2016 KIA SORENTO REVIEW AND SPECS

Another beautiful, remarkable and powerful vehicle from Kia Company is almost finished. We are talking about stunning SUV which is named 2016 Kia Sorento.

Design and changes

Engineers from Kia have put a lot of effort and patience to make one of the best looking vehicles in crossover SUV class. As usually, they have succeeded in that intention. For 2016 they have prepared redesign of their world wide well know model which is called 2016 Kia Sorento. This model is one of the best selling vehicles in US market so far. For 2016 model year it will suffer many changes in all segments. 2016 Kia Sorento will come slightly bigger compared to its predecessor. Beside of this, 2016 Kia Sorento will be more powerful, stronger and aggressive. New Korean crossover will be a bit longer, wider and lower than the current model. It will also come with longer wheel base. New wheel base should be longer for about 3 inches while the overall length of the SUV should be increased for 3.7 inches. This means that the new model will have more space inside the cabin as well as in trunk. 2016 Kia Sorento chassis should be made of lightweight materials. These materials include aluminum panels, carbon dioxide fiber, light strong steel and some others materials. With lighter body, new crossover will significantly improve fuel economy as well as some of general performances. Most visible exterior changes will be made on the front end of the vehicle. We will be able to see redesigned front bumper and grille, new headlights, modified front fenders, more aero dynamical windshield and other smaller but beautiful changes. Front bumper will be more massive and modern. It will have beautiful modern rectangular fog lights on sides and large air vent in the middle, just under the grille. New front grille will be more stylish and dominant. It will be larger, rectangular and meshy. In the center of it will be placed world wide known Kia emblem. Headlights will be more elongated and aggressive. Headlights will be powered with the latest LED technology. When we take a look from a side, we will see some pretty nice chrome details around the windows and locks. There are also new 19 inches alloy wheel shapes. On the back are also more modern and massive bumper and beautiful LED powered taillights. As for the interior, beside of more space and comfort passengers will found more quality materials and the latest technological features. 2016 Kia Sorento should bring totally new dashboard design. There should also be large touch screen display with new infotainment system as well as many more technological gadgets and safety features which will make the ride more comfortable.

2016 kia sorento interior

2016 Kia Sorento engine options

According to the rumors, 2016 Kia Sorento should share the same engine as new Hyundai Santa Fe. The engine which we expect in new model is 2.0 liter T-GDI 4 cylinder turbocompresseur power unit. This engine is capable to produce around 264 horses. There are also some speculations about 2.4 liter GDI and 3.3 liter V6 GDI engines. It wouldn’t be surprise to see new 2016 Kia Sorento as hybrid version too. In this case it will probably be 2.3 liter 4 cylinder petrol engine in combination with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack.

2016 Kia Sorento front

Release date and expected price

It is expected that new 2016 Kia Sorento will appear sometime on the end of 2015. The price for the base model should be around 25.000 dollars.

2016 kia sorento rear

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