2018 Sorento

MADE FOR LIFE'S ADVENTURES

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

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  • Made for Double Takes

    2018 Kia Sorento

    Design Overview

    The 2018 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.

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  • Made for Brighter Nights

    2018 Kia Sorento

    Lighting

    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.

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  • Made for Friendly Hellos

    2018 Kia Sorento Welcome Lighting System

    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, unfolds the mirrors and illuminates the door handle pockets and interior lights to provide a welcome reception.

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  • Made for New Perspectives

    2018 Kia Sorento Sideview Mirrors

    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.

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Turbo GDI Engine

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 capacity.11

2018 Kia Sorento

Made for STAYING ON TRACK

Available DynamaxTM Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD) offers fully automatic torque distribution that proactively transfers torque for better traction during acceleration, cornering or in low traction scenarios.

2018 Kia Sorento steel safety cage

Made for EASY ACCESS

Thanks to proximity technology, just stand behind the liftgate with the smart key in your pocket or purse and in mere seconds the available Smart power liftgate will effortlessly open on its own.

2018 Kia Sorento

Made for THE UNEXPECTED

The Sorento comes with an available Autonomous Emergency Braking system that intervenes automatically, providing full braking assistance, up to a complete stop when possible if it detects a potential collision with a vehicle in front of you.1

Feature Highlights

  • Drive Mode Select

    Drive Mode Select

    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. Normal mode is for regular driving, Eco emphasizes fuel efficiency and comfort, while Sport delivers more aggressive, performance-oriented responsiveness.

  • 360-degree Camera Monitoring System

    360° Camera Monitoring System

    The available 360° camera monitoring system utilizes four cameras, located at the front, rear, and sides, to provide seamless visibility. Perfect for parking and tight squeezes.1

  • 2018 Kia Sorento

    Impact Safety

    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. So you can rest assured that the Sorento is built with safety in mind.

  • Blind Spot Detection System

    Blind Spot Detection System

    The available blind spot detection system actively monitors your blind spots for approaching vehicles and provides a visual alert on the instrument cluster and outside mirrors, as well as an audible alert when necessary.1

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

    Rear Cross Traffic Alert

    When backing out of a parking space, available Rear Cross Traffic Alert detects and warns you of traffic approaching from the left or right.1

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    Vehicle Stability

    The 2018 Sorento comes with many standard safety features, like Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Assist Control and Downhill Brake Control, to help keep you safe behind the wheel.

Model Range

LX FWD

2018 Kia Sorento LX FWD
  • Power
    185 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    11.28.3

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX FWD

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Stain-resistant cloth seats (YES Essentials)
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise control
  • Rearview camera

LX AWD

2018 Kia Sorento LX AWD
  • Power
    185 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    11.59.3

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX AWD

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Dynamax all-wheel drive system
  • Stain-resistant cloth seats (YES Essentials)
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise control
  • Rearview camera

LX Turbo

2018 Kia Sorento LX Turbo
  • Power
    240 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    12.39.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX Turbo

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L T-GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • 7-inch LCD Audio Display
  • Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • 10-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-way lumbar support

LX V6

2018 Kia Sorento LX V6
  • Power
    290 HP 
  • Seating
    7 
  • Fuel Economy
    13.29.3

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX V6

Standard Features
  • Engine
    3.3L GDI V6 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Blind spot detection system
  • 7-inch Supervision LCD/TFT instrument cluster
  • 50:50 folding 3rd row seats

EX Turbo

2018 Kia Sorento EX Turbo
  • Power
    240 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    12.39.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX Turbo

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L T-GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Machined-Finish Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Leather seats
  • 14-way power adjustable driver's seat with 4-way lumbar support
  • Rear parking sensors

EX V6

2018 Kia Sorento EX V6
  • Power
    290 HP 
  • Seating
    7 
  • Fuel Economy
    13.29.3

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX V6

Standard Features
  • Engine
    3.3L GDI V6 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Machined-Finish Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Smart power liftgate
  • Sound-reducing front side door glass
  • 50:50 folding 3rd row seats

EX+ V6

2018 Kia Sorento EX+ V6
  • Power
    290 HP 
  • Seating
    7 
  • Fuel Economy
    13.29.3

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX+ V6

Standard Features
  • Engine
    3.3L GDI V6 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    18" Machined-Finish Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • LED interior mood lighting

SX Turbo

2018 Kia Sorento SX Turbo
  • Power
    240 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    12.39.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

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SX Turbo

Standard Features
  • Engine
    2.0L T-GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    19" Polished Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Infinity premium audio system
  • 8-inch multimedia interface with integrated navigation
  • Premium leather seats
  • Air-cooled front seats

SX V6

2018 Kia Sorento SX V6
  • Power
    290 HP 
  • Seating
    7 
  • Fuel Economy
    14.010.1

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

SX V6

Standard Features
  • Engine
    3.3L GDI V6 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    19" Polished Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • 50:50 folding 3rd row seats
  • Infinity premium audio system
  • 8-inch multimedia interface with integrated navigation
  • Premium leather seats
  • Air-cooled front seats

SXL

2018 Kia Sorento SXL
  • Power
    290 HP 
  • Seating
    7 
  • Fuel Economy
    14.010.1

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

SXL

Standard Features
  • Engine
    3.3L GDI V6 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Sportmatic Automatic 
  • Wheels
    19" Chrome Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Premium Nappa leather seats
  • 360° camera monitoring system1
  • Autonomous emergency braking system
  • Adaptive smart cruise control

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    1. Snow White Pearl

    Exterior Colours

    Snow White Pearl

    Snow White Pearl (P)
    BC/BL/BPL/BNL/WNL

    Ebony Black

    Ebony Black
    BC/BL/BPL/BNL/WNL

    Dark Cherry

    Dark Cherry (M)
    BL/BPL/BNL

    Graphite

    Graphite (M)
    BC/BL/BPL/BNL

    Titanium

    Titanium (M)
    BC/BL/BPL/BNL

    M = Metallic
    P = Pearl


    Interior Colours

    Black Cloth

    Black Cloth
    BC

    Black Leather

    Black Leather
    BL

    Premium Black Leather

    Premium Black Leather

    White Two-Tone Nappa Leather

    White Two-Tone Nappa Leather

    Black Metallic Nappa Leather

    Black Metallic Nappa Leather

    Features

    • FeatureLXEXSX
      17" alloy wheels --
      18" machined-finish alloy wheels- -
      19" polished alloy wheels-- 
      19" chrome alloy wheels--SXL
      P235/65R17 tires --
      P235/60R18 tires- -
      P235/55R19 tires-- 
      Compact spare tire   
      DynamaxTM all-wheel driveAWD  
      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-- 
      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   
      Sideview mirror signal repeaters   
      Low washer fluid lamp   
      Windshield wiper de-icer   
      Rear wiper   
      Sound-reducing front windshieldT  
      Sound-reducing front side door glass-V6 
      Solar glass-  
      Privacy glass   
      Chrome door handles   
      Rear spoiler   
      Stainless steel skid plates-- 
      Body-coloured wheel arches and door garnish-- 
      Stainless steel door scuff plates-- 
      Roof rails  -
      Chrome roof rails-- 
      Chrome side moulding--SXL
      Stainless steel exhaust tip (single)-- 
      Trailer lighting pre-wiringT  
      Splash guards   
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = Plus PackageAWD = AWD PackageT = Turbo PackageV6 = V6 PackageSXL = SXL Package
    • FeatureLXEXSX
      Air conditioning   
      Dual-zone automatic climate controlT  
      Cabin air filter   
      Clean AirTM electronic air filtrationT  
      Rear climate ventilation (2nd row)   
      Rear climate ventilation (3rd row)V6V6V6/SXL
      Automatic defog systemT  
      AM/FM/CD/satellite radio2   
      6-speakers   
      InfinityTM premium audio system6-- 
      4.3-inch LCD audio display --
      7-inch LCD audio displayT -
      8-inch multimedia interface with integrated navigation4-- 
      Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity3,4   
      Android AutoTM smartphone integration10T  
      Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration9T  
      USB and AUX inputs   
      High-output USB charge portT  
      Front 12V power outlets   
      12V cargo area power outlet   
      115V power inverter (household outlet)-  
      Steering wheel-mounted audio controls   
      Steering wheel-mounted cruise control   
      Adaptive smart cruise control1--SXL
      7-inch Supervision LCD/TFT instrument clusterV6  
      Trip computer   
      Power door locks   
      Remote keyless entry with panic function --
      Smart key with push-button startT  
      Smart power liftgate-V6 
      Power windows --
      Express up/down windows-  
      Obstacle detecting windows-  
      Integrated rear door sunshades-  
      Electronic parking brake--SXL
      Drive Mode Select (Eco/Normal/Sport)   
      Tilt and telescopic steering wheel   
      Heated steering wheel-  
      Sunglasses holder   
      Auto-dimming rearview mirrorT  
      CompassT -
      HomeLink® system7-- 
      Illuminated vanity mirrors   
      Map lights   
      LED interior mood lighting-  
      Cargo screen-  
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = Plus PackageAWD = AWD PackageT = Turbo PackageV6 = V6 PackageSXL = SXL Package
    • FeatureLXEXSX
      7-passenger seatingV6V6V6/SXL
      Stain-resistant cloth seats (YES EssentialsTM)8 --
      Leather seats- -
      Premium leather seats-- 
      Premium Nappa leather seats--SXL
      Premium Nappa centre console--SXL
      Heated front seats   
      Heated 2nd row seats-- 
      Air-cooled front seats-- 
      40:20:40 folding 2nd row seats   
      50:50 folding 3rd row seatsV6V6V6/SXL
      Driver's seat memory function-  
      Height adjustable driver seat   
      2-way power 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  
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = Plus PackageAWD = AWD PackageT = Turbo PackageV6 = V6 PackageSXL = SXL 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)   
      Impact sensing auto door unlock1   
      Rear parking sensors1-  
      Rearview camera1   
      360° camera monitoring system1--SXL
      Rear cross-traffic alert1V6  
      Blind spot detection system1V6  
      Lane departure warning system1--SXL
      Front collision warning system1--SXL
      Autonomous emergency braking system1--SXL
      Engine immobilizer   
      Security system   
      Checkmark icon = Available- = Not availablePlus icon = Plus PackageAWD = AWD PackageT = Turbo PackageV6 = V6 PackageSXL = SXL Package

    Specifications

    • Mechanical
      2.4L2.0L3.3L
      Type
      2.4L GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum2.0L Turbo-GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminum3.3L GDI V6, all aluminum
      Valve Train
      16-valve, DOHC, Dual-Cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)16-valve, DOHC, Dual-Cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)24-valve, DOHC, Dual-Cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
      Horsepower
      185 hp @ 6,000 rpm240 hp @ 6,000 rpm290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
      Torque
      178 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm260 lb.-ft. @ 1,450 - 3,500 rpm252 lb.-ft. @ 5,300 rpm
      Intake
      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
      11.3:110.0:111.5:1
      Fuel Management
      Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
      Transmission
      6-speed Sportmatic automatic6-speed Sportmatic automatic6-speed Sportmatic automatic
    • Body
      LXEXSX
      Layout
      Front engine, front wheel drive/all-wheel driveFront engine, all-wheel driveFront engine, all-wheel drive
      Body Type
      High-tensile steel unibodyHigh-tensile steel unibodyHigh-tensile steel unibody
      Front Suspension
      Independent, high performance MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer barIndependent, high performance MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer barIndependent, high performance MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
      Rear Suspension
      Independent, Multi-link, high performance shocks, stabilizer barIndependent, Multi-link, high performance shocks, stabilizer barIndependent, Multi-link, high performance shocks, stabilizer bar
      Steering
      Electronic Power Steering (Column-mounted)Electronic Power Steering (Column-mounted)Electronic Power Steering (Rack-mounted)
    • Brakes
      LXEXSX
      Type
      4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
      ABS
      4-sensor, 4-channel4-sensor, 4-channel4-sensor, 4-channel
      Front
      320mm (12.6 in.) vented disc320mm (12.6 in.) vented disc320mm (12.6 in.) vented disc
      Rear
      305mm (12.0 in.) solid disc305mm (12.0 in.) solid disc305mm (12.0 in.) solid disc

    Measures

    • Dimensions
      LXEXSX
      Wheelbase
      2,780mm (109.4 in.)2,780mm (109.4 in.)2,780mm (109.4 in.)
      Length
      4,760mm (187.4 in.)4,760mm (187.4 in.)4,760mm (187.4 in.)
      Width
      1,890mm (74.4 in.)1,890mm (74.4 in.)1,890mm (74.4 in.)
      Height(with Roof Rails)
      1,690mm (66.5 in.)1,690mm (66.5 in.)1,690mm (66.5 in.)
      Ground Clearance
      185mm (7.3 in.)185mm (7.3 in.)185mm (7.3 in.)
      Head Room(Front)
      1,004mm (39.5 in.)1,004mm (39.5 in.)1,004mm (39.5 in.)
      Head Room(2nd row)
      998mm (39.3 in.)998mm (39.3 in.)998mm (39.3 in.)
      Head Room(3rd row)
      921mm (36.3 in.)921mm (36.3 in.)921mm (36.3 in.)
      Shoulder Room(Front)
      1,500mm (59.1 in.)1,500mm (59.1 in.)1,500mm (59.1 in.)
      Shoulder Room(2nd row)
      1,472mm (58.0 in.)1,472mm (58.0 in.)1,472mm (58.0 in.)
      Shoulder Room(3rd row)
      1,342mm (52.8 in.)1,342mm (52.8 in.)1,342mm (52.8 in.)
      Leg Room(Front)
      1,120mm (44.1 in.)1,120mm (44.1 in.)1,120mm (44.1 in.)
      Leg Room(2nd row)
      1,000mm (39.4 in.)1,000mm (39.4 in.)1,000mm (39.4 in.)
      Leg Room(3rd row)
      805mm (31.7 in.)805mm (31.7 in.)805mm (31.7 in.)
      Hip Room(Front)
      1,439mm (56.7 in.)1,439mm (56.7 in.)1,439mm (56.7 in.)
      Hip Room(2nd row)
      1,433mm (56.4 in.)1,433mm (56.4 in.)1,433mm (56.4 in.)
      Hip Room(3rd row)
      1,051mm (41.4 in.)1,051mm (41.4 in.)1,051mm (41.4 in.)
    • Capacities
      5-Seater7-Seater
      Interior Volume
      4,145 L (146.4 cu. ft.)4,365 L (154.1 cu. ft.)
      Cargo Capacity(Behind 1st Row)
      2,082 L (73.5 cu. ft.)2,066 L (73.0 cu. ft.)
      Cargo Capacity(Behind 2nd Row)
      1,099 L (38.8 cu. ft.)1,077 L (38.0 cu. ft.)
      Cargo Capacity(Behind 3rd Row)
      -320 L (11.3 cu. ft.)
      Fuel Tank Capacity
      71 L71 L
      * With towing package and trailer brakes.
    • Weight
      2.4L FWD2.4L AWD2.0L Turbo3.3L V6
      Curb Weight
      1,680 - 1,738 kg (3,704 - 3,832 lbs.)1,742 - 1,800 kg (3,840 - 3,968 lbs.)1,816 - 1,952 kg (4,004 - 4,303 lbs.)1,860 - 1,970 kg (4,101 - 4,343 lbs.)
      Towing Capacity
      2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.3,500 lbs.5,000 lbs.
      Hitch
      Class 1Class 1Class 2Class 3

    Disclaimers

    1. 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.
    2. SiriusXM® satellite radio service includes 3 month trial and is available in the 10 provinces and three territories of Canada, and the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. Monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months.
    3. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. A compatible Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled cell phone is required to use Bluetooth hands-free wireless technology.
    4. When equipped with Bluetooth® wireless connectivity and the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
    5. Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider. For wireless charging, certain smartphones may require a wireless charging-compatible case.
    6. Infinity® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Incorporated.
    7. HomeLink® is a registered trademark of Johnson Controls, Inc.
    8. YES Essentials® is a registered trademark of SAGE Automotive Interiors Inc.
    9. Apple, the Apple logo, CarPlay, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
    10. Google, Google Play, Google Maps, and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc. Google Maps ©2017 Google.
    11. When properly equipped. Do not exceed any weight ratings and follow all towing instructions in your Owner’s Manual.