The 2017 Kia sorento tries to cover two marketplaces with one entry, going after the competition’s five- and seven-traveler mid-size crossover cars alike. With cozy chairing for five, the four-cylinder Sorento L, LX, and EX models set their sights squarely on cars such as the Ford Edge and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Equipped naturally aspirated, 185 hp 2.4 liter engine is standard on both the $26,295 L and the $27,595 LX. The brand’s 240 hp 2.0 liter turbocharged four cylinder is special to the $32,395 Sorento EX. In all Sorentos, force is path through a six speed automatic transmission. While the Sorento L is front drive system only, all wheel drive system can be increased to all other trims for $1800.
The LX opens the option to increase third-line chairing at an outgo of $1490. Customers also will need to draft the container for the $1800 LX Convenience collection, which adds an auto dimming rearview mirror, automatic headlamps, heated front seats, a power driver's seat with memory, dual zone automatic climate control, 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Those desiring a Sorento able of moving seven travelers will have to opt for the crossover’s 290 hp 3.3 liter V-6 engine. Accessible on the LX for $2290 and on the EX for $1600, the V-6 and its standard third line are the unshared powertrain and chairing design supplied in the $39,495 Sorento SX and on the high end Sorento SX minor also labelled SXL trim, commencing at $44,795.
The Kia’s accessible third row is comparable to those found in seven traveler oppositions such as the Ford Edge and the Hyundai Santa Fe. In information, the Sorento’s rearmost seat offers more room and legroom than the nearly half a foot longer Santa Fe’s, although the Santa Fe has more merchandise space behind the third line. We drove here all wheel drive system 2017 Kia Sorento SXL priced at $46,595. The Kia sorento enters 2017 with a modicum of changes, the most momentous of which affect the top of the line Sorento SXL. No longer accessible with Kia’s 2 liter turbocharged engine, the SXL is now a V 6 only.
Trim also sees its value emergence by $4000, although last year’s $2500 Technology collection is now standard tool. As such, all SXL models are supplied with HID lights, a 360 degree camera system, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure informing , and an electric parking brake. 2017 is an automated emergency braking system as standard on the SXL, this condition feature is packed into the Advanced Technology collection in the LX and SX and into the Advanced Touring collection in the EX. Other changes are highlighted by the component of Kia’s brand-new UVO3 infotainment system. UVO3 is inaccessible on base L models, elective on the LX, and standard on all other trim stages.