2011 Kia Sorento EX

2011 Kia Sorento EX

$25k mid-size SUV, designed in Korea, built in U.S.A. 21 city / 29 hwy 378-522 mile range, gas engine
175 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

What are people saying about the Sorento

"Drives well."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's transmission
"Elegantly simple dashboard layout."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's controls
"Remains laudably quiet."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's noise


The Sorento EX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Highway gas mileage Good highway fuel efficiency Help
29 mpg
Airbags More airbags Help
Curb-to-curb turning radius Tighter turning radius Help
35.7 ft
Highway driving range Good range on the highway Help
522 miles
Number of rows of seating Has 3 rows of seats Help
Rollover resistance Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
basic warranty miles Long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
navigation system Navigation system Help
roof rails Roof rails Help
Number of gears More gears Help
premium radio Premium radio Help
In-city gas mileage Good city fuel efficiency Help
21 mpg
City driving range Good range in the city Help
378 miles
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
Passengers Lots of seats Help
back seats Spacious back seats Help
50.1 ft3
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
power seats Power seats Help
Cupholders More cupholders Help
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help
Has rear spoiler Has rear spoiler Help


The Sorento EX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Ground clearance Below average ground clearance for rough terrain Help
0-60 mph Sluggish 0-60 time Help
10.3 seconds
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Rear passenger crash test Less safe for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
3 stars
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
175 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Braking distance at 60mph Lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
140 ft
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
21.7 lb/hp
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
17.7 s s @ 79.0 mph mph
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available

Other Trims

This model comes with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine, front-wheel drive and entertainment system but without entertainment system, but the Sorento EX is also available in these trims:


front photo of the 2011 Kia Sorento EXangle photo of the 2011 Kia Sorento EX

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