2017 Kia Sorento Changes, Release date, Redesign

2017 Kia Sorento will be launched on the market sophisticated and comfortable than ever. Upgraded vehicle is ready for family getaways and great experience.


2017 KIA Sorento Redesign

2017 Kia Sorento comes with similar design as its predecessor. New model is offered in five trim levels: L, LX, EX, SX, and SX Limited. Its appearance is more aerodynamic and sleeker with long hood and stronger shoulders. Aggressive design of the front fascia is enhanced by its narrow headlights with lower intake and prominent fog lights. Wheel option includes alloy wheels that range from 17 to 19 inch, which depends on chosen trim level. On the rear there are LED rear dimensional taillights and sleek rear spoiler and highest trim level brings xenon headlights on all side. Exterior colors to expect include Titanium Silver, Ebony Black, and Sparkling Silver. Some standard interior accessories and features available on 2017 Kia Sorento model include Bluetooth audio and phone controls, a stain-resistant fabric upholstery, a USB/iPod interface, CD player, USB/iPod interface. Also there are telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel. Higher trim has USB ports, Uvo eSerives, a sound-deafening windshield, rear parking sensors, an auto-dimming mirror, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats and a 4.3-inch touchscreen interface. Also automatic dual-zone climate control, a display screen speedometer, keyless ignition and entry, a leather upholstery, sound-deafening front side glass, second-row side sunshades, blind-spot monitor, power-folding mirrors, a panoramic sunroof, traffic reporting, a larger rearview mirror, more speakers and better Infiniti sound system and bigger touchscreen interface, and rear-cross traffic warning system. Highest trim level includes more upgraded options.


2017 KIA Sorento Engines

2017 Kia Sorento will offer 3 engine options. The base engine will be with 2.4-liter capacity and it is able to produce 185 horsepower with 178 lb-ft of torque. Second engine is 2.0-liter inline 4 with turbocharger which delivers 240 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque. Third engine is the biggest one and it comes as V6 with 3.3-liter of displacement and it delivers 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. All these engines come in pair with a 6-speed automatic transmission and FWD is a standard while AWD system comes available as an option. Fuel economy varies from 24 mpg combined for base 2.4-liter engine in pair with FWD and goes up to 19 mpg for V6 and AWD system. The acceleration in this model is 0-60 for 7,2 sec.


2017 KIA Sorento Release Date, Price, Competitor

2017 Kia Sorento should be expected at the middle of 2017. As for its price, it is expected to be around $25,100 to $46,595. This car will be a tough competitor in its class including 2017 Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Ford Edge and Chevy Equinox.


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