2017 Kia Sorento Release Date, Changes

The new Kia will be a great crossover vehicle, that will combine the concepts of the SUV and the car. The new 2017 Kia Sorento will be soon released in the market, and this time will come even more powerful and spacious than its predecessors. It will feature some great improvements and will look more aggressive. The main competitors of the new Kia Sorento will be Honda Traverse, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander.




2017 Kia Sorento front view

2017 Kia Sorento – New Design and Features:

The new car by Kia is expected to have bigger dimensions than the precious models, and a new robust design that will make it look more powerful and aggressive. The grill will be totally redesigned and will come with air intakes. The bumper will be redesigned too, with new slimmer, as well as sharper LED headlights, in order to make the vehicle look more aggressive. The car will also feature a pair of fog lights. Moreover, the wheel base of the new Kia will be increased by 3.1 inches and the length of the car will also be increased by 3.7 inches. This car will be softer than the previous models, while its height will be reduced of approximately 0.6 inches.

The cabin of the 2017 Kia Sorento will be also redesigned. It will be more spacious, luxury and will be equipped with high technology systems. This crossover will be luxury and modern and will feature three rows of seats for the passengers. This car will be equipped with quality materials, such as wood and leather, for the dashboard as well as for other inner pieces. For the comfort of the users, this modern crossover will have an automatic air conditioning system and will also offer different connection options for the passengers, as well as an improved infotainment system. The automaker company has also taken care of the safety features and has implemented the most advanced safety systems in this car.

2017 Kia Sorento interior




2017 Kia Sorento – Engine Options:

The new 2017 Kia Sorento will come in the market with two engine options. It will have a standard automatic 4-cylinder, 2.4 engine, which will be able to generate 188 hp and 241 lb-ft of maximum torque. Moreover, it will be able to accelerate up to 62 miles with just a little more than 10 seconds. The other engine will include a turbocharged 2.2 liter, which will produce up to 200 hp and a 440 lb-ft of maximum torque. Both engines will be combined with an 8 speed transmission system and will have improved fuel consumption rates. In addition, this model will also be offered as a front wheel drive, though an all-wheel drive option will also be available and it will probably be offered with an option of a third generation engine, which will have the capacity of producing around 185 hp.

2017 Kia Sorento rear view

2017 Kia Sorento – Release Date and Price

The price of the 2017 Kia Sorento SUV has not yet been confirmed by the automotive company, but it is expected to be between $26,000 – $30,000. The Korean automaker has not yet revealed the exact date the new Kia will ‘hit’ the market, but according to some reliable sources it’s expected to be in the mid of 2016.