2013 Kia Sorento & Review and Price

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Kia Sorento

2013 Kia Sorento #8211; Review and Price

2013 Kia Sorento is manufactured by Kia Motors which is partly owned by the Hyundai Motor Group. It is the 4 th largest auto maker in the world as rated in the 2010 vehicle sales. The company has its headquarters in Seoul in South Korea.

Since August 2009 the company has been led by Hyoung #8211; Keunlee.

The 2013 Kia Sorento has its standard equipment enhanced. Standard leather upholstery has been given to the EX trim, on the base LX trim, you can use Uvo voice activated electronics interface. In addition, equipment like a power driver seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel will also be added.

Exterior Interior Features

The 2013 Kia Sorento comes with the latest trim LX B6 and SX which comes with the 50/50 split folding 3 rd row seat raising the capacity to 7 passengers. The Sorento SX comes only with the V6 and adds to the standard EX equipment. It has upgraded 4 cylinder engines, different 18” wheels, LED tail lamps, rear air-conditioning.  4 way power passenger seats, 3 rd row seat and rear view camera, 2 ton interior colour scheme and an infinity audio system are also added in its features.

The SX premium adds a heated steering wheel.

The LX V6 has similar features to the SX model. The new model also has interior features such as an 8 way power drive seat with lumber adjustment. It also has a leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob and a first aid kit.

A touch screen navigation system with real time traffic and driver memory functions and a ventilator driver seat are added features.

Performance and Power Details

Kia Sorento

The 2013 Kia Sorento LX comes with a 2.4 liter, 4 cylinder engines that produce 175 horse power and 169 pound-feet or torque. Every Sorento comes standard with a 6 speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive; you can opt for an all-wheel drive. The fuel efficiency is 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.

It also gives 24 miles per gallon combine with front wheel drive and 21/27/23 with all-wheel drive.

The other model SX is a 3.5 litre V6 that produces 276 horse power and 248 pound-feet of torque. Its fuel efficiency stands at 20/26/22 and 18/24/20 miles per gallon for front and all-wheel drive respectively. In the Edmunds performance testing, the EX V6 went from zero to sixty mph in 7.6 seconds.

Driving reviews and safety features

The latest Kia Sorento provides safety features such as front active head, restrains stability control, disc-antilock, disc-brakes, front seat air bags and side curtain bags. These air bags cover only the 1 st and the 2 nd rows. The Sorento has been awarded 5 Stars for over all crash protection.

Those who have driven the 2.4 liter engine Kia Sorento are of the opinion that the extra power generated from the direct injected 4 cylinder helps a lot. The 3.5 litre V6 is strong and smooth. It is a great car for family outings.

2013 Kia Sorento has an MRP that ranges from 26950 USD – 31,700 USD in rupees it ranges from 14, 01,900/- to 16, 48,400/-.

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