2012 Kia Sorento

2012 Kia Sorento

$22k mid-size SUV, designed in Korea, built in U.S.A. 20 city / 27 hwy 360-486 mile range, gas engine
175 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder

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 vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Highway gas mileage Good highway fuel efficiency Help
27 mpg
Curb-to-curb turning radius Tighter turning radius Help
35.7 ft
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$22,050
basic warranty miles Long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
Number of gears More gears Help
6
Airbags More airbags Help
6
Highway driving range Good range on the highway Help
486 miles
back seats Spacious back seats Help
50.1 ft3
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year

Cons

The Sorento 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
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
20.4 lb/hp
leather Leather Help
Not Available
navigation system Navigation system Help
Not Available
power mirrors Power mirrors Help
Not Available
roof rails Roof rails Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
175 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Braking distance at 60mph Lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
140 ft
Passengers Below average number of seats Help
5
keyless entry Keyless entry Help
Not Available
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
17.7 s s @ 79.0 mph mph
Transmission Has a manual transmission Help
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available

Appearance

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