2017 Kia Sorento Owners Manual PDF – 665 Pages

Get the 2017 Kia Sorento Owners Manual below. The 2017 Kia Sorento is for the model trims – L, LX, EX, SX, and SX Limited. It is the most popular crossover belonging to a Korean company.


The 2017 Kia Sorento Owners Manual ranks amongst the top midsize class SUVs. It provides an excellent predicted reliability rating along with good safety scores. Some other advantages of the Sorento include an easy-to-use infotainment system, stable handling, and quality interior.

Sorento drives well and has good steering feedback. A 2.4-liter inline-4 base engine with the capability to deliver 185 horsepower powers the base model. The EPA is rated at 21/28 mpg city/highway. There are other two available engines.

One is the 3.3-liter V6 producing 290 horsepower, and the other is a turbocharged 2-liter (inline-4), which maxes out at 240 horsepower and produces 260 lb-ft torque. Each powertrain provides the option for front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and standard six-speed automatic transmission.

The 2017 Kia Sorento Owners Manual impresses rich texture, soft-touch surfaces, and color schemes in two tones. An appealing dashboard design includes easily operable controls, and a touchscreen interface gets clear labeling and bigger controls. There is decent legroom offered on the second row. Levers present in the cargo area allow the second seats to fold, recline, and slide.

2017 Kia Sorento Manual Features & Reviews

When you choose the third row, it is more suitable for children. Unlike this, many of the 2017 Kia Sorento’s rivals, like Highlander, have space for adults. The Cargo area is not that large behind the third-row. Small suitcases and several grocery bags can be accommodated. Otherwise, a rough estimate of 38 cubic feet area is present for the second row, which can be increased further to 73.5 cubes.

You can select five or seven-seat configurations. The 2017 Kia Sorento Manual provides five distinct trim levels, namely L, LX, EX, SX, and SX Limited, when discussing trim levels. L is the Sorento’s base mode that is averagely equipped with alloy wheels of 17-inch, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and fabric upholstery with stain-resistant quality.

Tech features on the base model include a USB port, CD player, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and auxiliary audio inputs. Another significant feature on the L level is 40/20/40 split seats for the second row. According to the reviewers, EX will be a good choice. Sorento EX provides some upgraded features, including keyless ignition, shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel, keyless entry, sound-reducing front-side glass, and leather upholstery.

From the outside, the 2017 Kia Sorento Owners Manual gives a neat and elegant look. It has soft proportions, LED running lights, a detailed grille, and narrow headlamps. Two major setbacks of the 2017 Kia Sorento are a weak base engine and limited features on the base model.