Sales of the new fourth generation Kia Sorento crossover from the Korean manufacturer have officially started on the Russian market. The complete sets of the representative of the SUV segment are disclosed.
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Serial production of the new generation crossover was launched in Kaliningrad back in August at Avtotor's production facilities. The car was created on the KIA N3 platform, and under the hood it has a motor from the Smartstream line. Kia Sorento slightly surpasses its predecessor in size, as for the increased wheelbase. The petrol version with a volume of 2.5 liters generates about 180 hp. and has both front and four-wheel drive. The version with a 2.2-liter diesel engine produces 199 hp. and can only be combined with all-wheel drive. The transmission is presented, respectively, with a six-speed automatic transmission and an eight-speed preselective gearbox with two clutches.
The initial configuration of the crossover was named Classic and has only front-wheel drive. The price tag starts at 2.15 million rubles. For Comfort, you will have to pay more than 2.3 million rubles, for this amount, roof rails will appear on the roof, and the front bumper will be replenished with silver linings. The petrol version of the Kia Sorento in the Luxe version costs 2.44 million rubles, the diesel version – 2.58 million. In the most expensive version, the crossover has a leather interior with wooden inserts, a number of security systems and driver assistance.