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


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
power seats Power seats Help
1/4 mile Zippy 1/4 mile time Help
15.3 s s @ 92.0 mph mph
Number of gears More gears Help
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
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
Passengers Lots of seats Help
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
roof rails Roof rails Help
Cupholders More cupholders Help
Number of speakers More speakers Help
premium radio Premium radio Help


The Sorento SX vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Ground clearance Below average ground clearance for rough terrain Help
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.


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