2016 Kia Sorento Release date

2016 Kia Sorento is a popular crossover that will be improved compared to the previous model. High demand for this model is 100,000 units per year. The growth in size of vehicles, primarily in length and wheelbase it will be included in a medium-size crossover. The new Sorento will have three rows of seats and will receive an increase cargo space and passenger space between rows of seats. The third row is very small and will be designed to accommodate children. Body will be made of high-strength steel, which will be increased torsional rigidity. Changes on the exterior includes: a new grille, front and rear LED lights, 19 inch alloy wheels, new air ducts and more. They expect a new and more efficient propulsion engines that will reduce fuel consumption.

2016 Kia Sorento-front view

2016 Kia Sorento Under the hood

2016 Kia Sorento under the hood hides several drive units. The first engine is the 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that releases 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The second engine is a 2.4-liter I-4 unit that releases 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The third engine offered is a 3.3-liter V6 unit that releases 290 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. Engines will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission that transfers power to the front wheels or all four wheels evenly. Torque Vectoring is evenly spread between front and rear wheels. Detailed specifications will be announced later.

2016 Kia Sorento-rear view

2016 Kia Sorento – Interior

2016 Kia Sorento brings a comfortable and modern interior. In offer will be the following trim packages: L, LX, EX, SX and SX-L. Depending on the choice of equipment will depend on the package and a list of equipment. At your disposal will be a 8.0-inch touchscreen, automatic climate control, Bluetooth and voice commands, cruise control, premium audio system and more. Safety package will be at the highest level and includes stability control system, a system for preventing collisions, sensors, forward-collision warning and backup camera. The sale will be at the beginning of 2016 year and the price will go of $ 26,000.

2016 Kia Sorento-interior

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