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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Kia Sorento

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Kia Sorento specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Kia Sorento warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2008 Kia Sorento Base 4x2 Sport Utility2008 Kia Sorento LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility2008 Kia Sorento LX 4x2 Sport Utility
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$21,165$21,465$22,665
    Invoice *$20,165$20,450$21,495
    Engine3.3L V-6 242 HP3.3L V-6 242 HP3.3L V-6 242 HP
    Transmission5-spd Sportmatic w/OD5-spd Sportmatic w/OD5-spd Sportmatic w/OD
    Fuel Economy City16.0 mpg16.0 mpg16.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy22.0 mpg22.0 mpg22.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.3L V-6 242 HP3.3L V-6 242 HP3.3L V-6 242 HP
    Transmission5-spd Sportmatic w/OD5-spd Sportmatic w/OD5-spd Sportmatic w/OD
    Alternator120 amp120 amp120 amp
    Battery600 amp with run down protection600 amp with run down protection600 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.333.333.33
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank21.1 gal.21.1 gal.21.1 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability controlstability control
    Front Suspensiondouble wishbonedouble wishbonedouble wishbone
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Wheels16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP245/70HR16.0BSW ASP245/70HR16.0BSW ASP245/70HR16.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls8-way8-way8-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/Aroof rack
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdualdualdual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolefull with storagefull with storagefull with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Underseat Trayfrontfrontfront
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo CoverN/AN/Aroll-up
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers21010
    Amplifieramplifieramplifieramplifier
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlN/AN/Awith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/Akeyfob (all doors)
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/Akeyfob
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets444
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    First Aid Kitfirst aid kitfirst aid kitfirst aid kit
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightdeepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wiperswiper parkwiper parkwiper park
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear Windshield Typeflip-upflip-upflip-up
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Knee Airbagdriverdriverdriver
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmN/AN/Apanic alarm
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume66.4 cu.ft.66.4 cu.ft.66.4 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length180.7 "180.7 "180.7 "
    Exterior Width73.3 "73.3 "73.3 "
    Exterior Height68.1 "68.1 "68.1 "
    Wheelbase107 "107 "107 "
    Front Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Rear Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Turning Radius17.7 '17.7 '17.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating5,467 lbs.5,467 lbs.5,467 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,149 lbs.4,149 lbs.4,149 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,307 lbs.3,307 lbs.3,307 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating3,307 lbs.3,307 lbs.3,307 lbs.
    Payload1,277 lbs.1,277 lbs.1,277 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.6 "42.6 "42.6 "
    Rear Legroom36.1 "36.1 "36.1 "
    Front Headroom39.7 "39.7 "39.7 "
    Rear Headroom39.5 "39.5 "39.5 "
    Front Hiproom55.3 "55.3 "55.3 "
    Rear Hiproom58.0 "58.0 "58.0 "
    Front Shoulder Room58.9 "58.9 "58.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room58.4 "58.4 "58.4 "
    Passenger Volume106 cu.ft.106 cu.ft.106 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume31.7 cu.ft.31.7 cu.ft.31.7 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded66.4 cu.ft.66.4 cu.ft.66.4 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Skid Plates222
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual remotedual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Major Components Months/Miles120/100,000120/100,000120/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Accessories Months/Miles12/unlimited12/unlimited12/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 Kia Sorento safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Base 4x2 Sport Utility
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
EX 4x2 Sport Utility
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
EX 4x4 Sport Utility
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
LX 4x2 Sport Utility
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
LX 4x4 Sport Utility
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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