What Are the Engine Options for the 2017 Kia Sorento?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 8:19 pm
White 2017 Kia Sorento on Snow-Covered Road with Yellow Headlights on

2017 Kia Sorento Engine Options and Specs

A fan favorite for many car shoppers, the 2017 Kia Sorento provides drivers with an energetic and efficient performance that stems from three engine options available under the hood. When paired with available Kia Dynamax All-Wheel Drive, the Kia Sorento is a capable and attractive crossover that delivers confident all-weather performance. Take a closer look at 2017 Kia Sorento engine options and specs to see what the Kia Sorento is capable of.

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2.4-Liter DOHC Inline-4 Engine

Close Up of 2017 Kia Sorento GDI Engine Under the HoodWhen drivers choose standard Kia Sorento trim levels, they will benefit from a fun-to-drive and fuel-efficient performance that is manufactured by a 2.4-liter DOHC inline-4 engine. Paired with a six-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic™ capabilities that distributes power to the front wheels, the 2.4-liter Kia Sorento will yield 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. Base configurations promise 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

Turbocharged 2.0-Liter DOHC Inline-4 Engine

Upgrade to the 2017 Kia Sorento EX trim level and you will experience turbocharged excitement with a 2.0-liter DOHC Turbo inline-4 engine. Married to the standard six-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic™ shift capabilities, the turbocharged Sorento EX will manufacture 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive models will make 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. Models equipped with Dynamax AWD will make 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

3.3-Liter DOHC V-6 Engine

Top-of-the-line Kia Sorento models feature a power-packed 3.3-liter DOHC V-6 engine at its core. Employing a six-speed automatic transmission, the V-6-powered Kia Sorento will shell out an impressive 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. Even with next-level power, the Kia Sorento equipped with the 3.3-liter V-6 will make 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. When properly equipped, the 3.3-liter Kia Sorento will tow up to 5,000 pounds.

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Families on the go will love what the 2017 Kia Sorento brings to the table. With room for up to seven passengers, the Kia Sorento is tailor-made for day-to-day errands or family vacations. Take a look at how the 2017 Kia Sorento engine options and specs make the family-friendly Kia Sorento a fun-to-drive SUV at Moritz Kia. Explore the Moritz Kia inventory to find your next dream car today!

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