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2011 Kia Sorento LX SUV AWD Automatic

VIN: 5XYKTCA11BG008212
Stock: 10070A
Snow White Pearl
Beige
Mileage: 122,367 Miles
Highway/MPG:27 [3]
City MPG: 21 [3]
Engine: 2.4L
Model Code: 72422

Installed Packages and Options

  • 1ST/2ND ROW CARPETED FLOOR MATS
  • BEIGE
  • SNOW WHITE PEARL

Vehicle Details

Specifications
Overview
Highlights
Description
Standard Features
  • 17 x 7.0 painted alloy wheels string
  • Body-color heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals string
  • Fixed rear wiper string
  • P235/65R17 tires string
  • Variable intermittent front windshield wipers string
  • Air conditioning string
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: auxiliary input jack string
  • Bluetooth hands-free link string
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors string
  • EcoMinder indicator string
  • Front/rear pwr outlets string
  • Pwr door locks string
  • Pwr windows w/driver one-touch auto up/down string
  • Rear center armrest w/cup holder string
  • Rear map pockets string
  • Rear window defroster string
  • Sirius satellite radio (subscription required) string
  • Tilt & telescopic steering wheel -inc: audio string
  • Tricot cloth front bucket seats string
  • Trip Computer string
  • 2.4L DOHC dual CVVT 16-valve I4 engine string
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD string
  • All wheel drive string
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars string
  • Hydraulic pwr rack & pinion steering string
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs string
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension string
  • Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes string
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions w/front pretensioners string
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes string
  • Downhill brake control string
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor string
  • Electronic brake force distribution w/brake assist string
  • Electronic stability control w/traction control string
  • Energy-absorbing steering column string
  • Front active headrests string
  • Front seat-mounted air bags string
  • Front/rear crumple zones string
  • Full-length side curtain airbags string
  • Height-adjustable front seatbelts string
  • Hill assist control string
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) string
  • Rear child safety door locks string
  • Side impact door beams string
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System string

What's new for the 2011 Kia Sorento LX

After an absence for the 2010 model year, the Sorento returns for 2011 as a refined, more carlike crossover utility vehicle, powered by 4-cylinder and V6 engines, with either front- or all-wheel drive. The new model is about three inches longer than the former model, with most of the added length going to passenger space. Technology and entertainment features are upgraded substantially, and 3-row seating is optional. <p><p>Also of note is that the Sorento is Kia's first U.S.-built vehicle, made in an all-new plant in West Point, Georgia.

Model Highlights

If you want the more powerful V6 in the Sorento, you'll need to step up to the top-of-the-line EX trim. Otherwise, the 4-cylinder engine is offered with Base, LX, and EX trims. Standard equipment on all Sorento models is extensive, and includes a trip computer, power windows, locks and mirrors, air conditioning, a Bluetooth hands-free calling interface and a sound system that includes an MP3-compatible CD player, USB and aux inputs and Sirius satellite radio. Base models are equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission, while LX models step up to a 6-speed automatic in addition to body-color heated mirrors with integrated turn signals for a more upscale appearance. Automatic one-touch up/down windows, a rear center armrest are also included. Top EX models include push-button start, smart keyless entry, dual-zone climate control, upgraded upholstery, fog lamps, heated mirrors, automatic headlamps and larger 18-inch alloy wheels.

Options on the Base model are very limited, but options on the LX include a third-row seat, plus a Convenience Package that includes heated front seats, a backup system, fog lamps and roof rails. Some of the best options are reserved for the EX. Among the exclusives are a Premium Package, with a panoramic sunroof and leather seats; a rear DVD entertainment system and a Limited Package that brings chrome wheels plus a navigation system, real-time traffic information, accent interior lighting and a 550-watt Infinity surround-sound system.

Both engines in the Sorento are new for 2011. A 175-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine is the base offering, and the 6-speed automatic that's available through most of the line is an all-new design. The optional V6 makes 276 horsepower and brings especially strong acceleration with a smooth, refined character, while the 4-cylinder is quite economical, achieving EPA ratings of up to 21 mpg city, 29 mpg highway.

All-wheel drive is available with LX or EX trims, regardless of the engine. Kia's all-wheel drive system can send up to 50 percent of power to the rear wheels when needed and comes with a locking center differential that can help provide better traction in harsh weather conditions--deep snow, for example, or to traverse a muddy back road.

First and second-row seating in the Sorento is ample for full-size adults, and the optional third-row has enough space for children though it does reduce cargo room. Second and third-row seats both fold forward to allow 72.5 cubic feet of cargo space in all.

The new Sorento has the suspension configuration of a typical sedan, with MacPherson struts in front and an independent multi-link setup in back, so it rides quite well. Kia hasn't completely forgotten about weekend hauling and towing needs--the Sorento can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Safety features on the 2011 Sorento now include seat-mounted side airbags, side-curtain bags and front active headrests on all models, along with electronic stability control and anti-lock brakes, plus Hill Start Assist Control and Downhill Brake Control, which uses the vehicle's transmission to help moderate speed on slippery grades.

  • 2.4L DOHC dual CVVT 16-valve I4 engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Sportmatic
  • All wheel drive
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Hydraulic pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes
  • 17" x 7.0" painted alloy wheels
  • P235/65R17 tires
  • Body-color heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals
  • Variable intermittent front windshield wipers
  • Fixed rear wiper
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: auxiliary input jack, USB port
  • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: (3) months free subscription
  • Bluetooth hands-free link
  • Tricot cloth front bucket seats
  • Rear center armrest w/cup holder
  • Tilt & telescopic steering wheel -inc: audio, cruise, Bluetooth controls
  • Trip computer
  • EcoMinder indicator
  • Pwr windows w/driver one-touch auto up/down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defroster
  • Front/rear pwr outlets
  • Rear map pockets
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
  • Electronic brake force distribution w/brake assist
  • Hill assist control
  • Downhill brake control
  • Electronic stability control w/traction control
  • Side impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
  • Front seat-mounted air bags
  • Full-length side curtain airbags
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions w/front pretensioners
  • Height-adjustable front seatbelts
  • Front active headrests
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Energy-absorbing steering column

Equipment

  • BEIGE SEAT TRIM
  • 1ST/2ND ROW CARPETED FLOOR MATS
  • SNOW WHITE PEARL
  • All Wheel Drive
  • Power Steering
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Tires - Front All-Season
  • Tires - Rear All-Season
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • CD Player
  • MP3 Player
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Satellite Radio
  • Requires Subscription
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Cloth Seats
  • Bucket Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Trip Computer
  • Power Windows
  • Power Door Locks
  • A/C
  • Rear Defrost
  • Power Outlet
  • Driver Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Vanity Mirror
  • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
  • ABS
  • Brake Assist
  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Tire Pressure Monitor

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