November 1

2024 Kia Sorento: What You Should Know


The Kia Sorento has consistently been one of the most formidable models in the crowded midsize SUV segment, thanks to its well-rounded excellence and outstanding value for money. For the 2024 model year, this Kia SUV has undergone a midcycle refresh that mainly comprises exterior and interior modifications. The Kia Sorento continues to offer the great blend of performance, fuel efficiency, comfort, and technology that makes it highly desirable. Let’s take a closer look at the 2024 Kia Sorento to see if it’s a good fit for you.

A Variety of Trims

Regardless of your driving needs and lifestyle, you’ll have no trouble finding a 2024 Kia Sorento that checks all the boxes. This Kia model offers a whopping eight trim levels, making it one of the most customizable midsize SUVs on the market. You can choose between the base LX, S, X-Line S, EX, X-Line EX, SX, SX Prestige, and top-of-the-line X-Line SX Prestige.

The Kia Sorento’s trim levels may differ significantly in terms of features, but they all provide great bang for your buck. Even the entry-level model is equipped with an extensive list of infotainment and safety features, despite being one of the price leaders in the class. However, if you want a truly pampering ride, you should consider going for the SX Prestige or X-Line SX Prestige, which comes with luxury features such as leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and a 12-speaker premium audio system.

If you often need to venture away from the pavement, it’s a good idea to get an X-Line trim. Aside from the rugged exterior styling, these models come with an array of features that make them more adventure-ready than the rest of the lineup, such as all-wheel drive with a center-locking differential, selectable drive modes, lower body cladding, and high-utility roof rails. In addition, they add 1.3 inches of ground clearance, which enables them to easily overcome off-road obstacles.

Want to save money at the gas station? The 2024 Kia Sorento has three hybrid variants that deliver excellent fuel economy: the EX Hybrid, the SX Prestige Hybrid, and the SX Prestige Plug-in Hybrid. According to the EPA, these hybrid models return 39/35 mpg (city/highway), which is excellent for a midsize SUV.

A Great Price

One of the main reasons many drivers are seeking a Kia Sorento is their competitive pricing. Although official Sorento price information isn’t available yet, the entry-level LX trim is estimated to carry a base manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $32,000. If you decide to purchase the range-topping X-Line SX Prestige, be prepared to spend about $46,000 or more. The most expensive model is the SX Prestige Plug-In Hybrid, which starts at around $52,000. No matter which trim you choose, you can rest assured you’ll get your money’s worth.

If you want to get the best deal on a 2024 Kia Sorento, check out the new vehicle specials available at your local Kia dealership. These promotional offers may come in the form of low-interest financing, leasing deals, loyalty rebates, or bonus cash, and they can considerably reduce the purchase price of a new Kia. They’re rotated from time to time, so we encourage you to check back often to see if your desired Sorento model is among the featured vehicles.

The Perfect Interior

On the inside, the 2024 Kia Sorento is surprisingly premium for its price point. The cabin features a modern and bold design, impeccable fit and finish, and an abundance of quality materials, with stitched surfaces and ambient lighting that make it even more aesthetically pleasing. The SUV has ample-size windows that provide good outward visibility and can filter out road and wind noise remarkably well. All these features make the Sorento interior one of the most appealing in the segment.

The Kia Sorento is a three-row SUV that can accommodate up to seven people. Choosing the optional second-row captain’s chairs reduces the seating capacity to six. The front seats offer a generous 41.4 inches of legroom and 40.3 inches of headroom, which is enough to accommodate adults of most sizes. Second-row passengers can also stretch out with 41.7 inches of legroom and 39.1 inches of headroom. As with most other three-row midsize SUVs, the third-row seats are best left to the kids, as they provide only 29.6 inches of legroom and 36.8 inches of headroom.

If you enjoy going on road trips or outdoor adventures with your family, you’ll appreciate the Kia Sorento’s large cargo area. The SUV has only 12.6 cubic feet of storage space behind its rearmost seats, which can fit a couple of carry-on suitcases or a few grocery bags. However, you can fold those seats down to open up 38.5 cubic feet of space. With the second- and third-row seats folded down, the maximum cargo capacity is an impressive 75.5 cubic feet, allowing you to transport oversized items such as camping equipment, science projects, and television sets.

Although it hasn’t been confirmed, the new Kia Sorento will probably come with larger and more advanced infotainment screens than the current standard 8-inch and optional 10.3-inch units. We also expect it will have the same list of tech features as the previous year’s model, including Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, USB ports, and HD Radio.

Test Drive the 2024 Kia Sorento Today

If you’re thinking of purchasing the 2024 Kia Sorento in McKinney, Texas, consider dropping by Huffines Kia McKinney for a test drive. Serving McKinney, Fairview, Melissa, Princeton, New Hope, and Allen, our dealership is one of the best places in Collin County to shop for a new Kia vehicle thanks to our extensive inventory and competitive prices. If you can’t find anything on our lot that catches your fancy, you can build your own unique Sorento by placing a custom order with us. Explore our new Kia inventory now, and contact us to schedule a test drive.


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