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2021 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity

The 2021 Kia Sorento can tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped. However, before you venture out to tow with your Sorento, there are a few factors you should be aware of. Certain equipment is required in order for your Kia Sorento to reach its maximum towing capacity. Factors like engine type and towing equipment are going to determine just how much you can safely tow behind your Kia Sorento. In this article, we will take a look at everything you need to know about the “2021 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity.”

2021 Kia Sorento Engines

The 2021 Kia Sorento comes in two available engine types. These engines offer varying levels of power and capability. The base level engine is a 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine that puts out 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. When the Sorento is equipped with this engine, the maximum towing capacity is only 2,000 pounds. The second engine available on the Kia Sorento is a Turbocharged 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine. The Turbocharged engine puts out 281 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque. When equipped with the Turbocharged engine, the 2021 Kia Sorento is able to reach its maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Check with your local Kia dealer if you are unsure which engine is in your Sorento.

Towing Equipment on 2021 Kia Sorento

The engine type on your Sorento is just one of the factors in reaching your maximum towing capacity. In order to safely tow anything behind your Sorento, you’ll want to ensure your vehicle is equipped with the Tow Package. The Factory Tow Package will include tail light wiring connectors and a tow hitch. This tow package is important to ensure you are towing your cargo safely and legally. If you are unsure whether your Kia Sorento is equipped with the Factory Tow Package, contact your local Kia dealer.

2021 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity By Trim Level

The Kia Sorento is offered in 5 different trim levels. Each of these trims offers different features as well as varying levels of towing capacity. The Turbocharged engine that’s required to reach maximum towing capacity is only available on the EX, SX, and SX Prestige trim levels. The Factory Tow Package is an option to add to any trim level. Below are the 2021 Kia Sorento Trim Levels by Towing Capacity:

  • 2021 Kia Sorento LX – 2,000 pound towing capacity
  • 2021 Kia Sorento S – 2,000 pound towing capacity
  • 2021 Kia Sorento EX – 3,500 pound towing capacity
  • 2021 Kia Sorento SX – 3,500 pound towing capacity
  • 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige – 3,500 pound towing capacity

Kia Sorento at Family Kia

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How many 2020 Kia Sorento models are there?

2020 Kia Sorento Trim Level Options and Features

The 2020 Kia Sorento is a spacious mid-size SUV that offers dominant performance, intuitive standard technology and seating for up to seven passengers. The Sorento is available in several different trims and each is equipped with varying amenities, features and capabilities. The 2020 Kia Sorento comes in five trim level options that include L, LX, S V6, EX and SX models. Let’s go through the 2020 Kia Sorento trim level options and discuss their features below!

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2020 Kia Sorento interior cargo volume

The Kia Sorento is one of the most popular crossovers of its kind and one of the most popular models in the Kia lineup. One of the main reasons why people love crossovers so much is that they have so much more practicality than sedans and hatchbacks. Specifically, they come with more cargo space than most other types of vehicles. Check out the interior cargo volume of the 2020 Sorento below.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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2019 SUVs Kia Sorento vs. Pathfinder, Pilot, Santa Fe and Highlander

We don’t need to tell you that SUVs are the cat’s pajamas. They go off-road, they hold a lot of cargo in back, they can fit a large group for a road trip, and so much more. SUVs have never been more popular than they are right now, so let’s look at five popular models and see which one fits your needs the best.

We have a comparison of the 2019 Kia Sorento, 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL, 2019 Honda Pilot, 2019 Toyota Highlander and 2019 Nissan Pathfinder. See which one carries the most cargo, gets the best fuel economy, and more!

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What are the best new features of the 2019 Kia Sorento?

Drivers in the market for a new SUV are in luck with the new 2019 Kia Sorento. The new 2019 Sorento offers drivers near St. Augustine, FL a host of new features and changes both inside and out. New for 2019, the Sorento features more high-tech offerings, more interior cargo space and a spruced-up exterior design. Keep reading to learn more about the new features and changes of the 2019 Kia Sorento at Family Kia of St. Augustine!

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How Much Storage & Passenger Space Does the 2018 Kia Sorento Have?

2018 Kia Sorento Passenger & Cargo Capacities

As the workday winds down, you find yourself passing the remaining time responding to emails and tying up some loose ends before you head out for the day.  And, even though you are about to leave the job that actually pays you, your work for the day is far from over.  You have to pick up dinner for you and the family then get the kids from after-school care and the thought of trying to squeeze everything into your already cramped car has you feeling less than confident.  Now, if you had the passenger and cargo capacity of the 2018 Kia Sorento you would be more worried about playing your favorite song on repeat because you know that the kids and all the groceries are going to fit inside with ease. Read the rest of this entry >>