Over the years, Kia has developed a reputation for constructing, safe, reliable, and fuel efficient vehicles. The 2017 Kia Sorento is no different and will only add to this legacy. These models come with a variety of features that allow a potential customer to find the best model to suit their needs.

The Trim Levels of the 2017 Kia Sorento

  • L
  • LX
  • EX
  • SX
  • SXL

Sorento L

Kia Sorento L is the base model of the SUV. It comes with numerous airbags in the front, side, knees, and side curtain regions to keep everyone safe from harm. It has solar control glass that allows for the appropriate amount of privacy in the car. Features also include variable intermittent windshield wipers and climate control such as air conditioning. The 2017 Kia Sorento L has everything that people have come to expect with a modern vehicle.


  • Knee and curtain airbags.
  • Solar control glass.
  • Air-conditioning.

Sorento LX

The 2017 Kia Sorento LX is the first level up from the base model and therefore includes some additional features. It has sound-absorbing windshield glass for a quieter ride. A smart welcome, illuminated door handle pockets and windshield de-icer are optional features. The LX also comes with auto light control to keep everyone appropriately aware of their surroundings. On the inside, it features a 4.3-inch color touch screen audio display and comes ready for SiriusXM satellite radio.


  • Sound-absorbing glass.
  • Color touch screen.
  • Optional Illuminated door handles.

Sorento EX

The 2017 Kia Sorento EX is the mid-level SUV model. Illuminated door handle pockets are standard. Power folding outside mirrors, powered lift gate, panoramic sunroof, and height-adjustable lift gate are all optional. This vehicle comes with sound-absorbing glass across the entire front and fog lights to improve visibility in thick weather. The wheels are larger at 18-inches. The steering wheel has paddle shifters. A rear parking assist is optional.


  • Illuminated door handle pockets
  • Paddle shifters.
  • Power folding mirrors.

Sorento SX

The 2017 Kia Sorento SX is one of the premier luxury models. It comes with infinity surround sound audio system with ten speakers and a subwoofer. Blind spot detection and rear cross traffic alert are standard. The SX comes with a power inverter and 7-inch color LCD display. It also features one-touch power windows and an engine immobilizer.


  • Ten speakers.
  • Blind spot detection.
  • Rear cross traffic alert.

Sorento SXL

The 2017 Kia Sorento SXL is the premier luxury SUV on the market. It features an electronic parking brake with an auto-hold. A dual-zone climate control system and additional climate control for the third row are standard. As are the surround-view mirrors and auto-diming mirrors. The interior is premium Nappa leather.


  • Dual-zone climate control.
  • Auto-dim mirrors.
  • Nappa leather interior.


When potential car buyers are looking at various SUVs, it is important that they find the proper vehicle to suit their needs. That is why the 2017 Kia Sorento features a wide variety of trim levels to choose from that even have their own customizable features.