Test Drive 2018-2019 Kia Sorento




Korean 2018-2019 Kia Sorento has long had a reputation of reliable and unpretentious car.
But there are no limits for perfection, and today we have in the review of crossover Sorento th model year.
Without a doubt restyling has benefited the car, which began to look more noble and added bright family traits.
Looking at the car, you see the familiar handwriting of Peter Schreier.
Pretty cute looks narrow block headlamp with fashionable LED lights.
False radiator grille has decreased in size, and bumper on the contrary – has become big.
We earnestly look rectangular fog and exterior stylishness added LED turns repeaters in the door mirrors.



In the better and change the geometry of the rear lights.
Plastic kit – bright usability attribute, and it is in practicality and comfort is the main essence of the 2018-2019 Kia Sorento.
You can say so – the machine is not forced to wrap passersby, but it does not matter, because that’s what you there superudobno and comfortable.
Here, everything is left to chance and is very difficult to find at least one controversial point regarding the convenience, both driver and passengers.
High seating provides the driver with an excellent overview, with the ceiling “no pressure” on his head.
Panorama glass roof fills the interior 2018-2019 Kia Sorento light, making space seem even bigger.



A number of different pockets and compartments volumetric indicates that all the necessary things will always be in place.
However, the main advantage of the test version of the machine in its fairly rich equipment.
Separate climate control, heated steering wheel, tri-mode heated seats – all this will comfortably survive even the most severe winter.
And in the summer it would be very useful function ventilation seat.
Updated 2018-2019 Kia Sorento surprises and delights its complete set, and options such as leather trim, climate control, cruise control, Bluetooth, Xenon headlights, power seats and a panoramic sunroof begin to take for granted as compared to other premium options.



Front and rear parking sensors and a rearview camera, allow the parking lot to show a master class, calculating millimeters.
In addition to this aid the driver, 2018-2019 Kia Sorento is more automatic and valet, and to successfully park just need to click on and trust the car.
The instrument panel in the car is highlighted by a nice white color, here everything is written in Russian, even when pulling away tell you which way the wheels are turned.
On a color 7-inch touchscreen withdrawn all your multimedia system, as well as navigation.
Through the use of a fundamentally new 2018-2019 Kia Sorento platform space for the rear passengers is now 30 millimeters longer.



In addition, rear passengers have their seat heater and weight of various compartments in order to expand the personal belongings.
Almost flick of the wrist salon model is transformed from a 5-seater 7-seater.
The 7-seater version of the volume of the luggage compartment of the machine is only 258 liters, and the 5-seater version of the volume increases to 1047 liters -th, well, with the addition of two rear rows of seats the luggage capacity increased to 2052 liters -x.
The test car is equipped with a diesel unit, which makes working volume of 2.2 liters.
His agility, this engine demonstrates just after 2 -x thousand revolutions.



Engine output 197 hp accelerates heavy crossover from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 9.7 seconds and average fuel consumption is about 6-ti liters per 100 kilometers.
The diesel engine works in tandem with 6 -step “automatic”.
Note that in the Russian market model is also available with a gasoline 4-cylinder 2.4-liter engine producing 175 horsepower, a couple of which can be offered more and 6 A range “mechanics”.
With this engine the car is available in both all-wheel drive, and the front-wheel modification.



At high speeds, the car is simply gorgeous.
Despite its large size, at the 2018-2019 Kia Sorento excellent directional stability, and power reserve for overtaking is always missing.
Speaking of dimensions – the crossover length is 468.5 cm, width – 188.5 cm Height – 171 cm.
Car wheel base length is 270 centimeters ti and clearance height of 18.5 cm.
In order to improve the safety and comfort of the body power structure has been changed in the car, so that the stiffness increased by 18 percent.
It has also been upgraded chassis.
In comparison with the model dorestaylingovoy suspension it became definitely harder.



Chassis settings have changed significantly, in the 2018-2019 Kia Sorento installed new springs, shock absorbers with changeable rigidity, the front and rear subframes.
Suspension settings simply the best, the best of hard to avoid the buildup and the banks, and, at the same time, there are no hard painful blows.
By the way, the effort on the steering wheel can be adjusted independently thanks to Flex-Steer system.
The choice of the driver features 3 modes Normal, Comfort and Sport.
Crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento docile and predictable to drive, he confidently holds its course, with its off-road potential allows safely move down from asphalt.

















AWD transmission works on a familiar pattern for the rear-drive connection with a slipping front wheel meets electronics.
To improve the traction force the driver can Lock Mode Mode, in which case the torque is evenly distributed along the axes.
True lock is automatically turned off when the set speed exceeding 40 kilometers per hour, but this does not limit the capabilities of the car in the conquest of light off-road, where 2018-2019 Kia Sorento feels quite confident.
Recall that, depending on the engine type and options of equipment crossover costs 2018-2019 Kia Sorento th 2013 model year in the Russian market varies from 1.07 million to 1.66 million rubles.