Recently a spy photo was upcoming 2018 Kia Sorento was unrelieved but it is very hard to find details from these photos since it was almost camouflaged.
Kia is a proud manufacturer of Sorento as this car has been serving this brand quite well. Its makers have made justice with this vehicle as they are successful in bringing good repute to it. Unibody architecture of this car is solely the reason for the success of Sorento. The vehicles were refreshed in 2010 and then in 2015. But this time the refreshment will be amazing and its buyers will get amazed by its stunning looks.
2018 Kia Sorento Redesign
From underneath the cover, it was being able to figure out that headlights have been changed along with fog lamps. Grille has been given a structure of honeycomb. It is also being said that wheel arches are new in upcoming Sorento. Rear glass has been spotted as a changed version which brings better outlook of this car.
Interior of 2018 Kia Sorento
It is very difficult to get a glimpse of the interior of this car due to its camouflage. Still, according to predications, there will be changes in interior design in accordance with an exterior design. In all probability, there will be few upgrades in technical consoles such upgraded infotainment system, modern stereo system, large touchscreen interface, satellite navigation, etc. The seats of the vehicle will be upholstered with Premium Nappa Leather and the passengers will utmost comfort while they will be traveling in this vehicle.
Lots of speculations are going on regarding powertrain redesign of this car. Many sources say that there will be only changes in the engine while other sources say that there will be changes in transmission too. This vehicle is going to be launched in different trims and they are:
- SX Limited
Standard Safety Features:
The 2018 Kia Sorento will be having some standard safety features to safeguard the safety of its occupants. They are:
- Forward anti-collision warning system
- Advanced cruise control system
- Autonomous Braking assistance
- Electronically stability and traction control
Engine of 2018 Kia Sorento
As far as engine specification is concerned, 2018 Kia Sorento has got a 2.4-liter engine of 4 cylinders as the base version with 185 hp. The higher trim EX-has got turbocharged technology in its smaller engine. You will be offered with three different types of engines. Another engine has a specification of the 3.3-liter engine. This engine can produce a power up to 290 hp. The engine will be mated either 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. FWD comes as a standard version while AWD is offered as higher trim. Also the engine capacity of the 2.0-liter, which will be able to produce 240 hp.
2018 Kia Sorento Price and Release date
As of now, there is no final declaration regarding its launch date and price but there are some reliable sources in the industry which are offering several dates. The Kia Sorento 2018 will hit the market, not before October of next year. For the US and Asian countries, it will not arrive before November of next year. The price of this car has been fixed at around $27,000 for the base version. As time goes by, the maker will reveal more information about exact release date and price of other trims.