Engine Options in the 2018 Kia Sorento
One of the most versatile and technologically-advanced SUV models available today, it’s easy to see why the 2018 Kia Sorento is so popular. However, one of the reasons the new SUV shines so bright is due to its customizable power options. With different Sorento models able to churn out varying amounts of power, what are all of the engine options in the 2018 Kia Sorento?
Standard on the base Sorento L model, as well as the LX is the 2.4-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine. While offered standard, this engine is still able to power the popular SUV to 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.
2.0-Liter DOHC 16-Valve I-4 w/ Turbocharger
Available only with the 2018 Kia Sorento EX 2.0T model is the 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine with turbocharger. This impressive engine bumps up the power of the SUV to 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.
3.3-Liter DOHC 24-Valve V6
Here is where the 2018 Kia Sorento truly impresses in terms of power. Available with upgraded models such as the LX V6, EX V6, SX and SX Limited is the powerful 3.3-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine. This engine is able to power the Sorento to a whopping 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque, which is quite a jump from the standard SUV model.
Now that you know the available engine options in the 2018 Kia Sorento, you can experience the power of the new SUV for yourself by getting behind the vehicle for a test drive today at our dealership. You can also contact us at Hutchinson Kia with any questions you may have about the new 2018 Kia Sorento, as well as any other Kia vehicle.