Kia announced as a prelude to the launch of a new generation of 2021 Kia Sorento SUV with the first pictures. In addition, in this text we will present changes to the exterior and many more changes to the cabin. Drive unit boost hybrid plug-in version. It is expected by the end of 2020. The basic model will be promoted in 2 weeks (3rd March) in Geneva Auto Show.
New Generation Changes
In addition to the physical changes in the joint that will create a new design image, the new generations have different dimensions. First of all new Sorento is 10 mm longer, then have 35 mm bigger wheelbase. Upcoming SUV is also wider and taller then current.
A look from the back hints chrome details on the bottom of the bumper and two-part LED stop lights. The side view gives the appearance of a shark fin thanks to a specially designed “C” pillar and shortened front and rear bodywork. A large air intake on the bumper, a new grille and LED headlights make real and unique design.
2021 Kia Sorento Interior
Longer wheelbase will bring more comfort to passengers in the cabin. The image below shows premium materials, which are still more affordable for a fee. Instead of the classic analog instruments, a 12.3-inch digital display is built-in that can change its appearance. The addition will be a 10-inch screen at the top of the center console with a multimedia system. The hybrid version will also have 7 seats, and with the third row flat you get 910 liters of boot space.
2021 Kia Sorento Engine
The drive should be diesel powered and an option with a gasoline hybrid. The diesel option should first arrive on the market until the plug-in hybrid version arrives by the end of the year. Kia plan show ambition to combine 1.6 L petrol and electric motor with total output 230 horses. Plug-in version add larger 90 horses electric motor to reach total 265 horses. Estimated electric range is between 35 and 40 miles. All-wheel drive with power transmission over an automatic gearbox.
Release Date and Price
The promotion of the next generation of SUVs will take place in the first days of March 2020 during the Geneva Motor Show. We expect a price increase over the current £30,250. Some rumors announce the price of £37,500 for basic diesel version.