2018 Sorento
2018 Kia Sorento Specifications
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Engine
Type 2.4L I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 2.4L I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 2.0L Turbo Charged I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 3.3L V6 Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 3.3L V6 Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 3.3L V6 Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 3.3L V6 Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Displacement (cc) 2,359 cc 2,359 cc 1,998 cc 3,342 cc 3,342 cc 3,342 cc 3,342 cc
Compression ratio 11.3:1 11.3:1 10.0:1 11.5:1 11.5:1 11.5:1 11.5:1
Horsepower 185 hp @ 6,000 rpm 185 hp @ 6,000 rpm 240 hp @ 6,000 rpm 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
Torque 178 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm 178 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm 260 lb.-ft. @ 1,450-3,500 rpm 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,300 rpm 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,300 rpm 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,300 rpm 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,300 rpm
Block Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Head Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Valve System DOHC with dual CVVT DOHC with dual CVVT DOHC with dual CVVT DOHC with dual CVVT DOHC with dual CVVT DOHC with dual CVVT DOHC with dual CVVT
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Rec. Fuel Regular unleaded (87 Octane or higher) Regular unleaded (87 Octane or higher) Regular unleaded (87 Octane or higher) Regular unleaded (87 Octane or higher) Regular unleaded (87 Octane or higher) Regular unleaded (87 Octane or higher) Regular unleaded (87 Octane or higher)
Emission rating: Tier-2 (Bin 5) 50-state LEV-II (ULEV) 50-state LEV-II (ULEV) 50-state LEV-II (ULEV) 50-state LEV-II (ULEV) 50-state LEV-II (ULEV) 50-state LEV-II (ULEV) 50-state LEV-II (ULEV)
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 18.8 gallons 18.8 gallons 18.8 gallons 18.8 gallons 18.8 gallons 18.8 gallons 18.8 gallons
Drivetrain
Electronically controlled 6-speed automatic, overdrive with Sportmatic - - - - - - -
First 4.639:1 4.639:1 4.766:1 4.651:1 4.651:1 4.651:1 4.651:1
Second 2.826:1 2.826:1 2.946:1 2.831:1 2.831:1 2.831:1 2.831:1
Third 1.841:1 1.841:1 1.917:1 1.842:1 1.842:1 1.842:1 1.842:1
Fourth 1.386:1 1.386:1 1.420:1 1.386:1 1.386:1 1.386:1 1.386:1
Fifth 1.000:1 1.000:1 1.000:1 1.000:1 1.000:1 1.000:1 1.000:1
Sixth 0.772:1 0.772:1 0.772:1 0.772:1 0.772:1 0.772:1 0.772:1
Reverse 3.588:1 3.588:1 3.393:1 3.393:1 3.393:1 3.393:1 3.393:1
Final drive FWD: 3.510:1 FWD: 3.510:1 / AWD: 3.648:1 FWD: 3.195:1 / AWD: 3.510:1 FWD: 3.041:1 / AWD: 3.041:1 FWD: 3.041:1 / AWD: 3.041:1 FWD: 3.041:1 / AWD: 3.041:1 FWD: 3.041:1 / AWD: 3.041:1
Clutch type Torque converter Torque converter Torque converter Torque converter Torque converter Torque converter Torque converter
Layout/drive Front engine, front drive Front engine, front drive or full-time AWD Front engine, front drive or full-time AWD Front engine, front drive or full-time AWD Front engine, front drive or full-time AWD Front engine, front drive or full-time AWD Front engine, front drive or full-time AWD
AWD (4x4) system - Torque on demand with locking center differential Torque on demand with locking center differential Torque on demand with locking center differential Torque on demand with locking center differential Torque on demand with locking center differential Torque on demand with locking center differential
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in.
Length (in.) 187.4 in. 187.4 in. 187.4 in. 187.4 in. 187.4 in. 187.4 in. 187.4 in.
Width (in.) 74.4 in. 74.4 in. 74.4 in. 74.4 in. 74.4 in. 74.4 in. 74.4 in.
Height, without roof rails (in.) 66.3 in. - - - - - -
Height, with roof rails (in.) - 66.5 in. 66.5 in. 66.5 in. 66.5 in. 66.5 in. 66.5 in.
Track (in.), (front/rear) 64.3 in. / 64.7 in. 64.3 in. / 64.7 in. 64.1 in. / 64.5 in. 64.3 in. / 64.7 in. 64.1 in. / 64.5 in. 64.1 in. / 64.5 in. 64.1 in. / 64.5 in.
Ground clearance (in.) 7.3 in. 7.3 in. 7.3 in. 7.3 in. 7.3 in. 7.3 in. 7.3 in.
Approach angle (degrees) 16.9 degrees 16.9 degrees 16.9 degrees 16.9 degrees 16.9 degrees 16.9 degrees 16.9 degrees
Departure angle (degrees) 21.0 degrees 21.0 degrees 21.0 degrees 21.0 degrees 21.0 degrees 21.0 degrees 21.0 degrees
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Seating Capacity 5 Passenger 5 Passenger / 7 Passenger (available) 5 Passenger 7 Passenger 7 Passenger 7 Passenger 7 Passenger
Head room - - - - - - -
Front (in.) 39.5 in. 39.5 in. 39.5 in. 39.5 in. 39.5 in. 39.5 in. 39.5 in.
Middle (in.) 39.3 in. 39.3 in. 39.3 in. 39.3 in. 39.3 in. 39.3 in. 39.3 in.
Rear (in.) - 36.3 in. - 36.3 in. 36.3 in. 36.3 in. 36.3 in.
Leg room - - - - - - -
Front (in.) 44.1 in. 44.1 in. 44.1 in. 44.1 in. 44.1 in. 44.1 in. 44.1 in.
Middle (in.) 39.4 in. 39.4 in. 39.4 in. 39.4 in. 39.4 in. 39.4 in. 39.4 in.
Rear (in.) - 31.7 in. - 31.7 in. 31.7 in. 31.7 in. 31.7 in.
Shoulder room - - - - - - -
Front (in.) 59.1 in. 59.1 in. 59.1 in. 59.1 in. 59.1 in. 59.1 in. 59.1 in.
Middle (in.) 58.0 in. 58.0 in. 58.0 in. 58.0 in. 58.0 in. 58.0 in. 58.0 in.
Rear (in.) - 52.8 in. - 52.8 in. 52.8 in. 52.8 in. 52.8 in.
Hip room - - - - - - -
Front (in.) 56.7 in. 56.7 in. 56.7 in. 56.7 in. 56.7 in. 56.7 in. 56.7 in.
Middle (in.) 56.4 in. 56.4 in. 56.4 in. 56.4 in. 56.4 in. 56.4 in. 56.4 in.
Rear (in.) - 41.4 in. - 41.4 in. 41.4 in. 41.4 in. 41.4 in.
Cargo volume behind 1st-row, 5 passenger (cu. ft.) 73.5 cu. ft. 73.5 cu. ft. 73.5 cu. ft. - - - -
Cargo volume behind 2nd-row, 5 passenger (cu. ft.) 38.8 cu. ft. 38.8 cu. ft. 38.8 cu. ft. - - - -
Cargo volume behind 1st-row, 7 passenger (cu. ft.) - 73.0 cu. ft. - 73.0 cu. ft. 73.0 cu. ft. 73.0 cu. ft. 73.0 cu. ft.
Cargo volume behind 2nd-row, 7 passenger (cu. ft.) - 38.0 cu. ft. - 38.0 cu. ft. 38.0 cu. ft. 38.0 cu. ft. 38.0 cu. ft.
Cargo volume behind 3rd-row, 7 passenger (cu. ft.) - 11.3 cu. ft. - 11.3 cu. ft. 11.3 cu. ft. 11.3 cu. ft. 11.3 cu. ft.
Total interior volume, 5 passenger (cu.ft.) 146.4 cu. ft. 146.4 cu. ft. 146.4 cu. ft. - - - -
Total interior volume, 7 passenger (cu.ft.) - 154.2 cu. ft. - 154.2 cu. ft. 154.2 cu. ft. 154.2 cu. ft. 154.2 cu. ft.
Chassis/Suspension
Body configuration 5-door CUV 5-door CUV 5-door CUV 5-door CUV 5-door CUV 5-door CUV 5-door CUV
Body type Steel Unibody (Iso-Structure Construction) Steel Unibody (Iso-Structure Construction) Steel Unibody (Iso-Structure Construction) Steel Unibody (Iso-Structure Construction) Steel Unibody (Iso-Structure Construction) Steel Unibody (Iso-Structure Construction) Steel Unibody (Iso-Structure Construction)
Front suspension Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Rear suspension Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, DFD (Dual Flow Dampers) Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, DFD (Dual Flow Dampers) Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, DFD (Dual Flow Dampers) Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, DFD (Dual Flow Dampers) Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, DFD (Dual Flow Dampers) Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, DFD (Dual Flow Dampers) Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, DFD (Dual Flow Dampers)
Front Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering
Type / Power source C-MDPS (Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering) C-MDPS (Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering) C-MDPS (Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering) C-MDPS (Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering) C-MDPS (Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering) R-MDPS (Rack Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering) R-MDPS (Rack Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering)
Steering ratio FWD: 14.4:1 FWD: 14.4 :1 / AWD: 14.3:1 FWD: 14.4 :1 / AWD: 14.3:1 FWD: 14.4 :1 / AWD: 14.3:1 FWD: 14.4 :1 / AWD: 14.3:1 FWD: 14.4 :1 / AWD: 14.3:1 FWD: 14.4 :1 / AWD: 14.3:1
Turning radius, curb-to-curb (ft.) FWD: 18.6 ft. FWD: 18.6 ft. / AWD: 18.6 ft. FWD: 18.6 ft. / AWD: 18.6 ft. FWD: 18.6 ft. / AWD: 18.6 ft. FWD: 18.6 ft. / AWD: 18.6 ft. FWD: 18.6 ft. / AWD: 18.6 ft. FWD: 18.6 ft. / AWD: 18.6 ft.
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.) FWD: 37.2 ft. FWD: 37.2 ft. / AWD: 37.3 ft. FWD: 37.2 ft. / AWD: 37.3 ft. FWD: 37.2 ft. / AWD: 37.3 ft. FWD: 37.2 ft. / AWD: 37.3 ft. FWD: 37.2 ft. / AWD: 37.3 ft. FWD: 37.2 ft. / AWD: 37.3 ft.
Brakes
Type Power-assisted braking system Power-assisted braking system Power-assisted braking system Power-assisted braking system Power-assisted braking system Power-assisted braking system Power-assisted braking system
Type front/rear Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc
Size (in.) front/rear 12.6 in. / 12.0 in. 12.6 in. / 12.0 in. 12.6 in. / 12.0 in. 12.6 in. / 12.0 in. 12.6 in. / 12.0 in. 12.6 in. / 12.0 in. 12.6 in. / 12.0 in.
Tires & Wheels
Wheel size (in.) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5 17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5 19 x 7.5 19 x 7.5
Tire size 235/65 R17 235/65 R17 235/60 R18 235/65 R17 235/60 R18 235/55 R19 235/55 R19
Curb Weight
FWD (4x2) - - - - - - -
Minimum (lbs.) 3,704 lb. 3,704 lb. 3,878 lb. 3,968 lb. 3,968 lb. 3,968 lb. 3,968 lb.
Maximum (lbs.) 3,832 lb. 3,832 lb. 4,178 lb. 4,211 lb. 4,211 lb. 4,211 lb. 4,211 lb.
AWD (4x4) - - - - - - -
Minimum (lbs.) - 3,840 lb. 4,004 lb. 4,101 lb. 4,101 lb. 4,101 lb. 4,101 lb.
Maximum (lbs.) - 3,968 lb. 4,303 lb. 4,343 lb. 4,343 lb. 4,343 lb. 4,343 lb.
GVWR
5 Passenger - - - - - - -
Automatic transmission, FWD (lb.) 5,026 lb. 5,026 lb. 5,115 lb. - - - -
Automatic transmission, AWD (lb.) - 5,159 lb. 5,247 lb. - - - -
7 Passenger - - - - - - -
Automatic transmission, FWD (lb.) - 5,335 lb. - 5,489 lb. 5,489 lb. 5,489 lb. 5,489 lb.
Automatic transmission, AWD (lb.) - 5,490 lb. - 5,622 lb. 5,622 lb. 5,622 lb. 5,622 lb.
Towing Capacity
Automatic transmission, FWD (lb.) 2,000 lb. 2,000 lb. 3,500 lb. 3,500 lb. 3,500 lb. 3,500 lb. 3,500 lb.
Towing class, FWD Class 1 Class 1 Class 2 Class 2 Class 2 Class 2 Class 2
Automatic transmission, AWD (lb.) - 2,000 lb. 3,500 lb. 5,000 lb. 5,000 lb. 5,000 lb. 5,000 lb.
Towing class, AWD - Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 3 Class 3 Class 3
Fuel Economy
Automatic transmission (FWD) - - - - - - -
City 21 21 20 18 18 18 18
Highway 28 28 27 25 25 25 25
Combined 24 24 23 20 20 20 20
Automatic transmission (AWD) - - - - - - -
City - 21 19 18 18 17 17
Highway - 25 25 25 25 23 23
Combined - 22 22 21 21 19 19
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