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About the 2019 Kia Sorento

Vehicle Summary

If you’re looking for a three-row midsize SUV that can handle your entire family while also being easy to handle, consider the 2019 Kia Sorento. The 2019 Sorento features tidy dimensions for a crossover SUV of its segment, but you’ll still have plenty of room for up to seven people across three rows of seats. You’ll also have plenty of storage space, plus the available Smart Power Liftgate means you won’t have to lift a finger when it comes to loading or unloading. The 2019 Sorento gives you your choice of a 2.4L four-cylinder or a 3.3L V6, with both engines offering spirited performance. Noteworthy standard features include Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto, a rearview camera and seven-inch touchscreen display. You’ll also appreciate the sliding and reclining second-row seats, which makes accessing the third row a bit easier. With its refined interior, plush ride and plethora of trims and available features, the 2019 Kia Sorento makes for an excellent family cruiser.

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FAQ

Q: Which of the 2019 Kia Sorento trims are available with AWD?

A: AWD is an optional feature on all 2019 Sorento trims except the base L trim.

Q: How much can the 2019 Kia Sorento tow?

A: The 2019 Sorento can tow up to 5,000 lbs. when properly equipped.1

Q: How efficient is the 2019 Kia Sorento when equipped with the 3.3L V6 engine?

A: The 2019 Sorento gets an EPA-estimated 22 combined MPG with FWD and 21 combined MPG with AWD.2

Q: Which 2019 Kia Sorento trim offers the wireless phone charger?

A: You’ll find a wireless phone charger on the SX and SX Limited trims.

Q: How does the Smart Welcome feature work on the 2019 Kia Sorento?

A: As you approach the vehicle, Smart Welcome illuminates the door handles and interior while unfolding the outside mirrors.

1Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories.

2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See fueleconomy.gov.

Generation Overview

If you’re in the market for a 2019 Kia Sorento, you can easily tell it apart from the previous year’s model thanks to the 2019 Sorento’s revamped front grille and headlight design. Overall, the 2019 Sorento is a good looker that isn’t as bulky as some other SUVs in the segment, which comes in handy if you want a midsize SUV that’s easily maneuverable on tight roads and parking areas. However, you won’t lose the seven-seat capacity or the impressive cargo space with the 2019 Sorento.

The 2019 Kia Sorento divvies up its trims in L, LX, LX V6, EX V6, SX and the top-tier SX Limited. The base L features stain-resistant YES Essentials® cloth seat trim, 17-inch alloy wheels and the UVO play infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Moving up to the LX adds blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic warning, along with acoustic sound-reducing glass for a quieter cabin. Both trims come standard with the 2.4L inline-four, rated at 185 hp, and a six-speed automatic transmission.

The LX V6 trim gives you AWD, a more powerful 3.3L V6 with 290 hp on tap and two extra transmission gears. The EX V6 trim lets you trade cloth seating for comfortable and stylish leather seats, plus you’ll get more driver assist features and an upgraded infotainment system with available access to vehicle diagnostics, roadside assistance and emergency response, when activated.3 At the upper echelons are the SX and SX Limited, with both trims bursting at the seams with upscale features including premium navigation, an upgraded eight-inch touchscreen, wireless phone charging and a premium 12-speaker audio system. The SX Limited adds Nappa leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, projection LED headlights and LED fog lights.

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Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2019 Kia Sorento. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit nhtsa.gov/recalls to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
5/5
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Overall
5/5
Front Driver Side
5/5
Front Passenger Side
5/5
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Overall
5/5
Driver
5/5
Rear Passenger
5/5
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Overall
5/5
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
5/5
Back Seat
5/5
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
4/5
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover
15.0%

Reviews for 2019 Kia Sorento

Overall Rating

4.6 out of 5 (16 reviews)

Exactly what new family needed!

With a new addition of my little girl to our growing family my KIA Soul (hamster car) wasn't gonna cut it. The Kia Sorento with the optional 3rd row is perfect. Leave it down permanently and have huge cargo space for all the kids accessories.

Pros

  • Ride and Handling: Very smooth ride. With the LX and slightly larger engine I can drive with ease and let the Kiddos sleep.

Cons

  • Fuel Economy: Just a larger car and larger engine. Had to sacrifice at the pump for the room needed. On Eco I'm getting 21-22 mpg city.

- R W, 2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Sorento LX

I love my SUV! Not a fan that it doesn’t come equipped with the Uvo System. Nor does the remote key fob open the tailgate. Overall the space and speed make up for it! I’m going to wait a couple of yrs & purchase another Kia! This is my 4th Kia, I am a fan!

Pros

  • Power: There are 4 drive modes! Eco, Comfort, Smart & Sport. I keep mine on Eco but it never feels sluggish! I previously owned a 2018 Kia Optima. My Sorento has just as much power as the Optima!
  • Interior Space: I wanted a vehicle with space where I could make big purchases & use my own vehicle for pick up. This Sorento is just what I needed!!!
  • Ride and Handling: Made a 6 hour drive in rain! Not once did I feel uneasy! This vehicle remained sturdy next to huge semi trucks! I felt like I was sitting at home!

Cons

  • Technology and Entertainment: This model did not come equipped with Kia’s Ovu Infotainment System! I was a little disappointed once I found out. I had to cancel my Sirius subscription from my previous vehicle early.
  • Styling: Would have liked 2 key fobs and fobs that actually work with the rear liftgate. I always have to get out & open the tailgate for curbside ordering.

- Tanya Townes, 2019 Kia Sorento

Looks good and handles well!

The Sorento has been a great car so far. I love how it handles and the versatility of the space it does have. We have had some weather to contend with already and the Sorento handles it beautifully. We had a Nissan Quest previously and it was a nightmare in as little as rain. In addition to functionality and handling, it looks good, too!

Pros

  • Ride and Handling: Just beautiful and quiet, too.
  • Interior Space: Three rows!! If you’ve got kids this works so well. You can even handle a bunch of teens in it around town. I wouldn’t suggest trying to put adults back there unless you know them really well and they are agile.
  • Seat Comfort: My teens managed a long car trip in the Sorento. This is significant because they grew up in a Nissan Quest. They were used to more room than they knew what to do with. To have them give this car good marks for that trip is significant to me!

Cons

  • Cargo Space: I wish somehow there was a well in the back for storage. There is just a tiny little space for a couple of small items. If you need space, you have to put the third row down.

- Terri Ramos, 2019 Kia Sorento

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