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2008 Kia Sorento Trim Levels & Specs

2008 Kia Sorento Specifications

Compare important 2008 Kia Sorento technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
Exterior length 180.70 180.70 180.70 180.70 180.70 180.70
Exterior body width 73.30 73.30 73.30 74.20 73.30 74.20
Exterior height 68.10 68.10 68.10 71.30 68.10 71.30
Horsepower 242 242 242 262 242 262
Torque 228 228 228 260 228 260
Fuel economy - city 16 16 16 15 15 15
Fuel economy - highway 22 22 22 21 22 20
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.00 7.10 6.60
1/4 mile time 15.60 15.60 15.60 15.30 15.30 14.90
1/4 mile speed 89 89 89 92 87 90
Lateral acceleration (g) 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.70
Slalom speed 57 57 57 56 57 56
Bore-and-Stroke 3.62/3.30 " 3.62/3.30 " 3.62/3.30 " 3.78/3.43 " 3.62/3.30 " 3.78/3.43 "
Curb weight 4149.00 4149.00 4149.00 4191.00 4345.00 4387.00
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 5467.00 5467.00 5467.00 5467.00 5644.00 5644.00
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00 3307.00
Maximum Trailer Weight 5000.00 5000.00 5000.00 5000.00 5000.00 5000.00
Wheelbase 106.70 106.70 106.70 106.70 106.70 106.70
Front track 62.20 62.20 62.20 62.20 62.20 62.20
Rear track 62.20 62.20 62.20 62.20 62.20 62.20
Turning radius 17.70 17.70 17.70 17.70 17.70 17.70
Front legroom 42.60 42.60 42.60 42.60 42.60 42.60
Rear legroom 36.10 36.10 36.10 36.10 36.10 36.10
Front headroom 39.70 39.70 39.70 38.30 39.70 38.30
Rear headroom 39.50 39.50 39.50 38.00 39.50 38.00
Front hip room 55.30 55.30 55.30 55.30 55.30 55.30
Rear hip room 58.00 58.00 58.00 58.00 58.00 58.00
Front shoulder room 58.90 58.90 58.90 58.90 58.90 58.90
Rear shoulder room 58.40 58.40 58.40 58.40 58.40 58.40
Luggage volume 31.70 31.70 31.70 31.70 31.70 31.70
Luggage volume (max) 66.40 66.40 66.40 66.40 66.40 66.40
Passenger volume 106 106 106 106 106 106
Fuel tank 21.10 21.10 21.10 21.10 21.10 21.10
Payload 1277 1277 1277 1118 1257 1093

2008 Kia Sorento Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Sorento, however, is its roomy interior. The 2008 Kia Sorento comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
12V DC power outlet 4 4 4 4 4 4
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2 2 2

2008 Kia Sorento Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2008 Kia Sorento trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
Door count 4 4 4 4 4 4
Front tires P245/70HR16.0 BSW AS P245/70HR16.0 BSW AS P245/70HR16.0 BSW AS P245/70HR16.0 BSW AS P245/70HR16.0 BSW AS P245/70HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum
Sunroof N/A N/A N/A 1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass N/A 1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass

2008 Kia Sorento Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2008 Kia Sorento trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
Standard seating 5 5 5 5 5 5

2008 Kia Sorento Entertainment System

Some 2008 Kia Sorento trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
Speakers 2 10 10 10 10 10
Amplifier std std std std std std

2008 Kia Sorento Safety and Security Features

Each 2008 Kia Sorento trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
Door curb lights 4 4 4 4 4 4
Rear child safety door locks std std std std std std
             

2008 Kia Sorento Mechanical Features

The 2008 Kia Sorento will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
Axle ratio 3.33 3.33 3.33 3.33 3.33 3.33

2008 Kia Sorento Other Specs

In general, the 2008 Kia Sorento lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX Base 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x2 Sport Utility, Engine: LX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine: EX 4x4 Sport Utility, Engine:
Maximum towing capacity 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000

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Wheel Offset 34 - 45 mm
Lug Nut Size M12 x 1.5
0-60 times 6.6 - 7.5 sec
Horsepower 242 - 262 hp
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Tire size 245/70 R16
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