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2022 Kia Sorento EX FWD
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2022 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
MSRP
$35,390
Invoice
$34,152
Average Price Paid
$37,692
82 listings nationwide

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AWD
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EX FWD
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AWD
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Specs

2022 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 17.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
281 hp @ 5,800 RPM
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Torque
311 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
12:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.48 in x 4 in
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 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
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 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 6 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 43 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.6 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,501 lbs 1,468 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.4 in 198.8 in
Width 74.8 in 89.3 in
Height 66.9 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 110.8 in 119.1 in

Available Options

2022 Kia Sorento
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Glacial White Pearl
  • Gravity Grey
  • Passion Red Tintcoat
  • Sapphire Blue
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Wolf Gray

Option Packages

  • Panoramic Sunroof Package
  • Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Side Step Bars
2022 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Class IV Trailer Tow Package

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