The base engine offered on the 2018 Kia Sorento is a 2-liter I4 that makes 240 hp @ 6000 rpm and 260 lb.-ft. @ 1450 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Kia Sorento takes 7.2 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 3.3-liter V6 that makes 290 hp @ 6400 rpm and 252 lb.-ft. @ 5300 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Kia Sorento takes only 7.2 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Finally, the 2.4-liter I4 here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic, this engine generates 185 hp @ 6000 rpm and 178 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Kia Sorento achieves a 0-60 time of 7.2 seconds, while maintaining a - seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 Kia Sorento 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
EX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
EX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
EX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
L 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
SX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
SX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
SX Limited 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
SX Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
+2 More
7.2 sec

2018 Kia Sorento vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec180 mph-108 ft.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec117 mph168 ft.-
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec----
2018 Volvo XC605.4 - 6.4 sec----
2018 Nissan Armada6.2 - 6.3 sec14.9 sec120 mph-128 ft.
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2018 Honda Pilot6.5 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 Buick Enclave6.6 - 7 sec----
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec15.3 sec115 mph-128 ft.
2018 Buick Envision7 sec----
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec----
2018 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-97 - 7.5 sec----
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec123 mph-115 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas7.2 - 7.9 sec----
2018 Hyundai Tucson7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Pathfinder7.6 sec----
2018 Toyota 4Runner7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Murano7.3 - 8.1 sec----
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-57.7 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Hyundai Kona6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 sec----
2018 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec----
2018 Subaru Outback6.9 - 9.4 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe8.4 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec----
2018 Jeep Compass8.6 - 8.7 sec16.6 sec194 mph-144 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec----
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross8.6 - 9 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV8.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec----
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec17 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid9 sec16.8 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek9 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Jeep Renegade9.3 sec----
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 sec17.5 sec117 mph-137 ft.
2018 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Trax10.1 sec----
2018 Ford EcoSport9.8 - 11.2 sec----

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2017 Kia Sorento 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
EX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
EX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
EX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
L 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
SX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
SX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
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7.2 sec

2017 Kia Sorento vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 - 10 sec----
2017 Ford Escape8.3 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV7.6 - 8 sec----
2017 Jeep Wrangler7.5 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan8.6 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander7.6 - 8.6 sec----
2017 Ford Expedition5.9 sec----
2017 Subaru Forester6.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Kia Niro hybrid8.6 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.3 sec----
2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD SUV7.5 - 8 sec----
2017 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV48.3 - 9.3 sec----
2017 Nissan Pathfinder7.4 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Nissan Armada5.9 - 6.3 sec----
2017 Dodge Durango4.6 - 7.8 sec----
2017 Subaru Outback7.1 - 9.4 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-96.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV7 - 7.2 sec----
2017 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe7.3 - 8.4 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Equinox9.2 sec----
2017 Jeep Cherokee3.3 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Honda CR-V7.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Jeep Compass8.4 - 10.5 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Patriot9.3 - 10.9 sec----
2017 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2017 Toyota 4Runner7.6 sec----
2017 Volvo XC605.4 sec----
2017 Buick Enclave7 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2017 Buick Encore7.8 - 10.7 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Traverse6.5 sec----
2017 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Buick Envision7 - 7.1 sec----
2017 Toyota Sequoia6.3 - 6.6 sec----
2017 Ford Explorer5.8 - 7.7 sec----
2017 Hyundai Tucson7.6 - 7.9 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Trax9.3 - 10.1 sec----
2017 Jeep Renegade9.3 - 10.3 sec17.1 sec112 mph-126 ft.
2017 Honda Pilot6 - 6.5 sec----
2017 Toyota Highlander7 - 7.2 sec----
2017 Dodge Journey7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2017 Nissan Murano8.1 sec----
2017 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2017 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2017 Kia Sportage6.7 - 8.6 sec----

2016 Kia Sorento 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
SX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
EX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
EX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
L 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
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9.6 sec
SX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
7.1 sec
EX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
7.2 sec
LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
9.1 sec

2016 Kia Sorento vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Toyota RAV47.3 - 8.4 sec---
2016 Dodge Durango7.3 sec---
2016 Chevrolet Traverse7.3 - 8.1 sec---
2016 Ford Edge6.2 - 7.3 sec---
2016 Ford Explorer6 - 7.1 sec---
2016 Hyundai Tucson7.4 - 9.7 sec---
2016 Honda Pilot6.2 - 6.4 sec---
2016 Dodge Journey7.2 - 7.8 sec---
2016 Kia Sorento7.1 - 9.6 sec---
2016 Ford Escape7.6 sec---
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan9.2 sec---
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander6.9 - 9.3 sec---
2016 Nissan Pathfinder7.5 - 9.1 sec---
2016 Dodge Durango R/T SUV7.3 sec---
2016 Nissan Rogue9.7 sec---
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe7.8 sec---
2016 Chevrolet Equinox7 - 8.9 sec15.6 - 16.8 sec123 mph116 ft.
2016 Jeep Cherokee9 sec---
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