2017 Kia Sorento near Parma, OH

Prospective car buyers in the market for a family-friendly vehicle may be interested in breaking away from the traditional minivan and trying out an SUV. Although minivans are a timeless vehicle, SUVs are becoming increasingly popular among drivers looking for more of an exciting, fun-to-drive experience. One reason that SUVs are making their way to the top is because of the impressive performance capabilities as well as the efficient fuel economies.

Our team here at Spitzer Kia of Cleveland understands the hype around SUVs nowadays, which is why we’re going to highlight features available on the 2017 Kia Sorento. The Sorento is the largest SUV on the Kia lineup with seating for up to seven depending on the model. Let’s dig deeper and find out what the 2017 Sorento has to offer.



Drivers will have the option between these three engines depending on the model: 2.4-liter I-4, 3.3-liter V-6 or a turbocharged 2.0-liter I-4.




There are seven trims to choose from, and all of them are set with an Electronically Controlled 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Overdrive.


Fuel Economy


A variety of factors affect the fuel economy of the 2017 Sorento including the engine, transmission and drive. On average, drivers will get 24 combined mpg.

Test drive the 2017 Kia Sorento near Parma, OH

With seven trims to choose from, it can be difficult to keep the lineup straight for the 2017 Kia Sorento. Drivers will have the choice between the following: L, LX, EX, SX and SXL. The LX and EX models offer both I-4 and V-6 engine options. The SX and SXL are set standard with the V-6 engines. All models come standard with front-wheel drive. Dynamax all-wheel drive is optional on all but the base L model. Tow capacity depends on the model; the lowest it can tow is 2,000 pounds, and the most it can tow is 5,000 pounds when properly equipped.

Drivers who choose a 2017 Kia Sorento with seating for five will have 146.4 cubic feet of total passenger volume. The Sorento with seating for seven has 154.2 cubic feet of total passenger volume. The five-seat Sorento has 38.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row seat and 73.5 cubic feet when it’s folded down. The seven-seat Sorento has 11.3 cubic feet behind the third row, 38 cubic feet behind the second row and 73 cubic feet when both are folded down. All models are set standard with a 40/20/40 split-folding second row seat for convenience.

Standard comfort and convenience features include Bluetooth wireless technology, remote keyless entry, heated outside mirrors and privacy glass. There are plenty of additional features available on higher trims including a panoramic sunroof, smart power liftgate, rear camera display and push button start.

Those interested in learning more about the 2017 Kia Sorento are encouraged to contact us here at Spitzer Kia of Cleveland for more information. Drivers can get behind the wheel by scheduling a test drive online today.

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