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2012 Kia Sorento LX V6

4dr Front-wheel Drive

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2012 Kia Sorento
(2012 Kia Sorento 4dr FWD shown)
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MSRP $24,950
Destination Charge $800
Invoice Price $24,110
Total List Price $25,750
Available Engines 276-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 20 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 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
Side, Driver Torso Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good
Other, Roof Strength Good
Side, Overall Side Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good
Overview 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview 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
Interior 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Air conditioning, front manual
Air conditioning, rear Available:
with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard
Auxiliary visors dual
Cargo concealed storage Standard
Cargo net Available
Clock in-dash
Cruise control Standard
Cup holders front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane
12V DC power outlet 3
Overhead console mini with storage
Floor console full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
rubber front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-Touch Window Up driver
1-Touch Window Down driver
Programmable garage door opener Available
Instrumentation analog
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Standard
Water temp gauge Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Lighting - map lights front
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Fuel door release power
Retained accessory power Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material urethane
Seats 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Front seat type bucket
Seating capacity Standard:
5 passengers
7 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench
Rear armrest Standard
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable
3rd row seats Available:
50-50 split-bench
Seat trim cloth
3rd row fold into floor Available:
Entertainment 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard
Speakers 6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard
1st row LCD screen Available:
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights halogen
Exterior light control auto off
Delay off headlamps Standard
Headlight washer Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Illuminated entry Standard
Parking assist Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard
Ignition disable Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000
Exterior 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Antenna integrated roof
Body material fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights Available:
Door count 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard
Roof rack Available
Roof rails Standard
Rear step bumper Available
Tires P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
17" silver aluminum
silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval
Mechanical 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Engine 3.5L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard
Drive type front-wheel
Exhaust partial stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Suspension tuning regular
Front suspension type strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type independent multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.20
Remote vehicle starting system Available
Specifications 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6
Exterior length 183.9 "
Exterior body width 74.2 "
Exterior height 67.3 "
Engine 3.5L V-6
Horsepower 276 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 248 @ 5,000 rpm
Fuel economy - city 20 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 26 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.62 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,977 lbs.
4,054 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 5,534 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 3,500 lbs.
Wheelbase 106.3 "
Front track 63.7 "
Rear track 63.8 "
Turning radius 17.9 '
Front legroom 41.3 "
Rear legroom 37.6 "
Third row legroom Available:
31.3 "
Front headroom 39.2 "
Rear headroom 39.2 "
Third row headroom Available:
36.6 "
Front hiproom 56.3 "
Rear hiproom 55.9 "
Third row hiproom Available:
44.4 "
Front shoulder room 59.3 "
Rear shoulder room 58.7 "
Third row shoulder room Available:
53.8 "
Luggage volume Standard:
37.0 cu.ft.
9.1 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 72.5 cu.ft.
Passenger volume Standard:
106 cu.ft.
140 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.0 gal.