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Kia Sorento SUV – Specification, Features, Price, Competitors

All about Kia Sorento SUV ✓ Specification ✓ Exterior ✓ Interior ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ Price ✓ Comparison.

Kia, a Korean car manufacturing company is going to launch updated Kia Sorento SUV in the international market and it could also come after a few months as well in the Indian market. The Kia motors already got very successful in a very short period by the launch of Kia Seltos SUV which is dominating the SUV segment completely. Now the company is also thinking to expand its car range to cover more car segments. However, the company not confirmed any details about for Sorento to come in India, but could be possible which will become completely CKD route. The new model was scheduled to make global debut at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show; however, the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. As a reminder, Kia had showcased the previous-generation Sorento at the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo. The upcoming Sorento possible to come with both 5 and 7 seat option. The SUV will rival the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Honda CR-V, VW Taigun, Ford Endeavour and the Mahindra Alturas G4.

2021 Kia Sorento SUV – Expected Launch Date
Kia Sorento SUV April of 2022

Kia Sorento SUV – Engine Specifications

The new-gen Kia Sorento is available with multiple engine options in the global market, but for the Indian market, we expect two engine options will be made available. First with a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine and an electric motor producing 227bhp and 350Nm of torque. Another one gets a 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine which capable of producing 199bhp of power and 440Nm of torque. Instead of the 8-speed torque converter, the Sorento gets an 8-speed wet-plate DCT.

Petrol engine Kia Sorento SUV 2021
Engine type 1.6-litre SmartStream turbocharged petrol engine
Displacement 1,551 cc
No. of cylinders 4
Power 227 bhp @ 3,750 rpm
Torque 350 Nm @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Manual or 6-speed torque-converter Automatic
Emission Standard BS-6
Drivetrain FWD
Driving Range – kmrs
Diesel engine Kia Sorento SUV 2021
Engine type 2.2-litre SmartStream turbocharged diesel engine
Displacement 2,151 cc
No. of cylinders 4
Power 199 hp @ 3,750 rpm
Torque 420 Nm @ 1,750-2,750 rpm
Transmission 8-speed Manual or DCT Automatic
Emission Standard BS-6
Drivetrain AWD
Driving Range – kmrs
Kia Sorento SUV – Dimensions & Weight
Length 4,810 mm
Width 1,900 mm
Height 1,700 mm
Wheelbase 2,815 mm
Ground Clearance 176 mm
Capacity
No. of Doors 5-Doors
Seating Capacity 5-7 Person
No. of Seating Rows 3-Rows
Bootspace 187 to 821-litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 67-litres
Kerb Weight 1,908 – 2,610 kg
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front Suspension McPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Mulit-link
Front Brake Type Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated Disc
Steering Type Power assisted (Hydraulic)
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Front Tyres 255/45 R20
Rear Tyres 255/45 R20
Top Speed 199 kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph) 9.5 seconds

Kia Sorento SUV 2021 – Exterior & Interior Design

The 2021 Kia Sorento now has family design, which we have already seen on the latest Kia products including the Seltos. Upfront is a prominent signature ‘Tiger Nose’ grille with integrated full-LED headlamps, aggressive bumper and silver treatment all around the front. The SUV gets floating roof, diamond-cut alloys and dual-tone wing mirrors. At the back, the 2021 Kia Sorento gets all-LED tail-lamps, roof-integrated spoiler and dual-tone bumper. Inside of the Car, The interior of the new-gen Kia Sorento shares a lot of features and advanced technologies from the bigger Telluride. Some of the features include Mood Lighting system, wireless smartphone charger, a 12-speaker Bose surround-sound system, automatic climate control, UVO Connect telematics system, charging points for a second and third row of seats, heads-up display, etc.

Kia Sorento SUV 2021 – Mileage

Fuel Type Transmission Mileage
Petrol (1551 cc) Manual 16.5 kmpl
Petrol (1551 cc) Automatic 15.34 kmpl
Diesel (2151 cc) Manual 14.1 kmpl
Diesel (2151 cc) Automatic 13.15 kmpl

Kia Sorento SUV 2021 – Features

Standard Features:-

  • The 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • 12.3-inch digital driver Intstument control system
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Support
  • UVO Connect telematics system
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • Mood Lighting system
  • 12-speaker Bose surround-sound system
  • LED DRLs with Automatic headlamps
  • LED Tail-lamps
  • Wireless Phone Charging
  • Steering Mounted Audio & Phone Controls
  • USB, Aux-in and Bluetooth
  • Electrically Adjustable and foldable ORVM’s
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind-Spot Monitoring
  • Rear AC vents
  • Automatic climate control
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Push start/stop button
  • Keyless Entry

Safety Features:-

  • Six-Air-bags
  • ABS with EBD, Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Programe
  • Corner Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Parking Assist System
  • Hill Hold Control and ESC
  • Hill Hold and Hill Descent Control
  • Fog lamps with corning function
  • 360-degree Camera
  • Autonomous Driving Assist Systems (ADAS)

Kia Sorento SUV 2021 – Colours

  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
  • Steel Grey
  • Mineral Blue
  • Gravity Blue
  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl

Kia Sorento SUV 2021 – Rivals & Competitors

  • Tata Harrier
  • MG Hector Plus
  • Ford Endeavour
  • Toyota Fortuner facelift
  • Volkswagen Taigun (Upcoming)

Kia Sorento SUV 2021 – Ex-showroom Price

Kia Sorento SUV 2021 – Expected Price
Base Variant INR. 28.00 Lakhs.
Top Variant INR. 35.00 Lakhs.
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Last modified: January 15, 2021
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