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The Kia Sorento is a car-based crossover with seating for up to seven in three rows. In Kia's lineup, the Sorento sits above the compact Sportage crossover. It competes roughly with smaller crossovers that also offer a third row, like the Dodge Journey, Toyota RAV4 and Mitsubishi Outlander.
Trim levels include the LX, EX and SX. Four-cylinder or V-6 power is available. All-wheel drive is optional.
New for 2013
The 2013 model year brings minor changes to the Sorento, including leather seats for the EX trim and a third-row seat for the V-6-powered LX model. A new LX Convenience Plus Package features an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat, a leather-wrapped shift knob and steering wheel, as well as a first-aid kit.
The Sorento's creased lines and Acura-like headlights have a clear resemblance up front to the Forte and Optima sedans. Exterior features include:
The Sorento's dashboard houses each gauge within a separate portal and places major stereo and climate controls on an elevated central dashboard section. The second row folds flat into the floor; so does the optional third row. Interior features include:
Under the Hood
Mechanical features include:
Safety features include:
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