Kia is one of the few companies who deliver great cars for a very affordable price. Kia is all set to release the new Kia Sorento 2017 and this new variant will come with a more stylish and classy interior. Comparing the new upgrades with previous variant features we can say that these upgrades are for the well and will help Kia to build larger customer base in the United States. The new Sorento will come with increased dimensions and more spacious interiors.Kia Sorento 2017 will also come with a powerful engine under the hood. With these entire enhancement this car will certainly be among one of the best sellers and will be in stiff competition with cars like Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot and Traverse. More will be known about this car once it is displayed in the upcoming auto shows across the world this year.
Kia Sorento 2017 Engine Options
Kia Sorento 2017 will be the third generation and will be available in more than two variants. Under the hood there will be a 2.4 L 4 cylinder engine capable of generating up to 188 HP and a will have a maximum torque of 241 Nm. This engine will provide a pickup of 100 mph within 10.4 seconds. Expectedly a six speed gearbox will be mated with this engine and rumours suggest that the pickup could be as high as 195 mph within 100 seconds.
Another variant might come with a 2 L engine, turbocharged, capable of generating up to 185 HP and a torque of 402 Nm. It will have a similar pick up. If Kia releases the diesel variant then it will be 2.2l engine generating up to 200 HP and producing a torque of 441 Nm. It will have a pickup of 203 kmph within nine seconds and will be mated with an automatic gearbox. Other than that improved fuel efficiency is expected from these engines.
Kia Sorento 2017 Design
Kia has decided to give the 2017 Sorento an innovative interior and exterior makeover. The new design will be fresh and this Korean automaker has used the highest quality of materials to craft the new cabin of this car. The basic outlook of this car will be pretty much being same as its predecessors. Major upgrades include increased dimensions, larger wheelbase and a brand new row of seats.
These last two rows of seats are adjustable and they can be folded to create room for extra luggage. To add to that its new interior is classier and comfortable. This new variant will be able to accommodate more passengers than before and will be equipped with all standard security and safety features. Other than that Kia has decided to give this car an advanced technological upgrade and the new dashboard is quite efficient and modern.
Kia Sorento 2017 Release Date and Price
Kia has divulged no official information regarding this car’s price or release date. But the Kia Sorento 2017 is expected to hit the showrooms by the second quarter of next year or latest by 2017. It would be hard to guess the price considering all the enhancements but it is likely that Kia will go for a more affordable price tag than its rivals. This car could be roughly priced around $30k or more, depending on the range of accessories offered.