2013 Kia Sorento
The 2013 Kia Sorento is a midsize crossover SUV with seating for up to seven in three rows. The 2013 Kia Sorento is a good combination among quality, performance and value, with well-made and well-equipped interior, great fuel economy, plentiful standard features, sporty handling and long warranty. This SUV competes on the market with Toyota RAV4, Dodge Journey, Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Equinox and Mitsubishi Outlander.
The 2013 Kia Sorento comes in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX. The Sorento LX comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, Yes Essentials fabric upholstery, body-color heated outside mirrors with turn signal indicators, full power accessories, cruise control, keyless entry, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40 split-folding second-row seat, trip computer, illuminated visor mirror, rear map pockets, second-row armrest with cupholder, Bluetooth connectivity and a sound system with CD player and iPod/USB interface. The LX Convenience package adds heated front seats, an auto-dimming mirror, foglamps and rear parking sensors. The LX Convenience Plus package adds an eight-way power driver seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.
The Sorento EX adds 18-inch wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless ignition, keyless entry, automatic headlights and leather upholstery. The EX Premium package (available for Sorento EX with V6 engine only) adds the auto-dimming mirror, rear air-conditioning, a panoramic sunroof, a rearview camera and 10-speaker Infinity audio system. The EX Premium Plus package adds all of the above items plus a touchscreen navigation system and driver memory function.
The 2013 Kia Sorento SX comes with the Standard equipment of the EX plus special 18-inch wheels, LED taillamps, a two-tone interior color scheme and the Infinity audio system. The heated steering wheel is available as an option.
The 2013 Kia Sorento LX comes standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 175 hp and 169 lb-ft of torque. Optional on the LX and standard on the EX is a new 2.4-liter GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) four-cylinder engine that produces 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. The most poweful engine available is a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 276 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. This V6 engine is standard on the SX and optional on the others. All Kia Sorento come standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is available as an option.
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