Gastonia Kia customers looking for a versatile new vehicle should look no further than the fully stocked showroom at Keffer Kia since the 2012 Kia Sorento has just arrived and can be test driven today!
Drivers coming to our dedicated Kia dealership serving Charlotte have been asking about all of the great features and performance capabilities that the new Sorento has to offer. Please don’t hesitate to call one of our knowledgeable and friendly sales associates at (704) 209-9901 or contact us through our Web site today to take the first step towards becoming a 2012 Kia Sorento owner or lessee!
2012 Kia Sorento For Sale Near Gastonia
Shoppers searching for a new Kia near Gastonia can find the 2012 Kia Sorento, which is a four-door midsize crossover SUV, in three different well-equipped trim levels: the base LX, the upgraded EX and the premium SX.
Charlotte Kia drivers can choose from two different engines in the new Sorento. A 2.4L four-cylinder engine that delivers 175 hp and 169 lb/ft of torque comes standard in the LX and EX versions. This four-cylinder exhibits an EPA-estimated fuel economy of up to 29 mpg highway and 21 mpg city.
With the available GDI fuel system, the 2.4L enables Gastonia Kia consumers to get up to 32 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg in the city, according to EPA estimates, while generating 191 hp and 181 lb/ft of torque.
Optional for Charlotte Kia shoppers in the EX and LX, but standard in the SX is a 3.5L V6 engine that increases the power to 276 hp and 248 lb/ft of torque. The V6 exhibits up to an EPA-estimated 26 mpg when driving on the highway and 20 mpg while driving in the city.
Full-time AWD with lockable center differential is available on all trim levels, but electronically controlled six-speed Sportmatic® automatic transmission with an overdrive function comes standard. Gastonia Kia enthusiasts have been impressed with the 2012 Kia Sorento’s outstanding towing capacity, making it able to haul up to 3,500 lbs.
The base LX gives Charlotte Kia drivers steering wheel-mounted audio, cruise and Bluetooth® controls, SiriusXM™ satellite radio, USB and auxiliary audio input jacks and body-colored heated outside mirrors with LED turn signal indicators. An auto-dimming rear view mirror with a backup camera display is optional in this trim.
Also available in the LX for Charlotte Kia customers, but standard in the EX is a backup warning system. The EX model also adds pushbutton startup via a Smart Key, dual-zone automatic temperature control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob and an eight-way power driver’s seat.
A four-way power front passenger’s seat, air-cooled driver’s seat (V6 only), HomeLink® integrated into an auto-dimming rear view mirror, a 10-speaker Infinity® surround sound system and a GPS navigation system with a rear camera display are equipped in the SX and are upgradeable options for the EX.
A leather and wood-styled heated steering wheel and three-setting heated front seats (available in the EX) also come standard in the SX. A panoramic sunroof, an electric windshield de-icer and a Microsoft® UVO premium infotainment system are all optional in the 2012 Kia Sorento.