What Is the Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?

February 15th, 2019 by

2019 Kia Sorento Towing

The 2019 Kia Sorento can tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped with the Kia Sorento tow package.The amount you can tow depends on the trim level, engine, and drivetrain you choose, the amount you can tow around Dexter will vary.

Sorento Base Engine Towing Capacity

The 2019 Kia Sorento L and Sorento LX trim levels comes with a standard 2.4L DOHC I-4 engine with Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI), which provides:

  • 2,000-pound towing capacity
  • 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard front-wheel drive

Sorento Upgraded Engine Towing Capacity

On the four higher Sorento trim levels, you get the 3.3L DOHC V6 engine, which provides:

  • 3,500-pound towing capacity with front-wheel drive
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity with all-wheel drive
  • 290 hp 252 lb-ft of torque

Kia Sorento Towing Features

Available starting on the LX trim level, Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive includes an array of advanced electronic sensors, which assess road conditions and adapt by distributing power to different wheels, ultimately improving traction and control.

A Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC) are also available. They provide even better handling when towing 5,000 pounds behind you.

2019 Kia Sorento exterior
Standard safety features are also included on every 2019 Kia Sorento SUV model so you can safely tow wherever you go:

  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
  • Brake Assist System
  • Hill Start Assist Control

Learn More About the Kia Sorento at LaFontaine Kia of Ann Arbor

To learn more about the Kia Sorento towing capacity, to experience its performance in person, or to find a new or used Kia SUV for sale like the Sorento or Sportage, head to LaFontaine Kia of Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor for a test drive. Contact us with questions!

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