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2018-2019 The new Kia KX7 is the Chinese brother of Kia Sorento Prime

New crossover Kia KX7 2018-2019 years – photos and videos, the price and bundled. Technical characteristics and feedback of the owners of the sibling brother Kia Sorento Prime , novelties Kia 2018-2019 for China. The official premiere of the 7-seat crossover Kia KH7 took place in November 2016 at the Guangzhou auto show, sales of Kia KX7 in the Middle Kingdom will start in the first quarter of 2017 at a price of 200,000 yuan  for the base version of the crossover with an atmospheric 2.0 liter 163 -powerful engine, 6 manual gearbox and front-wheel drive.

Just want to note that, perhaps, the new Kia KX7 will get to Russia, but in the face of the updated Kia Sorento Prime. It is interesting that representatives of the Korean manufacturer persistently keep silent about the prospects of the novelty’s release to other markets, evasively explaining that Kia KH7 is intended exclusively for China. Production of the machine has already started at the Dongfeng Yueda Kia Automobile plant (Dongfeng Motor, Yueda) in Jiangsu, China.

The new Kia KX7, with all the external similarity to the sibling brother Kia Sorento Prime, differs from the fellow with a more expressive and original front part of the body and solid stern. At the same time, the body of the KX7 crossover is 50 mm smaller in length and the wheelbase is 80 mm smaller than the Sorento Prime model offered in the Celestial under the name Kia Sorento L. It is an elongated Sorento (the model is not manufactured in China but imported from South Korea) is designed to replace the new crossover Kia KX7.

That’s how the full picture with the novelty was drawn, and it became clear why the representatives of Kia motors are not in a hurry to talk about the prospects for the new crossover model to enter other markets. Just Kia KX7 is a simpler version of the Kia Sorento Prime (Kia Sorento L), offered in China for a price of 237,800 yuan. Such a marketing move is a new model of the flagship crossover, but … the body is shorter, the base is smaller, respectively, and the seat stock in the cabin is more modest, a less powerful base engine and, in the end, a more modest price tag.

  • The external dimensions of the body of the Kia KX7 2018-2019 are 4730 mm in length, 1890 mm in width, 1690 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,700 mm.

Speaking about the exterior design of the car body, we note that in the presence of a large and expressive falshradiatornaya grid “nose of the tiger”, stylish headlights, a massive bumper with two-storeyed light-emitting diode segments of daytime running lights and fog lamps – is in front.

When reviewing the Kia KX7 body on the side, we reveal the smaller second-row doors and the more compact rear part of the body with a different roof rack than the version of Kia Sorento Prime (Kia Sorento L).

The feed of the novelty flaunts the original plafond lights and a massive bumper, supplemented by trapezoids exhaust nozzles.

Salon 7-seat crossover Kia KX7 (in the basic configuration of the configuration of the cabin 5-seater) is very different from the design of the interior. There is an original instrument panel with two radii of a speedometer and a tachometer separated by a color screen of an on-board computer, a four-spoke multi-rudder, a modern configuration of the center console with a touchscreen multimedia system installed as if separately on the front panel and an air conditioner unit, like the new Kia Rio , But of a larger size.

As a standard and optional equipment, we offer a modern multimedia system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android-Auto, two or three zone climate control, a rear-view camera or a round-robin system, a front-end collision warning system, lane support and automatic headlamp control Headlight, panoramic roof with a hatch, electronic parking brake, electric front seats, mirrors and glass, the first and second row of seats.

Technical specifications Kia KX7 2018-2019

For the new crossover, three petrol four-cylinder engines are available, working in the company with 6 automatic transmissions (mechanics are offered only for the least powerful engine) and 6 automatic transmissions, drive front or full AWD.
The base motor is atmospheric 2.0-liter (163 hp), the more powerful 2.4-liter (188 hp) is also atmospheric.
For the top version, a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with 240-horsepower output is stored.

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