Prestige reborn Sorento

Sorento is a robust, masculine and capable off-roader, but its sophisticated modern design, advanced comfort features and smooth road manners make this the perfect vehicle for any lifestyle.

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A whole new level of design

kia carens highlights Radiator grille

Make you look stylish

Upgraded radiator grille

kia carens highlights Panoramic sunroof

Enjoy the fresh outdoor breeze

Panoramic sunroof

Flexibility & Advanced technology

kia carens highlights HAC

No more rolling backwards

Hill assist control

kia carens highlights Adaptive Front Lighting System

Pointing the same direction

Adaptive front lighting system

Numerous features  for convenience ahead of you


Maximum flexibility

Seat Variations

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Hill-start Assist Control(HAC) - Hill-start Assist Control is an added safety feature that automatically applies the brakes when starting  on an ascent to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards.
ADAPTIVE FRONT LIGHTING SYSTEM - Motor-powered headlamps automatically point in the same direction the vehicle is heading based on travelling speed and steering handle movements, resulting in improved nighttime driver visibility. , ACTIVE HEADRESTS - The active headrests move forwards and up within milliseconds of an impact to cushion the head and prevent whiplash, one of the biggest injury in the event of a collision.
PARKING ASSIST SYSTEM - Ultrasonic sensors at the front and rear trigger a beeping sound alert with increasing frequency the closer the vehicle gets to an obstruction


Dimensions Sorento
Overall length 4,685 Overhang (rear) 1,040
Overall width 1,885 Head room (1st / 2nd / 3rd row) 996 / 995 / 906
Overall height (with roofrack) 1,700(1,735) Leg room (1st / 2nd / 3rd row) 1,048 / 985 / 804
Wheelbase 2,750 Shoulder room (1st / 2nd / 3rd row) 1,506 / 1,491 / 1,045
Wheel tread 18,19" (front) 1,621 Hip room (1st / 2nd / 3rd row) 1,431 / 1,421 / 1,128
Wheel tread 18,19" (rear) 1,618 Fuel tank (litres) 70
Overhang (front) 945 Max. roof load (kg) 100

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R 2.2 Diesel Engine Theta Ⅱ 2.4 MPI Engine Lambda Ⅱ 3.5 MPI Engine
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Max. Power
197 ps @ 3,800 rpm

Max. Torque
44.5 kg.m @ 1,800~2,500 rpm

Max. Power
176 ps @ 6,000 rpm

Max. Torque
23.1 kg.m @ 3,750 rpm

Max. Power
280 ps @ 6,300 rpm

Max. Torque
34.3 kg.m @ 5,000 rpm

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An expression of unrivaled refinement

A host of improvements to the award-winning Sorento has resulted in a more mature and sophisticated SUV that sets a new standard for style, comfort, performance, safety and convenience. Uncompromising in its every detail, Sorento is the perfect lifestyle complement to those who aspire to be the best.

Kia Sorento Exterior urban jungle

King of the urban jungle

From its early roots as a true off-roader, Sorento has evolved into a captivating city cruiser that is sure to attract gazes of envy at every turn.

Kia Sorento Exterior Eye-catching style

Eye-catching style, up-close and from afar

Come behold the work of our talented team of international designers who have created a contemporary and elegant silhouette accentuated by striking aesthetic details. Sorento radiates class and sophistication from every angle thanks to LED positioning headlamps, distinctive rear combination lamps and newly designed alloy wheels.

Kia Sorento Exterior Unleash your wild side

Unleash your wild side

Old habits don’t die easily. So although the Sorento has grown up over the years into a more stylish and sophisticated all-rounder, it is still a highly competent weekend warrior that is sure to provide all of the thrill and adventure you could ask for.

Kia Sorento Exterior Not your ordinary SUV

Not your ordinary SUV

It’s only natural that a car that rewrites the rules for an SUV doesn’t conform to stereotypes. Sorento is a robust, masculine and capable off-roader, but its sophisticated modern design, advanced comfort features and smooth road manners make this the perfect vehicle for any lifestyle.

Kia Sorento Exterior pulse of the city

The vibrant pulse of the city

Urban life is filled with endless possibilities, and Sorento lets you experience all that the city has to offer. From a stylish daily commuter to a versatile family companion, Sorento stands head and shoulders above the rest of the pack.

Kia Sorento Exterior Beauty never goes out of style

Beauty that never goes out of style

Who said that an SUV can’t make a serious fashion statement? Kia’s world-acclaimed dynamic design DNA marked by straight, clean lines has been infused into Sorento to make sure you stand out from the crowd.

Kia Sorento Exterior Eco dinamic

As eco-conscious as you are

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Kia Sorento Interior Celebrate the driver in you

Celebrate the driver in you

With the most up-to-date technologies and features, Sorento’s modern and refined driver-centric cabin gives you the peace of mind to sit back and experience the joy of driving as it was meant to be.

Kia Sorento Interior 7` TFT LCD SUPERVISION CLUSTER, High-tech form and function combined to perfection

High-tech form and function combined to perfection

A high-visibility display located in the center gauge provides useful, on-demand trip computer information graphics such as distance to empty, average and instant fuel consumption and outside temperature.

Kia Sorento Interior Dual separate climate control

Dual separate climate control

Both driver and passenger can control the fully automatic air-conditioning system with an eight-level fan adjustment to suit their temperature preference.

Kia Sorento Interior Radio + CD + MP3 + Rear view camera/Aux and iPod Ē

1. Radio + CD + MP3 + Rear view camera

The stylish integrated audio system features premium sound with a 6-CD changer and MP3 playback compatibility, while the display screen serves as a monitor for the rear view camera.

2. Aux and iPod®

Enjoy virtually any music source in your Sorento with built-in audio streaming, AUX, USB and iPod® connectivity plus high-fidelity output.

Kia Sorento Interior Button start/stop system

Button start/stop system

Sorento’s secure ignition system allows you to conveniently start the engine with a simple push of a button as long as the smart key is in your possession.

Kia Sorento Interior Steering wheel remote control

Steering wheel remote control

Conveniently located and ergonomically designed for easy operation while keeping your eyes on the road, the audio system remote control lets you adjust volume, skip tracks, switch modes and mute sound.

Kia Sorento Interior Remote keyless entry system

Remote keyless entry system

The smart key unlocks the doors the moment you touch the door handle so that you never have to worry about fumbling around for keys. Also shown is the folding type remote key.

Kia Sorento Interior Sunshade blind

Sunshade blind

The manually retractable sunshades on the 2nd row windows provide protection from harsh sun glare and also helps keep the cabin cool on hot summer days for maximum comfort

Kia Sorento Interior Centre console

Centre console

A redesigned center console features more flexible cup holder spaces with a retractable lid, large armrest storage bin and an additional tray for small, easily lost items like keys or coins.

Kia Sorento Interior Mood lamp

Mood lamp

LED-illuminated strips emit a subtle reddish glow to create a warm ambience within the vehicle cabin while adding to the overall luxurious feel of the Sorento’s interior.

Kia Sorento Interior Rear cup holder

Rear cup holder

Twin cup holders in the rear center armrest let your passengers store beverages without spillage and are especially appreciated by Sorento owners with children.

Kia Sorento Interior Door map pocket

Door map pocket

Maps and documents can be stored within easy reach of the driver and front passenger while the pocket also has a recess to keep bottled drinks upright when you’re on the move.

Kia Sorento Interior Glove box

Glove box

The spacious glove box compartment not only features a locking mechanism for safekeeping of personal items but is also illuminated for added convenience at night.

Kia Sorento Interior Cargo underfloor storage compartment

Cargo underfloor storage compartment

The trunk space features a covered underfloor bin where you can store essential road emergency tools or other personal items that you would like to keep hidden from plain view.

Kia Sorento Interior Cargo screen

Cargo screen

With retractable spring-loaded operation, the cargo screen is a sensible way to keep your personal belongings under cover. It is a practical way to deter would be thieves and shield stored items from direct sunlight.

Kia Sorento Interior 5 or 7 seats for maximum flexibilityOpen up a world of new possibilities

5 or 7 seats for maximum flexibility

Sorento’s numerous seat variations made possible by partial or full row seat folding provide not only comfort for passengers, but also convenience and practicality for transporting long and odd-shaped cargo and leisure equipment.

Kia Sorento Interior Open up a world of new possibilities

Open up a world of new possibilities

Sorento has much more to offer than dynamic styling and driving capability, as it has been designed with practicality in mind. It has plenty of space, and even with the seven seats in use you’ll find a host of creative storage ideas and thoughtful accessories that enhance your journeys. The second row seating, for example, features a walk-in device, reclining seat backs and a center armrest. Third row headroom is a generous 906mm while leg room has been extended by 90mm to 804 mm.

Kia Sorento Interior Panorama sunroof

Panorama sunroof

The huge dual-pane panorama sunroof lets you and your passengers enjoy the fresh outdoor breeze while creating an even more spacious interior ambience. A one-piece motor-driven roller blind and elimination of the center beam provide more openness compared to competitors’ sunroofs.

Kia Sorento Interior Ultimate relaxation on the road

Ultimate relaxation on the road

Air blown through the cushion and back of both front seats help keep 1st row occupants cool in extreme summer temperatures, while two different users can restore the driver’s seat to their preferred positions at the touch of a button.
Both the front (cushion and back) and 2nd row (cushion only) seats have a seat warming function for welcome added comfort in cold climate environments.

Kia Sorento Interior A spacious sanctuary of comfort and refinement

A spacious sanctuary of comfort and refinement

Passengers will appreciate Sorento’s generous second row seat legroom while Kia’s engineers have drastically reduced noise and vibration with an improved suspension featuring ARCD (advanced rebound control damper) technology and application of a host of insulating enhancements.

Kia Sorento Interior Steel Black

Steel Black

The steel black scheme combines black trim with inset black woodgrain, alongside black cloth or black leather seats for a contemporary feel to the cabin.

Kia Sorento Interior Splendor Beige

Splendor Beige

Splendor beige combines black trim and woodgrain highlights with light beige cloth or leather upholstery, and matching lower trim for a modern and elegant look.

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