2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity

August 29th, 2019 by

2019 Kia Sorento Towing Trailer

When you’re looking for a durable SUV that can handle the jobsite and carry along your equipment for your next trip out of town, then check out the 2019 Kia Sorento towing capacity. The new Kia Sorento offers a strong engine configuration to ensure your towing jobs around Delaware and Worthington run smoothly and efficiently. Learn more about how you can take advantage of the Kia Sorento towing capacity from the experts at Byers Kia. 

Kia Sorento Towing Capacity with Base Engine

When you opt for the base trim Sorento LX, you can achieve a maximum standard towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, which is helped immensely by this model’s impressive performance specs. Check out the engine configuration, transmission, and more from the Kia Sorento LX:

  • 2.4L DOHC I-4 engine with Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 185 hp
  • 178 lb-ft of torque
  • 19/26 (city/hwy) mpg
  • Standard front-wheel drive

Kia Sorento Towing Capacity With Upgraded Engine 

As you move up the lineup to models like the S, SX, EX, and SXL, you’ll have access to more towing power, making the Kia Sorento tow package perfect for hauling equipment to construction sites or carrying trailers or boats to your favorite weekend spot. Thanks to even larger engine configurations and more, drivers can obtain 3,500 pounds towing capacitywith front-wheel drive and 5,000 pounds towing capacity with all-wheel drive. Check out the specs of the Sorento you’ll have with its available upgraded engine:

  • 3.3L DOHC V6 engine
  • 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 290 hp 
  • 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 19/26 (city/hwy) mpg

Available Kia Sorento Towing and Safety Features

In order to ensure every towing job is a safe one, Columbus area drivers can leverage the Sorento’s towing and safety systems for more support. Find driver assist features like the Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive, which uses advanced electronic sensors to assess road conditions and adjust power distribution power to different wheels for increased traction and control, along with the Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC). These features enable drivers to have better handling when hauling the vehicle’s maximum towing weight. But that’s just the beginning. Here are some more Sorento safety features available that offer up a stable towing job: 

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

2019 Kia Sorento Traction Control

Experience the Kia Sorento Towing Capacity at Byers Kia!

After checking out the Kia Sorento towing capacity ratings and features, learn more about the Sorento safety rating and technology, and see how the Sorento LX compares to the EX. As one of the most dependable Kia Sorento dealers in the area, we’re proud to offer a wide inventory of new models for sale to see what suits you best. Contact us today to get the car buying or leasing process started, or to schedule a test drive near Columbus!

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