Kia Sorento undergoes autumnal makeover

KIA’S Sorento SUV will receive a host of improvements when the new upgraded model goes on sale later this year.

 

Significant changes include a re-engineered bodyshell, enhanced powertrains for best-in-class fuel economy with lower emissions, improved ride, handling and refinement, additional convenience and safety features, plus a fresh, new look for the exterior.

 

Launched in 2009, the model features new headlamps with LED positioning lights, a new tailgate with LED rear combination lamps, new bumpers (front and rear) with vertical-axis fog lights and a larger area of body-colour surface, and an expanded choice of wheels to include larger diameter (19-inch) alloys.

 

Inside the five- or seven-seater cabin, there are more soft-touch surfaces plus a new LCD instrument cluster, new centre stack with seven-inch display screen, and a new console featuring a straight-gate selector with a leather-booted lever on automatic transmission models.

 

New Sorento is due to arrive in theUKin the autumn and full details ofUKspecification and trim will be available in due course.

 


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