What is the 2020 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?

June 9th, 2020 by

2020 Kia Sorento Towing
Thanks to a strong V6 engine and AWD capabilities, the 2020 Kia Sorento is able to haul up to 5,000 pounds. Whether you opt for the rugged Kia Sorento Tow Package or feel content with the standard Kia Sorento towing capacity, hauling your cargo through Indiana will be easier and more stylish than ever. From weekend adventures in Johnstown to serious DIY projects in Latrobe, the Kia Sorento towing power is built to handle it all. Learn more about the Kia Sorento towing specs and features with the automotive experts at Tri Star Kia below!

2020 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity With Base Engine

The new Kia Sorento L and LX trims are built with a 2.4L DOHC I-4 engine. These budget-friendly models offer the power you need while remaining affordable for all:

    • 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
    • Standard Front-Wheel Drive
    • Available Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive (Starting on LX)
  • Towing Capacity of 2,000 pounds with FWD or AWD

2020 Sorento Towing Capacity With Upgraded Engine

As you make your way up the Kia Sorento trim levels, you will see upgrades in the interior and exterior features. From the S V6, EX, or SX trim, you can expect the following from a robust 3.3L DOHC V6 GDI engine:

  • 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,500 pounds towing capacity with front-wheel drive
  • 5,000 pounds towing capacity with all-wheel drive

Towing and Safety Features

The raw head-turning power of the Kia Sorento is complemented by a suite of tech and safety features to create a driving experience any Blairsville driver will love. Whenever you cruise in your Sorento, you can do so with confidence thanks to the advanced safety features, even when hauling serious cargo. Drivers who opt for the LX trim can look forward to the immense capability provided by the Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive system. Using an array of sensors to constantly monitor the road, the system can redistribute power to different wheels to maintain optimal traction and control. If you decide to upgrade to the Kia Sorento tow package, you elevate the safety and prowess of the Kia Sorento towing capabilities. With the Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC), you can rely on a stronger hold while hauling the max cargo weight. No matter what you demand of your Kia Sorento, the 2020 model offers advanced safety features for added peace of mind: Standard on All Models

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Brake Assist System

Standard on LX and Up

  • Blind Spot Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning

Standard on S V6 and Up

  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance-Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance

Standard on EX and Up

  • Forward Collision Avoidance w/ Pedestrian Detection
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Lane Keeping Assist

Learn More About the 2020 Sorento at Tri Star Kia

The latest rendition of the Kia Sorento offers the grit and glamour you need to seamlessly transition from serious work to urban fun. The strong Kia Sorento towing specs coupled with luxurious appointments make this a dynamic SUV that is hard to resist. If you need even more power, consider the Kia Sorento Tow Package or other accessory options in our parts department. Contact us today to learn more about this versatile SUV, or apply for financing if you are ready to buy! Looking for other impressive Kia SUV options? Review the latest Kia Telluride reviews with our team!

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