2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity

July 25th, 2019 by

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The 2019 Kia Sorento towing capacity is capable of getting any job done, whether you need to tow equipment to and from the job site, or are looking to hitch up your boat or trailer for a fun weekend out of town. Along with various Kia Sorento tow packages, performance specs, and drivetrains, Indiana and Johnstown can find a Sorento that meets their towing needs. Learn more about Kia Sorento towing at Tri Star Kia.

Kia Sorento Towing Capacity with Base Engine

When behind the wheel of the base-level Sorento LX, drivers can reach a maximum standard towing capacity of 2,000 lbs. This is thanks to the Sorento’s reliable and trusted engine configuration. Let’s take a closer look at what this engine offers:

  • 2.4L DOHC I-4 engine with Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 185 hp
  • 178 lb-ft of torque
  • 19/26 (city/hwy) mpg
  • Standard front-wheel drive

Kia Sorento Towing Capacity With Upgraded Engine

If you’re looking for even more towing power, drivers will find it in the four higher Kia Sorento trim levels, which include the Sorento S, SX, EX, and SXL models. You’ll also have larger engine configurations and more drivetrain options capable of delivering 3,500 pounds towing capacitywith front-wheel drive and 5,000 pounds towing capacity with all-wheel drive. Here’s a closer look at the upgraded engine in the Kia Sorento:

  • 3.3L DOHC V6 engine
  • 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 290 hp
  • 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 19/26 (city/hwy) mpg

Available Kia Sorento Towing and Safety Features

The Kia Sorento tow packages are also designed to allow for more safe and efficient towing. If you opt to get the LX trim level, you’ll find safety features such as Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive, where advanced electronic sensors assess road conditions and adjust power distribution power to different wheels in order to increase traction and control. Drivers will also get Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC), both of which offer better handling when reaching the vehicle’s maximum towing weight. Some additional towing and safety features include:

  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
  • Brake Assist System
  • Hill Start Assist Control

Find a 2019 Kia Sorento Tow Package at Tri Star Kia!

Now that you know more about the incredible power of the Kia Sorento towing capacity, stop by Tri Star Kia to experience its strength in person. Learn more about the Sorento and check out our inventory of new Sorento models for sale to find what suits you best. Contact us today to speak with a dedicated member of our finance team who can get the car buying process started, or schedule a test drive near Ebensburg and %%target_city_5%!

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