2016 Kia Sorento Review, Redesign and Changes

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Kia has already released the first images of the new generation Sorento, in advance of its official South Korean debut expected to take place by the end of the month. The rest of the world will have to wait for the 2014 Paris Motor Show where the 2016 Kia Sorento will finally be unveiled. The upcoming Kia  mid-size SUV will actually come as the third-generation Sorento, replacing the previous generation launched in 2009. As a matter of fact, the current model has been quite successful on the U.S. market, being the third best-selling Kia  vehicle, after Optima and Soul models.

The third generation of Sorento from Kia is coming. We can be sure that development of it is not in starting stage since spy photographers caught this SUV in street testing. It was hard to see what car is under heavy camouflage, but sharp eyes could see known lines of the vehicle, which will come out probably as 2016 Kia Sorento. We heard if this crossover and its development under the code name UM. The 2016 Kia Sorento will be a new vehicle, probably out not before 2016. But, from what we know about this SUV, all enthusiasts will be eager to see what does it will bring.

The Kia Sorento was launched in 2002 and went on sale in the United States the following year. The first-generation Sorento was a traditional body-on-frame SUV with off-road capabilities and a four-wheel drive system. The first-gen Sorento was replaced in 2009, when Kia introduced a completely redesigned vehicle. Now built on a car-based platform and relegated to crossover status, the second-gen Sorento began rolling off the West Point, Georgia production line for the 2010 model year. Slightly longer than its predecessor, the updated Sorento gained new 2.4-liter four-cylinder and 3.5-liter V-6 engines on U.S. soil. The crossover received yet another makeover for the 2013 model year. Although Kia introduced it as a third-generation model with an all-new chassis and redesigned front and rear fascias, the update is commonly considered a facelift rather than a brand-new generation. Going into 2015, Kia introduced a revamped Sorento with hefty updates inside and out, including a longer wheelbase.

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2016 Kia Sorento Price

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2016 Kia Sorento Redesign

Most of the design modifications on 2016 Kia Sorento will come on the rear end and inside the cabin. Bigger body we saw on the spied 2016 Kia Sorento probably means more space for passengers and cargo. New design brings big transformation. New generation of the SUV will feature new systems. However, there are just few things predictable and long way to go, so we still can’t guess what will 2016 Sorento bring in the cabin. However, exterior could be, since photographers caught vehicle in the street. Even under cover, some parts are spotted. Design is somehow familiar to Kia CrossGT vehicle.

The 2016 Kia Sorento features an upgraded interior with a wrap-around dashboard and a large infotainment screen. Even though the second-generation model has been praised for its high-quality cabin, the all-new model will further enhance the styling and functionality of the interior.

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2016 Kia Sorento Specs

The Kia Sorento is a five- or seven-passenger SUV that straddles the line between compact and midsize crossovers. It’s as large as other midsizers like the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano and even offers midsize features like an optional V6 engine and third-row seating.

This popular mid-size SUV will be completely redesigned and will get new and refreshed front and back fascias. It is going to be wider, longer (3 inches in wheelbase) and even lower, so it will be more spacious inside. Front part will have bolder mesh grille with redesigned headlights which will be narrow. Therefore, it will have more aggressive and macho appearance. We expected other refined details, as well as new taillights and fog lights. It will appear in following trims: L, LX, EX, SX and SXL model. Since it is enough large, it is perfect for big families and trips.

Speaking of the interior of 2016 Kia Sorento it will be redesign as well. We can expect more roominess, more comfort and better equipment. It will be comfortable, quiet and will provide plenty of leg and headroom for the occupants. The cabin will be made of quality and soft materials which will make a ride enjoyable for all. It will be available with heated and ventilated front seats and the optional third row will be able to accommodate adults. It is also available with five seats. Dashboard will be redesigned, it will have larger infotainment system, and standard features: air conditioning, Bluetooth, USB, cruise control, AM/FM/XM/CD sound system, steering wheel with controls, camera etc.

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2016 Kia Sorento Engine

Engine of the 2016 Kia Sorento will be probably shared with new Hyundai Santa Fe. Cooperation of two Seoul-based companies is a try to get higher spot in pecking order between SUV segment. That engine for 2016 Sorento could be 2.0-l T-GDI 4-cylinder turbo drivetrain, capable to deliver 264 hp. Also, V6 version of 3.3-l engine will be offered with higher outcome of 290 hp. If it will be the same as for current Santa Fe, these engines will be mated to 6-speed automatic transmission system and will send power to all wheels.

The engine lineup is also expected to be upgraded. The 2016 Kia Sorento is likely to be powered by a 2.4-liter GDI and a 3.3-liter V6. What is more, the rumor has it that a hybrid powertrain, which comprises a 2.3-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor with a lithium-polymer battery, might also be available in the future.

As for the engine of 2016 Kia Sorento, it will be available with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine producing 191 horsepower and 181 lb/ft of torque. The other option will be a 3.3-liter V6 engine making 290 horsepower. Both engines will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Estimated fuel consumption for the first engine is 23 mpg in combined drive and for the second is 21mpg. It gets the acceleration from 0-60 mph in 9 seconds.

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