Compare 2012 Kia Sorento specifications by trim levels

Sorento is a 5-seat SUV from Kia, which first hit the market back in 2003.

With the price tag ranging from $21,250 to $34,850, the Kia Sorento faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Dodge Durango, Dodge Journey.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The Kia Sorento has a maximum towing capacity of 3500 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Sorento boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 24 to 30 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 74.20mm x 183.90mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2012 Kia Sorento

  • Fuel Tank: 18 gal

  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in

  • MPG: 20 city/27 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 9.6 sec

  • Ground clearance: 7.3 in

  • Towing: 1650 lbs

  • Towing capacity: 1650 lbs

  • Curb: 3763 lbs

  • Tires: P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 37 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5 - 7

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): from 183.5 x 74.2 x 66.9



2012 Kia Sorento Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Sorento is offered in 11 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Sorento safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Sorento specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style SUV

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 175 hp @ 6000 –
      276 hp @ 6300

    • Torque 169 lb-ft. –
      248 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6 - 9.6 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 14.6 - 17.1 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 183.9 in

    • Width 74.2 in

    • Height 67.3 in

    • Wheelbase 106.3 in

    • Curb Weight 3763 lbs

    • GVWR 5534 lbs

    • Towing capacity 1650 lbs

    • Ground clearance 7.3 in

    • Turning radius 17.9 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 106

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 18 gal

    • City 18 - 21 mpg

    • Combined 21 - 26 mpg

    • Highway 24 - 30 mpg

    • Highway range 432 - 540 mi



Specifications

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Exterior length
183.90 in 183.90 in 183.90 in 183.90 in
Exterior body width
74.20 in 74.20 in 74.20 in 74.20 in
Exterior height
67.30 in 67.30 in 67.30 in 67.30 in
Horsepower
175 175 276 191
Torque
169 169 248 181
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 21 mpg 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
27 mpg 29 mpg 26 mpg 30 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
9.60 seconds 9.50 seconds 6.70 seconds 8.80 seconds
1/4 mile time
17.10 seconds 17.00 seconds 15.10 seconds 16.50 seconds
1/4 mile speed
85 mph 83 mph 97 mph 86 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
58 mph 58 mph 58 mph 58 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.62/3.43 " 3.46/3.82 "
Curb weight
3763.00 lbs 3845.00 lbs 3977.00 lbs 3845.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
1650.00 lbs. 1650.00 lbs. 3500.00 lbs. 1650.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in
Front track
63.70 " 63.70 " 63.70 " 63.70 "
Rear track
63.80 " 63.80 " 63.80 " 63.80 "
Turning radius
17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90
Ground clearance
7.30 in 7.30 in 7.30 in 7.30 in
Front legroom
41.30 in 41.30 in 41.30 in 41.30 in
Rear legroom
37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in
Front headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Rear headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Front hip room
56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in
Rear hip room
55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in
Front shoulder room
59.30 in 59.30 in 59.30 in 59.30 in
Rear shoulder room
58.70 in 58.70 in 58.70 in 58.70 in
Luggage volume
37.00 cu.ft. 37.00 cu.ft. 37.00 cu.ft. 37.00 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
106 cu.ft. 106 cu.ft. 106 cu.ft. 106 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
18.00 gal. 18.00 gal. 18.00 gal. 18.00 gal.
Third row legroom
31.30 " 31.30 " 31.30 "
Third row headroom
36.60 " 36.60 " 36.60 "
Third row hip room
44.40 " 44.40 " 44.40 "
Third row shoulder room
53.80 " 53.80 " 53.80 "

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Exterior length
183.90 in 183.50 in 183.90 in 183.90 in
Exterior body width
74.20 in 74.20 in 74.20 in 74.20 in
Exterior height
67.30 in 66.90 in 67.30 in 67.30 in
Horsepower
276 276 191 276
Torque
248 248 181 248
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 20 mpg 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
26 mpg 26 mpg 26 mpg 24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
6.70 seconds 6.70 seconds 7.90 seconds 6.00 seconds
1/4 mile time
15.10 seconds 15.10 seconds 15.70 seconds 14.60 seconds
1/4 mile speed
97 mph 97 mph 85 mph 94 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
58 mph 58 mph 58 mph 58 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.62/3.43 " 3.62/3.43 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.62/3.43 "
Curb weight
3977.00 lbs 3977.00 lbs 3878.00 lbs 4131.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
3500.00 lbs. 3500.00 lbs. 1650.00 lbs. 3500.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in
Front track
63.70 " 63.70 " 63.70 " 63.70 "
Rear track
63.80 " 63.80 " 63.80 " 63.80 "
Turning radius
17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90
Front legroom
41.30 in 41.30 in 41.30 in 41.30 in
Rear legroom
37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in
Front headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Rear headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Front hip room
56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in
Rear hip room
55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in
Front shoulder room
59.30 in 59.30 in 59.30 in 59.30 in
Rear shoulder room
58.70 in 58.70 in 58.70 in 58.70 in
Luggage volume
9.10 cu.ft. 9.10 cu.ft. 37.00 cu.ft. 37.00 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
140 cu.ft. 140 cu.ft. 106 cu.ft. 106 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
18.00 gal. 18.00 gal. 18.00 gal. 18.00 gal.
Third row legroom
31.30 " 31.30 " 31.30 " 31.30 "
Third row headroom
36.60 " 36.60 " 36.60 " 36.60 "
Third row hip room
44.40 " 44.40 " 44.40 " 44.40 "
Third row shoulder room
53.80 " 53.80 " 53.80 " 53.80 "
Ground clearance
7.30 in 7.30 in

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Exterior length
183.90 in 183.90 in 183.50 in
Exterior body width
74.20 in 74.20 in 74.20 in
Exterior height
67.30 in 67.30 in 66.90 in
Horsepower
191 276 276
Torque
181 248 248
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
26 mpg 24 mpg 24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.90 seconds 6.00 seconds 6.00 seconds
1/4 mile time
15.70 seconds 14.60 seconds 14.60 seconds
1/4 mile speed
85 mph 94 mph 94 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
58 mph 58 mph 58 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.46/3.82 " 3.62/3.43 " 3.62/3.43 "
Curb weight
3878.00 lbs 4131.00 lbs 4131.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs 5534.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
1650.00 lbs. 3500.00 lbs. 3500.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in
Front track
63.70 " 63.70 " 63.70 "
Rear track
63.80 " 63.80 " 63.80 "
Turning radius
17.90 17.90 17.90
Ground clearance
7.30 in
Front legroom
41.30 in 41.30 in 41.30 in
Rear legroom
37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in
Front headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Rear headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Front hip room
56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in
Rear hip room
55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in
Front shoulder room
59.30 in 59.30 in 59.30 in
Rear shoulder room
58.70 in 58.70 in 58.70 in
Luggage volume
37.00 cu.ft. 9.10 cu.ft. 9.10 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft. 72.50 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
106 cu.ft. 140 cu.ft. 140 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
18.00 gal. 18.00 gal. 18.00 gal.
Third row legroom
31.30 " 31.30 " 31.30 "
Third row headroom
36.60 " 36.60 " 36.60 "
Third row hip room
44.40 " 44.40 " 44.40 "
Third row shoulder room
53.80 " 53.80 " 53.80 "

Interior Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
2820 2820 2825 2825
Air filter
2829 2829
Compass
2841
12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Exterior temperature display
2927 2927
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
2820 2820 2820
Cargo concealed storage
2833
12V DC power outlet
3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2
Compass
2841

Exterior Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS P235/60HR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels
17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Antenna
3394 3394 3394 3394
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Sunroof
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
3480 3480
Front tires
P235/60HR18.0 BSW AS P235/60HR18.0 BSW AS P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels
18" silver aluminum 18" chrome aluminum 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum
2nd row sunroof
fixed glass with sunshade fixed glass with sunshade

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Antenna
3394 3394 3394
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P235/60HR18.0 BSW AS P235/60HR18.0 BSW AS P235/60HR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels
18" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum 18" chrome aluminum
Rear step bumper
4055 4055
Sunroof
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof
fixed glass with sunshade fixed glass with sunshade

Seats

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Standard seating
5 5 5 5

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Front seat type
2989 2989 2989 2989
Standard seating
7 7 5 5
Lumbar support
3018 3018
Memory
3034 3034
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger driver and passenger

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Front seat type
2989 2989 2989
Standard seating
5 7 7

Entertainment System

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Speakers
6 6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1 1

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Radio
3149 3149 3149 3149
Voice recognition
3194 3194
Speakers
6 10 6 6
Navigation system
3211 3211
1st row LCD screen
1 1 1 1

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Radio
3149 3149 3149
Speakers
6 6 10
1st row LCD screen
1 1 1

Safety and Security Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
3214 3214 3214 3214
Keyless access system
3278 3278
LED taillights
3967

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
3214 3214 3214

Mechanical Features

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Axle ratio
3.74 3.91 3.20 3.91
Remote vehicle starting system
3814 3814

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Engine
4788 4788 4757 4788
Axle ratio
3.20 3.20 3.91 3.20

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Engine
4757 4788 4788
Axle ratio
3.91 3.20 3.20

Other Specs

Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

EX 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Maximum towing capacity
1650 lbs. 1650 lbs. 3500 lbs. 1650 lbs.

EX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Horsepower rpm
6300 6300 6300 6300
Maximum towing capacity
3500 lbs. 3500 lbs. 1650 lbs. 3500 lbs.

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

EX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX V6 4dr All-wheel Drive

Horsepower rpm
6300 6300 6300
Maximum towing capacity
1650 lbs. 3500 lbs. 3500 lbs.