The South Korean marque Kia released Sorento a few days back. As it is in the market and available for sale, we would like to give you a detailed review. This review will include everything about the Sorento, from engine specifications to driving experience. Sorento is a mid-size SUV with all the dashing looks. It is one of the best Kia and a comfortable ride. The 2022 Kia Sorento adds a plug-in hybrid model. This powertrain will be a combination of an electric motor with an engine.
Kia Sorento was first released in 2003. It is a Compact 5-door SUV. The body layout of the Sorento is front-engine, front-wheel-drive with an option of front-engine, all-wheel-drive. Over time Kia has released four generations of Sorento. The latest Sorento is the fifth generation. The South Korean automaker made this car for families who wanted a spacious and reliable vehicle. As the generations passed, the new Sorento is all modern and infused with high-tech features. Have a look at the review of the 2022 Kia Sorento in this article.
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Powertrain of the 2022 Kia Sorento
2022 Sorento offers great drive quality with some powerful engine options. This South Korean car comes with multiple choices for the engine. All the variants of Sorento come with a 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder engine which produces 191 horsepower. An option of a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is also available. These two engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The new Sorento also gets a hybrid version. This variant gets a 1.6-liter four-cylinder gas engine that combines with a 44.0-kW motor and produces 227 horsepower. The hybrid setup comes with a six-speed automatic gearbox. Now let’s talk about the mileage of the new launch. The naturally aspirated engine gets a mileage of 24mpg on city roads and 29mpg on the highways. At the same time, the turbo engine gets 22mpg in the city and the same 29mpg on Highway roads. The most efficient variant is the hybrid one. It gets a mileage of 39mpg on the busy roads of cities, while on highways, it gives a mileage of 35 miles per gallon.
New Sorento’s Features And Interiors
As you will step into the car, You will feel premium interiors. Kia has given an amazing design for the room. It is covered with some high-quality materials. The new Sorento gets a dual-tone treatment for the cabin. Moreover, it gets an optional 10.3-inch touchscreen infotainment display. At the same time, the standard display is the 8-inch screen. It comes along with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for connectivity. Also, Sorento comes with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. Kia has given its trademark vertical AC vents. The center console gets a few controls along with storage units. Kia has provided touchscreen displays at the backside of the front seats for entertainment at the rear.
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Kia Sorento is a good vehicle if you want something big and budget-friendly. Sorento is a great deal at $30,885. And with this, we can sum up the review. Also, read more such articles on DaxStreet.