MADE FOR life's adventures

Unexpected capability meets unparalleled comfort. Perfect for your next great adventure.

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  • Made for Double Takes

    Design Overview

    The 2017 Sorento boasts a versatile cabin space with available seating for seven. With sleek lines and sculpted contours, it’s sure to draw attention wherever it goes — even winning a prestigious iF Product Design award.

  • Made for Brighter Nights


    See and be seen. Lighting your way are available brilliant, auto-levelling, directionally adaptive Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights. Plus, eye-catching LED light bar taillights are also available and will leave a lasting impression.

  • Made for Friendly Hellos

    Welcome Lighting System and Smart Key

    Not only does the available Smart key make push-button starts possible, the available welcome lighting system automatically senses your key as you approach. Mirrors then unfold and the door handle pocket lights illuminate, providing a convenient welcome with every drive.

  • Made for New Perspectives

    Sideview Mirrors

    Standard heated side view power mirrors not only improve visibility in frosty climates, they also automatically tuck away when parked on EX and SX models. Plus, their available integrated LED turn signal repeaters make your every move well known.

  • Made for Great Views

    Panoramic Sunroof

    Let the great outdoors in. The available panoramic sunroof with integrated power sunshade provides that spacious open-air feeling, letting you take advantage of everything the outside world has to offer.

  • Made for Dynamic Driving


    Your life is dynamic. Fortunately, so is the 2017 Sorento. With an available 3rd row with 50:50 folding, as well as a standard 2nd row with 40:20:40 folding, the spacious Sorento can potentially hold up to seven — and virtually anything else your life requires.

  • Made for Controlled Comfort


    The Sorento comes with standard, heated front seats, available heated rear seats and heated steering wheel. Plus, on hot days, you can cool off with available dual-zone climate control and air-cooled front seats.

  • Made for Android Lovers

    Android Auto

    Available Android Auto® lets you listen to your favourite music with Google Play Music, navigate through traffic in Google Maps and check messages with your voice. Want more options? Android Auto® can be expanded with other apps via the Google Play Store.5

  • Made for The Road Ahead

    8-inch multimedia interface with navigation

    Stay connected to the world with the available 8-inch multimedia touchscreen interface with integrated voice-activated navigation2. Complete with standard Bluetooth®1 hands-free connectivity and an available Infinity™6 premium audio system, the Sorento will ensure each ride is a great one.

  • Made for Personal Touches

    Interior Overview

    From the upscale finishes and accents of the driver console to the available 14-way power adjustable driver's seat with 4-way lumbar support, the interior of the 2017 Sorento is truly crafted around you. Complete the experience with available premium Nappa leather seats.


Made for more power

Sorento offers a choice of three GDI engines, including an available 290-horsepower 3.3L V6 version that provides up to 5,000 lbs. of towing capacity10!

Made for tailored driving

Every Sorento comes standard with Drive Mode Select function which adjusts power delivery, transmission shift points and steering feedback to suit road, weather conditions and your driving style.

Made for Peace of Mind

With six standard air bags and a chassis that’s manufactured with advanced high strength steel, the Sorento is engineered to help direct crash energy away from the cabin.

Made for staying on track

Standard technologies like Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Assist Control and available Advanced Traction Cornering Control come together to help keep you safe behind the wheel.

Feature Highlights

Model Range



  • 185 HP | 178 lb. ft.
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity
  • Automatic headlights
  • Rear parking sensors

Well-equipped from




  • 185 HP | 178 lb. ft.
  • Dynamax AWD
  • Advanced traction cornering control

Well-equipped from


LX Turbo


  • 240 HP | 260 lb. ft.
  • 2.0L Turbo GDI engine
  • Rearview camera
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • 10-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way lumbar support
  • 7-inch LCD Display Audio with smartphone integration

Well-equipped from




  • 290 HP | 252 lb. ft.
  • 3.3L V6 GDI engine
  • 5,000 lbs. towing capacity
  • 7-passenger seating

Well-equipped from


EX Turbo


  • 240 HP | 260 lb. ft.
  • Leather seats
  • Blind spot detection
  • 110V power inverter (household outlet)
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 18" machine-finished alloy wheels

Well-equipped from




  • 290 HP | 252 lb. ft.
  • 3.3L V6 GDI engine
  • 5,000 lbs. towing capacity
  • 7-passenger seating

Well-equipped from


EX+ V6


  • 290 HP | 252 lb. ft.
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • LED interior mood lighting

Well-equipped from


SX Turbo


  • 240 HP | 260 lb. ft.
  • 19" machine-finished alloy wheels
  • Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights (adaptive and auto-levelling)
  • Smart power liftgate
  • 8-inch multimedia interface with navigation
  • LED light bar taillights and LED fog lights

Well-equipped from




  • 290 HP | 252 lb. ft.
  • 3.3L V6 GDI engine
  • 5,000 lbs. towing capacity
  • 7-passenger seating

Well-equipped from


SX+ V6


  • 290 HP | 252 lb. ft.
  • Autonomous emergency braking system
  • 360° camera monitoring system
  • Premium Nappa leather seats
  • Adaptive smart cruise control

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Interior Colours


  • FeatureLXEXSX
    P235/65R17 tires --
    P235/60R18 tires- -
    P235/55R19 tires-- 
    17" alloy wheels --
    18" machined-finish alloy wheels- -
    19" alloy wheels-- 
    Compact spare tire   
    Dynamax™ intelligent all-wheel drive systemA  
    High-performance shocks   
    Projection headlights   
    Front LED positioning lights (bar-type) --
    Front LED positioning lights (bulb-type)-  
    Automatic headlights   
    Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights-- 
    Dynamic headlight levelling system-- 
    Dynamic directionally adaptive headlights-- 
    LED light bar taillights-- 
    Fog lights  -
    Quad LED fog lights-- 
    Panoramic sunroof-+ 
    Headlight escort function   
    Body coloured sideview mirrors   
    Power sideview mirrors   
    Automatic power folding sideview mirrors-  
    Heated sideview mirrors   
    LED sideview mirror signal repeaters   
    Low washer fluid lamp   
    Windshield wiper de-icer   
    Rear wiper   
    Sound-reducing front windshieldT  
    Sound-reducing front side door glass-- 
    Solar glass   
    Privacy glass   
    Chrome door handles   
    Rear spoiler   
    Stainless steel skid plate-- 
    Body-coloured wheel arches and door garnish-- 
    Illuminated door scuff plates-- 
    Roof rails  -
    Chrome roof rails-- 
    Stainless steel exhaust tip (single)-- 
    Trailer lighting pre-wiringT  
    Splash guards   
    - = Not available, A = AWD package, T = Turbo package, V6 = V6 package, + = Plus package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    Air conditioning   
    Dual-zone automatic climate controlT  
    Cabin air filter   
    Clean Air™ electronic air filtrationT  
    Rear climate ventilation (2nd row)   
    Rear climate ventilation (3rd row)V6V6V6
    Automatic defog systemT  
    AM/FM/CD/satellite radio4   
    Infinity™ premium audio system6-- 
    7-inch LCD Display AudioT -
    8-inch multimedia interface with integrated navigation2-- 
    Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity1   
    Android Auto smartphone integration5T  
    Google Maps navigation (tethered)5T  
    Apple CarPlay™5,9T  
    Apple Siri® Eyes-Free integration9-- 
    iPod®9/USB/AUX inputs   
    High-output USB charge port   
    Front 12V power outlets   
    12V cargo area power outlet   
    110V power inverter (household outlet)-  
    Steering wheel-mounted audio controls   
    Steering wheel-mounted cruise control   
    Adaptive smart cruise control3--+
    7-inch Supervision LCD/TFT instrument cluster-  
    Trip computer   
    Power door locks   
    Remote keyless entry with panic function --
    Smart key with push-button startT  
    Smart power liftgate-- 
    Power windows --
    Express up/down windowsT  
    Obstacle detecting driver window --
    Obstacle detecting windowsT  
    Integrated rear door sunshades-  
    Electronic parking brake--+
    Drive mode select (Eco/Normal/Sport)   
    Tilt and telescopic steering column   
    Heated steering wheel-  
    Sunglasses holder   
    Auto-dimming rearview mirrorT  
    CompassT -
    HomeLink® system8-- 
    Illuminated vanity mirrors   
    Map lights   
    LED interior mood lighting-+ 
    Cargo screen-  
    - = Not available, A = AWD package, T = Turbo package, V6 = V6 package, + = Plus package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    7-passenger seatingV6V6V6
    Stain-resistant cloth seats (YES Essentials™)7 --
    Leather seats- -
    Premium leather seats-- 
    Premium Nappa leather seats--+
    Premium Nappa centre console--+
    Heated front seats   
    Heated 2nd row seats-- 
    Air-cooled front seats-- 
    40:20:40 folding 2nd row seats   
    50:50 folding 3rd row seatsV6V6V6
    Driver's seat memory function-  
    Height adjustable driver seat   
    2-way power adjustable driver's seat lumbar support --
    10-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way lumbar supportT--
    14-way power adjustable driver's seat with 4-way lumbar support-  
    Power adjustable passenger seat-- 
    Dark woodgrain interior accents- -
    Piano black interior accents-- 
    Leather-wrapped steering wheelT  
    Leather-wrapped shift knobT  
    Alloy pedals-- 
    - = Not available, A = AWD package, T = Turbo package, V6 = V6 package, + = Plus package
  • FeatureLXEXSX
    Dual advanced front airbags   
    Dual front side-mounted impact airbags   
    Dual side impact curtain airbags   
    4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)   
    Electronic stability control (ESC)   
    Vehicle stability management (VSM)   
    Hill assist control (HAC)   
    Advanced traction cornering control (ATCC)A  
    Impact-sensing door unlock   
    Rear parking sensors3   
    Rearview camera3T  
    360° camera monitoring system3--+
    Rear cross traffic alert3-  
    Blind spot detection3-  
    Lane departure warning system3--+
    Front collision warning system3--+
    Autonomous emergency braking system3--+
    Engine immobilizer   
    Security system   
    - = Not available, A = AWD package, T = Turbo package, V6 = V6 package, + = Plus package


  • 2.4L GDI
    2.0L T-GDI
    3.3L GDI
    2.4L, GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum2.0L, turbocharged GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum3.3L, GDI V6, all aluminum
    Valve Train
    4-valves per cylinder, DOHC, Dual-Cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
    185 hp @ 6,000 rpm240 hp @ 6,000 rpm290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
    178 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm260 lb.-ft. @ 1,450 - 3,500 rpm252 lb.-ft. @ 5,300 rpm
    Variable Intake System (VIS),
    Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
    Twin-scroll turbocharger,
    Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
    Variable Intake System (VIS),
    Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
    Compression Ratio
    Fuel Management
    Gasoline direct injection (GDI)
    6-speed Sportmatic automatic
    Fuel Economy, 5 cycle testing, L/100km (City/Highway)
    2.4L GDI11.2 / 8.311.5 / 9.3
    2.0L Turbo GDI-12.3 / 9.4
    3.3L GDI-13.2 / 9.313.2 / 9.314.0 / 10.1
  • Dimensions, mm (in.)
    Wheelbase2,780 (109.4)
    Length4,760 (187.4)
    Width1,890 (74.4)
    Height with roof rails1,690 (66.5)
    Ground clearance185 (7.3)
    Head room (front/2nd row/3rd row)1,004 / 998 / 921 (39.5 / 39.3 / 36.3)
    Hip room (front/2nd row/3rd row)1,439 / 1,433 / 1,051 (56.7 / 56.4 / 41.4)
    Shoulder room (front/2nd row/3rd row)1,450 / 1,400 (57.1 / 55.1)
    Leg room (front/2nd row/3rd row)1,120 / 1,000 / 805 (441 / 39.4 / 31.7)
    Capacities, L (cu. ft.)
    Interior volume4,145 (146.4)4,366 (154.2)
    Cargo capacity (behind 1st row)2,082 (73.5)2,066 (73)
    Cargo capacity (behind 2nd row)1,099 (38.8)1,077 (38)
    Cargo capacity (behind 3rd row)-320 (11.3)
    Fuel tank capacity, L (imp. gal)71 (15.6)
    Towing Capacities, lbs.*
     2.4L2.0L Turbo3.3L V6
    Towing capacity2,000103,500105,00010
    HitchClass 1Class 2Class 3
    * - With trailer brakes
  • Curb Weight, kg (lb.)
    4-cylinder FWD1,680-1,738 (3,704-3,832)
    4-cylinder AWD1,742-1,800 (3,840-3,968)
    Turbo AWD1,816-1,952 (4,004-4,303)
    V6 AWD1,860-1,970 (4,101-4,343)
  • Body & Chassis
    LayoutFront engine, front wheel drive / all-wheel drive
    Body typeHigh-tensile steel unibody
    Front suspensionIndependent, high performance MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
    Rear suspensionIndependent, Multi-link, high performance shocks, stabilizer bar
    SteeringLX/EX: Electronic Power Steering (Column-mounted)
    SX: Electronic Power Steering (Rack-mounted)
  • Brakes
    Type4-wheel disc
    ABS4-sensor, 4-channel
    Front, mm (in.)320 (12.6) vented disc
    Rear, mm (in.)305 (12.0) solid disc
    FeaturesElectronic brake force distribution (EBD),
    Brake assist system (BAS),
    Electronic stability control (ESC),
    Hill assist control (HAC),
    Vehicle stability management (VSM),
    Roll over prevention (ROP)

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  2. 2 - When equipped with the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
  3. 3 - Please note that your vehicle may not be equipped with all features described. This also applies to safety-related systems and functions. None of the features we describe are intended to replace the driver’s responsibility to exercise due care while driving and are not a substitute for safe driving practices. Some features may have technological limitations. For additional information regarding the various features, including their limitations and restrictions, please refer to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual.
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  6. 6 - Infinity® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Incorporated.
  7. 7 - YES Essentials® is a registered trademark of SAGE Automotive Interiors Inc.
  8. 8 - HomeLink® is a registered trademark of Johnson Controls, Inc.
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  10. 10 - When properly equipped. Do not exceed any weight ratings and follow all towing instructions in your Owner’s Manual.