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2023 Kia Sorento EX FWD
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2023 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,790
Invoice
$28,897
Average Price Paid
$31,280
170 listings nationwide

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EX FWD
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EX AWD
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2023 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
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2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
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The Kia Sportage has been around—it’s the brand’s longest-running model name and it helped define the compact SUV segment. But the Kia Sportage has never looked quite like this. Brand-...

Specs

2023 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 14.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
281 hp @ 5,800 RPM
187 hp @ 6,100 RPM
Torque
311 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
178 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
13:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.48 in x 4 in
3.46 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 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 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 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 41.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.6 cu ft 39.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,501 lbs 1,307 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 2,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.4 in 183.5 in
Width 74.8 in 73.4 in
Height 66.9 in 66.3 in
Wheelbase 110.8 in 108.5 in

Available Options

2023 Kia Sorento
EX FWD
2023 Kia Sportage
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Glacial White Pearl
  • Gravity Gray
  • Sapphire Blue

Option Packages

  • Ex Panoramic Sunroof Package
  • Side Steps
  • Tow Hitch W/Harness

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