What is the 2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?

August 21st, 2019 by

2019 Kia Sorento tow
Durable SUVs can be hard to come by, but Leland and Carolina Beach drivers can count on the 2019 Kia Sorento towing capacity to get the job done. Whether you’re looking for extra strength on the jobsite or support hauling a trailer or boat to your favorite spot, the Sorento comes with the power and performance to back you up. Learn more about the 2019 Kia Sorento towing capacity at Coastal Kia.

Kia Sorento Towing Capacity with Base Engine

Just what is the 2019 Kia Sorento towing capacity? Well, if you get behind the wheel of the base trim Sorento LX, drivers can take advantage of a maximum standard towing capacity of 2,000 pounds that’s backed by an impressive engine configuration, transmission, and more. See the specs of the Kia Sorento base trim level below:

  • 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

Looking at the Kia Sorento S, SX, EX, and SXL trim levels, drivers will have plenty of additional power thanks its 3,500-pound towing capacitywith front-wheel drive and 5,000-pound towing capacity with all-wheel drive. You’ll also have a stronger horsepower, torque, and transmission in the specs below:

  • 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

When you drive with Kia, you can tow with confidence. That’s because you’ll enjoy the extensive powertrain protections of the Kia Sorento warranty. Looking for another option? The 2020 Kia Telluride towing capacity comes in at 5,000 pounds, no matter which trim you choose.

Available Kia Sorento Towing and Safety Features

The Kia Sorento tow package doesn’t skimp on safety and support to your towing jobs by offering North Myrtle Beach area drivers features like the Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive, which uses advanced electronic sensors to assess road conditions and adjust power distribution to different wheels for increased traction and control. In addition, you can find more driver assist features like the Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC), which enable drivers to have better handling when hauling the vehicle’s maximum towing weight. Some more safety features you’ll find in the Sorento include:

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

Discover the 2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity for Yourself at Coastal Kia!

After learning about the 2019 Kia Sorento towing capacity, check out more Sorento features like its safety ratings and interior features, or how it compares to the Toyota Highlander. We’re proud to be a popular Kia Sorento dealer, offering a wide range of new models and trim levels for you to choose from. Contact us today to get the car buying or leasing process started with a member of our sales team, or schedule a test drive and a visit to our showroom near Jacksonville!

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