The South Korean automaker 2018-2019 Kia hosted the presentation of the homeland of the popular Sorento crossover new generation.
The European debut of the car, which is the first photographs were published in the beginning of last month, will be held at the Paris International Motor Show in October of this year.
Appearance of new items designed by the South Korean company 2018-2019 Kia design with the direct participation of experts of the North American and European offices.
Overall length Sorento reaches 478 mi centimeters model year crossover width is 189 cm, and the model height is less than 168.5 centimeters.
Under the long-wheelbase 278 centimeters allotted.
Thus, in comparison with a precursor car increased in length by 9.5 centimeters wide and 0.5 centimeters, but was lower than 1.5 cm. Moreover, base wheeled vehicle is now longer than 8 cm.
Crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento model year will be available in five-seat interior configuration, and the seven-seater.
The length of the cargo area of the luggage compartment also increased by 8.7 cm, and the boot capacity when folded seatbacks 3rd row now stands at 605, five liters.
In the first generation, we recall, the figure is “only” 515 liters.
As stated in the company, through the use of a crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento 2015 high-strength steels (52.7 per cent against the previous 24.4 percent) rigidity of the body torsion managed to increase by about 14 percent.
In addition, to reduce vibration and improve sound insulation plastic front panel thickness was about 30 percent.
The motor line crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento model year, the South Korean automaker has included five powertrains, developing the capacity of the 172’s to the 270-year-horsepower.
The range includes the 2.4-liter gasoline engine with distributed and direct fuel injection, 3.4-liter unit, and diesel turbo engines with a displacement of 2.4 and 2.2 liters.
Note that only the 2.4-liter power units will be available in the European market.
The list of electronic assistants crossover 2018-2019 Kia Sorento model year included a system for monitoring the “blind” zones, control of passing vehicles when reversing, control tiering traffic warning system of the possibility of a frontal collision, and adaptive cruise control.
Price 2018-2019 Kia Sorento model year is not yet known.
Recall that in Russia the previous generation crossover is available only in the seven-seat modifications and with two engines – 2.2-liter diesel (197 hp) and 2.4-liter petrol (175 hp).