2014 Kia Sorento LX 6AT

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Find out more details about the 2014 Kia Sorento. The compact/midsize crossover introduces an updated interior, new powertrains, and advanced safety features.

The 2014 Kia Sorento is about to enter the market with major updates that spell excellent value in a modern family vehicle. New features include a revised chassis, a new V6 engine, an upscale interior, and more advanced safety technologies. It also adds an optional third-row seat in the mix, bringing the total seating capacity to seven. Restyled front and rear fascias, new taillights, and a slightly wider stance renders a more athletc profile for the 2014 Kia Sorento from its predecessor. But the biggest highlight would be a completely redesigned suspension that delivers safer handling dynamics for a driving experience that is smooth but not floaty. Several NVH-reducing measures have also been applied, resulting in a whisper-quiet interior. The instrument cluster has been reworked with a new center stack that has sleeker-looking controls. Additional soft-touch materials are incorporated in the enhanced cabin. An eight-inch touchscreen controls navigation with infotainment functions is also available for the 2014 Kia Sorento. The new Sorento upholds the Kia’s overall commitment to delivering safety and exceptional value to customers. Kia Sorento was awarded a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, as well as a five-start crash-test rating.

The new version retains the 106.3-inch wheelbase of its predecessor but the modestly restyled body shell has undergone some heavy engineering, sporting a new subframe supporting the front suspension, a new strut-tower brace, and greater percentage of high-strength steel. Engineers claim an 18% improvement in torsional rigidity. The track is slightly wider for this year’s model and the multilink rear suspension is fitted with new bushings and mounts. Upgraded spring rates and shock absorbers will further enhance steering response. An electric power-steering system will be introduced on all models.
Trim / StyleMSRPEst. Monthly PaymentAverage PriceInvoice Price
LX 6AT$26,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
FWD 4dr I4 GDI Auto LX$26,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
FWD 4dr I4 GDI Auto SE$27,895 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
LX AWD 6AT$28,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr I4 GDI Auto LX$28,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
LX V6 6AT$29,495 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
FWD 4dr V6 Auto LX$29,495 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr I4 GDI Auto SE$29,895 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
LX V6 AWD 6AT$31,495 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr V6 Auto LX$31,495 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
LX Premium AWD 6AT$31,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr I4 GDI Auto LX Premium$31,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
LX V6 AWD 7-Seat 6AT$32,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr V6 Auto LX w/3rd Row$32,695 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
EX V6 AWD 6AT$34,195 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr V6 Auto EX$34,195 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
EX V6 AWD Sunroof 6AT$35,395 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr V6 Auto EX w/Snrf$35,395 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
SX AWD 6AT$40,595 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr V6 Auto SX$40,595 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
SX AWD 7-Seat 6AT$41,795 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
AWD 4dr V6 Auto SX w/3rd Row$41,795 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
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General Specs

Engine 2.4000 L
Horsepower @RPM191
Fuel TypeUnleaded
Body typeSUV
Number of Doors5
Drive TrainFront Wheel Drive
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Power and Performance:Entry-level models for the 2014 Kia Sorento makes last year’s mid-level direct-injection 175 horsepower 2.4-liter four as the new base engine for the 191 hp 2.4-liter four with direct injection, which was optional for previous versions. Standard on up-level models and optional on base Sorentos is Hyundai’s direct-injected 290 hp 3.3-liter V6, replacing the 276 hp 3.5-liter V6 of the old Kia. The unit generates 252 lb-ft. of torque. All Sorento models come with six-speed automatic gearbox. Front-wheel-drive is standard for all models with an all-wheel-drive option available at an extra cost. The all-wheel-drive delivers better traction and reduced understeer through a yet to be specified torque-vectoring system.
Interiors and Special Features:The 2014 Kia Sorento offer four trim levels: LX, EX, SX, and SX-Limited. A seven-inch TFT display enhances the instrument panel of all models except the LX. The interior retains the same appearance except for a more stylish look overall. The infotainment system comes with voice activation and some other upgrades. The navigation system even offers access to Google Maps and Google Places. An optional third row expands the seating capacity from five to seven passengers, leaving 9 cubic feet of cargo space available. Both second and third rows can be tucked away to allow for more room, up to 72 cubic feet.
Safety features:All Sorento models feature the standard dual front, front side, and 1sr/2nd row side curtain airbags. Traction and stability control systems are also in place. Blind spot monitoring systems are available for upper-level models. The 2014 Kia Sorento is one of the best-looking SUVs in the market. The larger seating capacity will attract buyers who wish to accommodate more passengers. The sophisticated design and installed technologies promise optimum convenience for both long and short trips.


Audio Connectivity: AUX jack and USB
Roof antenna
MP3 player
6 speakers
Remote audio controls: steering wheel mounted
Audio system with AM/FM radio, satellite radio, CD player (reads MP3 format)

Body Exterior

Wheel opening mouldings
Front and rear mud flaps


4 disc brakes (2 ventilated)
Brake assist system
Electronic brake distribution
Hill holder


Painted front bumpers, black rear bumpers

Cargo area

Load restraint: hooks


Delivery/freight charge: $ 1,665.00
Charges: Air Conditioning Tax $ 100.00


Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
3 passenger assist handles
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Front reading lights
Rear radar parking distance sensors
Voice activating system; includes radio and phone
Bluetooth ; includes phone connection and includes music streaming
Remote control trunk/hatch release
2 12V in front, 1 12V in cargo area


External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4,685, overall width (mm): 1,885, overall height (mm): 1,735, ground clearance (mm): 185, wheelbase (mm): 2,700, front track (mm): 1,626, rear track (mm): 1,623 and curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10,912
4X4 specifics: approach angle (degrees): 16.8 and departure angle (degrees): 22.3
Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 996, rear headroom (mm): 995, front hip room (mm): 1,431, rear hip room (mm): 1,421, front leg room (mm): 1,048, rear leg room (mm): 985, front shoulder room (mm): 1,506 and rear shoulder room (mm): 1,491
Cargo capacity(in litres): rear seat down: 2,051 and all seats in place: 1,046


Rear door: lifting gate
Doors: driver, rear driver, passenger and rear passenger : front hinged
Chrome exterior door handles


Emissions data: CO2: 4,282 kg/yr
Engine: 2.4L Theta II in-line four-cylinder DOHC with VVT

Engine Performance

Fuel consumption(L/100km) : city= 10.4 ; highway= 7.1 ; combined= 8.9 ;
Power: 191 hp @ 6,300 rpm; 181 ft lb of torque @ 4,250 rpm


Fuel system: gasoline direct injection
Fuel: unleaded ( 87 octane)
Fuel tank: 66 litre capacity


External temperature
Trip computer: includes avg speed, avg fuel econ, current fuel econ and fuel range
Main dashboard display

Interior Trim

Carpet floor mats
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Luxury trim: wood/woodgrain on center floor console, wood/woodgrain on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard


LED side indicator lights
Daytime running lights
Front fog lights
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Headlights: halogen with projector beam lens


Remote keyless power locks ; speed sensing


Black paint


Roof rails chrome/silver


Rear seat belts for driver, rear seat belts for passenger, 3-point rear seat belts for center
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
2 active height adjustable head restraints for front seats, 3 height adjustable head restraints for rear seats
Front side airbags
Front to rear curtain airbags
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver and passenger


Front seat center armrest
Seat upholstery: cloth
Seating: 5 passengers
Front driver seat : heated, bucket ; details: manual height, front passenger seat : heated, bucket
Rear seats: split-folding split bench with seating for three split ; also incl. tip/tumble ; details: manual recline
Rear seat center armrest


Main service variable distance/period
Intermediate service variable distance/period


Multi-function steering wheel ; includes height adjustment and telescopic adjustment
Power steering type


Cupholders in front row and rear seats
Full floor console with covered storage


Independent front strut suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, independent rear multi-link suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs


Roll stability control
Front-wheel drive with descent control
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) stability control
Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/manual mode ; incl. shifter on floor
Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
3.648:1 axle ratio


Air conditioning
Ventilation system with cabin filter


5-door SUV
Date introduced: version: 25 Feb 2013 and model: 25 Feb 2013
Powertrain type : combustion
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Version information
Trim level: LX


Front power windows with 1 express, rear power windows
Driver and passenger door mirror: heated, body colour, power adjustable with indicator lights
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Side manual blind
Rear view mirror
Rear window with defroster and intermittent wiper
Driver and passenger fixed 3rd row windows
Rear side windows: wind-up on driver side and passenger side
Tinted glass
Privacy glass on rear and rear side
Zone tinted windshield


Anti-corrosion warranty: 60 months/ Unlimited km
Whole vehicle warranty: 60 months/ 100,000 km
Powertrain Warranty: 60 months/ 100,000 km
Paint warranty: 36 months/ 60,000 km
Roadside assistance warranty: 60 months/ 100,000 km


Weights: gross vehicle weight (kg): 2,180, published curb weight (kg): 1,630, gross trailer weight braked (kg): 748 and payload allowance (kg): 550


Front and rear alloy wheels: 17"x 7.0"
Spare wheel: spacesaver with steel rim
Front and rear all-season tires 235/65/H