Driving the 2021 Kia Sorento around Harrisburg, Carlisle, and Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is a one-of-a-kind experience, particularly if you choose a trim level that provides the features you want and need. There are five available, each offering something special and unique to every driver.

To help you find which one will best suit you, the team at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg presents you with our 2021 Kia Sorento trim levels guide. Which one will reignite that passion for being behind the wheel? There's only one way to find out.

2021 Sorento LX: Base Level Excitement 

The base trim of the 2021 Sorento is the LX, setting the tone for the rest of the trims on the roster. Selecting the LX means getting excellent features both inside and outside the Kia vehicle. The Sorento LX is powered by the standard 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, which is mated to an 8-Speed Automatic Transmission, producing 191 horsepower and 182 lb-ft of torque.

The LX also comes with Drive Mode Select, which makes it easier to drive through a variety of conditions. When you opt for the AWD base model, you'll even receive Snow Mode.

Inside, you'll find an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that's integrated with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®, so you'll have easy smartphone connectivity. A 6-speaker sound system is also included, as is Bluetooth® wireless technology for hands-free connectivity.

When it comes to comfort and convenience, this trim provides you with One-Touch Slide & Fold 2nd-Row Seats, making it easier to stow larger cargo. Additionally, you'll enjoy Remote Keyless Entry, six USB chargers, and more.

A suite of safety features is also standard in this trim level, giving you the confidence you need while on the road. Some of these include:

  • Rear View Monitor with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning with Leading Vehicle Departure Alert

Sorento S: A Tech-Savvy Interior

If you like what you've learned about the Sorento LX, you'll love the S. You can expect many of the features we've mentioned on the base trim, but with much more, especially inside the cabin. The interior gets a bit more luxurious, with the addition of a Power Driver's Seat with Heated Front Seats.

But the Kia Sorento S doesn't stop there. It also includes many other features to be excited about like the 10-Way Power-Adjustable Driver's Seat. This cozy seat also offers lumbar support.

Below are some additional features you'll find on the Sorento S trim level:

  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temp Control
  • Eight USB Chargers
  • SynTex Seating Material
  • Safe Exit Assist
  • Rear Occupant Alert (Ultrasonic Sensors)

Kia Sorento EX: A Boost of Power

If you're looking to add a bit more pep to your step, turn to the Kia Sorento EX trim level. This Sorento configuration comes loaded with a 2.5L turbo engine that's mated with an 8-Speed Dual Clutch Auto Transmission. This powertrain distributes 281 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque. On this trim, you'll find a set of 18-inch Black Finished Alloy Wheels, which not only add style, but make driving through harsher conditions an easier task.  

The Kia Sorento EX includes leather 2nd-Row Captain's Chairs with seating for up to six riders. Plus, the SynTex Seating Material now comes with Heated Front Seats. With the standard Wireless Phone Charger, you'll be able to keep your phone charged up at all times, so you can utilize features like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ throughout your entire trip.

2021 Kia Sorento SX: A Luxury Driving Experience

By investing in the Kia Sorento SX trim level, you'll receive outstanding style features that will turn heads wherever you drive your Sorento. For example, this trim comes equipped with 20-inch alloy wheels that immediately catch the eye. Inside the cabin, you'll notice the standard touchscreen was upgraded to a larger 10.25-inch display.

The SX trim also offers a Panoramic Sunroof with a Power Sunshade that boosts the appearance of this Kia vehicle while letting you enjoy the sunshine and fresh air when you're out and about in your Kia SUV.

You'll also enjoy the following additions on the Sorento SX trim:

  • LED Interior and Map Lighting
  • 8-Way Power-Adjustable Passenger Seat
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Metal Texture Accent Trim
  • Highway Driving Assist

Kia Sorento SX Prestige: The Premier Configuration

The last of the Kia Sorento trim levels is the Kia Sorento SX Prestige trim. This premium Sorento configuration provides you with almost everything from the previous trims, but with a few additional bells and whistles.

This includes a high-quality 12-speaker Bose® Premium Audio System, which provides you with an unforgettable sound experience. You can also expect a 12.3-inch Supervision Meter Cluster LCD Display. Additionally, the Sorento SX Prestige is the only trim that comes standard with Embossed & Perforated Genuine Leather Seat Trim.

Aside from Heated Front Seats, you'll now also have the luxury of a Heated Steering Wheel, and Ventilated Front Seats. One-Touch Auto-Up/Down Power Windows and Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror are also standard inside the SX Prestige.

On the exterior of the SX Prestige, you'll receive Power-Folding Outside Mirrors. This trim also offers optional 20-inch X-Line Gray Alloy Wheels.

Below are some additional safety and driver's assist features the SX Prestige trim offers:

  • Surround View Monitor
  • Blind View Monitor
  • Parking Distance Warning, Forward and Reverse
  • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist, Reverse

Choose Your Favorite Kia Sorento Trim at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg

After learning about the valuable features found in each of the 2021 Kia Sorento trim levels, have you picked out the best one for your driving style?

If you have questions about any of these trim levels, you can get answers at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg. We can tell you everything you need to know about each trim, so you can decide which one will make for a great ride around Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, and Carlisle, PA.

To set up an in-person view and get behind the wheel for yourself, schedule your test drive online today!

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