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May 26, 2020
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IRVINE, CA., August 27, 2021 -- Kia’s capable and premium Sorento SUV is one of the brand’s longest standing nameplates. For model year 2022, the newly introduced Sorento PHEV joins the gas-powered and hybrid variants to round out the model range. Other news includes the addition of all-wheel drive for the Sorento Hybrid (with 19-inch wheels for the Hybrid EX). And the X-Line package has been expanded to Sorento EX and S trims due to the popularity of this rugged iteration. Sorento SX-P models get standard memory seats with more adjustability, adding 14-way power and a newly added thigh extender. The SX-P trim also gets standard rear heated captain’s seats. Lastly, the 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation and telematics is now standard on all models from the S trim and above.

Trim Levels/Pricing – MSRP1: (excludes $1,175 destination)
  • Sorento LX FWD
  • Sorento LX AWD
  • Sorento S FWD
  • Sorento X-Line S AWD
  • Sorento EX FWD
  • Sorento X-Line EX AWD
  • Sorento SX FWD
  • Sorento SX AWD
  • Sorento SX-P FWD
  • Sorento X-Line SX-P AWD
  • Sorento Hybrid (HEV) S FWD
  • Sorento Hybrid (HEV) S AWD
  • Sorento Hybrid (HEV) EX FWD
  • Sorento Hybrid (HEV) EX AWD
  • Sorento Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) SX
  • Sorento Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) SX-P
  • 2.5-liter GDI 4-cyl.
191 hp and 181 lb.-ft. torque; 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 2.5-liter GDI 4-cyl. Turbo
281 hp and 311 lb-ft torque; 8-speed wet dual clutch automatic transmission
  • 1.6-liter GDI 4-cyl. Turbo Hybrid/44kW motor
227 hp; 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 1.6-liter GDI-cyl. Turbo Plug-in Hybrid/66.9kW motor
261 hp; 6-speed automatic transmission
Fuel Economy – EPA-est. MPG2
  • 2.5-liter GDI 4-cyl.
24 city/29 highway/26 combined (FWD)
23 city/25 highway/24 combined (AWD)
  • 2.5-liter GDI 4-cyl. Turbo
22 city/29 highway/25 combined (FWD)
22 city/27 highway/24 combined (AWD)
  • 1.6-liter GDI 4-cyl. Turbo Hybrid/44kW motor
39 city/35 highway/37 combined (FWD)
  • 1.6-liter GDI-cyl. Turbo Plug-in Hybrid/66.9kW motor
35 city/33highway/34 combined/79 MPGe3(AWD)
Standard and Available Driver Assistance Features4
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance (BCCA)
    • Available
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
    • Standard
  • Highway Driving Assist (HDA)
    • Available
  • Forward Collison Warning (FCW)
    • Standard
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA) – Pedestrian - Cyclist
    • Standard
  • Lane Follow Assist (LFA)
    • Standard
  • Leading Vehicle Departure Alert (LVDA)
    • Standard
  • Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control- Curve (NSCC-C)
    • Available
  • Parking Collision Avoidance Assist (PCA-R)
    • Available
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
    • Standard
  • Safe Exit Assist (SEA)
    • Available
Dimensions: (inches)
  • Overall Length:
189.0 in.
  • Overall Width:
74.8 in.
  • Overall Height:
66.7 in.
  • Wheelbase:
110.8 in.
  • Max. Cargo Capacity (2nd and 3rd rows folded):
75.5 cu.ft.