2014 Kia Sorento

Hot Crossover. A smart, value-oriented crossover.

  • Likes
  • Spacious
  • Independently sliding rear seats
  • Dislikes
  • Mpg

While its exterior is relatively similar to that of its predecessor, the all-new Kia Sorento brings with it big changes for the 2014 model year, including a new chassis, a voice-activated navigation system with sharp graphics and a 290-horsepower, 3.3-liter V6. Engineered with the reduction of unwanted noise and vibrations in mind, the crossover can be further modified through the available FlexSteer function, which allows drivers to choose between Comfort, Normal and Sport modes. Our Remington red SX-trim tester with black leather interior came fully loaded with advanced amenities like Kia’s UVO infotainment system powered by Microsoft, a rear camera and a blind spot detection system. The cargo area is augmented generously with the hard-to-access third-row seats folded down.

Warranty/Service: 5-year/60,000-mile limited new car warranty; 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance

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Specs

Base Price: $35,000

As Tested: $35,000

  • 18 / 25 mpg
  • EPA
  • 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Horsepower
  • 0 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: 3.3-liter V6
  • Horsepower: 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Torque: 252 lb-ft @ 5,200 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic with manual mode
  • Curb Weight: 3,722 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in
  • Length: 184.6 in
  • Width: 74.2 in
  • Height: 67.5 in
  • Turning circle: 35.8 ft
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Suspension: independent MacPherson strut front; independent multi-link rear
  • Traction: electronic stability control with traction control
  • Top Speed: 0 mph
  • EPA City: 18 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 25 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Safety: dual-stage front airbags; front side airbags; front and rear side curtain airbags

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