Before Kia comes out with its full-fledged crossover inspired from its Telluride concept, the company has updated the 2019 version of Sorento three-row crossover with more features, better looks and new powertrains.
When company debuted it at last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show it became clear that there was a focus on improving the performance of Sorento lineup with aesthetics and overall experience of driver and passengers both. There’s a lot of new stuff in 2019 Kia Sorento, and we’re gonna tell you about all of that in this article. Let’s begin:
2019 Kia Sorento Features
According to company itself this latest Kia Sorento is completely packed with features. It’s a tech-savvy SUV with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, wireless charging tray and 7-inch infotainment screen.
Standard safety features like Brake Assist, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control, Antilock Braking System (ABS), lane keep assist and driver attention warning are also present. There’s also a four-wheel lock mode in all-wheel drive variants to help minimize understeering.
2019 Kia Sorento Engine
2019 Kia Sorento is available in both drive options: front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Also there’re two choices of engines – a 2.4-liter I-4 that provides the output of 185 horsepower, and a 3.3-liter V-6 that provides the output of 290 horsepower.
There’s a six-speed automatic transmission system in I-4 and eight-speed automatic transmission in V-6. The company also said that in future a diesel variant of the car will also be released with emissions control technology.
2019 Kia Sorento Interior
Kia has made 2019 Sorento as comfortable and luxurious as possible. There’s enough space inside the cabin for 7 people to sit comfortably with dual-zone HVAC system and panoramic sunroof. The higher grade SX and SXL trims come with more luxurious cabin materials, two way lumbar support for person sitting in front row and a 630 watt 10 speaker Harmon Kardon surround sound system.
2019 Kia Sorento Price
2019 Kia Sorento will be offered in five different trims: L, LX, SX, SXL and EX. The price has not been revealed yet and is likely to be revealed at the time of release to public, which will happen later this year.
2019 Kia Sorento Release Date
Just like price, the release date of 2019 Kia Sorento has also not been revealed. However, being a 2019 model we can expect it to be released sometime during the last quarter of this year.