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Model Year 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017
Model Sorento Sorento Sorento Sorento Sorento Sorento Sorento Sportage Sportage Sportage
Trim L LX LX V6 EX EX V6 SX V6 SX Limited V6 LX EX SX
Engines (show)  
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
185 hp@6000
170 lb-ft@4000
               
3.3L V6
DOHC-4v
290 hp@6400
252 lb-ft@5300
           
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
240 hp@6000
260 lb-ft@1450
               
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
181 hp@6000
175 lb-ft@4000
               
Transmissions (show)  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Drivetrains (show)  
FWD
AWD  
Tires (show)  
235/65R17 tires          
235/60HR18 tires            
235/55HR19 tires                
225/60HR17 tires                
225/55HR18 tires                
245/45HR19 tires                  
Audio Systems (show)  
Unbranded, 6 speakers          
Infinity, 630W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)                
Unbranded, 160W, 6 speakers                
Harman/Kardon, 320W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)                
Accessories (show)  
AC power outletPowers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.            
Adaptive cruise control, all-speedAutomatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Can bring vehicle to a complete stop then accelerate back up to set speed. Replaces regular adaptive cruise control, and includes its value.        
Cruise control            
Heated steering wheel                
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power liftgateLiftgate can be opened and closed using buttons inside the vehicle and on the keyfob.        
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.        
Proximity trunk or liftgate openerRelease latch by standing near the bumper for a few seconds.        
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.
Sunshades, second rowGreatly reduce the amount of sunlight entering the rear side windows. Retract into rear doors.            
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual
Universal garage door openerHomelink.          
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (show)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.
911 assistAutomatically contacts 911 through a linked cell phone in the event of a severe collision.  
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Around view camerasSmall external cameras provide a top-down view all around the vehicle, to reduce blind spots while parking.                  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partialIf collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.    
Automatic braking, low-speedAutomatically brakes car to avoid low-speed collisions.    
Blind spot warning systemMirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.      
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Forward collision warningAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.    
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Front seat active head restraintsAutomatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended.
Hill descent controlSelectively applies the brakes to maintain a slow, steady descent on off-road downhill slopes.              
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.
Lane departure warning systemAlerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.    
Obstacle detection, frontBeeps signal distance to object in front of vehicle. Parking aid.                
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.    
Pedestrian detectionWarns driver of pedestrians in path of car.    
Rear cross-traffic detectionWarns of traffic coming from either direction when vehicle is in reverse, to prevent accidents when backing out of parking spaces.      
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.    
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Torque vectoring / active trace controlUses the brakes to channel torque to the outside wheels and counteract understeer. Similar to stability control, but proactive, and acting to improve cornering performance rather than prevent loss of control.        
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management (show)  
Cargo cover
Cargo mat              
Cargo net
Cargo tray
Class II trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.          
Console with shifter
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.      
Roof railsNo crossbars.  
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Trailering equipment (4 wire)Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.          
Climate Control and Infotainment (show)  
Air conditioning
Android Auto supportRequires compatible Android phone.  
App supportTouchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.  
Apple CarPlay supportRequires compatible Apple iPhone.  
Audio controls on steering wheel
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.  
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD player
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.  
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.            
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.      
Ionizing air filtrationIonizes air to clean it. Might create high levels of ozone.  
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.            
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.          
Rear air vents with manual controlsFan speed and/or temperature can be manually set for vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Includes value of rear vents.          
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear HVAC unitA second evaporator provides cool air to rear vents. Does not include the value of these vents. Includes rear heater.          
Rear wiper
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
SMS text-to-speech readerConverts text messages to speech.  
Surround sound            
Traffic informationInformation about traffic conditions. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.            
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for external devicesPhone or other device operated via the vehicle's voice command system. Requires a compatible device--all aren't supported.  
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.            
Wiper de-icerHeating elements defrost area where front wipers rest.  
Exterior (show)  
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.                  
Body color fascias / fenders (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.                
Bodyside claddingProtective cladding extending partly onto the doors.                
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.          
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.    
Deep-tinted rear windows
Laminated front side windowsReduces interior noise, prevents side windows from shattering.            
Metal accent plate, lower front fasciaSometimes referred to as a skid plate, but really an appearance item.                
Metal accent plate, lower rear fasciaSometimes referred to as a skid plate, but really an appearance item.                
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.      
Painted brake calipers (optional)                
Panoramic sunroofFront glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.        
Rear bumper protector                
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Tubular side steps      
Wheel-lip moldingsExtensions to the wheel opening, both decorative and protective.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (show)  
Approach detectionPerimeter lighting automatically activated by approaching keyfob.            
Auto-dimming headlightsHigh beams automatically turned on and off.                
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.  
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.  
Automatic-off headlightsHeadlights automatically turn off.                  
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.          
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.      
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.      
Interior lights, additionalOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.        
LED tail lightsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Map lightsFront row reading lights.
Mirror tilt-down in reverseOne or both exterior mirrors tilt down when the transmission is in reverse, to provide view of the curb.                
Outside temperature display      
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.            
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
Power-folding mirrorsMirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.        
Steering-linked headlightsHeadlights swivel when steering wheel is turned.              
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors  
Upgraded instrumentsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.        
Visor mirror, driver                    
Visor mirror, passenger                    
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.              
Powertrain (show)  
Lockable center differentialThe center differential can be manually locked using a button. Only for use at low speeds on loose surfaces. Engaging low range (where available) usually locks the center differential automatically.  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.                
Seats and Interior Trim (show)  
Front buckets
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench              
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench      
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench          
Center armrest(s), front row
Center armrest(s), second row
Cooled or ventilated front seats            
Door sill trim plates                  
Floor mats
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Folding third row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.          
Heated front seats  
Heated second row seats                  
Illuminated door sill trim plates      
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.        
Leather-wrapped steering wheel    
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seatsSeat adjusts back and forth to vary the split between the second row and the third row or cargo area.          
Manual height adjuster, driver seat                  
Manual recliner, second row seats
Memory system, driver seat                
Metal pedals                
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.                
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat        
Power height adjuster, driver seat  
Power height adjuster, passenger seat        
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.      
Power recliner, driver seat  
Power recliner, passenger seat        
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable cushion length; provides better support for long legs.                
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.        
Stain-resistant fabricFabric that resists stains, and in many cases odors as well.            
Upgraded headliner (optional)                
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (show)  
Alloy wheels  
Chrome-plated alloy wheelsAlloy wheels plated with chrome. Some use a more durable, alternative process (PVD, Superchrome). Replace and include value of regular alloy wheels.                  
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.
Performance steering system (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.                
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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Option Package Contents

Active Safety Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Pedestrian detection
Lane departure warning system
Lane departure warning system

UVO

Features
SMS text-to-speech reader
911 assist
App support
Voice control for external devices

Convenience Package

Features
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat
Power height adjuster, driver seat
Power recliner, driver seat
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Automatic headlights
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Obstacle detection, rear
Dual-zone climate control
Ionizing air filtration
Automatic climate control, front
Heated front seats

UVO3

Features
Android Auto support
Apple CarPlay support

Third-row seating

Features
Rear HVAC unit
Rear air vents with manual controls

Third-row seating

Features
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats
Folding third row seats
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench

Active Safety Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Pedestrian detection
Lane departure warning system
Lane departure warning system

UVO

Features
SMS text-to-speech reader
911 assist
App support
Voice control for external devices

Convenience Package

Features
Rear air vents with manual controls
Blind spot warning system
Rear cross-traffic detection
Rear HVAC unit

Convenience Package

Features
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat
Power height adjuster, driver seat
Power recliner, driver seat
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Automatic headlights
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Obstacle detection, rear
Dual-zone climate control
Ionizing air filtration
Automatic climate control, front
Heated front seats

UVO3

Features
Android Auto support
Apple CarPlay support

Premium Package

Features
AC power outlet
Power-folding mirrors
Blind spot warning system
Rear cross-traffic detection
Approach detection
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener
Power liftgate
Upgraded instruments

Active Safety Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Pedestrian detection
Lane departure warning system
Lane departure warning system

Advanced Touring Package

Features
Panoramic sunroof
Interior lights, additional

Premium Package

Features
AC power outlet
Power-folding mirrors
Blind spot warning system
Rear cross-traffic detection
Approach detection
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener
Power liftgate
Upgraded instruments

Active Safety Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Pedestrian detection
Lane departure warning system
Lane departure warning system

Advanced Touring Package

Features
Panoramic sunroof
Interior lights, additional

Active Safety Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Pedestrian detection
Lane departure warning system
Lane departure warning system

Advanced Technology Package

Features
Xenon HID headlights
Heated steering wheel
Cooled or ventilated front seats
Steering-linked headlights

UVO

Features
SMS text-to-speech reader
911 assist
App support
Voice control for external devices

Popular Package

Features
Stain-resistant fabric
Temporary spare tire

UVO3

Features
Android Auto support
Apple CarPlay support

Cool & Connected Package

Features
Automatic climate control, front
Dual-zone climate control
Ionizing air filtration

Technology Package

Features
Power recliner, passenger seat
Forward collision warning
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat
Pedestrian detection
Power height adjuster, passenger seat
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat
Obstacle detection, front
Obstacle detection, rear
Power liftgate
Surround sound
Auto-dimming headlights
Voice control for nav and audio
Traffic information
Lane departure warning system
HD radio
Temporary spare tire
Navigation system
Automatic braking, low-speed
Cooled or ventilated front seats
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Harman/Kardon, 320W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)

Premium Package

Features
Compass
Panoramic sunroof
Interior lights, additional
Turn signals on or near mirrors
Power-folding mirrors
Blind spot warning system
Rear cross-traffic detection
Universal garage door opener
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
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