[PRICE +SPECS] Which variant of the KIA Sorento is better?

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A comparison of the three variants of the Kia Sorento.

Recently, KIA Motors unveiled their mid-size crossover SUV – the Kia Sorento. According to reports, the company is bringing three variants of the Kia Sorento to Pakistan:

  1. 2.4L Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
  2. 2.4L All Wheel Drive (AWD)
  3. 3.5L Front Wheel Drive (FWD)

Here is a comparison of the three variants of the vehicle:

Engine and Transmission

The 2.4L FWD and 2.4L AWD come with a 2400cc Theta II DOHC engine, producing 170hp and 225Nm torque. 

Meanwhile, the 3.5L FWD has a 3500cc Lambda II V6 engine, which generates 276hp and 226Nm. 

The 2400cc variants have 6-Speed Auto Sportmatic, while the 3500cc has an 8-Speed Auto Sportmatic Transmission.

Wheel Size and Drive Modes

All three vehicle variants have 18-inch alloy wheels and three Drive Modes, i.e., Comfort, Economic, and Sport.

Front, Rear, and Fog Lights

All three variants of the Kia Sorento come with LED Head, Rear, and Fog Lights and feature LED DRLs.


The 2.4L FWD variant comes with two airbags, while the other two vehicles have six airbags each. 

Furthermore, all three cars have E-Parking Brakes. This means that the base variant of the Kia Sorento is less safer than the other two variants.

Interior Features

In the 2.4L FWD variant, only the Driver Seat is Powered, while in the other two variants, the Driver and Passenger Seats are Powered. Furthermore, all three variants showcase Auto Climate Control and Rear AC Control.

On the other hand, the base variant doesn’t offer the Power Tailgate and Wireless Charger, while these features are available in the other two variants.


All three variants of the Kia Sorento showcase the Panoramic Sunroof, meaning the vehicles’ interior gives a great view during the drive.

Seating Capacity

All three variants, i.e., 2.4L FWD, 2.4L AWD, and 3.5L FWD, have a seating capacity of 7 persons. This feature brings comfortable sitting and excellent interior space to the Kia Sorento, making it an ideal choice for family trips and friends’ hangout.


  • The 2.4L FWD = Rs. 6,999,000
  • The 2.4L AWD = Rs. 7,999,000
  • The 3.5L FWD = Rs. 8,399,000

Here is a tabular comparison of the three variants of the Kia Sorento:

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