The Kia Sorento SUV is a perfect all round option for families in that it comes with an all wheel drive, seven seats to accommodate the large family, perfect dimensions , a boot and a very capable 2.2 litre diesel engine which is quite economical in utilizing fuel and a list of other equipment at quite a pocket friendly price. In addition the Kia Sorento is a reliable SUV and its transferable warranty to a new buyer on resale boosting the resale value of the vehicle. While driving the Kia Sorento is quite stable and can navigate corners easily and very comfortable on long distance journeys. On the other hand it looks good to the eye in its external design and the expertise put into it.
The Kia Sorento has an option of two engines to choose from, the 2.2 litre turbocharged diesel engine and the 3.5 litre V6 petrol engine with an output of 194 horse power and it can accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 9.4 seconds with a top speed of 118 mph. The diesel entry level Sorento Si has a six speed manual transmission gear box and it is the only one has this features. The v6 petrol engine gives out a maximum power of 204kW at6300rpm. It also has a torque of 335Nm at 5000rpm with a fuel consumption of 10.2km per litre. The turbo charged engine has a maximum power output of 145kW at 3800rpm and a torque of between 421Nm to 436Nm for 1800 to 2500rpm.
The interior of the Kia Sorento is quite normal with cockpit having a look that is common but still not looking plain. It also comes with seven seats with the last row of seats lacking space to be occupied by adults unless squeezed. It also has a small cargo space when the seven seats are all in place, but the back seats can fold flat and increase the luggage capacity of the vehicle. On top of the center stack there is a big LCD screen which is flanked by air vents and there are climate control knobs easy to use without distracting the driver from the road. The interior is quite simple yet outstanding giving you a serene and cozy environment when you are in it.
The pricing of the Kia Sorento in the United States ranges from $50,390 onwards and the pricing in Europe ranges from 26,695 to 35,295 , though a little bit expensive but it offers the value for money that it costs.
In conclusion the Kia Sorento is an exquisite and simple SUV that provides a wide range of services to the family and also handles a variety of tasks It also boasts of its impressive value, having the dimensions of a midsize SUV at a crossover price point. It is also advantageous in its five year warranty conditions. It is also works well in off road conditions and its long distance capabilities makes it an all season vehicle. Its stability while maneuvering corners at relatively high speeds gives it a higher advantage above the other SUV’s so recommending it comes out easily.