What is the Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?
The maximum towing capacity of the 2019 Kia Sorento is 5,000 pounds when equipped with the Sorento tow package. Since there are various engines and drivetrains offered across the available trim levels, you’ll find that the towing capacity of each configuration is different. Find out about the Kia Sorento towing capacity in this guide from Warrenton Kia, then visit our Kia dealership near Longview to take this capable SUV out for a test drive today!
Sorento Base Engine Towing Capacity
Both the 2019 Kia Sorento L and Sorento LX trim levels feature a standard 2.4L DOHC I-4 engine with Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI). The performance specs include:
- 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
- Standard front-wheel drive
- 2,000-lb towing capacity
Sorento Upgraded Engine Towing Capacity
The four upper trims of the Sorento all are equipped with a 3.3L DOHC V6 engine and are available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The V6 engine specs include:
- 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque
- 3,500-lb towing capacity with front-wheel drive
- 5,000-lb towing capacity with all-wheel drive
Kia Sorento Towing Features
The Kia Sorento can also be equipped with some key tech features and systems that enrich performance and towing capability on the roads in and around Astoria. One of these is the Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive, which is available on the LX and upper trim levels. This innovative AWD system improves traction and control with a series of sensors that detect road conditions and distribute power to the wheels that need it most. Other available systems include Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC). You’ll find that both of these features will improve your handling capability when towing a boat or travel trailer out to Fort Stevens State Park.
Every 2019 Kia Sorento comes loaded with a wide array of advanced safety features, including many which further enhance your towing experience in Seaside and beyond:
- Vehicle Stability Management
- Electronic Stability Control
- Traction Control System
- Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
- Brake Assist System
- Hill Start Assist Control
Test Drive the Kia Sorento at Warrenton Kia
Compare the 2019 Sorento LX and EX models, and see how this spacious Kia SUV matches up against competitors like the Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer, and Hyundai Santa Fe. Then explore our new Sorento inventory to find the model that best suits your needs. We also carry a great selection of used Kia Sorento SUVs, all in top condition and affordably priced. If you have any questions, please contact us online, or stop by Warrenton Kia and let us put you behind the wheel of an exciting new Kia Sorento today!
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