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Anyone know what the (XM) stand for in the 2011 - 2013 (XM) Sorento stand for?? I have been wondering for over 8 years now. Hopefully nothing to do with Sirius/XM.
2012 SX (XM) 馃ゴ 83,000 miles, running great. Thanks.
 

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Found this in google but not sure it will help much: Second generation (2010鈥2015) Second generation (XM) Overview. Also called. Kia Sorento R (South Korea & China)
 

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Found this in google but not sure it will help much: Second generation (2010鈥2015) Second generation (XM) Overview. Also called. Kia Sorento R (South Korea & China)
Thank you. This gen seems to be the only one with a bracketed designation.
 

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What do you mean by "bracketed designation"?

If you mean the different generations have different categorizations, I think it may be better, in a way, than not have the categorizations.

For example, a Mustang has changed greatly since first introduced.
 

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I always thought XM meant SiruisXM radio. Looking closer I think it was shortened from designation XMA.
 

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XM was the "code-name" for the second generation Sorento.

The third generation Sorento was code-named UM

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