New 2018-2019 Kia Sorento – the third generation of the Korean crossover

New 2018-2019 Kia Sorento Crossover 3rd generation officially presented in the homeland of the Korean company 2018-2019 Kia in South Korea August 29, . The world premiere of 2018-2019 Kia Sorento SUV model year will be held in early October at the Paris Motor Show in . The new generation Sorento crossover created an international team of designers from design studios 2018-2019 Kia’s Namyang (Korea), Frankfurt (Germany) and Irvine (California). Buy a new generation of crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento in Russia will be at the beginning of at the price of 1,350 thousand. Rubles.


The high popularity of the previous two generations, the crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento in North America, Europe, Russia, China and South Korea spodvigla manufacturer to create more stylish, comfortable and safe crossover. Through the efforts of designers, designers and engineers crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento 3rd generation offers a complete package of the latest developments the automotive industry. Starting from the exterior design, interior design, interior decoration materials, equipment options, and security systems, ending with technical characteristics (engine, gearbox, suspension).

The design of the exterior bodywork new 2018-2019 Kia Sorento 3 was created, on the one hand, with an eye on the past generation crossover, and on the other hand, the designers found inspiration in the appearance of conceptual 2018-2019 Kia Cross GT, shown in early . As a result, the serial crossover KIA Sorento model year matured and grown in size compared to the second generation SUV, began to look more solid and presentable.

  • External dimensions Body 2018-2019 Kia Sorento year are: 4780 mm long, 1890 mm wide, 1685 mm high, with a 2780 mm wheelbase, front track – 1628 mm, rear track – 1639 mm.

His predecessor, 2018-2019 Kia Sorento second generation of the new crossover has grown in length by 95mm (including 80 mm by increasing the distance between the front and rear axle), and 5 mm in width. Only a body height reduced by 15mm, but with lower installed seats reserve free space above the heads of the driver and passengers do not become less.

Carefully considering the appearance of a new generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento pictures and videos provided by the Korean manufacturer catch myself thinking that the new Korean crossover is strangely similar to the Toyota Highlander . About plagiarism, of course, we are not talking, but cars like brothers, and not only in the review front, but also in the profile, and the rear part of the body are similar. That’s just the Korean crossover does not look so heavy, like a Japanese car.


Leaving aside the bias consider the novelty cars from Korea in different ways. The front end of the new Sorento with large, expressive false radiator grille in the shape of an inverted trapezoid with rounded corners, decorated with a stylish protective mesh, slanting light head lights with lens optics and eyebrows, LED daytime running lights, a solid size bumper with crossover protection and original vertical foglights in the massive frame. The plane of the hood with fashionable vyshtampovki ribs, cut the lid from the nose to the base of the front roof pillars.

Profile Body looks sporty and dynamic thanks to the high line of the side glass and light, almost weightless roof resting on the powerful rear racks, large radii and right wheel arch, designed for placing tires on alloy wheels R18- R19, exaggerated surfaces of wings and doors.

The rear of the body of the third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento attracts the attention of stylish and original shades dimensional illumination with modern filling (LEDs provide 3D-effect). Otherwise, everything is traditional for station wagon – a large tailgate, a large and massive bumper.

To provide better passive safety of passengers in the construction of new generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento body uses more ultravysokoprochnoy steel – 52.7%, and the ultra-high-strength steel manufactured by hot stamping – to 10.1%.

  • The new crossover can be ordered in six different variants of body color: Snow White Pearl (White), Silky Silver (Silver), Imperial Bronze (Bronze), Metal stream (molten metal color), Platinum Graphite (black-Platinum) and Aurora Black Pearl ( the black).

the third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento crossover Interior welcomes driver and passengers a lot of new parts and components. In the presence of the new steering wheel, the architecture of the front panel and the center console, front seats, the seat of the second and third row (as an option, you can order a seven-seater interior), door cards, but most importantly, better quality steel materials used for the interior trim, and the crossover can boast a long list of standard and optional equipment to various trim levels.

Available heated steering wheel, instrument panel Optitron, heated front seats and the outer seats of the second row, power and ventilation of driver and passenger seats, panoramic electric sunroof, parking sensors, pressure sensors tires, keyless access to the vehicle and the engine start button, electronic handbrake , adaptive cruise control, three-zone climate control, a multimedia system with a color touch screen (4-sky cameras, navigation, telephone), the JBL audio system, fabric or leather upholstery seats. In the arsenal of electronic tracking for security tracking system for lane departure warnings of a possible frontal collision, blind spot monitoring and assistant at evolution, tracking of objects behind the vehicle, as well as the camera seeing signs limiting speed.

Front seats will please the driver and front passenger anatomical profile and bright lateral support. The seats of the second row are moved along the interior, changing the backrest angle and folded in the ratio of 40:20:40, increasing the size of the luggage compartment with a standard volume of 605 liters nearly tripled. The tailgate opens automatically without using their hands, you just go back to the car with the key in your pocket and stay in front of the fifth door for 5 seconds.
By increasing the size of the wheelbase 80 mm inner space has increased not only in the second and in the third row.
Through the application of a thick soundproof panels on the floor, transmission tunnel and bulkhead separating the engine compartment from the passenger compartment in the third-generation Sorento crossover became quieter and more comfortable.

Technical characteristics of the third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Sorento model would imply the use of the modernized platform of the previous generation of Korean crossover with fully independent suspension. Front mounted MakFesron rack, rear mnogoryichazhka but … modified rear subframe and the point of its attachment, shock absorbers are installed differently, the new electric power steering system is now installed on the rack (in the previous generation has been installed on the steering column). Modernization suspension and steering of the new 2018-2019 Kia Sorento on assurance Koreans have improved comfort and handling crossover.

In the engine compartment of the new generation of Korean crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento will be prescribed two diesel and a pair of petrol engines, and possibly even a hybrid propulsion system.
Version diesel 2018-2019 Kia Sorento presented four-cylinder engines: a 2.0-liter E-VGT (186 hp 410 Nm) and 2.2-liter E-VGT (202 hp 450 Nm).
Petrol version with four-cylinder 2.4-liter (175 hp) and 3.3-liter V6 (270 hp).
Transmission 6-speed manual and automatic transmission, front-wheel drive or full 2WD 4WD.