Kia Sorento News
Kia's original three-row crossover is getting an overhaul.
I may have driven from Crested Butte, Colo., back to Portland in a Kia Stinger, but that's not how I got to the snow-encrusted mountain town wedged deep in the middle of the Rockies. Nope, I got there the "quick" way via Dog Friendly Airlines, a two-hour stop in San Francisco, a landing at Montrose airport and a two-hour drive in the 2019 Kia Sorento. That, plus a brief jaunt around Crested Butte would be the extent of my seat time in the revised-for-2019 family crossover, but it was enough to s
Kia's refreshed three-row 2019 Sorento will start at $25,990 and be offered in five trim levels, including all-wheel drive options, when it hits showrooms later this year.
Kia needs a full-size SUV amid declining sales of its crossovers.
The 2019 Kia Sorento was revealed at the 2017 L.A. Auto Show, showing off slight exterior revisions and some minor updates to the cabin. Every Sorento also now features standard seven-passenger seating, while the previously optional turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder has been discontinued. Kia also revealed that a diesel engine option is in the works. Every Sorento now comes standard with Kia's 7-inch touchscreen interface, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Wireless smartphone charg
The issue affects a wide variety of models.
Consumer Reports' annual list of the best cars is largely composed of imports this year, except in the pickup truck and large car categories.
The Kia Telluride, based on a modified Sorento chassis, is a design study for a full-sized, 400-horsepower, hybrid SUV with high production potential.
Kia has done up an Optima convertible, Sorento off-roader, Sedona photo platform, and Forte Koup buggy for this year's SEMA show, each in tribute to a different region of America.