2016 Sorento

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Top features
Horsepower
185 hp @ 6,000 rpm
185 hp @ 6,000 rpm
290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
240 hp @ 6,000 rpm
290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
240 hp @ 6,000 rpm
290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
EPA MPG, FWD (City/Highway/Combined)
21/29/24
21/29/24
18/26/21
20/27/23
18/26/21
18/26/21
20/27/23
18/26/21
*Disclaimer
EPA fuel economy estimates.  Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.
EPA MPG, AWD (City/Highway/Combined)
21/26/23
18/26/21
19/25/22
18/26/21
17/23/19
19/25/22
17/23/19
*Disclaimer
EPA fuel economy estimates.  Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.
Exterior
BODY
Smart Welcome Lighting
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Experience a warm welcome as you approach your Sorento. When the Smart Welcome System detects your Smart Key, the outside mirrors automatically unfold and the door pocket lights illuminate—for convenient entry when it’s dark.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Premium Package for the EX and the EX V6.
Front Grille, Gloss Black
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Gloss black finish highlights the Sorento's uncompromising front-end style.

Front Grille, Dark Metallic
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With a distinctive dark-chrome appearance, the Sorento SX and Limited stand apart from the crowd.

Body-Color & Heated Outside Mirrors w/ LED Turn Signal Indicators

The Heated Power Mirrors feature integrated LED Turn-Signal Indicators that accent the clean lines of the Sorento.

Power-Folding Outside Mirrors
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To handle tight parking situations, the Outside Power Mirrors conveniently fold in.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Premium Package for the EX and the EX V6.
Reverse Tilt-Down Outside Mirrors

You can program your outside mirrors to tilt down while you reverse, giving you a better view of what surrounds your Sorento.

Panoramic Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
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The available Panoramic Sunroof lets you enjoy fresh air and a feeling of spaciousness. It also includes an easy-to-use power sunshade.

*Disclaimer
Included in Touring Package for the EX and the EX V6.

Smart Power Liftgate
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Stand behind the Sorento with your Smart Key and the liftgate opens automatically for you. A class exclusive—no hands or feet required.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Premium Package for the EX and the EX V6.
Power Liftgate with Programmable Height Adjustment
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With a height-adjustable liftgate for a comfortable reach and hassle-free ceiling clearance, the Sorento is programmable customization to fit your needs.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Premium Package for the EX and the EX V6.
Solar Control Glass

Solar Control Glass on windshield and front windows reduces interior heat build up on sunny days—helping to keep you cool.

Sound-Absorbing Windshield Glass

A thin film fixed between layers of glass helps the windshield to reduce wind noise penetration at higher speeds.

Sound-Absorbing Front Window Glass
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Additional acoustic film is applied to the front windows, providing enhanced soundproofing for a relaxing ride.

Privacy Glass

Standard Privacy Glass reduces heat buildup and offers some privacy for the rear seat and cargo areas.

Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers

Front Intermittent Windshield Wipers are convenient on rainy days.

Windshield De-Icer (All-Wheel Drive (AWD) only)

Heating elements in the lower windshield helps melt snow and ice buildup around the wipers. All-Wheel-Drive models only.

Heated Rear Glass with Timer

Heating elements help defrost or melt snow from the rear window. There's also a convenient, automated shut off system to prevent overheating.

Rear Wiper/Washer
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The Rear Wiper/Washer is a useful feature during inclement weather.

Projector Beam Headlights
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The Projector Beam Halogen Headlights offer substantial illumination, allowing you to see the road ahead.

High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Projector Beam Headlights w/ Auto-Leveling
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High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights are self-leveling and provide bright, crisp lighting of the road ahead.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Technology Package for the Limited and the Limited V6.
Auto Light Control

The Auto Headlight Control offers the convenience of having the headlights adjust to the level of outdoor light.

Positioning Lights, Light Bar LED
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LEDs create a streak of crisp lighting above the headlights.

LED Positioning Lights, Jewel-Type
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A row of individual LEDs shimmer above the headlights, adding an extra layer of style to the front of the Sorento.

Bulb-Type Front Fog Lights
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These fog lights are seamlessly integrated into the Sorento's body. The Sorento SX features a gloss-black trim for added elegance.

LED Front Fog Lights
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Seamlessly integrated into the lower front fascia, the LED Front Fog Lights offer a dramatic look while providing crisp illumination.

LED Rear Combination Lamps
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The Rear LED Tail Lamps add a stylish touch and provide enhanced visibility.

Low Profile Roof Rails, Silver Finish

The Roof Rails offer a variety of options for mounting accessories and add to the sporty look of the Sorento.

*Disclaimer
Do not exceed the weight capacity for roof rails.
Low Profile Roof Rails, Chrome Finish
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The Roof Rails options feature a low profile and sleek chrome finish.

*Disclaimer
Do not exceed the weight capacity for roof rails.
Included in Touring Package for the EX and the EX V6.

Rear Spoiler
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The body-color Rear Spoiler enhances the aerodynamics of the Sorento while boosting its performance-oriented look.

Lower Bumper Accents, Silver

Silver accents brighten up your Sorento's bumper.

Lower Bumper Accents, Stainless Steel

Front and rear Stainless-Steel Accent Plates add a rugged, sporty appearance to the Sorento SX and Limited.

Rear Bumper Protector, Stainless Steel

This stylish stainless-steel accent helps protect the rear bumper from minor scratches.

Wheel Arch Moulding, Body Color
Lower Door Moulding, Body Color
Lower Door Moulding, Chrome

Exclusive to the Sorento Limited V6.

Locking Fuel-Filler Door

The electric remote Locking Fuel-Filler Door helps provide secure closure.

Shark Fin Antenna
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The Shark Fin Antenna provides subtle, modern detailing to the Sorento's exterior.

*Disclaimer
Included in the LX and LX V6 Convenience Packages on Sorentos produced from June 2015.

Oval Exhaust Finisher

The Oval Exhaust Finisher adds another level of sophistication to the Sorento.

Snow White Premium Pearl Paint
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The Snow White Pearl exterior offers an added touch of sophistication to your Sorento.

DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase: (in)
109.4
109.4
109.4
109.4
109.4
109.4
109.4
109.4
Track: Front/Rear (in)
64.3 / 64.7
64.3 / 64.7
64.3 / 64.7
64.1 / 64.5
64.1 / 64.5
64.1 / 64.5
64.1 / 64.5
64.1 / 64.5
Length: (in)
187.4
187.4
187.4
187.4
187.4
187.4
187.4
187.4
Width: (in)
74.4
74.4
74.4
74.4
74.4
74.4
74.4
74.4
Height: without Roof Rails (in)
66.3
Height: with Roof Rails (in)
66.5
66.5
66.5
66.5
66.5
66.5
66.5
Ground Clearance: (in)
7.3
7.3
7.3
7.3
7.3
7.3
7.3
7.3
Approach Angle (degrees)
16.9
16.9
16.9
16.9
16.9
16.9
16.9
16.9
Departure Angle (degrees)
21.0
21.0
21.0
21.0
21.0
21.0
21.0
21.0
WHEELS
17" Alloy Wheels
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The Sorento LX offers available 17" Alloy Wheels designed to impress.

18" Alloy Wheels
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With a gloss black and machine-finish face design, these 5-spoke, 18" Alloys provide bold, standout style.

19" Alloy Wheels
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19" Alloy Wheels complement the sporty stance of the new Sorento SX and Limited Turbo.

19" Alloy Wheels, Chrome

Unique to the Sorento Limited V6, the 19" Chrome 10-Spoke Alloy Wheels deliver top-of-the-line style.

TIRES
Size
235/65R17
235/65R17
235/65R17
235/60R18
235/60R18
235/55R19
235/55R19
235/55R19
Brand - Standard
Kumho, Hankook
Kumho, Hankook
Kumho, Hankook
Kumho, Nexen
Kumho, Nexen
Kumho
Michelin
Michelin
Temporary Spare
Interior
CONVENIENCE
AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM® Audio System

With over 130 channels including 69 that are 100% commercial free music and entertainment, SiriusXM Satellite Radio makes every drive that much more rewarding. Click here for more SiriusXM details.

*Disclaimer
All SiriusXM services require a subscription, sold separately after 3-month trial included with vehicle purchase or lease.
If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of your complimentary trial, service will automatically renew and bill until you call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. Subscriptions governed by the SiriusXM Customer Agreement; see www.siriusxm.com.
Sirius U.S. Satellite service available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States, DC and Puerto Rico (with coverage limitations), while SiriusXM Internet Radio is available throughout our satellite service area and also AK and HI. © 2012 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.
UVO eServices Infotainment System
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The UVO system provides in-car connectivity based on the capabilities of your personal device. Now you can have complete control of your phone and music functions. For more information, Click here for more details.

*Disclaimer

Included in the LX and LX V6 Convenience Packages on Sorentos produced from June 2015.

UVO eServices shown with optional Voice-Command Navigation System.

Warning: Driving while distracted can result in a loss of vehicle control that may lead to an accident, severe personal injury, and death. The driver’s primary responsibility is in the safe and legal operation of a vehicle, and use of any handheld devices, other equipment, or vehicle systems which take the driver’s eyes, attention and focus away from the safe operation of a vehicle or which are not permissible by law should never be used during operation of the vehicle.


Infinity® 10-Speaker Audio w/ Clari-Fi™, External Amplifier & Subwoofer, HD Radio
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The Infinity® Audio System (with Center Speaker, 8" Subwoofer, and External Amplifier) brings your favorite music to life with deep rich bass, a full mid-range, and clear, crisp highs. Clari-Fi™ restortation technology delivers music as it was intended to be heard. Listen to the Clari-Fi™ difference here.

*Disclaimer
Included in Touring Package for the EX and the EX V6.
Infinity® and Clari-Fi™ are registered trademarks of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. HD Radio™ and the HD, HD Radio, and “Arc” logos are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corporation.

Voice-Command Navigation with 8" Display, UVO eServices & Sirius Traffic
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The UVO system provides in-car connectivity based on the capabilities of your personal device. Now you can have complete control of your phone and music functions. Voice-Command Navigation includes an 8' vivid color, touch screen and real-time highway conditions from SiriusXM Traffic. For more information, click here for more details.

*Disclaimer

Included in the EX Touring Package.

 

Distracted driving can result in a loss of vehicle control. When operating a vehicle, never use a handheld device or vehicle system that takes your focus away from safe vehicle operation. Navigation is for information purposes only, and Kia does not make any warranties about the accuracy of the information.

Rear-Camera Display
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Put the transmission into reverse and the Rear Camera Display will show a live image of what's behind your vehicle. For added convenience, a vehicle footprint that shows bumper width is superimposed in the display.

*Disclaimer
Rear-Camera Display shown with optional Voice-Command Navigation System.
The rear-camera display is not a substitute for proper and safe backing-up procedures. Always drive safely and use caution when backing up. The rear-camera display may not display every object behind the vehicle.
Back-Up Warning System
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Concealed in your rear bumper, is an available sonar sensor system that activates an audible warning when a foreign object gets too close to your vehicle.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Convenience Package for the LX and the LX V6.
The back-up warning system is not a substitute for proper and safe backing-up procedures. Always drive safely and use caution when backing up
Surround View Monitor (SVM)
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The Surround View Monitor (SVM) system offers a near all-around view in several viewing mode displayed on the Navigation monitor. Displayng real-time images from four cameras, the Surround View Monitor provides a virtual ‘bird's eye’ view, affording maximum convenience for parking and low-speed maneuvers.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Technology Package for the Limited and the Limited V6.
Surround View Monitor is not a substitute for proper and safe parking procedures. Always drive safely and use caution. Always drive safely and use caution when moving in either direction.
Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) System
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The Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) System is advanced technology that helps reduce the blind spots on the side and rear areas of your Sorento. The camera-based detection system sends out visual or auditory signals to help warn you of objects not in your field of view.

*Disclaimer

Included in the Premium Package for the EX and the EX V6.

 

The Blind Spot Detection System is not a substitute for safe driving, and may not detect all objects behind vehicle. Always drive safely and use caution.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
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Sensors hidden in the corners of the rear bumper scan for passing cars, motorcycles, and/or other vehicles as you back up. If the system detects a potential hazard crossing into your intended path, a warning sounds and a light appears on the outside rear-view mirror closest the other vehicle.

*Disclaimer

Included in the Premium Package for the EX and the EX V6.

 

Rear Cross Traffic Alert is not a substitute for proper and safe backing-up procedures. Always drive safely and use caution when backing up.

Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC)
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Maintaining a safe distance between you and the vehicle ahead of you is easier thanks to Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), a next-generation radar-based system.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Technology Package for the Limited and the Limited V6.
The Advanced Smart Cruise Control system is not a substitute for proper and safe driving. Always drive safely and use caution. The Advanced Smart Cruise Control system may not detect every object in the vehicle's direction of travel.
Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS)

Sorento's Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS) employs front-mounted radar to detect a potential collision with the car in front, and provides the driver audible warnings and visual signals on the meter display.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Technology Package for the Limited and the Limited V6.
The Forward Collision Warning System is not a substitute for proper and safe driving. Always drive safely and use caution. The Forward Collision Warning System may not detect every object in the vehicle’s direction of travel.
Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)
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The Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) is your second set of eyes on the road. This camera-based system monitors the position of your vehicle within its lane and helps warn you if it deviates, or is about to deviate, from the lane. LDWS also helps warn you of a lane departure when your vehicle is traveling above a certain speed and the vehicle's turn signal is not activated.

*Disclaimer
Included in the Technology Package for the Limited and the Limited V6.
The Lane-Departure Warning System is not a substitute for proper and safe driving. Always drive safely and use caution. The Lane-Departure Warning System may not detect every object in the vehicle’s blindspot or direction of travel.
BLUETOOTH® Wireless Technology Hands-Free Connectivity

These intuitively mounted controls allow you to maintain your focus on the road while keeping both hands on the wheel. Click here for more details.

*Disclaimer
The BLUETOOTH® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth® SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Kia is under license. A BLUETOOTH® wireless technology enabled cell phone is required to use BLUETOOTH® wireless technology.
Driving drowsy or distracted is dangerous and should be avoided. Drivers should remain attentive to driving and always exercise caution when using the steering wheel-mounted controls while driving.
Steering-Wheel-Mounted Audio, Hands-Free Phone, and Cruise Control Buttons
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Conveniently adjust radio volume, change channels, handle calls with your BLUETOOTH®-enabled phone, and adjust your cruise control settings—all from the steering wheel. Click here for more details.

*Disclaimer
The BLUETOOTH® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth® SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Kia is under license. A BLUETOOTH® wireless technology enabled cell phone is required to use BLUETOOTH® wireless technology.

Driving drowsy or distracted is dangerous and should be avoided. Drivers should remain attentive to driving and always exercise caution when using the steering wheel-mounted controls while driving.
USB/Auxiliary Input Jack
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Connect to your favorite music from your iPhone or other compatible mobile devices.

*Disclaimer
Not all units require cable, please check with dealer. Cable sold separately.
USB 2.1 Charger Ports