When the 2017 Kia Sorento is released it will boast of a new design. It will also have more space within the cabin. KIA is a well-known automaker from Korea. It produces some truly impressive vehicles and has earned a reputation for satisfying its customers. The new 2017 Kia Sorento is quite different as compared to the earlier model and it comes equipped with some very impressive features. The cabin is larger than before and offers more space to the occupants thereby ensuring a comfortable and better ride every time.
2017 Kia Sorento – Exterior and Interior Changes
The 2017 Kia Sorento faces some stiff competition from the likes of the Honda Pilot and the Chevrolet Traverse. It also has to go head to head with the Toyota Highlander. Here is a brief look at what this car has to offer. The first thing that we notice about the new Sorento is that it is longer than the earlier model and it is also wider than before. The wheelbase is approximately 3.1 inches longer and the body is also 3.7 inches longer than the body of the earlier model. It also has a nice soft swept back style but the height of the vehicle is about 0.6 inches lower.
Inside the cabin all occupants will get to enjoy a comfortable ride. This is a crossover vehicle that has 3 rows of seats. Many people feel that this midsize crossover is the best in its class.
The cabin features some great technological gadgets. The best quality material is used within the cabin and there is plenty of wood as well as leather used within the cabin. The best part about this vehicle’s interiors is the presence of an extra row of seats. In addition, the carmaker has also installed some great safety features.
2017 Kia Sorento – Engine Specs
A 3.3-liter direct injection V6 engine powers up the new Sorento. This engine is strong enough to produce 290 horsepower and is offered as a 4-cylinder turbo engine that produces quite a lot of power. The Sorento is offered as a front-wheel driver vehicle though the carmaker is also prepared to offer you an all-wheel drive vehicle. The carmaker may also offer the Sorento with a 2.4-liter engine that is capable of producing 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. This engine is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in approximately 10 seconds. A second engine is also available in the shape of the 2.0-liter engine that is capable of producing 240 horsepower and 260 lb ft of torque. A 2.2-liter engine is also available and it is capable of producing about 200 horsepower. These engines will also deliver good fuel economy and they also produce a nice pickup.
2017 Kia Sorento – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Kia Sorento was displayed at the Paris Auto Show earlier in October this year. The carmaker has not provided any details about the price of the new Sorento. We may have to wait till next year to know more about the release date and the price of the new 2017 Kia Sorento. However, we expect the company to introduce the vehicle in showrooms across the country by the end of next year. Logic says that the Sorento will cost at least 26, 000 dollars.