2016 Kia Sorento Reviews and Photos

2016 kia sorento reviews – For the 2016 vintage, the Kia Sorento gets a makeover and is offered to us in a new generation, the third since its introduction in 2003. And the changes that we present are far beyond the vehicle look quite well, by the way.

2016 kia sorento reviews

Compared to the version of 2015, the new Sorento has been lengthened and widened slightly in addition to losing a few millimeters in height.

Also welcomes a new four-cylinder engine 2 liter turbo under the hood. With an output of 240 horsepower, it is added to the two engines that already existed. The four-cylinder 2.4-liter and the 3.3-liter V6, therefore, remain sales catalog.

Thanks to a strong frame before, models towing capacity equipped V6 goes even 3500 to 5000 pounds. It says a lot about the old chassis.

read: 2016 Kia Sorento Interior

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2016 kia sorento reviews : Great improvement

This really is when we take on board the new Sorento that understands how the product has improved since its introduction in 2003.

The interior of the vehicle was simplified to the maximum and the controls are very intuitive, a quality that is far from being given to all vehicles on the market.

Same for the 8-inch touch screen optional. It surprises by its simplicity and the clarity of information. Lot better than what is done in the most popular manufacturers such as Honda and Toyota.

Although some plastics remain a somewhat dubious quality for this class of vehicle, inside the Sorento is usually very successful. Visibility is excellent and the place for the passengers legs is sufficient.

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As is the case with Hyundai, product quality Kia has really made a giant leap in the last decade. The Sorento is no exception.

Like that of any SUV of this size is not particularly intoxicating. The SX and SX + models are equipped with a more precise direction that improves the behavior a little soft LX and EX models.

Equipped with the V6, the Sorento shows a beautiful place and we are surprised to appreciate his dynamism.

The new turbocharged engine is very good too. With 260 foot-pounds of torque, difficult to do otherwise!However, its fuel consumption is dangerously close to that of the six-cylinder engine. If I had to choose between the two, I would definitely opt for the V6.

As for the base engine, Kia has not any available to journalists at the launch of the vehicle in Mont-Tremblant.Too Bad. However, with a power of 185 horses for such a big fireball, one can expect just a little performance.

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The puzzle

The idea behind the Sorento is far from crazy. With this product, Kia offers a vehicle whose size is positioned between the compact SUV and intermediaries.

For those who want a fairly compact sport utility vehicle, but able to carry luggage for the weekend, the Sorento could be a winning choice. Especially since it is available with configurations to five or seven passengers.

However, only the versions equipped with the V6 can enjoy a third seat. The price of a seven-passenger model and passes at least $ 33,895, well above the $ 27,495 requested for the basic version.

In fact, before choosing the version of the Sorento, you should probably take some notes from your dealer.Because it can quickly become complicated.

First, the Sorento is available in five different versions (LX, EX, EX +, SX, SX +). And there are the three engines listed above.

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If the database engine is only available with the base LX, the other two can be supplied with all models except the most luxurious SX +, which is only available with the V6.

As for the train, almost all Sorento come with four-wheel drive, except the base LX, which only the front wheels are motorized. It must be added to the total cost $ 2,000 to qualify for AWD.

With a price range stretching nearly $ 20,000, there really has a Sorento for everyone. Well equipped, the SX + ($ 46,695) offers all the comforts and every conceivable driver assistance technologies in 2015.

The most difficult thing is to find the version that suits you best.

2016 kia sorento reviews – Data sheet

  • Name: Kia Sorento 2016
  • Base price: $ 27,495
  • Configuration: Vehicles with two or four-wheel drive with front
  • Database Engine: 4 cylinder 2.4 liter
  • Power / torque: 185 hp / 178 lb.-ft.
  • Transmission: Automatic six-speed
  • Towing capacity: 2000-5000 lb
  • Fuel consumption: 11.1 L / 100 km (city); 8.2 L / 100 km (highway)
  • Observed consumption: 10.6 L / 100 km (V6)
  • Warranty: 3 years / 60,000 km (base)
  • Competitior: Ford Escape / Edge, Nissan Rogue / Murano, Toyota RAV4 / Highlander

2016 kia sorento reviews – Overal Rating

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source : canoe.autonet.ca