Kia has been doing well in three row crossover section of the car industry. One of their all time popular cars in this segment is none other than Sorento. This is being modified at present which will emerge out as 2016 Kia Sorento. Sorento just had its facelift two years back where it got new lighting, bumpers, technical updates and suspension kits. What might be the reason for another facelift at such a less interval? You guessed it right. Kia is going to modify things which are more than just consoles and spare parts.
2016 Kia Sorento Changes
This time they are going to enhance body and glass as well. Kia Sorento 2016 has got wider wheels of 109.4 inch with sheet metal body. Kia did not want people to refer to this car as some minivan; hence they have given more aggressive look it now. Headlights are more intense now with LED rings, and there are small fog lamps as well. Wheel sizes range from 17 inch to 19 inch.
There are small indicator lamps attached with headlights inside each headlight box towards fenders. Grille section is rectangular with rounded corners. Grille structure is a mesh type, and Kia logo is embedded in the center. There is a special layer of protection in the bottom center of the front damper.
Ground clearance of 2016 Kia Sorento is absolutely perfect for a crossover like this. There are high quality alloy wheels of fine cut spokes. The spokes are designed like that of snowflakes. Interior space is the unique selling point of Sorento since it is a three row seating car. This car is suitable for long drive trips with family or friends where large numbers of luggage are involved.
2016 Kia Sorento Engine, Mpg
2016 Kia Sorento has got a 2.0 liter engine of four cylinders with turbocharged technology as the base version. This engine can produce power of about 240 HP. There are other versions of this car with a 2.4 liter engine and a 3.3 liter engine. These engines can produce power of about 185 HP and 290 HP respectively.
Kia is looking forward to the base engine as it is very pocket friendly and also involves high fuel economy. This time fuel economy will be more than 20 mpg for city drive and more than 27 mpg for highway drive. Speed transmission in 2016 Kia Sorento is six and is controlled fully automatic. Auto speed transmission is the latest trend since a driver need not shift gears at all while driving. All those work is done by the car itself; that is what next generation car is.
2016 Kia Sorento Release Date and Price
Body of this car has been enhanced by using high strength steel material. Almost all technological consoles are being upgraded to their latest ones. There will be twelve speakers in total inside this car, and they have been positioned well. Passengers will be able to hear distinct sounds from each and every corner of the car’s interior. Nothing regarding price has been revealed so far for this 2016 Kia Sorento. Keep checking online daily for details. Its price will be around $ 24,000 and release date is expected in spring 2015.