This motor transmission combination pouts a number of Japanese diesel motors to shame. Toyota take note.
Inside styling has an entirely new ambience. Immediate impressions are of the cabin’s generous proportions, sweeping dashboard design, high-quality fit, discreet trim accents, leather and the availability of numerous high-tech features.
The vehicle we have is the 2011 model upgrade with the latest Bluetooth technology providing hands-free mobile phone connectivity and media streaming, all operated through steering wheel mounted controls.
Also included is an upgraded in-mirror display rear view camera offering a higher resolution image and parking guide lines, making the accidental ‘touch park’ a thing of the past, the instrument cluster housing has received a new leather wrap and the front passenger window is now automatic both up and down with a built-in safety function. The panoramic sunroof is now alarmed which is activated when the car is “OFF” and the driver’s door is opened
The Sorento has an overall length of 4685mm, wheelbase of 2700mm, width of 1885mm and height of 1710mm. The ground clearance is 184mm and the Tare mass is 1959kg.
Sorento has a MLP of $49,190 for the Sorento Platinum ‘R’ Series 2.2L diesel with 6 speed automatic. The Sorento comes Kia’s amazing 5 yr Unlimited km warranty, stylish looks, great performance and interior space.
Stay tuned over the coming months, as the Kia is inducted into family life, transporting hordes of teenagers around, towing camper trailers and seadoos, used as a transporter for gear and general runabout.