The new version of KIA Sorento has already entered the road test

The new version of KIA Sorento has already entered the road test

March 25, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The popular crossover is preparing to upgrade, and now passes the stage of testing and refinement, during which photo spies got into the lenses. Debut should take place in the second half of this year.

KIA does not forget about updating its model range and is already preparing for the release of a new version of the Sorento mid-size crossover. The model passes the stage of road tests and came across photospies. Unfortunately, the prototype is still under a dense camouflage film, which does not allow to see the details of the novelty.

Judging by the photo Sorento next generation will receive a number of design solutions from the older brother Kia Telluride. To be more precise, you can see the characteristic head optics on modern LED technology, a massive and prominent radiator grille, as well as side mirrors of a characteristic design. In the interior design, presumably, better finishing materials will be used, a multimedia information system of a new generation will appear, and noise insulation will also improve.

 KIA Sorento 2020 model year will be built on the basis of the platform from the new Santa Fe, which is already on sale. Under the hood, you can expect a 2.0-liter turbo engine of 240 horsepower, as well as two 2.0 and 2.2-liter turbo diesel engines with a capacity of 186 and 202 hp. respectively. Together with them, they will offer an automatic transmission on eight gears, and as an option, all-wheel drive will be available. Later, a hybrid version should appear.

The premiere of the new KIA Sorento will be held in the second half of 2019, and the start of sales is scheduled for 2020th.