2019 Sorento
2019 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) 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 3,342 cc 3,342 cc 3,342 cc 3,342 cc
Compression ratio 11.3:1 11.3:1 11.5:1 11.5:1 11.5:1 11.5:1
Horsepower 185 hp @ 6,000 rpm 185 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 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,200 rpm 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,200 rpm 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,200 rpm 252 lb.-ft. @ 5,200 rpm
Block Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Head 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
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)
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)
Emission rating Tier-3 (Bin 70) Tier-3 (Bin 70) Tier-3 (Bin 70) Tier-3 (Bin 70) Tier-3 (Bin 70) Tier-3 (Bin 70)
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 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 - - - -
Second 2.826:1 2.826:1 - - - -
Third 1.841:1 1.841:1 - - - -
Fourth 1.386:1 1.386:1 - - - -
Fifth 1.000:1 1.000:1 - - - -
Sixth 0.772:1 0.772:1 - - - -
Reverse 3.385:1 3.385:1 - - - -
Final drive FWD: 3.510:1 FWD: 3.510:1 / AWD: 3.648:1 - - - -
Electronically controlled 8-speed automatic, overdrive with Sportmatic - - - - - -
First - - 4.808:1 4.808:1 4.808:1 4.808:1
Second - - 2.901:1 2.901:1 2.901:1 2.901:1
Third - - 1.864:1 1.864:1 1.864:1 1.864:1
Fourth - - 1.424:1 1.424:1 1.424:1 1.424:1
Fifth - - 1.219:1 1.219:1 1.219:1 1.219:1
Sixth - - 1.000:1 1.000:1 1.000:1 1.000:1
Seventh - - 0.799:1 0.799:1 0.799:1 0.799:1
Eighth - - 0.648:1 0.648:1 0.648:1 0.648:1
Reverse - - 3.425:1 3.425:1 3.425:1 3.425:1
Final drive - - FWD: 3.320:1 / AWD: 3.510:1 FWD: 3.320:1 / AWD: 3.510:1 FWD: 3.320:1 / AWD: 3.510:1 FWD: 3.320:1 / AWD: 3.510:1
Clutch type 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in. 109.4 in.
Length (in.) 189.0 in. 189.0 in. 189.0 in. 189.0 in. 189.0 in. 189.0 in.
Width (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. 66.3 in. 66.3 in. - - -
Height, with roof rails (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. 64.3 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.
Approach angle (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
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Seating Capacity 7 Passenger 7 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.
Middle (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. 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.
Middle (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. 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.
Middle (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. 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.
Middle (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. 41.4 in.
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. 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. 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. 11.3 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. 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
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)
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
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)
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) R-MDPS (Rack Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering) R-MDPS (Rack Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering)
Steering ratio FWD: 14.1:1 FWD: 14.1:1 / AWD: 14.1:1 FWD: 14.1:1 / AWD: 14.1:1 FWD: 14.1:1 / AWD: 14.1:1 FWD: 14.1:1 / AWD: 14.1:1 FWD: 14.1:1 / AWD: 14.1:1
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.
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
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
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.
Tires & Wheels
Wheel size (in.) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5 19 x 7.5 19 x 7.5
Tire size 235/65 R17 235/65 R17 235/65 R17 235/60 R18 235/55 R19 235/55 R19
Curb Weight
FWD (4x2) - - - - - -
Minimum (lb.) 3,810 lb. 3,810 lb. 3,968 lb. 3,968 lb. 3,968 lb. 3,968 lb.
Maximum (lb.) 3,854 lb. 3,854 lb. 4,211 lb. 4,211 lb. 4,211 lb. 4,211 lb.
AWD (4x4) - - - - - -
Minimum (lb.) - 3,953 lb. 4,101 lb. 4,101 lb. 4,101 lb. 4,101 lb.
Maximum (lb.) - 3,997 lb. 4,343 lb. 4,343 lb. 4,343 lb. 4,343 lb.
GVWR
Automatic transmission, FWD (lb.) 5,335 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.
Automatic transmission, AWD (lb.) - 2,000 lb. 5,000 lb. 5,000 lb. 5,000 lb. 5,000 lb.
Fuel Economy
Automatic transmission (FWD) - - - - - -
City TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Highway TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Combined TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Automatic transmission (AWD) - - - - - -
City - TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Highway - TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Combined - TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
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phone: (949) 468-1875
mobile: (949) 943-0826
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