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2012 Kia Sorento

Thursday, August 4th 2011. | Kia

2012 Kia Sorento comes with several fresh features, specifications, and also options. Powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine become one new performance under the hood. The advantages of this crossover are reasonable size third-row seat, a lot of standard features, sporty handling, long-term warranty, optional all-wheel drive, & optional V6 engine. But, some reviewer say, its suspension too rigorous. And you’ll not find manual transmission in this vehicle. Then, if you need latest affordable midsize SUV, it’s the good choice. 2012 Kia Sorento competes among rivals through five trims, LX, LX V6, EX, EX V6, and SX V6.

2012 Kia Sorento
2012 Kia Sorento

Engine in 2012 Kia Sorento offered two standard different powers in accordance with each models and one optional on LX trim. First, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that blow up 175 horsepower & 169 ft. lbs. of torque. Second, 3.5-liter V6 engine that deliver 276 hp & 248 ft. lbs. of torque. Third, 2.4-liter with GDI Fuel System produces 191 hp & 181 ft. lbs. of torque. All use the valve gear: DOHC with Dual CVVT. For the transmission of this car: electronically controlled 6-speed automatic (overdrive with Sportmatic®). All trims allowed upgrade to full time AWD with Lockable Center Differential. Towing capacities on 2012 Kia Sorento are 1,650 lbs. (2.4L I4) and 3,500 lbs. (3.5L V6).

Steel unibody become the 2012 Kia Sorento’s body type. The suspensions are Independent MacPherson struts, coil springs and stabilizer bar (front) and combine with Independent, Multi-Link, stabilizer bar (rear). Both front and rear suspensions completed with Dual Flow Damper (DFD) Shock Absorbers. Steering use hydraulic power assisted rack-and-pinion.

2012 Kia Sorento Images
2012 Kia Sorento Images

2012 Kia Sorento LX gives the highlight standard features, such as: 17-inch alloy wheels, body-color heated outside mirrors with LED turn signal, AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM Satellite Radio Audio System, steering-wheel-mounted audio/cruise/Bluetooth® wireless technology controls, auxiliary and USB audio input jacks, EcoMinder™ indicator, trip computer, manual air conditioning, tilt & telescopic steering column, second row arm rest with cup holder, tricot fabric seats, black wood trim, and second row 60/40 split-folding seats.

2012 Kia Sorento LX
2012 Kia Sorento LX

While 2012 Kia Sorento LX V6 (includes, adds, or replaces LX features) looks different just with silver roof rails attached.

Opting 2012 Kia Sorento EX (includes, adds, or replaces LX V6 features) provides the highlight standard list: 18-inch hyper-finish alloy wheels, chrome tail pipe finish (not available in EX V6), auto light control, fog lights, rear spoiler, UVO powered by Microsoft® infotainment system, push button start with smart key, backup warning system, dual zone automatic temperature control with ionized air filtration, interior accent illumination, carpet floormats (5 passenger models), fabric/leatherette seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and 8-way power driver’s seat & lumbar support.

2012 Kia Sorento EX
2012 Kia Sorento EX

Jump to 2012 Kia Sorento EX V6 (includes, adds, or replaces EX features) has the highlight standard, from rear air conditioning, carpet floormats (7 passenger models), and third row 50/50 split-folding seats.

Last, 2012 Kia Sorento SX V6 (includes, adds, or replaces EX V6 features) offer the highlight standard features: 18-inch mirror-finish wheels, chrome tail pipe finish, power folding outside mirrors, stainless steel upper bumper step pad, rear LED tail lamps, chrome finish roof rails, Infinity® surround sound audio system with 10 speakers, navigation system with rear camera display, SX meter cluster, auto dimming mirror with HomeLink®, leather seat trim (1st and 2nd rows), leather & wood style trim heated steering wheel, stainless sill plate/illuminated scuff trim, stainless pedals, memory driver seat & mirror position, 4-way power passenger seat, 3-setting heated front seats, and air-cooled driver seat.

2012 Kia Sorento SX
2012 Kia Sorento SX

2012 Kia Sorento Interior
2012 Kia Sorento Interior

Inside 2012 Kia Sorento interior, there are six attractive interior colors fabric, such as: Black (leather), Black (cloth/leatherette), Beige (cloth/leatherette), Black (cloth), Gray (cloth), and Beige (cloth).

2012 Kia Sorento Interior View
2012 Kia Sorento Interior View

2012 Kia Sorento Black
2012 Kia Sorento Black

2012 Kia Sorento Pacific Blue
2012 Kia Sorento Pacific Blue

The 2012 Kia Sorento show in different nine exterior colors, from Titanium Silver, Ebony Black, Bright Silver, Snow White Pearl, Pacific Blue, Dark Cherry, White Sand Beige, Java Brown, and Tuscan Olive.

2012 Kia Sorento Tuscan Olive
2012 Kia Sorento Tuscan Olive

2012 Kia Sorento White
2012 Kia Sorento White

Kia Sorento 2012 which has the MSRP starting prices at $23,150 – Sorento LX, $24,950 – Sorento LX V6, $25,950 – Sorento EX, $27,950 – Sorento EX V6, and $33,150 – Sorento SX.

Kia Sorento 2012
Kia Sorento 2012

Upgrade 2012 Kia Sorento with some packages: Convenience Package, Premium Plus Package, EX V6 Premium Package, Limited Package, SX Premium Package, and Third Row Seat Package. And for some optional: panoramic sunroof, Premium UVO powered by Microsoft® infotainment system, auto dimming mirror with compass, and electric windshield de-icer. For a few accessories, there are tow hitch, wheel locks, interior lighting, all weather mats, cargo tray, cargo organizer, cargo net, cargo cover, and cargo mat.


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