How Much Can the 2016 Kia Sorento Tow?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 4:03 pm
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2016 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity

The Kia Sorento is a midsize SUV that is available in five and seven passenger configurations as well as five trim levels: L, LX, EX, SX and SX Limited. The 2016 Sorento provides generous space and the 2016 model year has been completely redesigned to offer not just more interior and cargo room but high-quality styling can be found both inside and out. The structure, suspension and steering all received updates as well to create a more comfortable and refined driving experience.  

When equipped with all-wheel drive, the 2016 Sorento can handle up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity. When the Sorento is equipped with the standard front-wheel drive, the 2016 Sorento is still capable of handling a maximum of 3,500 pounds. The Sorento prides itself on being a versatile SUV capable of comfortably holding up to seven passengers and still having the power to provide its passengers a respectable towing capacity.

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2016 Kia Sorento Engine Options and Specs

The 2016 Sorento has three available engines, starting with the L and LX trims, a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower with standard four-wheel drive but offers optional all-wheel drive. Fuel economy is estimated at 24 mpg combined and this engine is capable of 2,000 towing capacity. EX and SX Limited get a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower with an estimated fuel economy of 23 mpg combined. Towing capacity for the turbocharged engine is 3,500 pounds. Finally, standard on the SX and available on the EX and SX Limited is a 3.3-liter V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and gets 21 mpg combined and with front-wheel drive is able to tow 3,500 pounds but with all-wheel drive is able to tow 5,000 pounds.

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Come in to any one of our Moritz Kia locations to see the 2016 Kia Sorento, for more information give us a call or stop on in. See how the Sorento feels and how nicely it could fit into your life.


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