2018 Sorento
2018 SORENTO OVERVIEW
06/19/17 | ID: 12629

The 2018 Kia Sorento, built at Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia*, enters its third model year as a carry-over.  Kia’s popular SUV offers refined utility and advanced technology, as well as a new convenience package for greater flexibility – the LX Cool & Connected Package. In addition, a third-row seat is now standard on all 2.4L AWD and 2.4L LX AWD models.

Trim Levels/Pricing – MSRP1 (excludes $895 destination): 
L 2.4L FWD: $25,800
LX 2.4 FWD: $27,100
LX 2.4 AWD: $29,890
LX V6 AWD: $29,500
LX V6 FWD: $31,300
EX 2.0T FWD: $33,000
EX 2.0T AWD: $34,800
EX V6 FWD: $34,100
EX V6 AWD: $35,900
SX V6 FWD:  $39,100
SX V6 AWD: $40,900
SXL V6 FWD: $44,400
SXL V6 AWD: $46,200
 
Engines:
  • 2.4-liter I-4:  
185 hp and 178 lb. ft. torque; 6-speed automatic
  • 2.0-liter turbo I-4:
240 hp and 260 lb. ft. torque; 6-speed automatic
  • 3.3-liter V6:
290 hp and 252 lb. ft. torque; 6-speed automatic
 
Fuel Economy – EPA-est. MPG: (city/highway/combined)2
  • L 2.4L:
21/28/24 FWD
  • LX 2.4L:
21/28/24 FWD
  21/25/22 AWD
  • EX 2.0T:
20/27/23 FWD
  19/25/22 AWD
  • LX V6:
18/25/20 FWD
  18/25/21 AWD
  • EX V6:
18/25/20 FWD
  18/25/21 AWD
  • SX V6:
18/25/20 FWD
  17/23/19 AWD
  • SXL V6:
18/25/20 FWD
  17/23/19 AWD
 
Available Drive Assistance Features:3
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking:
    • Std: SXL V6
    • Opt: LX 2.4L, EX 2.0T, LX V6, EX V6, SX V6
  • Forward Collison Warning: 
    • Std: SXL V6
    • Opt: LX 2.4L, EX 2.0T, LX V6, EX V6, SX V6
  • Lane Departure Warning: 
    • Std: SXL V6
    • Opt: LX 2.4L, EX 2.0T, LX V6, EX V6, SX V6
  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control:   
    • Std: SXL V6
    • Opt: LX 2.4L, EX 2.0T, LX V6, EX V6, SX V6
  • Blind Spot Detection: 
    • Std: EX 2.0T, EX V6, SX V6, SXL V6
    • Opt:  LX V6
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert: 
    • Std: EX 2.0T, EX V6, SX V6, SXL V6
    • Opt: LX V6
  • Dynamic Bending Lights: 
    • Std: SXL V6
    • Opt: SX V6
  • Auto-Dimming Mirror with HomeLink: 
    • Std: EX 2.0T, EX V6, SX V6, SXL V6
  • Rain-Sensing Wipers:
    • Std: SX V6, SXL V6
 
Dimensions (in.): 
  • Overall Length:
187.4
  • Overall Width:
74.4
  • Overall Height:
66.3 (without roof rails) / 66.5 (with roof rails)
  • Wheelbase:
109.4
   
  • Max Cargo Capacity:
 
    • L 2.4L:
 146.4 cu.ft. 5 passenger
    • LX 2.4L:
146.4 cu.ft. 5 passenger / 154.2 cu.ft. 7 passenger
    • EX 2.0T:
146.4 cu.ft. 5 passenger
    • LX V6:
154.2 cu.ft. 7 passenger
    • EX V6:
154.2 cu.ft. 7 passenger
    • SX V6:
154.2 cu.ft. 7 passenger
    • SXL V6:
154.2 cu.ft. 7 passenger
   
  • Curb weight (maximum lbs.): 
 
    • L 2.4L:
3,832 FWD
    • LX 2.4L:
3,832 FWD / 3,968 AWD
    • EX 2.0T:
4,178 FWD / 4,303 AWD
    • LX V6:
4,211 FWD / 4,343 AWD
    • EX V6:
4,211 FWD / 4,343 AWD
    • SX V6:
4,211 FWD / 4,343 AWD
    • SXL V6:
4,211 FWD / 4,343 AWD


*The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts

1 MSRP excludes destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options and retailer charges.  Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.

2 Based on EPA estimates.  Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.

3 These systems are not substitutes for proper and safe driving, parking, and/or backing-up procedures. Always drive safely and use caution. These systems may not detect every object behind or alongside the vehicle or in the vehicle’s blindspot or direction of travel.

Media Contacts
James Hope
National Manager, Product Communications
phone: (949) 468-1875
mobile: (949) 943-0826
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