When Kia redesigned the Sorento, the newest generation made its splash with handsome looks and great value! And now, they have continued to build upon this offering, with some refreshed looks and tech for 2024! This article will cover the spec breakdowns of the 2024 Kia Sorento, but be sure to watch the video below for an in-depth design review!

What’s New for 2024?

  • Refreshed Exterior design
  • Revised trims
  • New features for the line-up

Trims and Pricing

MSRP for FWD unless noted

LX: $31,990

S: $34,390

EX: $37,990

EX X-Line AWD: $41,690

SX: $41,690

SX X-Line AWD: $43,490

SX Prestige X-Line AWD: $46,390

SX Prestige X-Pro AWD: $47,390

Prices will rise about $2-4,000 for each trim. However, Kia is continuing to add value for this model. 

Slam Dunk and Air Ball

Slam Dunk: The styling updates are very nice and welcome to this model

Air Ball: The taillight elements are not premium and in line with the rest of the car

Design and Features

The Sorento has always been known for being a stylish option, and Kia has continued to elevate it for the refresh, with some of Kia’s newest elements. The Sorento now has an updated grille with new Star Map lighting from the new EV9. If you want a more rugged look, you can opt for the X-Line or new X-Pro model. As mentioned above, please watch the video linked below for a full in-depth exploration of the exterior design and differences.

Here is the full breakdown of what we currently know about the feature availability:




LED Headlights

Standard with LED Projectors and Star Map Lighting elements

Fog Lights



LX/X-Pro: 17-in alloys | S: 18-in alloys | EX+: 20-in wheels with varying designs


Standard BSM, Heating | SX+:  Power-fold

LED Taillights



Gas: 3,500lbs with package

Forward Emergency Braking

Standard on all Sorento Models

Adaptive Cruise Control

Lane Keep Assist

Auto High Beams

Highway Drive Assist

S+: Version 1.0 | SX+: Version 2.0

Rear Auto Braking

SX Prestige


When it comes to the Interior, the Sorento will also be well-equipped on all trims.


Smart Entry and Remote Start


Seat Materials

Cloth, Leatherette, or Leather Available

Seat Adjustment

Standard: Manual | S+: 10-way Power with 2-way Lumbar |  SX P: 14-way power with 4-way lumbar and Memory

Push Button Start


Gauge Cluster

Standard: 4.3-in digital display | SX+: 12.3-in full digital

Blind-View Camera


Steering Wheel

Standard: Leather Wrapped | Heating on SX P

Rain Sensing Wipers


Rear Parking Sensors


360 Degree Camera

SX Prestige+

2-Zone Climate Controls


Seat Climate

Heated Seats: S+ | Ventilated Seats: SX+

Audio System

LX-SX: 6-speaker | SX P: 12-Speakers Bose Premium Audio


Standard+: 12.3-inch display with touchscreen capability and WIRELESS Android Auto and CarPlay | S+: Navigation

Auto-dimming mirror

EX+ | SX P: Digital Mirror


Panoramic Available


The rear of the Sorento is also well-equipped, with some versatile configurations for passengers.

Rear Amenities

Rear Vents and USBs


Captain’s Charis


Third Row



Hands-Free Power on EX+


For in depth details on the 2024 Sorento, watch our full first look review linked at the bottom of this article. 

Sorento Front

What’s Under the Hood?

Unlike the new Hyundai Santa Fe, the refreshed Sorento still has a base gas engine. The Refreshed Hybrid versions will be coming in 2025, but here are the current specs:


  • 2.5L I-4: 191 hp | 181 lb.ft
  • Paired w/ 8-speed automatic


  • 2.5L Turbo I-4: 281 hp | 311 lb.ft
  • Paired w/ 8-speed dual clutch

Every Sorento is either FWD or AWD, and many trims are now AWD exclusive. The fuel economy figures for each model is listed below:

FWD: 24/29/26 MPG

AWD: 23/25/24 MPG

Turbo FWD: 22/29/25 MPG

Turbo AWD: 21/28/24 MPG

We hope you have found this overview of the 2024 Kia Sorento helpful! For a more detailed first look of the Sorento, please watch our video below! What do you think of the 2024 Kia Sorento? Let us know in the comments!