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2023 Kia Sorento EX FWD
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2021 Kia Sedona
EX FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Kia Sedona, last refreshed in 2018, carries over mostly unchanged for 2021. The minivan segment may be a niche market, but it’s full of tough competition like the Chrysler Pacifica...

2023 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
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Specs

2021 Kia Sedona
EX FWD
2023 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 17.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
276 hp @ 6,000 RPM
281 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
248 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
311 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.3 in
3.48 in x 4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 41.1 in 41.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 33.9 cu ft 12.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,582 lbs 1,501 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 201.4 in 189.4 in
Width 89.3 in 74.8 in
Height 69.1 in 66.9 in
Wheelbase 120.5 in 110.8 in

Available Options

2021 Kia Sedona
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Celestial Blue
  • PANTERA Metal
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Dual Screen Rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Ex Premium Package
2023 Kia Sorento
EX FWD

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