Thursday, October 1, 2020

2021 Kia Sorento Coming Later This Year

The all-new fourth-generation 2021 Kia Sorento, offered in LX, S, EX, SX, and SX-Prestige and available with either FWD or AWD, and offers 4 engine choices including a new 281 horsepower 2.5-Turbo option with mated to an 8-speed wet-clutch DCT for more responsive around-town or mountain-pass driving. The other powertrains are a 191 horsepower GDI 4-cylinder engine, a 227 horsepower GDI 4-cylinder Turbo Hybrid with 44 kW electric motor mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and a 261 horsepower GDI 4-cylinder Turbo Plug-in Hybrid with 66.9 kW electric motor paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission getting an estimated 30-mile all-electric range. The 2021 Sorento, built on an all-new 3rd generation “N3” platform, is lighter, stronger and more flexible than previous models. The wheelbase is nearly 1.4 inches longer for more interior space. The 2021 Sorento is expected to go on sale later this year and pricing will be announced closer to its on-sale date.