2018 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
290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
EPA MPG, FWD
(City/Highway/Combined)
21/28/24
21/28/24
18/25/20
20/27/23
18/25/20
18/25/20
18/25/20
*Disclaimer

EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.

EPA MPG, AWD
(City/Highway/Combined)
21/25/22
18/25/21
19/25/22
18/25/21
17/23/19
17/23/19
*Disclaimer

EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.

Specs
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve I-4
3.3 liter DOHC 24-valve V6
2.0 liter DOHC 16-valve I-4, w/ Turbocharger
Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)
Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Displacement (cc)
2,359
2,359
3,342
1,998
3,342
3,342
3,342
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
290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
Torque
178 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
178 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
252 lb-ft @ 5,300 rpm
260 lb-ft @ 1,450 rpm
252 lb-ft @ 5,300 rpm
252 lb-ft @ 5,300 rpm
252 lb-ft @ 5,300 rpm
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
11.3:1
11.5:1
10.0:1
11.5:1
11.5:1
11.5:1
Electronically Controlled 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Overdrive
Sportmatic™ Sports Shifter
Front-Wheel Drive (FWD)
Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive (AWD)

The Dynamax™ Full-Time AWD system uses electronic sensors to monitor road conditions and distribute power to the appropriate wheels, helping with traction and control.

*Disclaimer

Dynamax™ is a registered trademark of Magna International Inc.

Locking Center Differential
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Included with Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive. The driver-activated locking center differential provides added low-speed traction in very poor road conditions.

*Disclaimer

Sorento SX Limited shown.

Dynamax™ is a registered trademark of Magna International Inc.

Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC)
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Included with Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive. TVCC uses yaw rate and steering input sensors to detect unwanted under-steer during cornering, helping to maintain vehicle stability under certain driving conditions.

*Disclaimer

Sorento SX Limited shown.

Dynamax™ is a registered trademark of Magna International Inc.

FUEL ECONOMY
EPA MPG, FWD
(City/Highway/Combined)
21/28/24
21/28/24
18/25/20
20/27/23
18/25/20
18/25/20
18/25/20
*Disclaimer

EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.

EPA MPG, AWD
(City/Highway/Combined)
21/25/22
18/25/21
19/25/22
18/25/21
17/23/19
17/23/19
*Disclaimer

EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.

Fuel Requirement
Regular Unleaded, 87 Octane or higher
Regular Unleaded, 87 Octane or higher
Regular Unleaded, 87 Octane or higher
Regular Unleaded, 87 Octane or higher
Regular Unleaded, 87 Octane or higher
Regular Unleaded, 87 Octane or higher
Regular Unleaded, 87 Octane or higher
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)
18.8
18.8
18.8
18.8
18.8
18.8
18.8
BRAKES
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc w/ Antilock Braking System (ABS)
4-Wheel Disc w/ Antilock Braking System (ABS)
4-Wheel Disc w/ Antilock Braking System (ABS)
4-Wheel Disc w/ Antilock Braking System (ABS)
4-Wheel Disc w/ Antilock Braking System (ABS)
4-Wheel Disc w/ Antilock Braking System (ABS)
4-Wheel Disc w/ Antilock Braking System (ABS)
Front Diameter (in.)
12.6
12.6
12.6
12.6
12.6
12.6
12.6

Ventilated Type

Rear Diameter (in.)
12.0
12.0
12.0
12.0
12.0
12.0
12.0

Solid Type

Painted Calipers
Red
Black
CURB WEIGHT
FWD, minimum (lb.)
3,704
3,704
3,968
3,878
3,968
3,968
3,968
FWD, maximum (lb.)
3,832
3,832
4,211
4,178
4,211
4,211
4,211
AWD, minimum (lb.)
3,840
4,101
4,004
4,101
4,101
4,101
AWD, maximum (lb.)
3,968
4,343
4,303
4,343
4,343
4,343
CAPACITIES
Towing Capacity (lb.)
2,000
2,000
3,500
3,500
3,500
3,500
3,500
*Disclaimer

5,000-lb. towing capacity requires All-Wheel Drive (AWD) and V6 engine. Towing requires additional equipment. See Owner’s Manual for towing capacity, additional instructions, and warnings. Always use caution while towing.

Towing Capacity AWD (lb.)
5,000
3,500
5,000
5,000
5,000
*Disclaimer

5,000-lb. towing capacity requires All-Wheel Drive (AWD) and V6 engine. Towing requires additional equipment. See Owner’s Manual for towing capacity, additional instructions, and warnings. Always use caution while towing.

GVWR FWD - 5-Passenger (lb.)
5,026
5,026
5,115
GVWR AWD - 5-Passenger (lb.)
5,159
5,159
5,247
GVWR FWD - 7-Passenger (lb.)
5,335
5,489
5,489
5,489
5,489
GVWR AWD - 7-Passenger (lb.)
5,490
5,622
5,622
5,622
5,622
BODY/CHASSIS
Body Type
Steel Unibody, Iso-Safety Structure
Steel Unibody, Iso-Safety Structure
Steel Unibody, Iso-Safety Structure
Steel Unibody, Iso-Safety Structure
Steel Unibody, Iso-Safety Structure
Steel Unibody, Iso-Safety Structure
Steel Unibody, Iso-Safety Structure
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At the core of Sorento is the Iso-Safety Structure. An all-new body that includes extensive use of advanced high-strength steel, industrial strength adhesives, dual seal lip joints, large diameter, and laser welding techniques—delivering innovations so leading, many are patented.

Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS)

Introduced on 2014 Sorento, Electric Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) improves steering feel and reduces weight to aid efficiency.

Rack Mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS)

Steering Rack Mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS) provides greater steering feel and quicker response, for a more agile and sporty driving experience.

Front Suspension
Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar

The Independent MacPherson strut-front suspension and stabilizer bar offer precise handling dynamics.

Rear Suspension
Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, Dual-Flow Dampers (DFD)
Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, Dual-Flow Dampers (DFD)
Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, Dual-Flow Dampers (DFD)
Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, Dual-Flow Dampers (DFD)
Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, Dual-Flow Dampers (DFD)
Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, Dual-Flow Dampers (DFD)
Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar, Dual-Flow Dampers (DFD)

New H-shaped sub-frame and independent multi-link Rear Suspension with revised bushing and mounting, help enhance ride quality. Rear shock absorbers have been repositioned vertically for improved ride comfort.

Vehicle Turning Circle, FWD (ft.)
37.2
37.2
37.2
37.2
37.2
37.2
37.2

Curb-to-Curb

Vehicle Turning Circle, AWD (ft.)
37.3
37.3
37.3
37.3
37.3
37.3

Curb-to-Curb

Exterior
BODY
Front Grille, Gloss Black

Gloss black finish highlights the Sorento's uncompromising front-end style.

Front Grille, Dark Metallic

With a distinctive dark-chrome appearance, the Sorento SX and SX 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.

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.

Illuminated Door Handle Pockets

LED Lighting at door handles welcome your arrival with a warm glow.

Smart Welcome
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Experience a warm welcome as you approach your Sorento. When the Smart Welcome System detects your Smart Key, the door pocket lights illuminate—for convenient entry when it’s dark. On models equipped with Power-Folding Outside Mirrors, the outside mirrors automatically unfold to prepare for departure.

*Disclaimer

Sorento SX Limited shown.

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

Sorento SX Limited shown.

Included in the EX Advanced Touring Package.

Smart Power Liftgate
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Stand behind the Sorento with your Smart Key and the liftgate opens automatically for you.

Programmable Liftgate Height Adjustment
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The liftgate height can be programmed to match the user's reach and ceiling clearance.

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.

Automatic Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers

When the windshield sensor detects rain or other debris, the wipers automatically activate to help maintain a clear view of the road ahead.

Windshield De-Icer

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

*Disclaimer

Included with Dynamax All-Wheel Drive (AWD).

Rear Wiper/Washer

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

Projector Beam Headlights

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 SX Advanced Technology Package.

Sorento SX Limited shown.

Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) w/ Auto-Leveling
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Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) helps improve cornering visibility by moving the headlight beam into upcoming turns. Auto-leveling headlights help maintain steady lighting down the road.

*Disclaimer

Included in the SX Advanced Technology Package.

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

Positioning Lights

A streak of crisp lighting above the headlights.

LED Positioning Lights, Jewel-Type

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

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

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

LED Rear Combination Lamps

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

Included in the EX Advanced Touring Package.

Do not exceed the weight capacity for roof rails.

Rear Spoiler

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 SX 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 SX Limited.

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.

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

*Disclaimer

Sorento SX Limited AWD shown.

DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase: (in)
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
Length: (in)
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
Height: without Roof Rails (in)
66.3
Height: with Roof Rails (in)
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
Approach Angle (degrees)
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
WHEELS
17" Alloy Wheels

The Sorento L and LX offer 17" Alloy Wheels designed to impress.

18" Alloy Wheels

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

19" Alloy Wheels

19" Alloy Wheels complement the sporty stance of the Sorento SX.

19" Alloy Wheels, Chrome

Unique to the Sorento SX Limited, 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
Brand - Standard
Kumho, Hankook
Kumho, Hankook
Kumho, Hankook
Kumho, Nexen
Kumho, Nexen
Kumho
Michelin
Temporary Spare
Interior
CONVENIENCE
AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM® Audio System with 4.3" Touch-Screen Display and 6 Speakers

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

*Disclaimer

SiriusXM services require subscriptions, sold separately after 3-month trial included with vehicle purchase. See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. If you decide to continue your Sirius services at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. Programming subject to change. SiriusXM satellite service available only to those at least 18 and older in the 48 contiguous USA, D.C., and PR (with coverage limitations). Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc.

UVO with 7" Touch-Screen Display

UVO eServices provides in-car connectivity based on the capabilities of your personal device. Click here for more details.

*Disclaimer

Included in the LX Cool & Connected, LX Convenience, and LX V6 Convenience Packages.

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.

UVO with Voice-Command Navigation System, 8" Color Touch-Screen Display, SiriusXM® Traffic and HD Radio™
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The nerve center of the vehicle is the available voice-command navigation. It offers a vivid 8" color touch screen and relays real-time highway conditions from SiriusXM® Traffic. Click here for more SiriusXM details.

*Disclaimer

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.

HD Radio™ and the HD, HD Radio, and “Arc” logos are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corporation.

Android Auto™