New KIA Sorento: new details and release date

New KIA Sorento: new details and release date


The “spy” pictures of the new KIA SUV towing rigid hitch crossover BMW X5, 27 Jan published the British edition Autocar.

Sorento is one of the oldest models of the brand this year received the update. It is reported that the largest crossover in the KIA lineup will be unveiled in South Korea on February 17. Then, according to the portal “The Korean Car Blog”, will open pre-orders for the novelty.

The dimensions of the model resembles the BMW X5, which is apparently equal to new. It is reported that the new SUV, which will compete with the Skoda Kodiaq, Land Rover range Rover Sport and Nissan X-Trail received much of technologies from the latest Hyundai Santa Fe.

Initially it was assumed that the model will get a 2.2-litre diesel engine, mated with 8-speed “automatic”. However, later it was reported hybrid powertrain.

Journalists suggest that the system will consist of a petrol 1.6-liter turbulence the motor from KIA Niro and electric motor on the rear axle to provide four-wheel drive.


In the cabin is likely to be a virtual tidy and enlarged the touchscreen. The developers promise that the crossover will grow up and become more spacious inside.

Also will significantly enhance vehicle safety. It is expected the alarm about approaching from behind the car when you exit car (Safe Exist Assist) and a reminder to the driver about the rear passengers (Rear Occupant Alert).

As you the interior of the new KIA Sorento?

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