What is the 2019 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?

June 6th, 2019 by

2019 Kia Sorento towing a trailer

The 2019 Kia Sorento towing capacity has all of the power Aurora drivers are looking for thanks to its reliable available engine configurations as well as plenty of towing and safety features. This makes the Kia Sorento ideal for hauling work or sports equipment, handling a full day or errands, or packing up for a weekend away. So, no matter which trims level you choose, you can rely on the Kia Sorento towing capacity to get the job done!

2019 Sorento Towing Capacity With Base Engine

Oswego drivers who opt for the Kia Sorento L and Sorento LX trim levels can take advantage of the standard 2.4L DOHC I-4 engine with Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI). The base engine specs include:

  • 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
  • Tow up to 2,000 pounds
  • Standard front-wheel drive
2019 Kia Sorento driving over rough terrain

2019 Sorento Towing Capacity With Upgraded Engine

And, for Plainfield drivers that opt for either four of the higher trim levels, will be treated to the ultimate Kia Sorento towing package as they’ll get an even stronger performance and towing capacity with the upgraded 3.3L DOHC V6 engine. The specs for this engine include:

  • 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,500 pounds towing capacity with front-wheel drive
  • 5,000 pounds towing capacity with all-wheel drive
2019 Kia Sorento driving in snow

Towing and Safety Features

In addition to the immense raw power displayed by the Kia Sorento towing capacity, you can leverage the Kia Sorento’s towing and safety features to get the job done right every time. For instance, the LX trim level offers Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive which includes an array of advanced electronic sensors that assess road conditions and adjust power distribution power to different wheels in order to increase traction and control. And, to help you have better control when towing large weight measurements, you can leverage the Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC). Check out more of the available towing and safety features across the Kia Sorento lineup:

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

Learn More About the Kia Sorento at Gerald Kia of Naperville

Are you ready to get behind the wheel and experience the incredible towing capacity of the Kia Sorento at Gerald Kia of Naperville! Browse our inventory of new Sorento models to find what suits you best as well as the inventory of new Kia Soul models for sale, and then, contact us to schedule a test drive near Plainfield. You can even learn more about Kia SUVs and the cost of the Kia Telluride. Also be sure to read up on Kia Sorento interior features with our team.

Want to compare two more dynamic crossovers? Compare the Kia Soul vs. Honda HR-V with our team today. We’d also love to help you learn more about Kia Soul accessories.

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