What is the 2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?

June 20th, 2019 by

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The 2019 Kia Sorento is one of the most powerful SUVs on the market, and New Rochelle drivers are heading to Northeast Kia to take their towing game to the next level. You can select which Kia Sorento package, engine configuration, and drivetrain fit your lifestyle. Learn more about the Kia Sorento towing capacity today!

2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity with Base Engine

Even at the base levels, the Kia Sorento towing capacity delivers impressive strength as the Kia Sorento L and Sorento LX trim levels feature a 2.4L DOHC I-4 engine with Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI). The base engine specs include:

  • 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds
  • Standard front-wheel drive

2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity with Upgraded Engine

If you’re looking for even more power on Yonkers roads, you can find the 3.3L DOHC V6 engine available on the remaining five Kia Sorento trim levels: the Kia Sorento LX V6, Sorento S V6, Sorento EX V6, Sorento SX, and Sorento SX Limited. Specs for this engine include:

  • 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,500-pound towing capacity with front-wheel drive
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity with all-wheel drive

This high towing capacity is one of the reasons that some New Rochelle drivers prefer the Kia Sorento to the Kia Sportage.

2019 Kia Sorento Towing and Safety Features

In addition to the capable towing power and various engine configurations, there are plenty of other towing and safety features to discover across the Kia Sorento lineup. If you opt for the Sorento LX trim, you can take advantage of Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive, which includes an array of advanced electronic sensors that assess road conditions and adjust power distribution power to different wheels in order to increase traction and control. You can also find a Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC),which provide a stronger hold and support when handling the maximum towing weight. Check out these additional Kia Sorento towing and safety features:

  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
  • Brake Assist System
  • Hill Start Assist Control

Learn More About the 2019 Sorento at Northeast Kia

Experience the immense Kia Sorento towing capacity in person at Northeast Kia. Learn more about the Kia Sorento interior features, compare the Kia Sorento vs. Hyundai Santa Fe, and browse our inventory of new Kia Sorento tow packages for sale. Contact us today to schedule a test drive near Greenwich and Stamford!

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