The new 2017 Kia Sorento, produced by Kia, will be longer, taller and wider than its predecessors. The new mid-size crossover SUV will be a modern car, that will mix the concept of a SUV and a car. The new crossover is going to be perfect for large families and it will feature some great improvements. Its main competitors will be: Honda Pilot, Honda Travers and Toyota Highlander.
2017 Kia Sorento Exterior & Interior
2017 Kia Sorento powerful and more aggressive than the previous models, the new SUV is expected to come to the market with a refreshed look. It will feature a new robust design, which will make it look more aggressive. One of the main improvements will be in the front fascia of the new SUV. More specifically, the redesigned grille will feature with air spaces, as to let the air into the engine. The bumper of the car will also be totally redesigned, as to give the new 2017 Kia Sorento a more powerful look. It will also have sharper LED lights, restructured lamps, as well as a pair of fog lights. Most of the characteristics on the front area of the car will be covered by a wide bumper, which will even extend to both sides of the car. The bumper will also house the fog lights, as to make the car look more powerful. In addition, the wheel base of the new car will be increased by 3.7 inches.
The cabin of the new 2017 Kia Sorento will be more spacious and luxury than the previous versions and it will feature three rows of seats for the passengers. It will be modern and will be equipped with the finest quality materials. 2017 Kia Sorento the seats will be covered with leather of the finest quality. Furthermore, its dashboard will look simple and fresh, with a wide color screen mounted at the center, in order to help the driver in controlling the different options of the car. For the comfort of its passengers, this modern vehicle will have an automatic air conditioning system and will also offer a variety of connection options, such as wi-fi, USB ports and Bluetooth, as well as an improved infotainment system. In addition, the new SUV will also be equipped with safety features, such as seat belts, automatic breaks and alarm system.
2017 Kia Sorento Performance
The new 2017 Kia Sorento will feature 3 engine options. It will have a standard automatic 2.4 liter engine (4-cylinder), which will be able to produce 188 hp and 241 lb-ft of maximum torque. The second option will include a turbocharged 2.2 liter engine, which will give up to 200 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system. 2017 Kia Sorento the SUV will be able to accelerate to 100 mpg in just 10 seconds. There will be also a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, which will be able to produce 240 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque.
2017 Kia Sorento Release Date & Price
The Korean automaker has not revealed yet the exact date the new 2017 Kia Sorento will ‘hit’ the market, but it’s expected to be in the mid of 2016. The price of the new Korean SUV is expected to be between $26,000 and $30,000.