsepower
9.3
Kia Sorento Review and Specs
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Kia Sorento EX
$35,390
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Kia Sorento LX
$29,490
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Kia Sorento SX
$38,190
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What are the differences between the Kia Sorento EX, LX and SX?

Overview

Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
281 hp @ 5800 rpm
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
281 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
311 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
181 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
311 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,999 lbs
3,794 lbs
3,999 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
2,000 lbs
3,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
26 MPG
25 MPG
City
22 MPG
24 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
17.7 gallons
17.7 gallons
Cruising Range City
389.4 miles
424.8 miles
389.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
513.3 miles
513.3 miles
513.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
189 in
189 in
189 in
Height
66.7 in
66.7 in
66.7 in
Max Width
74.8 in
74.8 in
74.8 in
Front Width
64.8 in
65 in
64.5 in
Rear Width
65.2 in
65.4 in
64.8 in
Wheelbase
110.8 in
110.8 in
110.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
6.9 in
6.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
6 seater
7 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.4 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
40.3 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
59.1 in
59.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.6 in
55.6 in
55.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
41.7 in
41.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39.1 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
58.1 in
58.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
55.1 in
55.1 in
Third Row Leg Room
29.6 in
29.6 in
29.6 in
Third Row Headroom
36.8 in
36.8 in
36.8 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
53 in
53 in
53 in
Third Row Hip Room
42.5 in
42.5 in
42.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
75.5 ft³
75.5 ft³
75.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.5 ft³
38.5 ft³
38.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12.6 ft³
12.6 ft³
12.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
20" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
20" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/60HR18
P235/65HR17
P255/45HR20
Rear Tire
P235/60HR18
P235/65HR17
P255/45HR20
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Sparkling Silver

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Glacial White Pearl
  • Passion Red Tintcoat
  • Sapphire Blue
  • Wolf Gray
  • Glacial White Pearl
  • Passion Red Tintcoat
  • Glacial White Pearl
  • Passion Red Tintcoat
  • Sapphire Blue
  • Wolf Gray

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SynTex Artificial Leather Seat Trim
  • Grey, SynTex Artificial Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, SynTex Artificial Leather Seat Trim
  • Grey, SynTex Artificial Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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