Start a New Adventure in the Fully Redesigned 2021 Kia Sorento

If you're in the market for a spacious a versatile three-row family mover, you may expect to be saddled with a cumbersome physical footprint. But not with the all-new Kia Sorento. Bridging the gap between mid-size and full-size crossovers, Sorento provides roomy seven-passenger accommodations, flexible cargo capacity, and a generous helping of standard and available amenities. It's an excellent option for Portland, ME, drivers who need extra seatbelts but want something that still fits in their garage.

For the 2021 model year, Sorento boasts a top-to-bottom redesign. It rolls into its fourth generation with a striking new aesthetic, a roomier cabin, enhanced performance and capability, and lots of upgraded features.

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Design, Accommodations, and Utility

While it may take a few cues from its multi-award-winning sibling, Telluride, the 2021 Kia Sorento has a style all its own. From the outside, this exciting crossover exhibits a remarkable blend of assertiveness and refinement. A muscular stance, dynamic narrow headlight clusters, and a Tiger Nose grille give Sorento an aggressive appearance that's tempered by the finesse of its sleek lines and sculpted curves.

On the inside, Sorento is spacious and inviting, with modern style, high-quality materials, and refined details like available quilted leather and open-pore wood. Slightly longer than its predecessor, the 2021 Sorento offers class-leading overall passenger volume with ample elbow room in all three rows and up to 75.5 cubic feet of cargo capacity.

Sorento offers myriad available comfort amenities to enhance your experience, including dual-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable heated and ventilated front seats, and a panoramic sunroof. You can also find numerous convenience features like Smart Key proximity entry, an auto-open Smart Power Tailgate, and wireless phone charging.


Sorento LX and S models find their motivation in a 2.5-liter four-cylinder GDI engine producing 191 horsepower and 182. Power flows to the front wheels through an 8-speed automatic transmission. And if you're looking for enhanced capability in inclement conditions, Sorento offers a torque-vectoring AWD system with a center-locking differential on any trim.

If you're looking to add more excitement to your daily drives, EX, SX, and SX-Prestige models equip a turbocharger and an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, boosting performance to 281 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. 

Technology and Safety

When you get behind the wheel of a next-gen crossover, you expect it to have next-gen features. And the 2021 Kia Sorento delivers with advanced technologies to make your drives safer and more enjoyable. Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration systems now feature wireless connectivity for a cable-clutter-free experience, especially when combined with the available wireless charging pad. Sorento LX, S, and EX offer infotainment connective via a responsive 8-inch touchscreen, while SX and SX-Prestige enjoy a 10.25-inch display with integrated navigation.

Depending on the trim level, the all-new Sorento offers up to 16 available Kia Drive Wise advanced safety features and driver-assistance technologies. These driver aids serve to supplement and enhance driving awareness, aid hazard avoidance, and help mitigate the stress and fatigue of a long journey or tedious commute. No matter which model you select, you'll enjoy the peace of mind and added protection of collision warning and mitigation, lane-departure mitigation, lane-centering, and automatic high beams. And by moving up the trim ladder, you can equip technologies that monitor your blind-spot, help avoid lane-change collisions, mitigate parking collisions, and more.

For the ultimate in distance-driving convenience, look for systems like Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go and the new Highway Driving Assist semi-autonomous driving system.

Trim Level Highlights


  • 7-passenger seating
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Multi-Reflector LED Headlights
  • 8-inch touchscreen with Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Rear A/C vents
  • 60/40-split one-touch slide-and-fold second-row seats
  • 50/50 split-folding reclining third-row seats
  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist (FCA) with Pedestrian Detection
  • Driver Attention Warning with Leading Vehicle Departure Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keeping and Following Assist
  • High Beam Assist


  • 7-passenger seating
  • 18-inch Gloss Black alloy wheels
  • Low-profile roof rails
  • Smart Key proximity entry w/ Remote Start
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver seat with lumbar
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift handle
  • UVO Link remote connectivity
  • Blind Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Parking Distance Warning-Reverse


  • 6-passenger seating w/ 2nd-row captain's chairs
  • LED fog lights
  • Auto-open Smart Power Tailgate
  • Wireless phone charging
  • FCA w/ Cyclist Detection and Junction Turning
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go


  • 6-passenger seating w/ 2nd-row captain's chairs
  • 20-inch Gloss Black alloy wheels
  • Panoramic sunroof with power sunshade
  • Full LED headlights, Signature daytime running lights, and taillights
  • 8-way power-adjustable passenger seat
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation
  • Highway Driving Assist


  • 6-passenger seating w/ 2nd-row captain's chairs
  • Power-folding mirrors
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Embossed and perforated leather upholstery
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 12-speaker Bose premium audio system
  • 12.3-inch Supervision digital gauge cluster
  • Surround View and Blind View Monitor
  • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist, Reverse

Test Drive the All-New 2021 Kia Sorento in Auburn, ME

For more information about the stylish and exciting 2021 Kia Sorento and its available trims, options, and financing offers, get in touch with the team at Rowe Kia Auburn today. And if you'd like to see the upgrades and premium amenities for yourself, we invite you to come see for a test drive. We'd love to give you a tour.