Meet the All-New 2020 Kia Sorento


There’s a new Kia SUV for the streets of Red River, Springstein, and Riverview in Rock Hill, SC. The 2020 Sorento comes in 5 trim levels: L, LX, S, EX, and SX. It measures 189” in length, and the height of L and LX trim levels is 66.3”, while that of the next 3 trims is 66.5”.

L and LX trims have 17” alloy wheels while higher trims have 19” alloy wheels. The 2020 Sorento is available in various color options with different seat trims. The wheelbase is 109.4” while the width is 74.4”. 

The 2020 Sorento has a stylish exterior with the matte black front grille, projector-beam headlights, solar control glass, and LED positioning lights. Higher trims even feature a sound-absorbing windshield, a panoramic sunroof, front fog lights, and silver accents for the lower bumper. 

Up to seven people can enjoy a comfortable drive in the 2020 Sorento. The cargo volume is 73.0 cu.ft. behind the 1st row; 38.0 cu.ft. behind the 2nd row; and 11.3 cu.ft. behind the 3rd row. Headroom and legroom measures are:

  • Front/2nd/3rd row (inches): 39.5/39.3/36.3 (headroom)  
  • Front/2nd/3rd row (inches): 44.1/39.4/31.7 (legroom)  

Front seats are manually adjustable and come as a standard feature along with cloth upholstery while additional features available include: heated front seats, 10 or 14-way power-adjustable driver’s seat.   

Kia’s UVO infotainment system is sure to keep you occupied when you’re on the road in the 2020 Sorento. A 7” touchscreen, 6 speaker stereo, USB port, and Bluetooth connectivity are available. You can also benefit from the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities of the 2020 Sorento. A rear-view camera and remote keyless entry are also available on the 2020 Sorento. 

L and LX trim levels are equipped with a 2.4-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine that produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft. of torque. Fuel economy achieved with this engine is 22/29/25 city/highway/combined mpg (FWD). On AWD, the LX trim has a fuel economy of 21/26/23 city/highway/combined mpg. 

Higher trim levels are equipped with a 3.3-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine that can produce 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft. of torque. Fuel economy achieved with this engine is 19/26/22 city/highway/combined mpg (FWD) while for AWD, it’s 19/24/21 city/highway/combined mpg.    

Several safety features are available on the 2020 Sorento, including lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and driver drowsiness monitoring, to name a few.   

Source: Kia