Whether you're off-road or in-town, the 2019 Sorento delivers dynamic handling, performance, and power to tackle any adventure. The available V6 engine with new 8-Speed Automatic Transmission expands availability of the engine’s power band, with improved MPG. And the brand new Smart Shift & Drive technology senses road conditions and dials into the perfect driving mode to help you journey with comfort and confidence.
Conquer almost any road with confidence thanks to the 2019 Sorento's available fully-active Dynamax™ All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system designed to continuously monitor certain road and driving conditions to help anticipate your needs. Now your drivetrain stays one step ahead to help deliver optimum performance you can trust. Featuring innovative systems, like Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC) for more precise turning in a variety of situations, Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is refined power and improved control for the road.
Now you really can take it with you. Whether you're hauling heavy loads from point A to point B, or just hitting the highway with camper in tow, the torque and power of the 2019 Sorento’s available V6 combine to deliver a towing capacity up to 5,000 lbs.
The 2019 Sorento shifts to a smoother, more intelligent driving experience with its new Smart Shift & Drive feature that automatically selects the optimum drive mode for the conditions it senses. NORMAL gives you balanced performance dynamics. ECO manages engine, transmission, and even AC performance with fuel economy in mind. SPORT enhances engine and transmission settings and stiffens the steering feel for performance driving.
Get a helping hand next time you load up. Intuitive and automatic, the available hands-free Smart Power Liftgate opens when it senses your smart key—with no hands or feet required. And the liftgate can be adjusted to your height preference, making closing the hatch even easier for you, and easier on the ceiling of your garage.
So intelligent, it senses your arrival. The available Smart Welcome lighting system automatically unfolds your mirrors and illuminates the door pocket lights when you approach your vehicle.
The 2019 Sorento may be tough and durable on the outside, but it still has a soft heart inside. Premium materials throughout add style to substance with available Nappa leather, updated interior accent trims, a stitch effect on the dash, and two new colors to choose from: Mahogany and Terracotta. Bring style front-and-center with available options like perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather-wrapped gearshift knob, and illuminated stainless steel door sill scuff trim. Plus, take comfort up a notch with available heated and ventilated front seats.
The sky's the limit for scenery thanks to an available expansive panoramic sunroof. Complete with a power sunshade and an expansive glass panel that tilts or slides open to give you just the right amount of sunlight and breeze. For even more tailored comfort, available second-row retractable sunshades offer a cooler cabin and help reduce sun glare for rear passengers.
Play your road trip soundtrack as it was meant to be heard with the rich, clear sound of an available Clari-Fi™ and Harman Kardon® Surround Audio System. The Clari-Fi™ innovative audio technology digitally enhances compressed files, bringing the music closer to its true stereo sound. Played through the available ten-speaker Harman Kardon® Surround Audio System—which includes a center speaker, sub-woofer, amplifier, and surround sound—and you’ve got one stunning in-cabin sound experience.
For over a decade, the Sorento has reflected Kia’s commitment to safety. That legacy continues with upgraded features and technology like Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), as well as a reinforced body of 53% advanced high-strength steel.
Take the wheel with enhanced stability and control in a variety of situations thanks to Sorento's advanced active safety systems. From more precise handling with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) to additional brake support with Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), the Sorento is designed to continuously track and adapt to numerous driving conditions, for peace of mind on any getaway.
The Sorento features trusted passive systems to give you more peace of mind. With a body made of 53% advanced high-strength steel, plus advanced airbags and seat-belt systems, the Sorento is built to help keep you safe and secure. Built with patented construction techniques, industrial-strength adhesives, and even more advanced high-strength steel for exceptional body rigidity. The front seats come with height-adjustable seat-belt anchors for a more customized fit, as well as pretensioners that tighten the seat belts in certain collisions. Every seat has three-point seat belts for over-the-lap and shoulder straps, and the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system helps to securely install a child seat.