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2011 Kia Sorento Specifications
Body configuration 5-door CUV
Body type Steel unibody
Drivetrain layout Front engine, front drive or full-time AWD
Passenger capacity 5-7
ENGINE 2.4L I4 3.5L V6
Type Four-cylinder, aluminum block and aluminum head Six-cylinder, aluminum block and head
Valve gear DOHC with dual CVVT DOHC
Horsepower (hp @ rpm) 175 @ 6000 276 @ 6300
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 169 @ 3750 248 @ 5000
Bore x stroke (mm) 88 x 97 92 x 87
Displacement (cc) 2359 3470
Compression ratio 10.5:1 10.6:1
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 18.0 18.0
Emission rating 50-sate LEV-II (ULEV)
Tier-2 (Bin 5)
50-sate LEV-II (ULEV)
Tier-2 (Bin 5)
Coolant capacity (qt.) 2.3 4.6
Engine oil capacity (qt.) 4.8 6.3
DRIVETRAIN 2.4L I4 3.5L V6
Transmission Six-speed manual, overdrive Electronically-controlled
Six-speed automatic,
overdrive w/ Sportmatic™
Electronically-controlled Six-speed automatic, overdrive w/ Sportmatic™
Gear ratios :1 M/T A/T A/T
1st 3.769 4.212 4.651
2nd 1.931 2.637 2.831
3rd 1.696 1.800 1.842
4th 1.276 1.386 1.386
5th 1.027 1.000 1.000
6th 0.897 0.772 0.772
Reverse 3.588 3.385 3.393
Final drive 5.071/3.737 3.913 3.195
Clutch type
Dry type w/ single friction plate Torque converter
Torque converter
4WD System Torque On Demand w/ Lockable Center Diff
SUSPENSION
Front Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Rear Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar
STEERING
Type Hydraulic power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Gear ratio 15.4
Turns, lock-to-lock 3.0
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft.) 35.7
BRAKES
Type Power-assisted braking system
Front 11.8-inch ventilated discs
Rear 11.9-inch solid discs
TIRES & WHEELS
Tires P235/65R17 (LX); P235/60R18 (EX)
Wheels 7.0 x 17, alloy (LX); 7.0 x 18, alloy (EX)
FUEL ECONOMY (mpg),City/Highway 2.4L I4 3.5L V6
  4x2 4x4 4x2 4x4
6-speed M/T 20 / 27 -- -- --
6-speed A/T 21 / 29 21 / 27 20 / 26 19 / 25