Kia’s 4th Generation of Flagship SUVs has finally arrived with the brand new Sorento. It is an exciting new model with a versatile appeal. The Kia Sorento progressively pairs strength with cutting edge tech features and family friendly utility.
Details on exterior and features
This car is the first ever vehicle to be based on Kia’s new generation midsize SUV platform. It sits at the heart of the brand’s refreshing SUV lineup which also consists of Stonic, Seltos, Sportage and Telluride.
The boot and luggage space is maximized by giving the vehicle a bigger body. It’s improved exterior and modernized interior give it an upper hand. Throughout the exterior, one can see the pinnacle of engineering efficiency and innovative design which steals the attention. Driving the Sorento is nothing short of a luxurious experience. Overall, the profile is smooth and swept back with deeply sculpted surfaces which hint a greater degree of sophistication.
This experience is further elevated by a unique array of high quality features which perfectly set the vehicle as Kia’s most high tech car ever made. The car boasts a modern connectivity, infotainment tech and driver assistance.
These features immerse drivers and passengers in an integrated world of comfort. There are also progressive graphics in the user friendly twin digital screens, smartphone connection and new telematics. All of these valuable functions make travel easy and safe apart from giving a peace of mind.
Both the exterior and cabin embrace the premium look and feel. A total of 7 passengers can be seated inside. Throughout the manufacturing of the new Sorento, the engineering team concentrated on strengthening the bodyshell structure and refining the NVH aka (noise, vibration and harshness), to increase improvement and form a peaceful driving experience.
When it comes to power, Kia Sorento has definitely raised the bar for midsize SUVs because it is equipped with the brand new Smartstream electrified powertrains that offer excellent fuel efficiency, unrivaled performance and low emissions. These details make the car way more affordable and powerful as compared to the predecessors.
The two available engines are a 2.4 liter and a 3.3 liter multi point injection (MPI) which are fitted and designed to offer great torque and acceleration.
Praise for the vehicle
The Chief Operating Officer, Regional HQs of the Middle East and Africa, Yaser Shabsogh expressed:
“The new Sorento signals a new era for Kia and midsize SUVs. The stunning new model promises so much practicality, comfort and entertainment for the whole family, appealing to adventurous drivers who are as passionate about exploring the world as they are about the subtle flourishes, fine finishes and allure of luxurious statement vehicles.
Boasting so much luggage and cargo space, the Sorento is a roomy delight, exhibiting Kia’s signature versatility- a feature that has endeared the brand to so many car enthusiasts across MEA. It’s advanced tech specifications and the responsiveness of its impressive infotainment system makes it suited to the modern driver, delivering the level of connectivity today’s motorists demand and more. The new Sorento flies the flag for Kia and our reinvigorated lineup of SUVs. It represents the very best of contemporary car-making, sitting on the shoulders of its predecessors to reach new heights of engineering excellence.”
In this year’s Red Dot Awards, the jury which consists of design experts belonging to various industries, offered the brand new Kia Sorento the Red Dot award due to the unbeatable design details.
Summing it up
Kia Sorento was named as the ‘All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year 2020’ in the Auto Bild Allrad competition and it also won the ‘Das Goldene Lenkrad 2020’ (Golden Steering Wheel) award. And this 4th Generation of Kia Sorento has been proudly received by the automotive enthusiasts and experts all over the world ever since it’s official launch in March 2020.
Kia is the winner of the J.D Power quality award for 9 continuous years and it still continues to make thrilling, adventurous and resilient vehicles for the people who never compromise on excellence. The new Kia Sorento will be available in Q1 of 2021 in select MEA markets.