When you’re in the market for a new vehicle, it’s important to find one that fits all your needs, including the proper cargo space, towing capacity, and entertainment features. The 2022 Kia Sorento is a spacious, comfortable, and efficient SUV that can provide you with updated performance features and premium designs. Reviewing each trim level of the 2022 Kia Sorento may help you decide which model is the right fit for you, no matter your unique preferences. Look over these four trim levels to get a better idea of the different features and space that each one offers.
Kia Sorento LX
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The cloth seating and spacious cabin of the Kia Sorento LX are sure to help you and your passengers feel comfortable. This trim level contains three rows of seats that can fit up to seven passengers. The maximum cargo space within the cabin is 75.5 cubic feet, and you can fold the third row of seats down for additional room. The dashboard contains an 8-inch infotainment screen that has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capabilities. With this feature, you can connect your devices easily for unlimited entertainment during your commutes. The starting price of the LX is $29,950.
With this trim level, you can choose from several driving modes. Eco Mode enhances your fuel economy by 20%, while the Sport Mode delivers the entire power of the engine’s battery to provide enhanced acceleration. Comfort Mode uses a combination of Eco and Sport mode to ensure that you have excellent fuel economy while maintaining high speeds during long drives. Smart Mode automatically adjusts the car’s performance to align with your driving style. With a 2.5-liter inline engine that has 191 horsepower and 182 pound-feet of torque, the towing capacity of the LX is 2,000 pounds.
2022 Kia Sorento S
Starting at $32,390, the Kia Sorento S has appealing exterior features and a sleek interior design. With 18-inch alloy wheels and gloss black roof rails, this trim level maintains a sporty look while providing you with comfort and speed. The leather-wrapped wheel and shift knob enhance the vehicle’s design. The interior provides you with LED lighting for enhanced vision capabilities, 75.5 cubic feet of cargo space, and leather seating. A panoramic roof package is available, which adds a panoramic moonroof for additional viewing. The driver’s seat is power-adjustable with lumbar support, which may allow you to feel relaxed while driving.
With seven cabin seats, heated front seats, and dual-zone climate control, your passengers are sure to feel relaxed during trips, no matter how far. You might use the 10.25-inch to entertain passengers with streaming services, or you can use the GPS services to help you reach your destination safely. Thanks to the system’s voice recognition, you can operate the entertainment features hands-free. The eight USB ports located throughout the cabin are convenient for charging your devices during your commute. This trim level allows you to transport up to 2,000 pounds with the 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine with eight-speed transmission.
2022 Kia Sorento EX
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The 2022 Kia Sorento EX provides you with upgraded features to enhance the vehicle’s performance. The standard engine is a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 producing 208 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque, providing an advanced towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Compared to the other trim levels, this vehicle has the highest towing capabilities, which may be useful if you often transport loads or carry additional cargo while traveling. The base model for this trim level is $35,490, though you may purchase an additional trailering package that allows you to add services such as specialized equipment for towing.
This vehicle holds six passengers, with three rows that contain two seats. The limited seating provides a more spacious feel throughout the cabin. There are 75.5 cubic feet of cargo space, with 12.6 cubic feet of space behind the third row of seats. You can find an infotainment screen on the dashboard where you can operate the car’s controls, including heating and air conditioning, or you can use its streaming or navigation services. The center console also contains a wireless charging pad to charge your devices without cords, which can help your console maintain a sleek look.
2022 Kia Sorento SX
The 2022 Kia Sorento SX can provide you with premium upgrades while staying within the same price range as other trim levels. Starting at $40,090, the exterior of the vehicle has 20-inch gloss black alloy wheels with LED exterior lighting. You might enjoy the panoramic moonroof that comes standard in this model, which also has LED lighting capabilities. You can also opt for LED headlights. The interior has ion plating on the inside door handles and metal-look inlays in the dash to provide a premium feel. You can choose to add upgraded door trims with gathered vinyl and contrast stitching.
You can fit six passengers in this vehicle, with 75.5 cubic feet of cargo space. The SX is available as a plug-in hybrid, which allows for electric driving range. The standard engine is turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 281 horsepower and 311 pound-ft of torque. This allows for a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. The turbocharged engine allows for greater power density and increased fuel economy. You can use the 10.25-inch infotainment screen to stream music, access satellite radio, play a movie or pull up a map to help you navigate.
Are you in the market for one of these spacious and sleek SUVs? We’d love to help you find the perfect SUV that you can use in a variety of situations, like going on adventures or commuting to work. For more information about the trim levels for the 2022 Kia Sorento, view our inventory. Consider coming into our showroom so that you can get a better idea of which model is right for you. Contact us today to schedule a test drive or get more information from our knowledgeable staff so that we can find the perfect Sorento for you.