The Kia Sorento is a mid-size crossover SUV produced by Kia Motors. The Sorento is currently in its fourth generation and has been produced since 2002. The current generation of the Kia Sorento is assembled in West Point, Georgia and continues to be one of the best-selling vehicles in its class. In this article, we will explore all of the best available features on the Kia Sorento.
The Kia Sorento comes in two available engine types. First up is the 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine. This base-level engine puts out up to 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. The next available engine is a Turbocharged 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine. This turbocharged engine gets up to 281 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque. The Sorento comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission and the choice between Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) and Torque-vectoring All-Wheel Drive (AWD). The Kia Sorento also gets up to an EPA-estimated 29 highway MPG.
The Kia Sorento comes with loads of modern technology and comfort features. The Sorento comes standard with an 8” touchscreen display and can be upgraded to a 10.25” touchscreen. The touchscreens come with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth wireless. The Sorento also comes with either a 6-speaker audio system or a 12-speaker Bose premium audio system. A wireless phone charger and USB/12-volt charging ports throughout the vehicle will help you and your passengers stay connected while on the road.
The interior of the Sorento can seat up to 7 passengers or 6 passengers with 2nd-row captain’s chairs. Some premium comfort features on the Sorento include genuine leather seat trim, heated and ventilated front seating, and a heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Sorento also comes with an available panoramic sunroof with power sunshade.
The 2021 Kia Sorento is one of the safest mid-size SUVs on the market as indicated by its designation as an IIHS Top Safety Pick. The Kia Sorento comes with many advanced safety features including Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist, Driver Attention Warning and Advanced Airbags throughout the vehicle. Features like Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Following Assist help you navigate crowded highways. A Rear View Monitor, Surround View Monitor and Blind View Monitor will help you see obstacles that you couldn’t see with your mirrors.
The Kia Sorento comes in several trim levels which will affect the purchase price of your vehicle. We have broken out the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for each trim level below.
2021 Kia Sorento LX – starting at $29,390
2021 Kia Sorento S – starting at $31,890
2021 Kia Sorento EX – starting at $34,990
2021 Kia Sorento SX – starting at $37,990
2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige – starting at $40,590
Like the rest of the Kia family of vehicles, the Sorento comes with the industry’s best warranty. You’ll be covered under the limited basic warranty for 5-years / 60k miles and under the powertrain limited warranty for 10-years / 100k miles. See your local dealer for details.
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