After prolonged run using the good-looking crossover styling, Kia Sorento is able to shift generations. Third generation model was finally revealed and It‘ll have as debuted at this year’s Paris auto show. However, it still won’t be offered before late 2015 like a 2016 year model. 2016 Kia Sorento will bring not just new styling for any midsize SUV, but a brand new look out for all future Kia’s lineup. Bigger frame with increased room inside ought to be sufficient to persuade large families to seem straight into the new Kia Sorento 2016.
2016 KIA SORENTO EXTERIOR
New 2016 Kia Sorento starts having a fresh look. It now has longer wheelbase, slightly lower roof and wider frame for additional space inside. Front end fascia is reworked and all new Kia’s models should seem like this. Grille is now wider and also has more conventional mild trapezoid shape, while headlights are angular and laid-back. Big trapezoid rear tail-lights and roof-mounted spoiler look good, and D-pillars might limit outward visibility to some extent. The new Kia Sorento 2016 will come in 6 different colors : Silky Silver, Snow White Pearl, Platinum Graphite, Metal Stream, Imperial Bronze and Aurora Black Pearl.
2016 KIA SORENTO INTERIOR
The Kia Sorento 2016 interior is now more spacious and third row has more breathing room. Leather seats remain standard almost across the entire lineup, as well as entry-level models have the choice to obtain some of those. Limited models come away with premium nappa leather upholstery for any borderline luxury feel. Dashboard is now more flat than it was once and instrument panel has horizontal spacing because of that. 8-inch display is offered by EX model onwards, while Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary input jacks are standard over the lineup. Infinity surround sound system with ten speakers is likewise offered from EX trim level and thus are ventilated front seats, driver’s seat memory and blind spot detection system. As much as the remainder of safety features go, 2016 Kia Sorento includes a rearview camera and back-up warning system optional or standard through the entire lineup.
2016 KIA SORENTO TOWING CAPACITY AND SPECS
Trim levels presumably won’t be changed and all trim levels should continue with a similar few powertrains. Base LX model gets 2. 4-liter I-4 GDI engine with 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. EX and SX-Limited grades can be found with 2. 0-liter turbocharged GDI powerplant that has the capacity to deliver 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Other higher trims can be found with stronger 3. 3-liter V6 engine which may be found in the remainder of the lineup too and which develops 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive can be found over the lineup, and 6-speed automatic transmission is likewise standard. When properly equipped 2016 Kia Sorento towing capacity goes as much as 5, 000 pounds.
KIA SORENTO 2016 MPG
Base 4-cylinder will certainly be rare option and it is rated at 20 / 27 mpg with FWD and 19 / 25 mpg with 4WD config. V6 is much more widespread and offers similar figures and it’s easy to discover why you’ll presumably find Kia Sorento 2016 with one of these simple engines that rated at 18 / 25 mpg or 18 / 24 mpg with FWD or 4WD respectively.
2016 KIA SORENTO RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
Base 2016 Kia Sorento is available for slightly below $25, 000, while Limited model has price little over $40, 000 but it may go more in case you apply heavy hand using the optional equipment. Upon the US car market 2016 Kia Sorento has main competitors inside the Honda Pilot and also the Toyota Highlander.
|2016 Sorento L||2.4L I4||FWD – 6 A/T||$24.900|
|2016 Sorento LX||2.4L I4||FWD – 6 A/T||$26.200|
|2016 Sorento LX||2.4L I4||AWD – 6 A/T||$28.000|
|2016 Sorento EX||2.0L Turbo||FWD – 6 A/T||$31.100|
|2016 Sorento SX-Limited||2.0L Turbo||FWD – 6 A/T||$39.900|
|2016 Sorento EX||2.0L Turbo||AWD – 6 A/T||$32.900|
|2016 Sorento SX-Limited||2.0L Turbo||AWD – 6 A/T||$41.700|
|2016 Sorento LX V6||3.3L V6||FWD – 6 A/T||$28.300|
|2016 Sorento EX V6||3.3L V6||FWD – 6 A/T||$31.700|
|2016 Sorento SX V6||3.3L V6||FWD – 6 A/T||$37.900|
|2016 Sorento SX-Limited V6||3.3L V6||FWD – 6 A/T||$41.300|
|2016 Sorento LX V6||3.3L V6||AWD – 6 A/T||$30.100|
|2016 Sorento EX V6||3.3L V6||AWD – 6 A/T||$33.500|
|2016 Sorento SX V6||3.3L V6||AWD – 6 A/T||$39.700|
|2016 Sorento SX-Limited V6||3.3L V6||AWD – 6 A/T||$43.100|