2016 Kia Sorento review, colors, engine

According to announcements, Kia Sorento 2016 will surprise us with a lot of new features. This car first appeared in 2002. Sorento is a mid-size SUV. In the last 13 years Kia has presented a total of 3 generations of this vehicle. In addition, minor changes were made and called facelifting” almost every year. Since the Sorento had made a great success, Kia continued to further promote this vehicle. What will be new in this car? Above all, we need to mention a greater length of 3.7 inches and larger wheelbase by 3 inches. Kia is so confident in the success of the new model that has hired top actors and athletes to promote the new model. That is already engaged in commercials with Hugh Jackman, and second one comercial with famous actor Pierce Brosnan. Even a former world champion in tennis Rafael Nadal was engaged in Kia campaign.

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2016 Kia Sorento engine

There will be many types of engine for the new Kia Sorento. First of all, we should mention the 3.3 liter V6 engine with an output of 290 hp. It will also be offered engine with direct injection and 2.4-liter with an output of 190 hp and turbocharged 2-liter engine with an output of 240 hp. There will be a diesel engine model. It is a CRDi engine with 2.2 liter VGT turbocharger with built. The drive of all versions of Sorento will be FWD and AWD. All of these engines will be coupled with automatic and manual 6-speed transmission. Fuel consumption is quite improved in this vehicle. Now it is 21 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway.

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2016 Kia Sorento exterior and colors

As already mentioned, the external appearance of the vehicle will change, especially the length. The car will be longer for about 3.7 inches, but it will be a little lower. Kia Sorento will be offered in several variants. The basic model will carry a label L, while for him will follow LX, EX and SX. The highlight will be the Limited version, which will be the most expensive. Even in the basic package of the equipment everything will be very luxurious. For example, there are aloy wheels and numerous airbags. In the Limited versions will be even chrome wheels. The new Kia Sorento will be offered in the following colors: Ebony Black, Sparkling Silver, Titanium Silver, Remington Red, Snow White Pearl and Dark Cherry.

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2016 Kia Sorento interior

The interior will be very comfortable. As I have already mentioned, wheelbase is increased, so it will be much more comfortable cabin. In addition to the cabin, the trunk will also be a lot more spacious. Depending on the model that you buy there will be the appropriate equipment. Let us mention just a few. The basic package will have audio system with 6 speakers, radio, Bluetooth streaming as well as USB connectivity, keyless entry. The more powerful packages will contain a number of other even better extras: heated front seats, front fog lights, sunroof, navigation system. The best equipment is in the Limited version, where will be all of the above and new features like heated rear seats and panoramic sunroof.

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2016 Kia Sorento price

This model has already appeared on sale and can be ordered. Price of the Kia Sorento is 26000 dollars. Already there are indications that in the course of next year will appear new Kia Sorento 2017. Knowing the current practice of the company, there will be only a subsequent embellishment. So, 2017 Kia Sorento will not bring any major improvement but only a classic facelift.

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