Which 2020 Sorento engine options provide the most range?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 9:57 pm
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2020 Kia Sorento engine options with fuel economy and range

Want to learn just how far the Sorento can go on a tank of gas? How about those engine options and all about the efficiency that they provide? We have answers. Come with us as we explore 2020 Kia Sorento engine options with fuel economy and range.

What engines are available on the 2020 Sorento?

To start with, the 2020 Kia Sorento is available with two different engines. You have the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder option which comes standard on the L and LX and the 3.2-liter V6 which comes standard on the S, EX, and SX. The four-cylinder option provides 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque whereas the V6 provides 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque.

How efficient is the 2020 Kia Sorento?

The Kia Sorento comes standard with front-wheel drive at all trim levels and is available with AWD starting with the LX. This means you can get either engine with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Below, we built a quick chart to show you all your efficiency numbers.

2.4-Liter 4-Cylinder 3.3-Liter V6
FWD (MPG) AWD (MPG) FWD (MPG) AWD (MPG)
22-City/29-Highway 21-City/26-Highway 19-City/26-Highway 19-City/24-Highway

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2020 Kia Sorento interior

How large is the 2020 Sorento gas tank?

Regardless of options or trim level, you get the same massive gas tank for the Sorento. In all, you’ll have access to 18.8 gallons of fuel. How impressive is that?

Read More: What makes the Sorento ideal for winter?

This tank combined with the amazing mpg numbers is the secret to the impressive range of the Sorento.


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How far can the 2020 Kia Sorento go on a tank of gas?

You can hear us talk about how great the range of the Sorento is, but ultimately what matters is the numbers. We will include the range numbers for both in the city and out on the highway for all four engine and AWD/FWD combinations. To figure this out for yourself though, all you have to do is multiply your fuel tank capacity by your mpg. You can use this to estimate range based on the mileage you are actually getting.

2.4-Liter 4-Cylinder 3.3-Liter V6
FWD (Miles) AWD (Miles) FWD (Miles) AWD (Miles)
413.6-City
545.2-Highway
394.8-City
488.8-Highway
357.2-City
451.2-Highway
357.2-City
451.2-Highway

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