How much can you tow with a 2018 Kia Sorento?

If you’ve been looking at the 2018 Kia Sorento, then it’s more than likely you’re wondering how much it can tow. To help you determine whether or not the Kia Sorento has the towing capacity you’ve been looking for, the team of specialists at our Kia dealership in Matteson, IL has highlighted its towing features for you. Continue reading on to learn more about the towing capacity you can expect from the new Kia Sorento.

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2018 Kia Sorento

Engine Options

If you are looking to tow up to 2,000 lbs., you will definitely want to take a close look at the 2018 Kia Sorento. Not only can it tow your ATV or trailer, the 2.4L I4 engine that comes with the Sorento offers impeccable performance that you’ll appreciate every time you step on the accelerator. Take a look at the table below for details on the Kia Sorento’s engine specifications.


Kia Sorento


2.4L I4


185 lb.-ft. @ 6,000 RPM


178 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 RPM

MPG City/Highway

21/28 MPG

Max. Towing

2,000 lbs.

Towing Capacity vs. the Competition

When comparing the towing specifications from other popular models, it’s easy to see the benefit of purchasing a 2018 Kia Sorento. The table below highlights the towing capacity ratings for some of the Sorento’s top competitors.


Towing Capacity

2018 Kia Sorento

2,000 lbs.

2018 Ford Escape

1,500 lbs.

2018 Honda CR-V

1,500 lbs.

2018 Toyota RAV4

1,500 lbs.

2018 Kia Sorento

2018 Kia Sorento Available at Hawkinson Kia in Matteson, IL

Would you like to know more about how the 2018 Kia Sorento stack up when compared to the 2018 Kia Sportage? If so, feel free to head over to our Sorento vs. Sportage comparison page.

If you have any additional questions regarding the 2018 Kia Sorento, don’t hesitate to contact Hawkinson Kia using the form on our website. If you would prefer speaking with one of our team members directly, we strongly encourage you to give us a call at (708) 298-5350 anytime during our posted business hours.

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