2021 Kia Sorento Towing Capacity

February 3rd, 2021 by

2021 Kia Sorento

Searching for a powerful midsize SUV that’s agile enough for Rogers traffic? With the 2.5L turbo 4-cylinder engine upgrade and the Kia Sorento tow package, you can tow up to 5,000 pounds with a 2021 Kia Sorento! The advanced Kia Sorento tow package makes for better and safer towing, no matter what challenges you face on the road and on the trail. The Kia Sportage towing capacity ranges between 2,000 and 5,000 depending on the trim level and engine you choose—so keep reading to explore the specs across the lineup, and then browse new Sorento models for sale right now at Cornerstone Kia!


Kia Sorento Towing Capacity by Engine

When properly equipped with the Kia Sorento tow package and the 2.5L turbo 4-cylinder engine upgrade, the Sorento can tow up to 5,000 pounds—plenty for most midsize trailers and RV campers! Check out the Kia Sorento towing capacity by engine, below:

Base 2.5L 4-Cylinder

  • 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque 
  • Kia Sorento towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds

Available 2.5L 4-Cylinder 

  • 281 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque 
  • Kia Sorento towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds

Available 1.6L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Hybrid Powertrain 

  • Full Parallel Hybrid System
  • 227 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque 
  • Kia Sorento towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds

Advanced Kia Sorento Towing Features

The Kia Sorento tow package equips your Sorento with advanced features to steady your trailer and optimize traction, even when driving conditions in Otsego get tough:

  • Locking Center Differential – A smart addition to any adventure-ready Sorento, available Locking Center Differential forcing your wheels to rotate at the same speed to maximize traction.
  • Torque Vectoring Corner Control – By fine-tuning torque distribution to each wheel, this feature enhances handling and control control while towing around curves. It’s available as an upgrade on any trim besides the base Sorento L.
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes – More reliable than a combination of disc and drum brakes, the Sorento’s 4-Wheel Disc Brakes apply a brake disc to each wheel.
  • Protect your passengers and cargo with a suite of standard advanced safety and driver assistance features.

Planning to go off-road in St. Michael? If you select an all-wheel drive model, available Kia Sorento towing features include the S AWD package. It adds off-road upgrades like an increased ride height, 18-inch Gloss Black Wheels, Drive Mode Select with Snow Mode, and X-Line Front & Rear Bumpers with Dark Accents, and much more!

Explore Kia Sorento Towing Accessories with Cornerstone Kia 

Questions about which Kia Sorento tow package features are available across the Sorento trim lineup? The auto experts at Cornerstone Kia are standing by with expert car-buying tips. Contact us to schedule your test drive, or stop by our showroom in Elk River today!


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