The 2017 Kia Sorento is a mid-size SUV, not too big and not too small either. It has good looks and the advanced technology and offers a superb warranty at the same time. There is an addition of a lot of updates and modifications for the 2017 model. The features are quite promising, and it looks as if they will enhance the comfort level of the ride for the passengers.
2017 Kia Sorento – Body Styles Changes and Other Options:
Kia Sorento is the best SUV in its class according to the looks, without a shred of doubt. The front grille has a new design this time, giving the 2017 Kia Sorento a very modern look. The grille is more pronounced. The bumper mainly has the stainless steel. The 2017 Kia Sorento has a wider stance and a longer wheelbase, leading to a greater cabin space. You can fit up to seven passengers in this much sleek model, as a third row is also now available. The 19-inch chrome finish alloy wheels are present, with a unique ten-spoke design. Roof rails are also present in all trims except for the base L trim.
You can slide the second-row seats to get to the third row. Moreover, you can fold flat both the second and third row of seats to increase the cargo carrying capacity of the 2017 Kia Sorento. It is vital for the new models of various vehicles to keep up with the advanced technologies to remain in the competition. Kia Sorento is doing the same. There is an addition of a Smart power liftgate feature. It has sensors, which sense the smart key. You do not have to operate it with your hands or feet manually. You can even adjust the liftgate according to the height requirement.
There is an improvement in the interior designs. The passenger seats have a soft, leather covering. Other materials used inside the cabin are also of a high quality. The dashboard also has a new design. The second and the first row of seats offer good space. However, the third row can only fit small children or adults as the legroom is not that much. The cabin inside is quite modern and spacious. The front seats and the steering wheel have both a heating and a cooling system, so it is appropriate for any weather. The 14-way power seats have a memory setting, which remembers your desirable seating position.
A panoramic sunroof is also available. It will allow the fresh air to come in, while enabling you to see the outside view too, at the same time. You can tilt or slide open the glass panel according to the amount of sunlight or air you want. The soft covering of the passenger seats can reduce the station, resist stains and even get rid of the bad smell, all to provide a comfortable and a pleasant ride. You never have to worry about your phone batteries dying during a long ride. You have the eight outlets giving out 12 V and two USB ports to thank for.
A surround view monitor is available. It is in control of four cameras around the 2017 Kia Sorento and combines them to give you a total view of the vehicle. Sonar sensors are surrounding the vehicle, and the rear parking assist system uses them to warn you about any nearby objects or vehicles. There is an addition of a new audio system to give you a clearer, high-quality sound. It can scan the compressed files. Ten speakers are present including an amplifier, a subwoofer in addition to a center speaker. You can hear excellent quality music when it comes out from this combination of the audio system. Climate control and navigation system is also present.
2017 Kia Sorento – Performance and Configurations:
A 2.4-liter engine, with four cylinders, is standard on the L and LX trim. It can generate up to 185 hp and 178 pound-feet of torque. Two-row EX and the Limited trims have the new 2.0-liter turbocharged engines. It can generate up to 240 hp and 260 pound-feet of torque. Three-row EX and Limited trims and the SX trim have the 3.3-liter V6 engine, which can generate up to 290 hp and 252 pound-feet of torque.
Kia has put in a lot of effort to make the 2017 Kia Sorento a distinct vehicle from others of its line.