Appeared debut images of the new generation KIA Sorento

Appeared debut images of the new generation KIA Sorento

March 13, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

This model, which appeared on sale about five years ago, has long been waiting for updates. The last time the modifications were made the year before last and were, to a greater extent, cosmetic.

South Korean concern KIA is preparing to debut a new generation Sorento SUV. Thekoreancarblog recently published online debut spyware images of this cross.

To date, the manufacturer from Korea completes work on the fourth generation of this SUV. According to the published images, it becomes clear that the crossover of the next model year will receive a different grille in the style of the Kia Telluride SUV, an updated head optics on LED matrices. It may be noted that there are other external mirrors on the sides, as well as silver lining on the wings in front.

The interior at the spy shots laid out is almost not visible, the only thing you can see the rethought cards of doors and handles to them.

There is also information that the Sorento is designed on a single architecture with an updated Hyundai Santa Fe and will be equipped with the same engines: a gasoline turbo unit with a working volume of two liters and a capacity of 240 horsepower, as well as diesel engines of 2.0 and 2.2 liters generating 186 and 202 hp, respectively. They will operate with an eight-speed robotic gearbox. The basic version assumes front-wheel drive system, and for some money – all-wheel drive. A little later, a hybrid variation with a 48 volt starter-generator and a set of batteries will be seen. According to the plans, the new generation Sorento will reach the car dealerships by the end of this year.