2016 Kia Sorento

The third generation of Kia Sorento will be a 2016 year model. This crossover is company’s one of the most popular models, so it is not surprise that there big expectations from this new model. The 2016 Kia Sorento is still in testing phase, totally camouflaged, so you should take it all with some reserve, because those things you going to read are just speculations projected by some enthusiasts.

2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Kia Sorento exterior and interior design

Since test mule is camouflaged, it is hard to say much about new Sorento’s look. Some predict that 2016 Kia Sorento will be a hot looking crossover, hugely inspired by Cross GT concept. It is for sure that new model will get new platform, which will be made of lightweight materials, so big improvements in weight reduction are expected. The main change will be on the front end. Thing like new grille, headlights, bumpers etc. will be restyled with no doubt. However, it is hard to project the complete picture of the car because, we are pretty sure, even company’s engineers don’t have it yet. Speaking about interior of 2016 Kia Sorento, one thing is for sure. Sorento is a big car, so there will be enough space both for front and rear passengers. Cargo space is also very large and it is expected to be improved even more. There are some indications that interior of 2016 Sorento will be drastically changed. However, just like with the exterior, it is still early to talk about some details. Improvements are expected in all aspects – style, new high-tech features, leg room, high-quality materials etc.

2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Kia Sorento engine

It is expected that two engines will be offered for 2016 Kia Sorento. Although it is unconfirmed, one of them will be 2.0 liter T-GDI turbo engine which has fantastic output of 264 horsepower. The other one is expected to be some bigger V6 with around 290 horses.

 2016 Kia Sorento release date

It is expected that 2016 Kia Sorento will be presented in 2014 LA Automatic Display this November. However, 2016 Kia Sorento will not be available before late 2015/early 2016 period. Potential price is still hard to predict.

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