KIA Sorento : video test drive, packaging and prices, photos

The company is actively promoting its 2018-2019 Kia models in the world markets. In recent years, from the KIA carmaker initially doubtful with a low level of trust has developed into one of the leading companies in the world automotive industry. Indeed, today the cars sold under this brand, synonymous with quality, reliability, style and at the same time affordable cost. Of course, there are some models that are cheap to call heavily.

Content:


  1. The new body
  2. dimensions
  3. The redesigned interior
  4. Variations additional option
  5. The cost in Russia
  6. Characteristics
  7. Video Test Drive
  8. Conclusion

New 2018-2019 Kia Sorento 2016 model year was officially launched at the weekend in the framework launched automobile exhibition in Paris. This is the third generation of the KIA Sorento, and promises to be even more popular than the predecessors. In principle, it is legitimate.

Since KIA Sorento is interesting in principle, but still will be available to Russian buyers, we are committed to the maximum detail to introduce you, dear readers, with the Korean crossover from all angles.

Traditionally, we start with the exterior design, then move on to the interior, equipment, prices and complete our review of the technical specifications. Here is what to see and what pleasantly surprised. Frankly, the new 2018-2019 Kia Sorento is a very interesting and potentially incredibly popular crossover. Of course, if 2018-2019 Kia will hold competent marketing campaign and will not cheat on the quality of the car.

A brand new look

Since the two previous generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento demonstrated excellent sales results in Russia and China, the US, Europe and in their homeland, it forces manufacturers to create even more attractive, stylish, comfortable, secure model. Sense to create a novelty, if it will be worse than predecessors ?!

Yet in the case of the third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento designers demonstrated the correct, reasonable approach. Since they were founded upon the exterior features of past generations, but implemented a number of ideas from your concept of Cross GT, which was presented to the world public at the beginning of last year. As a result, innovation has become more courageous, more solid and more representative.

Closely watching photos and videos, everything becomes quite obvious. Here the fact that the 2018-2019 Kia Sorento has a lot in common with the Toyota Highlander , can not be denied. Of course, the Koreans did not steal or copy the Japanese car, but still seems to approach designers 2018-2019 Kia and Toyota was identical.

Photos of the new KIA Sorento

The front of the KIA Sorento received a very expressive and interesting trim grille with smooth lines and angles, large headlights, a stylish protective grid, which is decorated with trim grille, LED running daytime lights, a large bumper with typical crossovers protection, as well as prisoners in a powerful frame fog lights.

Brutal crossover to profile

Side KIA Sorento created the image of a dynamic and even a bit of a sports car due to successful glazing, roof light with powerful rear pillars, the large wheel arches and wings inflated. As photo shows that the profile of Sorrento was very swift and expressive. Here even Toyota have much to learn.

Rear

The back of the KIA Sorento draws much attention because of the stylish, modern optics with LED and 3D effects. And so we face a classic feed current in our time touring with a large bumper and a large rear lid.

The choice of buyers offered six different color schemes Body KIA Sorento. Of course, they all got very bright and unusual name, but in fact it is a white, silver, bronze, black, platinum color, as well as a very interesting color of molten metal. Frankly, in any version of the 2018-2019 Kia Sorento looks great.

dimensions

It should be noted the increased size of KIA Sorento. While in the same direction all the car became less – he has lost in height of 15 millimeters, while the stock of free space inside the cabin of this not become less due to the fact that the seats installed slightly lower than usual. As a result, the size reached by the following:

Length 4780
Sheeran 1890
Height 1685
Wheelbase 2780
Clearance 185
Full mass 2510

The redesigned interior

Nice to see that the Korean automaker did not just flip was a successful interior of the second-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento in the third. Often companies practicing such an approach, making only minor adjustments.

Here, the interior turned out to be a new, modern, more attractive and original, it is perfectly looked through the photographs. The outlines remain recognizable, but at the cost of many new components significantly freshened, became brighter.

A completely new interior

So, now at the disposal of the driver of KIA Sorento, the new, anatomically correct and comfortable steering wheel. Behind him a modified architecture of the front panel, an upgraded center console.

Front seats

Even the front seats at the KIA Sorento became new, exactly like the chairs on the second and third row. You can look at the photo. Yes, yes, all right, really Sorento is offered with three rows of seats.

Rear sofa

But the third row is offered as an option, so you do not have to buy a KIA Sorento with an impressive number of seats.

In general, it is important to note that the car proved to be very convenient and versatile inside. We used high-quality finishing materials, comfortable seats in any of the rows, competent layout and so on.

Photo seats in the new 2018-2019 Kia Sorento year

Separately, talk about the seat. Front seats KIA Sorento have a pronounced lateral support, it offers a very comfortable fit. The second row of seats can be moved along the interior and change the angle of the backrest. In this way, 605 liters of the standard luggage can be made almost three times greater.

Incidentally, the tailgate opens itself KIA Sorento, without hands. To do this, go to the back door with the key in your pocket or hand, stand for 5 seconds with the door open.

The increase in wheelbase Sorento led to increased comfort and space in the second and third rows. Also interior is characterized by excellent levels shumoziolyatsii as provided new sound insulating materials, as well as new panels, drivetrain and separating the engine compartment from the passenger compartment.

The possibility of equipping the new Sorento

While the manufacturer does not tell exactly what configurations for KIA Sorento will offer to its customers. But the announced range of equipment available in the database and as an option. What will be included in the base – hard to say.

  • a heated steering wheel
  • Optitron instrument panel
  • heated front seats and side seat of the second row
  • ventilation, electric front seats n
  • the drive on the panoramic hatch
  • parktronic
  • accounts detector
  • Rain sensor
  • Keyless Access Salon
  • motor start button
  • electronic handbrake
  • adaptive cruise control
  • three-zone climate control
  • multimedia system with touch screen
  • JBL audio system
  • sky cameras
  • phone, navigator
  • leather and cloth interior
  • Tracking intersection road marking system
  • frontal collision warning system
  • the blind zones tracking system
  • tracking system for objects behind the car
  • camera that reads speed limit signs.

The cost of the updated model

It should be noted at once that data on prices yet are exemplary. Yet crucially on their total cost 2018-2019 Kia Sorento will be no different.

Equipment Engine Fuel Drive unit Consumption Price
Luxe 2.2 AT (200 hp) Diesel Full 10.1 / 6.4 2129900
Prestige 2.2 AT (200 hp) Diesel Full 10.1 / 6.4 2269900
3.3 AT (250 hp) Petrol Full 14.4 / 8.3 2269900
Premium 2.2 AT (200 hp) Diesel Full 10.1 / 6.4 2489900
3.3 AT (250 hp) Diesel Full 10.1 / 6.4 2489900

Prepare to be that the third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento Korean crossover will have to pay the sum of 2.13 million rubles for the base version. Of course, with an increase in equipment will grow and the price. What will be the maximum cost of a fully equipped Sorento – we say you can not.

Brutal appearance

But add that the origin of sales 2016 2018-2019 Kia Sorento in Russian official dealers scheduled for the beginning of the year. That is, wait for the appearance of new items left just a few months.

Specifications of the new Sorica

Despite the fact that for the production of the third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento crossover platform used by the second generation, it is still subjected to serious modernization. All changes have led to the fact that the car has noticeably improved management, improved comfort and even significantly changed permeability. It is obvious that the modernization of KIA Sorento platform went only benefit and not brought a single minus sign.

High-quality front optics

As for powertrains Sorento, then their is sure to be four. Perhaps there will be also a fifth, but that would be a hybrid engine.

In the meantime, you should consider which of diesel or gasoline engines, you want to get under the hood of its new crossover.

  1. Diesel. There are both four-cylinder engine.
    1. The amount of first – 2.0 liters, and the power and torque – 186 horsepower and 410 Nm.
    2. The second volume of diesel was 2.2 liters and, of course, increased to 202 horsepower. Increased and torque – 450 Nm.
  2. Gasoline.
    1. Engines running on gasoline, too, were four-cylinder. They go in volume of 2,4 and 3,3-liter capacity of 175 and 270 horsepower respectively.

Regarding fuel consumption can look up table. Of course, the diesel will be more economical than gasoline, but also must be somewhat greater than the version of the 2018-2019 Kia Sorento petrol powertrains.

volume A type Power Kr.moment St.szhatiya Kol.tsilindrov Flow rate (g / m / s)
2.0 Diesel 186 402 16 4
2.2 Diesel 200 441 16 4 10.1 / 6.4 / 7.8
2.4 Petrol 188 241 11.3 4
3.3 Petrol 250 317 6 14.4 / 8.3 /10.5

KIA Sorento is available with front-wheel and all-wheel drive. Most likely, all-wheel drive will be available only on the top engines, but not a fact.

As for transmissions, the two of them. Buyers can choose between a six-speed automatic and six-speed mechanics.

Video Test Drive

Especially for our readers gathered in the spaces of the Internet several quality video test drive 2018-2019 Kia Sorento year. I wish to offer something else, throw a link in the comment.

Conclusion

Obviously, the third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento was much more interesting and attractive than its predecessors, although retained a lot in common with them. New design, new interior, and other technical specifications tell us about the right of movement in the direction of development. Another would be to read reviews crossover owners and get their opinion on the new generation of crossover from Korea.

Massive rear of the crossover

If KIA Sorento will be as interesting and rich in amenities, as he is presented in Paris, as well as receive an adequate price tags, the company 2018-2019 Kia with its new Sorento is quite able to claim if not for the leadership, then at least to the highest position in its class.