2016 KIA SORENTO REDESIGN AND POWERTRAIN

For all enthusiasts that eagerly wait to see what it will bring, 2016 Kia Sorento is coming with many features, improvements and in its recognizable style.

Redesign and improvements

One more popular mid-size crossover is redesigned and arriving for the 2016 model. 2016 Kia Sorento is the best selling model in the US and it is coming with some great changes and improvements for all its fans. 2016 Kia Sorento will be bigger, stronger and more powerful with a stunning design. It will probably be one of the best looking cars in its class. Some of the biggest changes are made on the size of new model. This Korean crossover is longer, lower and wider than the current model, with extended wheelbase. The wheelbase is longer for 3.1 inches, and the overall length of the car is increased by 3.7 inches. New model is coming with totally redesigned front fascia with Kia’s “tiger nose” grille and elongated headlights. There are also redesigned bumper and horizontal LED taillights, roof-mounted spoiler and wide range of wheel size, up to 19 inches. The added length will provide more space in the trunk and in the cabin, which can accommodate up to seven passengers in three rows of seats. When we talk about cabin and interior, it is also expected to receive a complete makeover for the 2016 Kia Sorento model.  The cockpit will acquire a wrap around dashboard with a large touch screen which will run the infotainment system. New 2016 Kia Sorento is coming with a heated steering wheel, a remote controlled multi-position tailgate, a 360 degrees camera, power adjustable second row seats and heated and cooled front row of seats. There are so many improvements and features about this new model and some of them are also: blind spot detection camera, lane departure warning system, push button ignition, adaptive cruise control and a rear view camera with cross traffic alert.

2016 Kia Sorento interior

2016 Kia Sorento powertrain

The 2016 Kia Sorento is expected to share its platform and engine range with the new Santa Fe SUV. The motor for new Sorento could be 2.0 liter T-GDI four cylinder turbocompresseur drive train. This engine is capable to provide 264 horsepower. Some other sources say that we should expect 2.4 liter GDI and 3.3 liter V6 GDI with 290 horsepower engines under the hood of new Sorento. There are also rumors about hybrid model. In that case it will be 2.3 liter four cylinder petrol engine combined with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack.

2016 Kia Sorento side

Expected price

Expected price of new 2016 Kia Sorento is around $24,000 for basic model.

2016 Kia Sorento rear

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