What is the Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?

November 13th, 2020 by

2020 Kia Sorento S
When equipped with the 3.3 liter V6 engine and Kia Dynamax™ Full-Time All-Wheel Drive (AWD), the Kia Sorento tow package generates a maximum Kia Sorento towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. That’s enough to haul your fishing boat, ATV’s, or trailer with gear and equipment around Blairsville and beyond. Should you opt for the other engine and/or drivetrain configuration on this SUV, your Kia Sorento towing capacity will vary. Read on below to learn more about the variant capacities and the impressive Kia Sorento tow package features!

Kia Sorento Towing Capacity Per Engine Configuration

With the base engine 2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve I-4, the Kia Sorento can tow up to 2,000 pounds throughout and beyond Indiana. This is the standard engine on the first two Kia Sorento trim levels: Sorento L and Sorento LX. This engine’s additional specs are as follows:

  • 185 hp
  • 178 lb-ft of torque
  • 11.3: 1 compression ratio

With the upgraded 3.3 liter DOHC 24-valve V6, the Kia Sorento can tow 3,500 pounds when paired with Kia front-wheel drive. When this engine is equipped with Kia Dynamax™ Full-Time All-Wheel Drive (AWD), the Sorento can haul up to 5,000 pounds. This engine comes standard under the hood of the three upper-tier trim levels: Sorento S V6, Sorento EX, and Sorento SX. The other relevant V6 specs are:

  • 290 hp
  • 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 11.5: 1 compression ratio

Kia Sorento Tow Package Features & Technologies

Haul what you need across Johnstown with confidence knowing you have a full suite of driver assistive technology and towing features keeping you informed and in control. The Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC) in the Kia Sorento tow package provide precious power and handling when hauling the maximum capacity. Kia Drive Wise driver-assistive features include:

  • Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance (BCA)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FCA)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance (RCCA)
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go (SCC w/ S&G)
  • Surround View Monitor (SVM)
  • And more!

Learn More About the Sorento at Tri Star Kia

The Kia Sorento towing capacity is just one of the many impressive reasons to opt for a Kia Sorento as your Latrobe family’s next SUV. To learn more about Kia Sorento performance, interior sophistication, colorway options, lease deals and more, contact us today!

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