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SPECIFICATION

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specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Transmission DCT (wet type) DCT (wet type) DCT (wet type) DCT (wet type)
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel

Engine

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Capacity (cc) 2,151 2,151 2,151 2,151
Engine Type SmartStream In-line 4 cyl. E-VGT3 CRDi4 16 valve SmartStream In-line 4 cyl. E-VGT3 CRDi4 16 valve SmartStream In-line 4 cyl. E-VGT3 CRDi4 16 valve SmartStream In-line 4 cyl. E-VGT3 CRDi4 16 valve
Max Power (kW @ rpm) 148 @ 3,800 148 @ 3,800 148 @ 3,800 148 @ 3,800
Max Torque (Nm @ rpm) 440 @ 1,750 - 2,750 440 @ 1,750 - 2,750 440 @ 1,750 - 2,750 440 @ 1,750 - 2,750
Bore x Stroke (mm) 83.0 x 99.4 83.0 x 99.4 83.0 x 99.4 83.0 x 99.4
Compression Ratio 16.0 : 1 16.0 : 1 16.0 : 1 16.0 : 1

Transmission

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
2WD (front wheel drive) - - - -
8 Speed Automatic (Sports-matic) - - - -
Active AWD (Part-time with lock mode), Torque distribution display
8 Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (Wet-type)

Gear Ratio

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
1st 3.429 3.429 3.429 3.429
2nd 2.217 2.217 2.217 2.217
3rd 2.217 2.217 2.217 2.217
4th 1.621 1.621 1.621 1.621
5th 0.860 0.860 0.860 0.860
6th 0.673 0.673 0.673 0.673
7th 0.791 0.791 0.791 0.791
8th 0.653 0.653 0.653 0.653
Reverse 3.967 3.967 3.967 3.967
Final Ratio 3.316 3.316 3.316 3.316

Dimensions

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Overall length (mm) 4,810 4,810 4,810 4,810
Overall Width (mm) 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900
Overall height with roofrails (mm) 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700
Wheelbase (mm) 2,815 2,815 2,815 2,815
Minimum Ground Clearance (mm) 176 176 176 176
Luggage space (2 seats up) (L, VDA) 2,011 2,011 2,011 2,011
Luggage space (5 seats up) (L, VDA) 616 616 616 616
Luggage space (7 seats up) (L, VDA) 187 187 187 187

Fuel

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Fuel consumption (L/100Km) - Combined * 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1
Fuel consumption (L/100Km) - Urban * 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4
Fuel consumption (L/100Km) - Extra-urban * 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3
CO2 emission (g/km) - Combined 159 159 159 159
CO2 emission (g/km) - Urban 193 193 193 193
CO2 emission (g/km) - Extra-urban 140 140 140 140
Hood insulator
Diesel particulate filter (DPF)
Fuel type recommended Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel
Fuel tank capacity (L) 67 67 67 67

Weight

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Tare weight (kg) 1,908 1,908 1,908 1,908
Gross weight (kg) 2,610 2,610 2,610 2,610

Towing Capacity^

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Towing Capacity unbraked (kg) 750 750 750 750
Towing Capacity braked (kg) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Max. towball download (kg) 200 200 200 200

STEERING, BRAKES & SUSPENSION

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Power steering system
R-MDPS5 (Electric power steering)
R-MDPS5 (Electric power steering)
R-MDPS5 (Electric power steering)
R-MDPS5 (Electric power steering)
Drive Mode Select system (4 modes - Comfort, Eco, Sport , Smart)
Terrain Mode Select system (3 modes - Snow, Mud, Sand)
Diesel only
Diesel only
Diesel only
Diesel only
Energy absorbing steering column
Tilt & telescopic adjustable steering column
Minimum turning circle (m)
11.6
11.6
11.6
11.6
Front brakes
325mm ventilated disc
325mm ventilated disc
325mm ventilated disc
325mm ventilated disc
Rear brakes
325mm ventilated disc
325mm ventilated disc
325mm ventilated disc
325mm ventilated disc
Electronic parking brake with Auto Hold
Front suspension
McPherson strut
McPherson strut
McPherson strut
McPherson strut
Rear suspension
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link

WHEELS & TYRES

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Wheel type
Alloy
Alloy (machine finish)
Alloy (machine finish)
Alloy (dark chrome finish)
Wheel size
17"
18"
19"
20"
Tyres
235/65 R17 Continental
235/60 R18 Continental
235/55 R19 Continental
255/45 R20 Continental
TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System)
-
Spare wheel type
Full size alloy
Full size alloy
Full size alloy
Full size alloy

Active Safety[S]

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD6 & BA7
ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with TCS8
VSM (Vehicle Stability Management)
HAC (Hill-start Assist Control)
DBC (Downhill Brake Control)
ESS (Emergency Stop Signal)
MCB (Multi Collision Braking)
Seatbelt warning chime & light on all positions
Front & reverse parking sensors with dash display
Rear view camera with in-audio display & dynamic parking guidelines
Rear view mirror (day & night)
-
-
Electrochromic rear view mirror (auto dimming)
-
-
High-mounted rear stop light
LED DRL (Daytime Running Lights)
LED front headlights (MFR Type)
-
Dual LED front headlights (Projection Type)
-
-
-
HBA (High Beam Assist)
Dusk sensing automatic headlights
LED Rear fog lights
LED front fog lights
BCA (Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist)
BSM (Blind Spot Monitor)
-
-
-
RCCA (Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist)
LKA (Lane Keeping Assist) with LCA (Lane Change Assist)
LFA (Lane Following Assist)
AEB (Autonomous Emergency Brake) with FCWS (Forward Collision Warning System) - Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist & Junction
PCA (Parking Collision Avoidance Assist)
-
-
-
DAA+ (Driver Attention Alert)
360° camera view
-
-
-
SEA (Safe Exist Assist)
Door open warning on driver display
Speed sensing auto door lock
Electronic child safety lock
-
-
-
Rear Occupant Alert
-
-
-
Child restraint anchorage points (5 x Top tether / 4 x ISOFIX)
3-point ELR seatbelts on all positions

Passive Safety

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Driver & front passenger SRS airbags
Front side SRS airbags
Front Centre Side SRS airbags
Curtain SRS airbags (1st & 2nd rows)
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners with load limiters
Side door impact beams (front & rear)
Child-proof rear door locks
Impact sensing auto door unlocking

Security

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Burglar alarm
Anti-theft immobiliser
Remote central locking with keyless entry & tailgate release
Folding key
-
-
Smart key with push button start
-
-
Smart key with remote engine start
-
-
Smart key with RSPA (Remote Smart Parking Assist) [WA]
-
-
-
Headlight escort function

Seating

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Seat capacity
7
7
7
7
Embossed cloth seats
-
-
Leather appointed[L] seats
-
-
-
Quilted Nappa Leather appointed[L] seats
-
-
-
6-way driver's seat incl. height adjust (pumping device)
-
-
-
10-way power driver's seat (including 2-way lumbar support)
-
-
14-way power driver's seat (including 4-way lumbar support and cushion extension)
-
-
-
Integrated Memory System driver's seat with 2 seating position memory
-
-
-
10-way power front passenger's seat (including 2-way lumbar support and walk-in switch)
-
-
-
Sliding & reclining split fold 2nd row seats (60:40)
Smart one touch flat folding 2nd row seats (60:40)
2nd row sliding walk-in device
2nd row centre armrest
Split fold flat 3rd row seats (50:50)
Headrests with height adjust (all seats) & tilt function (front seats)
Height adjustable front seatbelts

Exterior Features

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Black 'Tiger nose' radiator grille surround
Satin silver painted skid plate (front & rear)
Body coloured door handles
-
-
Body coloured door handles with satin silver accents
-
-
Outside door handle pocket lights (front)
-
-
Body coloured outside mirrors
Electric folding outside mirrors with automatic folding function
Outisde mirrors with heated function
-
-
Outside mirrors with auto-dip on reverse function
-
-
-
Outside mirror mounted side indicators
Side sill moulding with wheel arch extension
Mud Guards (Front & Rear)
Satin silver window surrounds
Satin silver door side garnish
Roof rails
Hands-free smart power tailgate
-
-
Rear spoiler
LED rear combination lights
-
-
Panoramic sunroof (powered)
-
-
-
Windscreen with acoustic film
Privacy glass (rear windows & tailgate)
-
-
Auto rain sensing wipers
Auto rear wiper in reverse
Front wiper & washer (2-speed variable/5-speed intermittent)
Aero-blade type front wipers
-
-
Hidden rear wiper & washer (2-speed)

Interior Features

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
ASCC (Advanced Smart Cruise Control) with steering wheel mounted controls
Premium steering wheel & shift knob
Steering wheel only
Heated steering wheel
-
-
Shift-By-Wire (rotary dial type)
-
-
-
Paddle shifters
-
-
-
4.2" colour TFT Supervision instrument cluster with 3 theme selection
-
12.3" colour TFT LCD Supervision cluster with 4 theme selection
-
-
-
Colour Head-Up Display (HUD)
-
-
-
Digital Speedometer (HUD, cluster & Sat Nav where applicable)‡
Interior Mood Lighting (up to 64 colours)
-
-
-
User selectable options (Auto door lock/unlock, headlight escort, etc.)
Ambient temperature display (within cluster)
Power windows with auto up/down (front & rear) & safety function (driver)
-
-
Power windows with auto up/down & safety function (front & rear)
-
-
Alloy door scuff panels (front & rear)
-
-
-
Alloy sports pedals
-
-
-
Driver's foot rest
Metal look interior trim (console, door handles & air vent surrounds)
Black high gloss interior trim (console)
-
-
-
Interior lights (front & rear)
-
LED interior lights (front & rear)
-
-
-
Interior light delay out
Rear window defroster with timer
Low washer fluid warning
2 x 12 volt power outlets (1 x behind centre console & 1 x cargo area)
1st row USB chargers (3 x front console)
2nd row USB chargers (2 x behind 1st row seats & 1 x behind centre console)
-
-
3rd row USB chargers (2 x cargo area)
-
-
Sunshade blind (2nd row)
-
-
-
Wireless phone fast charing (Qi)
-
-
-
Driver sunvisor with illuminated vanity mirror & sliding fuction
Front passenger sunvisor with illuminated vanity mirror
-
-
-
Front passenger sunvisor with illuminated vanity mirror & sliding fuction
-

Storage

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
8 x cup holders (2 x front, 4 x 2nd row & 2 x 3rd row)
4 x bottle holders (front & rear)
Map pockets (front & rear)
Glovebox with lock & illumination
Centre console storage box with bucket tray
Front console tray with lid
Accessory pockets (tray behind front cup holders & 3rd row sides)
Front seat back pockets
2 x coat hooks (2nd row sides)
Luggage net hooks (cargo area)
Luggage net
-
-
-
Luggage screen
Luggage under-floor compartment

Audio

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
MP3 compatible audio player with AM/FM tuner
DAB digital radio
6 speaker audio system (front door, rear door, front dash & front tweeters)
-
BOSE® premium sound system (12 speakers) (8 speakers, 2 tweeters, centre speaker & subwoofer powered by external amplifier)
-
-
-
Satellite navigation multimedia system with 10 years traffic information and map update
-
8" colour LCD touch screen
-
-
-
10.25" colour LCD touch screen
-
Driver Talk in-car intercom
-
-
-
Android Auto™~ & Apple CarPlay™~ with voice recognition
USB input with multimedia connectivity9
Bluetooth® Multi-connection functionality (phone/media stream)9
Steering wheel mounted audio/Bluetooth® controls
SDVC (Speed Dependent Volume Control)
Shark fin antenna

Ventilation

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Dual-zone climate control air-conditioning (3-stage)
-
Manual air-conditioning
-
-
-
Auto defog
-
2nd row vents (behind centre console)
3rd row fan control & vents
-
Ventilated seats (1st row seats)
-
-
-
Heated seats (1st row seats)
-
-
Heated seats (2nd row outer seats)
-
-
-

Exterior Colours

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Clear White (UD)
Silky Silver (4SS) #
Steel Grey (KLG) #
Mineral Blue (M4B) #
Gravity Blue (B4U) #
Aurora Black (ABP) #
Snow White Pearl (SWP) #

Interior Colour

specification of car grades
Grades S Diesel DCT Sport Diesel DCT Sport Plus Diesel DCT GT-Line Diesel DCT
Black one tone (Embossed cloth)
-
-
Black one tone (leather appointed[L])
-
-
-
Black one tone (Quilted Nappa leather appointed[L])
-
-
-

● Standard  - Not available

 


Specifications apply to 2021 (MY21) Sorento. Kia Motors Australia reserves the right to discontinue or change the models, features, specifications, options, designs and prices of products referred to in this sheet without incurring any liability whatsoever to any purchaser or prospective purchaser of any such products. Some of the items herein are optional at additional cost. ~Android Auto™ is compatible with Android phones running Lollipop or newer. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Apple CarPlay™ is compatible with iPhone 5 models or later with the latest version of iOS. Apple CarPlay, iOS, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. [L]Leather trim includes some leather-like material on selected high impact surfaces [S]Safety technologies are supplemental systems and do not replace the need for the driver to exercise care and attention. For more information about Kia's safety systems, please see your local Kia dealer or refer to your Kia vehicle's owner's manual. #Premium paint at additional cost. ‡HUD is available on GT-Line only. Cluster is available on all trims. Sat Nav is available on Sport, Sport+ and GT-Line.
* ADR81/02 ** E10 Compatible 1MPI - Multi-Point Injection 2 D-CVVT - Dual Continuous Variable Valve Timing 3E-VGT - Electronic Variable Geometry Turbocharger 4CRDi - Common Rail Direct injection 5R-MDPS - Rack-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering 6Electronic Brake Distribution 7BA - Brake Assist 8TCS - Traction Control System 9Not all mobile phones will be compatible with the vehicle's Bluetooth® system. Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc.[WA]The Road Traffic Code 2000 in WA prohibits people from driving a vehicle unless a person is behind the steering wheel and they have full control over the vehicle. The use of this Remote Smart Park Assist (RSPA) feature will not comply with this rule and thus it should not be used while within WA.

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At speeds of 20 km/h or higher, BCW alerts you if a vehicle enters your blind spot, even when you are in the process of changing lanes. LED warnings flash on the door mirror and an audio warning is emitted when you signal to make a lane change.