The concept of the Kia Sorento has changed with time and this has enabled Kia Motor designers and engineers to achieve a high class SUV priced thousands lower in comparison to its competitors. Also, the Sorento has had the opportunity to offer stiff competition to Hyundai Santa Fe and the Ford Explorer among other SUV’s of its caliber. It is hoped that the 2018 Kia Sorento will match the anticipation it has put consumer fans in.
Below, the following 2018 Kia Sorento review takes a much closer look at the interior, exterior, engine, release date, and price.
2018 Kia Sorento Interior Design and Features
Aggressive and bold styling, quiet cabin, UVO multimedia entertainment, under-floor storage, comfortable seating, standard advanced safety and three row seating; are among some of the aspects of the much awaited 2018 Kia Sorento.
The standard and optional features expected across all models are; premium leather, rear camera with wide angle views, premium surround sound system, touch screen display, safety sensors for the avoidance of crashes, Bluetooth, updated navigation, lane change assistance, hands-free calling, push start/stop button technology, wireless internet, ambient lighting, heated seats, climate control and heated mirrors to mention just but a few.
2018 Kia Sorento Exterior Design and Features
Rumors on the 2018 Sorento suggest that the redesign will come with bigger and more powerful. Additionally, the car will have an improved Eco mode, better handling and turbo charge for the model. The exterior of this Kia Sorento will have a grille and headlights that will be wider. The upgrades will slightly differ in both the high-end luxury feel will also be an update of the 2017 models.
2018 Kia Sorento Engine Specs and Performance
The discussion of the 2018 Kia Sorento Engine seems to give elements that offer a 2-speed transmission that will be in all models, that are the EX, LX, L, SX and SXL. The engine has a 2-cylinder 2.0 and 2.4 liter that produce 240 and 185 horsepower respectively, together with a V6 3.3 liter which gives about 295 horsepower making it more powerful. The engine offers approximately 24 to 3mpg for highway roads and 18 to 22 mpg on the city roads.
2018 Kia Sorento Release Date
Rumors are already confirmed that the release date for the 2018 Kia Sorento is not expected to differ from that of previous year models. Therefore, we could have the first shipments as soon as November or even as early as October 2017. If this turns out through, then Asian markets and the United States will receive their shipments in time. Canada, Australia and Europe, however, would have to be patient for the arrival of the 2018 Kia Sorento in the earliest days of 2018.
2018 Kia Sorento Price
Owing to the available range of models of the 2018 Kia Sorento, consumers will have many options. The L model is believed to be the cheapest and the SXL is, the more premium one going for around $43,000. Below is a price list compiled for all the models expected from the press at the launch.
2018 Kia Sorento SX Price Starting at $38,500
2018 Kia Sorento EX Price Starting at $31,400
2018 Kia Sorento LX Price Starting at $26,500
2018 Kia Sorento SXL Price Starting at $40,500
2018 Kia Sorento L Price Starting at $25,300