2022 Kia Sorento for Sale in West Springfield, MA
Trim Levels and Mechanicals
The 2022 Kia Sorento is a three-row crossover that can be ordered in LX, S, EX, SX, and SX Prestige trim levels. As mentioned, the X-Line Package – which we’ll discuss in more detail below – is available for the S, EX, and SX Prestige. The LX and S have a 191 hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, while the EX, SX, and SX Prestige get a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 281 hp and 311 lb.-ft. of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission is linked to each powerplant, with the EX, SX, and SX Prestige upgrading to a dual-clutch version for ideal power delivery. While front-wheel drive is standard, all-wheel drive is available on every Sorento trim. The maximum towing capacity is 2,000 pounds, perfect for hauling a small trailer or boat.
With FWD, the LX and S provide an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city driving and 29 mpg on the highway. The FWD EX, SX, and SX Prestige return 22 city/29 highway. The AWD LX and S achieve 23 city/25 highway, while the AWD EX, SX, and SX Prestige get 21 city/28 highway.
Comfort and Convenience
The ’22 Sorento has a generous supply of standard equipment even at the base level. The LX receives heated side mirrors, front and rear skid plates, automatic on/off LED headlights, remote keyless entry, six USB ports (one for data and five for charging), two 12-volt power outlets, one-touch sliding and folding 60/40-split second row seats, and folding and reclining third-row seats with a 50/50 split. The S adds roof rails, LED turn signal lights for the side mirrors, a panoramic sunroof, Smart Key with remote start, push-button ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, synthetic leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and a power driver’s seat.
The EX includes LED fog lights, a power liftgate, a wireless smartphone charger, and second-row captain’s chairs that reduce seating to six. The SX gains a power front passenger’s seat, while the SX Prestige gets loaded up with power-folding side mirrors, a 12.3-inch instrument cluster, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, genuine leather upholstery, a deluxe driver’s seat (includes memory, more power adjustments, and a thigh extender), ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and a heated steering wheel. The X-Line Package (for the S, EX, and SX) delivers a more aggressive exterior design, AWD, dark-painted wheels, and raised roof rails.
Active Safety Features
Kia’s Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology bundle is standard with every trim. In the LX, it contains forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, lane following assist, intelligent speed limit assist, automatic high beams, driver attention warning, and rear occupant alert. The S has blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, rear parking sensors, and safe exit assist. The EX and SX get an enhanced forward collision system with cyclist detection, plus navigation-based adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go and highway driving assist. The SX Prestige gets the full Drive Wise package, which includes blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, a blind-spot view monitor (gives you a more accurate picture of the vehicle’s surroundings), intelligent speed limit assist, front parking sensors, and a surround-view camera system. To top it off, the SX Prestige’s forward collision system comes with junction turning assist.
Infotainment and Connectivity
The infotainment system highlights in the LX are an 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming, and a six-speaker sound system. The S, EX, and SX get a 10.25-inch touchscreen, voice recognition, integrated navigation, Kia Connect remote services, SiriusXM satellite radio, and multi-device audio streaming. The SX Prestige sweetens the deal with a high-end 12-speaker Bose sound system.