2011 Kia Sorento LX

2011 Kia Sorento LX

$28k mid-size SUV, designed in Korea, built in U.S.A. 18 city / 24 hwy 324-432 mile range, gas engine
276 hp 213 cu. in. V6 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

Horsepower Slightly more powerful Help
276 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Airbags More airbags Help
6
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
Passengers Lots of seats Help
7
Rollover resistance Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
1/4 mile Zippy 1/4 mile time Help
15.3 s s @ 92.0 mph mph
Number of gears More gears Help
6
0-60 mph Fast 0-60 time Help
6.9 seconds
Curb-to-curb turning radius Tighter turning radius Help
35.7 ft
Number of rows of seating Has 3 rows of seats Help
Power-to-weight ratio Sporty performance Help
14.3 lb/hp
basic warranty miles Long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
roof rails Roof rails Help
Standard
Cupholders More cupholders Help
8
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help

Cons

The Sorento LX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Ground clearance Below average ground clearance for rough terrain Help
7.5"
back seats Very cramped back seats Help
35.7 ft3
leather Leather Help
Not Available
navigation system Navigation system Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
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
Rear passenger crash test Less safe for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
3 stars
keyless entry Keyless entry Help
Not Available
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger 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

Other Trims

This model comes with a 3.5L V6 engine and all-wheel drive, but the Sorento LX is also available in these trims:

Appearance

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