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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
Interior 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
1-Touch Window Up N/A driver
1-Touch Window Down N/A driver
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A driver and passenger
Safety and Security 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Panic alarm N/A Standard
Exterior 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard
Roof rails N/A Standard
Mechanical 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Engine 2.4L I-4 3.5L V-6
Tiptronic automatic N/A Standard
Transmission 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.74 3.20
Specifications 2012 Kia Sorento Base 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Engine 2.4L I-4 3.5L V-6
Horsepower 175 @ 6,000 rpm 276 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 169 @ 3,750 rpm 248 @ 5,000 rpm
Fuel economy - highway 27 mpg 26 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.46 / 3.82 " 3.62 / 3.43 "
Curb weight 3,763 lbs. 3,977 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,650 lbs. 3,500 lbs.