2011 Kia Sorento SX

2011 Kia Sorento SX

$33k mid-size SUV, designed in Korea, built in U.S.A. 20 city / 26 hwy 360-468 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 SX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Horsepower Slightly more powerful Help
276 HP @ 6,300 RPM
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
14.1 lb/hp
basic warranty miles Long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
leather Leather Help
Standard
power seats Power seats Help
Standard
1/4 mile Zippy 1/4 mile time Help
15.3 s s @ 92.0 mph mph
Number of gears More gears Help
6
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help
Has rear spoiler Has rear spoiler Help
Highway gas mileage Good highway fuel efficiency Help
26 mpg
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
navigation system Navigation system Help
Standard
roof rails Roof rails Help
Standard
Cupholders More cupholders Help
8
Number of speakers More speakers Help
10
premium radio Premium radio Help
Standard

Cons

The Sorento SX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Ground clearance Below average ground clearance for rough terrain Help
7.1"
Rear passenger crash test Less safe for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
3 stars
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
back seats Very cramped back seats Help
35.7 ft3
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available

Other Trims

This model comes with front-wheel drive, but the Sorento SX is also available with all-wheel drive.

Appearance

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