2012 Kia Sorento SX

2012 Kia Sorento SX

$33-35k mid-size SUV, designed in Korea, built in U.S.A. 18-20 city / 24-26 hwy 324-468 mile range, gas engine
276 hp 213 cu. in. V6

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

Sibling Rivalry

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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
Power-to-weight ratio Sporty performance Help
14.1 lb/hp
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
navigation system Navigation system Help
power seats Power seats Help
1/4 mile Zippy 1/4 mile time Help
15.3 s s @ 92.0 mph mph
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help
Highway gas mileage Good highway fuel efficiency Help
26 mpg
Airbags More airbags Help
Passengers Lots of seats Help
basic warranty miles Long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
leather Leather Help
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
roof rails Roof rails Help
Number of gears More gears 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
back seats Very cramped back seats Help
35.7 ft3
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
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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