Specs

Research 2012 Kia Sorento specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base 2WD 4dr I4 Base

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 2.3

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3

Engine

Fuel System
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 169 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/144

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 67.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.2
Length, Overall (in) 183.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 56.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 142.5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Kia Sorento
Body Style 4 Door

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17
Front Tire Size P235/65R17
Spare Tire Order Code

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165

Transmission

Trans Description Cont. Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.59
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.90
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3571

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Material

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