2011 Kia Sorento LX

2011 Kia Sorento LX

$23k 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

Pros

The Sorento LX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Highway gas mileage Good highway fuel efficiency Help
29 mpg
Airbags More airbags Help
6
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
Cupholders More cupholders Help
8
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission 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
$23,590
Passengers Lots of seats Help
7
back seats Spacious back seats Help
50.1 ft3
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
Number of gears More gears Help
6

Cons

The Sorento LX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Ground clearance Below average ground clearance for rough terrain Help
7.5"
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
leather Leather Help
Not Available
navigation system Navigation system Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available
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
keyless entry Keyless entry Help
Not Available
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger power seats 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
Has rear spoiler Doesn't have a rear spoiler Help

Other Trims

This model comes with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive, but the Sorento LX is also available in these trims:

Appearance

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