After keeping practically the design for the second generation of Sorento, just changing some details in the monoblock and improving their stringers, Kia had to present something different because their competitors were far ahead in the category of SUV?s, the first impression that remains after the disclosure of the photos is that the automaker can further improve thanks to new changes adopted both visually, and in its settings. And the model was already well sold.
The modernization of the visual is very clear, though the automaker has achieved this without much change the car feature, which pleased most was the front of the vehicle, who won a new grille, similar to tiger detail, normal headlights and more robust fog, which gave the vehicle a more aggressive appearance, although it is also stylish maintain, just like its grandfather.
In the safety, the car won parts by ultra high strength steel, before the ratio was 25%, the model is now 52.7% of the structure made with this material, leaving the current model 14% more stiffness in its body, and in practice it means a better handling and greater safety in case of collision, the Sorento also earned a little more space, thanks to the increase of 9.5 cm between the axles.
Within the hood is a six valve motor of 3.3 liter gasoline which can yield a power of 270 horsepower, making the car mark reaches 100 km / h in 8.9 seconds since consumption is satisfactory, making 7.8 kilometers per liter in the city and on highways by averaging of 11.1 kilometers every liter consumed, these numbers are similar to those of its main competitors.