What is the 2020 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity?

May 26th, 2020 by

Kia Sorento towing a trailer

Backed by a powerful V6 engine and AWD capabilities, the new Kia Sorento is capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds. Whether you opt for the industrious Kia Sorento tow package or feel content with the standard Kia Sorento towing capacity, you will be able to confidently haul your cargo with ease on your next Marion adventure. Learn more about the Kia Sorento towing specs with the experts at Kia of Muncie!

2020 Sorento Towing Capacity With Base Engine

The 2020 Kia Sorento towing capacity on the L and LX trims is built upon a 2.4 liter DOHC I-4 engine. These affordable models offer more than enough power to handle your Anderson towing needs:

  • 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard Front-Wheel Drive
  • Available Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive (Starting on LX)
  • Towing Capacity of 2,000 pounds with FWD or AWD

2020 Sorento Towing Capacity With Upgraded Engine

The Kia Sorento towing capacity is elevated as you make your way up the trim levels. When you opt for the S V6, EX, or SX trim, you can expect the following from your 3.3 liter DOHC V6 GDI engine:

  • 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,500 pounds towing capacity with FWD
  • 5,000 pounds towing capacity with AWD

Additional Sorento Towing and Safety Features

The jaw-dropping power and performance of the Kia Sorento are paired with advanced tech and safety features to create a seamless driving experience. Whether you are putting the Kia Sorento towing power to the test or taking on your daily Fishers commute, the features built into the Sorento will keep you cruising confidently. Drivers who select the LX trim will be delighted by the capability provided by the Dynamax™ full-time all-wheel drive system. Built with an array of sensors to constantly monitor road conditions, the system will adjust the power distribution on the fly to increase vehicle traction and driver control.

When you upgrade to the Kia Sorento tow package, you gain access to features that take the safety and prowess of the Kia Sorento towing to new heights. The Locking Center Differential and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control (TVCC) provide a stronger hold when hauling the max cargo weight.

Whether you are tackling weekend projects or cross-country hauling, the 2020 Kia Sorento offers incredible safety features:

Standard on All Models

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Brake Assist System
Standard on LX and Up

  • Blind Spot Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning
Standard on S V6 and Up

  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance-Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance
Standard on EX and Up

  • Forward Collision Avoidance w/ Pedestrian Detection
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Lane Keeping Assist

Learn More About the 2020 Sorento at Kia of Muncie

The 2020 Kia Sorento is capable of hauling serious cargo while providing a luxurious and comfortable ride. Explore your Kia Sorento tow package and accessory options with our parts team to take your performance to new heights. Get in touch with us today to learn more about the robust Sorento, or you can apply for financing if you are ready to buy!

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