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2012 Kia Sorento Base

4dr Front-wheel Drive

2012 Kia Sorento LX V6

4dr Front-wheel Drive

2012 Kia Sorento
(2012 Kia Sorento 4dr FWD shown)
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2012 Kia Sorento
(2012 Kia Sorento 4dr FWD shown)
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MSRP $21,250 $24,950
Destination Charge $800 $800
Invoice Price $20,530 $24,110
Total List Price $22,050 $25,750
Available Engines 175-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) 276-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 27 mpg 26 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side, Rear Seat
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Air conditioning, front manual manual
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Auxiliary visors dual dual
Cargo concealed storage Standard Standard
Cargo net Available Available
Clock in-dash in-dash
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim plastic/rubber plastic/rubber
12V DC power outlet 3 3
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
Programmable garage door opener Available Available
Instrumentation analog analog
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front front
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material plastic/vinyl plastic/vinyl
Seats 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth cloth
Entertainment 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Speakers 6 6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control auto off auto off
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000
Exterior 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Antenna integrated roof integrated roof
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Rear step bumper Available Available
Tires P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Mechanical 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Recommended fuel regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust partial stainless steel partial stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Specifications 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Exterior length 183.9 " 183.9 "
Exterior body width 74.2 " 74.2 "
Exterior height 67.3 " 67.3 "
Fuel economy - city 20 mpg 20 mpg
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 5,534 lbs. 5,534 lbs.
Wheelbase 106.3 " 106.3 "
Front track 63.7 " 63.7 "
Rear track 63.8 " 63.8 "
Turning radius 17.9 ' 17.9 '
Front legroom 41.3 " 41.3 "
Rear legroom 37.6 " 37.6 "
Front headroom 39.2 " 39.2 "
Rear headroom 39.2 " 39.2 "
Front hiproom 56.3 " 56.3 "
Rear hiproom 55.9 " 55.9 "
Front shoulder room 59.3 " 59.3 "
Rear shoulder room 58.7 " 58.7 "
Luggage volume 37.0 cu.ft. 37.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 72.5 cu.ft. 72.5 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 106 cu.ft. 106 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.0 gal. 18.0 gal.