2016 Kia Sorento Engine and Price

With bigger frame, more space, new design, and many great updates, new 2016 Kia Sorento makes the right choice for anyone looking for a new family vehicle.


This generation of Sorento will get a redesigned and fresh look. Comparing to its predecessor, new model will be wider, longer and lower. As for the wheels, Kia will offer three options: 17, 18 or 19 inches. The exterior will have an elegant and stylish appearance. Grille will be redesigned and will now be wider, with a more trapezoid shape. Headlights and taillights will be equipped with the LED technology. The back of the car will feature a redesigned trunk door and a new roof spoiler and will now have a more aggressive and masculine look. A lot of great changes will be visible on the interior. New 2016 Kia Sorento will come with a spacious cabin that will be comfortable for long family rides. It will be able to accommodate up to seven passengers. Front seats will be heated and ventilated. Next to the standard features, it will also come with a rearview camera, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control.

2016 Kia Sorento front view


With three engines that will be offered with the new 2016 Kia Sorento, there will be something for everyone. The first option will be a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine that will be capable of generating 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The second option will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. This unit will have the ability to produce 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The third and the most powerful engine that will be offered with the new Sorento will be a 3.3-liter V6 engine that will deliver 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. All three of these engines will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive system will be offered.

2016 Kia Sorento interior


The official release date for the new 2016 Kia Sorento is still unknown. However we can most likely expect to see this great crossover on the market before the end of 2015. Price will depend on the trim level and will be in the range from $29,500 to $42,500.

2016 Kia Sorento back view

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