Burlington Kia Review – 2020 Kia Sorento

Burlington Kia Review – 2020 Kia Sorento

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Burlington Kia Review - 2020 Kia Sorento

Vehicle Overview

The 2020 Kia Sorento has arrived at your local Kia dealership serving Burlington Winston Salem High Point. The Sorento is a mid-size crossover SUV and was the largest utility vehicle in the Kia lineup up until the recent introduction of the Telluride. With seating for up to seven people, the Sorento is on the larger end of the segment. In this Burlington Kia review of the 2020 Kia Sorento, we’re going to take a look at what is new for this model year and what sets this crossover apart in such a highly competitive field. After reading the review, we encourage you to visit us for a test-drive, or you can contact us online, and we can provide quotes, discuss specials and answer questions before scheduling a test-drive.

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Exterior – 2020 Kia Sorento

At your local Kia dealership serving Burlington Winston Salem High Point, you can choose from nine distinct body colors. The base L has 17-inch alloy wheels and automatic headlights. A panoramic sunroof is available and included standard at some trim levels. In addition, the trims above LX tend to add some unique visual cues to the exterior. The SX Limited is particularly notable because it features chromed wheels, black brake calipers and LED fog lights. The standard LX features red brake calipers.

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Interior – 2020 Kia Sorento in Burlington

The 2020 Kia Sorento in Burlington is a three-row crossover that seats up to seven. The total interior volume is 154.2 cubic feet. Behind the third row, you have access to 11.3 cubic feet of storage. Folding down the third row provides 38.0 cubic feet, and folding the second row as well gives you 73.0 cubic feet, which is impressive for the class. The base model features a 7.0-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio, a USB port and smartphone integration.

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Mechanical – Sorento specs in Burlington

The Sorento L is a front-wheel-drive crossover. Every other trim level of the 2020 Kia Sorento in Burlington is available as either a front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive vehicle. All Sorento models feature driver-selectable modes that let you optimize performance or fuel consumption based on the driving scenario. The ground clearance is 7.3 inches. The wheelbase is 109.4 inches. Towing capacity depends on the powertrain and drive configuration. The four-cylinder supports a Class 1 hitch and up to 2,000 pounds. The V6 supports a Class 2 hitch and up to 3,500 if you opt for FWD. If you opt for AWD, it supports a Class 3 hitch and up to 5,000 pounds.

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Powertrain – Kia Sorento specs in Burlington

The standard powertrain for the L and LX is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. It makes 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The LX also has the option of the powertrain that is standard on the S and up. It features a 3.3L V6 mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, and it makes 290 hp and 252 lb.-ft.

Safety – 2020 Kia Sorento dealer

It should come as no surprise that Kia offers what may be the best standard driver assistance package in the industry, and you can expect that approach with the 2020 Kia Sorento in Burlington. The base L gets a 7.0-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera and automatic headlamps. Stepping up to the LX, which is the volume seller, gets you a blind-spot monitoring system that provides rear cross traffic alerts. A Convenience package for the LX adds rear parking sensors and a more robust infotainment setup, which features navigation among other items. The EX builds on the LX with the Convenience package by adding driver attention monitoring, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist and more, and the SX trim level upgrades the camera with a surround-view model.

Our hope is that our Burlington Kia review of the 2020 Kia Sorento has you as excited about this impressive three-row crossover as we are. If you’d like to test-drive it, we’d love to have you visit our dealership serving Burlington Winston Salem High Point, or you can schedule an appointment. To schedule, call us or contact us online. We are also available in this manner to provide quotes, discuss the latest specials, answer any questions that you may have and even assist you with a loan application.


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