The 2018 Kia Sorento would be the ideal purchase when you are looking for a crossover SUV that isn’t priced high and reliable.
If that is the case, then you can consider the new Kia crossover SUV. Both the interiors and exteriors of the vehicle come with decent features and looks. The SUV was launched in the year 2002 and has been going strong since. The new Kia Sorento 2018 will face some competition from the Honda CRV and the new Mazda CX5. The CX 5 will come with a good pricing while the Honda CRV is a good competitor too with good resale value.
2018 Kia Sorento redesign changes
Unlike other car makers who really do not put much into the exteriors of their existing versions, Kia has made some prominent exterior changes. You will find a new tiger-nose grille that does not come with the Kia badge. The headlamps and fog lights are modified too. You can see the same variants which are EX, L, LX, SX and SX Limited.
The interiors find plenty of comfort in the form of leather trims and heated seats which might be optional for the luxury models. There is also a panoramic roof along with power sunshade. You can also find 12v outlets, storage cubicles, USB rapid-charging ports and a heated steering wheel.
It comes with several technology and safety features including Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Start Assist Control, Traction Control System, Electronic Stability Control, Tire-Pressure Monitoring System, and Brake Assist System. The top end variants get Forward Collision Warning System, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning System, and Advanced Smart Cruise Control.
Kia Sorento 2018 specs review
The new Kia Sorento 2018 will with an enhanced drivetrain with the existing engines which find their way in the L and LX models. The vehicles will come with the 2.0-liter turbocharged unit that can power generating 240 hp and the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine making 185 hp. The Limited V6 trim however comes with a 3.3-liter V-6 engine which powers 290 hp. They all come with a six-speed automatic transmission and FWD and good ride quality. All-wheel-drive system (AWD) will be available only as an option for all models except with the L trim which as base model will be available only with AWD drivetrain.[table "” not found /]
2018 Kia Sorento price and release date
The new Kia Sorento 2018 can be expected to hit the market early in 2018. Keeping in mind how Kia works, they just might release slightly ahead of the time. The price of the vehicle has been slightly increased and should be around $26, 000 for the L trim and $42, 000 for the top end Limited V6.
It is safe to say that the new 2018 Kia Sorento is going to be an exciting crossover SUV. The exteriors have been done nicely and the changes inside the cabin are also note worthy. But with its competitive pricing and nice enhancements, the Sorento cannot be written off.