What are the differences between the 2019 Kia Sorento trims?

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The 2019 Kia Sorento is a high-performance, family-friendly SUV designed to take your everyday driving experience to the next level. With several trim options available, how do you know which one is best suited for your family’s needs? The product experts at Paul Cerame Kia in St. Louis, MO, have crafted the following 2019 Sorento trim comparison guide for your research convenience. Be sure to browse our vast new Sorento inventory to view all available models. If you are considering leasing your new Kia SUV, we offer competitive lease deals for you to take advantage of. If you have any questions, give our team a call at (877) 239-0204 and we’ll happily assist you!

Standard Features of the 2019 Kia Sorento

Regardless of which 2019 Kia Sorento you choose, each model boasts an impressive list of standard features. These include:

  • Privacy Glass
  • Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay™
  • Rear-camera display
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Tilt-and-telescopic steering column
  • Interior accent illumination
  • 50/50 split-folding 3rd-row seats

L vs. LX vs. EX vs. SX

The 2019 Kia Sorento is available in four different trim levels: L, LX, EX, and SX. Each trim is equipped with its own unique features and specs. Continue reading to discover what each 2019 Sorento model has to offer when it comes to interior design, comfort, exterior options, and performance! Pricing information for each model is as follows:

Trim Option

Starting MSRP









Center display on the 2019 Kia Sorento

Interior Design and Comfort

Comfortably seat up to 7 passengers inside the spacious cabin of the 2019 Kia Sorento. Each trim level is equipped with impressive interior comfort and convenience features to keep your family happy on trips both long and short. View features below:

2019 Kia Sorento Trim

Interior Features


  • YES Essentials® cloth seat trim
  • 40/20/40 2nd-row sliding seat with remote cargo release
  • 50/50 3rd-row seating
  • Day/night rearview mirror


Includes L features, plus:

  • Front seatback pockets
  • Power windows


Includes LX features, plus:

  • Leather-trimmed seating
  • 8-way power-adjustable passenger seat
  • Heated front seats


Includes EX features, plus:

  • 14-way power driver’s seat with memory
  • LED map lighting
  • Carpet floor mats
  • Smart power liftgate
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Exterior Options

The 2019 Sorrento boasts a sleek and sporty appearance, turning heads wherever it goes. View the table below to discover the exterior features that each model offers.

2019 Kia Sorento Trim

Exterior Features


  • Alloy wheels
  • Body color bumpers
  • Automatic headlights
  • Power-adjustable rearview mirrors
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • 17-in. wheels


Includes L features, plus:

  • Acoustic sound-reducing windshield
  • Projection headlights with LED positioning lights


Includes LX features, plus:

  • 18-in. wheels
  • Projection fog lights
  • LED taillights


Includes EX features, plus:

  • Panoramic sunroof with power sunshade
  • 19-in. wheels
  • LED amber positioning lights
  • Stainless rear bumper step
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Performance Features and Specs

Depending on which model you select, the 2019 Kia Sorrento is powered by two available engine options. For optimal towing capability, you’ll want to go with the 3.3L V6 engine. Additional performance features include Dynamax™ AWD, Locking Center Differential, and Torque Vectoring Corner Control. Engine and performance specs can be found in the table below.


2.4L I4

3.3L V6


185 HP

290 HP


178 lb.-ft.

252 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing Capacity

2,000 lbs.

5,000 lbs.

MPG (city/hwy)



Trim Availability



Available Packages

Take your Kia Sorento to new heights by upgrading with an available package! These packages come with top-of-the-line features that you and your family will surely appreciate. View details below.

  • Convenience Package – Available on the LX model
  • Touring Package – Available on EX and SX models

Schedule a Test Drive

Schedule a test drive to get behind the wheel of the 2019 Kia Sorento at our dealership in St. Louis, MO! If you have any questions, contact us online or call our dealership directly at (877) 239-0204.

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