2019 Kia Sorento LX vs. EX V6 Configurations

November 27th, 2018 by

2019 Kia Sorento in the desert at night

The 2019 Kia Sorento comes in 6 trim levels: L, LX, LX V6, EX V6, SX, and SX Limited. The LX and EX V6 are two very popular configurations, both offering plenty of interior features, available AWD, and more. However, the EX V6 and LX also display their own unique strengths. As a result, one trim might be better suited for what you are seeking over the other. Compare the 2019 Kia Sorento LX vs. EX V6 below!


The 2019 LX is the more cost-effective of the two Kia Sorento trim levels.

  • 2019 Kia Sorento LX: $27,490 starting MSRP
  • 2019 Kia Sorento EX V6: $35,590 starting MSRP

The Sorento LX also gets better fuel efficiency, earning an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway; the EX V6 earns an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway.

Performance and Drivetrain

Both of these 2019 Kia Sorento configurations are available with either front-wheel drive or AWD drivetrains and deliver powerful performance. However, the 2019 Kia Sorento EX V6 comes with a more powerful engine than the LX configuration. The EX V6 comes equipped with a 3.3L V6 engine that generates 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. The LX, on the other hand, comes standard with a 2.4L inline-4 engine that produces 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque.

Interior Features

Both the LX and EX V6 come standard with remote keyless entry, a 6-speaker system, and a tilt steering column. Both trims also have third-row seating, unlike many competitors, such as the Hyundai Santa Fe. However, the following features come standard on the EX V6 trim only, while being optional on the LX:

  • Heated front seats
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Multi-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Satellite radio
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Compare the Kia Sorento LX vs. EX Trims at Warrenton Kia

After learning the difference between the LX and EX models, get a closer look at the Kia Sorento trim levels at Warrenton Kia, and get more information about the full Kia SUV lineup! You can schedule a test drive online or visit us in Warrenton, OR to browse our selection of new and used Sorentos in person. We are conveniently located near Astoria and Longview. You can also continue your midsize SUV research by comparing the Sorento to the Toyota Highlander!

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