Kia SUV Towing Capacity | Mission, TX
SUVs serve a variety of needs. Weekend adventurers depend on SUVs for towing their boats out to the Gulf Coast, for taking their campers to the lush forests and rugged mountains across the U.S., and even for transporting kayaks, bikes and trailers with ATVs to nearby adventure spots. Meanwhile, manual laborers, such as landscapers, construction workers, contractors, farmers and ranchers rely on the pure towing prowess of SUVs to get their jobs done right.
Whatever your needs are for an SUV, you can rest assured you’ll have all the towing power you need from your 2020 Kia SUV, including the 2020 Kia Sportage, 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Kia Telluride.
2020 Kia Sportage
Most 2020 Kia Sportage models are powered by a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produces 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the Sportage can tow up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped, perfect for small boats and trailers. The Kia Sportage is also available with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine. This engine still enables 2,000 pounds of towing capacity but ups horsepower and torque to 237 horsepower and 260 lb-ft, respectively.
2020 Kia Sorento
The base engine motivating the 2020 Kia Sorento is a 2.4-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4. This engine churns out 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque, enabling towing up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped. For more power, go with the available 3.3-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine, which cranks out 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, properly-equipped FWD models can tow up to 3,500 pounds and AWD models can tow up to 5,000 pounds.
2020 Kia Telluride
The largest and most powerful SUV in the Kia lineup is the 2020 Kia Telluride. All Telluride models are powered by a 3.8-liter Lambda DOHC 24-valve V6 engine that produces 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, enabling the Telluride to tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped.
Get behind the wheel of these towing masters at Bert Ogden Mission Kia.