2016 Kia Sorento interior, engine and release date

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These days, there are a lot of rumors on the internet about the new model of KIA Sorento. Since the mid-size SUVs are extremely popular these days, there is a great interest for the new model. To remind you, KIA Sorento had so far three generations of cars. Corporate KIA is much known in the world of the cars. I would mention only the fact that KIA is the oldest car company in Korea, since 1944. Another Korean corporations, Hyundai is one of the majority owners of KIA, so it’s pretty determines the fate of this brand. In addition to commercial and widely accepted models, Kia is known for luxury cars.

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2016 Kia Sorento exterior

The external appearance of KIA Sorrento is not changed very much. Grill is slightly larger than before, and in the middle of grill is situated KIA logo, as before. The daytime running lights and fog lights are located on the side of the grill and now have little sharper lines. Of course, the lights are made in LED technology. In the standard equipment comes aloy wheels of 17 inches, while optional you can choose wheels from 18 or 19 inches. The new model is a couple of inches wider and longer than the previous model. If you love the panoramic sunroof, this model will not disappoint you, because Sorrento has the option to offer.


2016 Kia Sorento interior

The interior of this model will be equipped with an extremely convenient. What you will certainly appreciate is the more cabin space, so that the bigger people will be delighted by this model. There will be two variants of this model: with 5 and 7 seats. The seats are very comfortable with leather upholstery. Lever for automatic transmission is shifted slightly to the left, but that does not diminish the functionality. The dashboard is transparent and easy to use. As for electronics, there will be a USB and Bluetooth connectivity, and excellent touch screen of 8 inches, infinity stereo system and dual zone climate control.


2016 Kia Sorento engine

Regarding the engine, in the offer will be two basic models. The basic one will have 4 cylinders and 2.4 liters. It will develop a power of 185 hp. This model of engine will achieve fuel consumption of 27 mpg on highway. The second model will be significantly more expensive, but will have a much greater power. It is the Lambda V6 model with 3.3 liters and an output of the 276hp. This engine will achieve fuel consumption of 25 mpg on highway. Both models will have a FWD drive and will have a 6 speed automatic transmission.

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2016 Kia Sorento price and release date

The price of this model will range from $25,000 for the base model, up to 42000 dollars for a limited variant. It is expected to appear in September or October 2015.

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