Does the Kia Sorento Have a Sport Driving Mode?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 2:34 pm
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2017 Kia Sorento Drive Mode Select

The Sorento is Kia’s largest SUV available and it is available in both five- and seven-passenger configurations. The midsize SUV competes in the market with other luxury and high-performance SUVs. The Sorento offers customers amazing value and both maneuverability and versatility. Along with powerful performance and high-tech features, the Sorento has different driving modes, each offering drivers a different experience. The 2017 Kia Sorento drive mode select has NORMAL, ECO and SPORT driving modes.  

The NORMAL drive mode gives you balanced performance dynamics. ECO helps maximize fuel economy with the engine, transmission, and even AC management and SPORT mode helps enhance engine and transmission settings and stiffens the steering for performance driving. The 2017 Sorento’s drive mode select just makes the midsize SUV more versatile, giving drivers the option to have the driving experience that they want.

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How Much Can the 2017 Kia Sorento Tow?

Many customers seek out SUVs because of their towing capability and the 2017 Sorento’s towing capacity makes it easy to tow all of your favorite things, whether that be a camper, boat, ATVs or anything else. The towing capacity is based off the drivetrain and trims of the Sorento. See the chart below to find out how much the 2017 Kia Sorento can tow.

  L LX LX V6 EX EX V6 SX V6 SX Limited V6
Towing Capacity Base (lb.) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Towing Capacity FWD w/Trailer Pkg. (lb.) 2,000 2,000 3,500 3,500 3,500 3,500 3,500
Towing Capacity AWD w/Trailer Pkg (lb.) - 2,000 5,000 3,500 5,000 5,000 5,000

Read More: How Safe is the 2017 Kia Sorento?

Interested in the 2017 Kia Sorento? Call or visit any of our three Moritz Kia locations in Fort Worth, TX. We will be more than happy to answer any other questions that you may have and we can also help you schedule a test drive for the new Sorento. Check out our blog for more information on the 2017 Sorento as well as other Kia models including the 2017 Sportage.

One Response to “Does the Kia Sorento Have a Sport Driving Mode?”

  1. Michael Rooze says:

    Have a 2016 all wheel drive ,6 cyl, Sorrento. What drive mode should I use for towing?

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