Show Me the Power & Fuel Economy Specs of the 2018 Kia Sorento

March 29th, 2018 by

Kia Sorento

2018 Kia Sorento Performance & Efficiency

When it is finally time to say goodbye to your current car because it can’t keep up with your growing family’s ever-changing daily demands, then it’s time to upgrade to a spacious SUV.  The real reason you are dragging your heels on a new SUV purchase is because you are nervous about the increased fuel costs associated with owning a larger and more versatile vehicle.  Thankfully, there is the 2018 Kia Sorento which delivers style, space, and safety without sacrificing any performance or efficiency.  Take a closer look at the horsepower and fuel economy specs of the 2018 Kia Sorento right here and you just might be driving home in your new SUV today.

Power & Fuel Economy Specs

The 2018 Kia Sorento is available in seven trim levels, the L, LX, LX V6, EX 2.0T, EX V6, SX, and SX Limited.  The L and LX trim levels get equipped with a 2.4L 16-Valve I-4 engine that provides the 2018 Sorento with 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.  This 2.4L I-4 engine pairs with the standard Electronically Controlled 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Overdrive & Sportmatic™ Shifter and standard Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) to average EPA fuel economy estimates of 21 MPG in the city and 28 MPG on the highway.  All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is an available option on all but the L trim level, and when the Kia Sorento’s 2.4L I-4 engine works with AWD it achieves EPA estimates of 21 MPG City/ 25 MPG HWY.  A 3.3L 24-Valve V6 engine can be found under the hood of the LX V6, EX V6, SX, and SX Limited trims, and it supplies the 2018 Kia Sorento with 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque.  When this 3.3L V6 works with FWD it receives EPA estimates of 18 MPG City/ 25 MPG HWY and in AWD it averages remain the same on the LX V6 & EX V6 trims while the SX & SX Limited trim levels fuel efficiency drops to 17 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY.  Finally, the 2018 Kia Sorento EX 2.0T is powered by a 2.0L 16-Valve Turbocharged I-4 engine that cranks out 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.  The EX 2.0T trim level attains EPA estimates of 20 MPG driving in the city and 27 MPG when cruising the highway in FWD and with AWD it averages 19 MPG City/ 25 MPG HWY.  You can experience all the power and efficiency of the 2018 Kia Sorento when you take it for a test drive today at Sunshine Kia in Miami, FL.

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