Kia SUV Towing Capacity Guide

A red 2020 Kia sorento towing a camper

If you're looking for a new SUV that is capable of handling less intensive towing jobs, then consider getting a Kia! With a wide range of SUVs, from compact to family-sized, you'll find that there's a Kia made for everyone. Our team at Rogers & Rogers Kia in Imperial, CA, put together this Kia SUV towing guide to help with your research. Keep reading to learn more, and if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us by calling (888) 694-5045 or send us a message online.

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A red 2020 Kia Niro

2020 Kia Niro
Towing Capacity

Get the best of both worlds in the 2020 Kia Niro. Not only is the Niro an eco-friendly vehicle, but it also provides a maximum towing capacity of 2,800 lbs. when it is properly equipped with the towing package. 

Hybrid EV (electric vehicle)

TOWING
2,800 lbs
HORSEPOWER
201 HP
TORQUE
291 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
101
MPG (hwy)
120

2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia Sorento
Towing Capacity

Perfect for weekend excursions, the 2020 Kia Sorento has an impressive towing capacity of 5,000 lbs. when properly equipped. You'll find that FWD is standard, with AWD available on most trims. Check out the table below to learn more about the 2020 Kia Sorento engines. 

2.4L I4
Six-speed automatic w/ Sportmatic™

HORSEPOWER
185 HP
TORQUE
178 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
22
MPG (hwy)
29

3.3L V6
Eight-speed automatic w/ Sportmatic™

HORSEPOWER
290 HP
TORQUE
252 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
19
MPG (hwy)
26
 

2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia Sportage
Towing Capacity

Ideal for short trips and daily drives, the 2020 Kia Sportage has a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 lbs. when properly equipped. Check out the table below to learn more about the engines available on the 2020 Kia Sportage. 

2.4L I4
Six-speed automatic w/ Sportmatic™

HORSEPOWER
181 HP
TORQUE
175 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
23
MPG (hwy)
30

3.3L V6
Eight-speed automatic w/ Sportmatic™

HORSEPOWER
240 HP
TORQUE
237 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
20
MPG (hwy)
28

A blue 2021 Kia Seltos

2021 Kia Seltos
Towing Capacity

Made to do more, the 2021 Kia Seltos is a compact SUV that is ready for adventure. With a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 lbs. when properly equipped, the Kia Seltos lets you bring along smaller trailers, kayaks, and more. Take a look at the following table to learn more about the 2021 Kia Seltos engines. 

3.8L V6
Eight-speed automatic transmission w/ Sportmatic™

TOWING
2,000 lbs
HORSEPOWER
291 HP
TORQUE
262 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
20
MPG (hwy)
26

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