2017 Kia Sorento Release Date

Thursday, January 31st 2019 | Kia

This SUV is built by Kia, the Korean automaker. It is the stylish car that is expected to continue the life of its predecessor. The previous models are quite popular. Even the third generation got if Design Award because the design is interesting. 2017 Kia Sorento will come out to complete the fans while increasing the sales record.

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2017 Kia Sorento Design

The visual design will be built with the more advanced body frame look. It is featured with two-wheel drive configuration and it has longitudinally mounted chain drive. The easy performance is available because the front axle and it should be well-accepted once it is ready to release because the TOD or Torq on Demand which is brought by Borg Warner. The second generation was presented for 2015 and now, 2017 Kia Sorento has something special to make it much more different from the predecessor.

As we know that the 2014 model was designed with more modern touch and it was completed with the iconic hook. The styling was still recognizable although the car was presented with the new platform. It also had innovated suspension as well as the electromechanical power steering to replace the previous hydraulic. We think that 2017 Kia Sorento has more changes especially with the all-wheel drive configuration by depending on the electromagnetic multi-plate clutch system.

2017 Kia Sorento last year was presented with the fourth techniques, the new platform and the minor revisions around it. What we expect is that the company should keep the increased proportion of high strength steel on it.


2017 Kia Sorento will be the third generation and it is issued to get three types of engines. It is installed with Beni-phase. The four-cylinder and 2.4 liter is possible to offer with the capability to provide about 188 hp and 241 Nm of torque. This engine helps the car to accelerate about 10.4 seconds to reach 100 mph. The top speed is up to 202 km/h with the support of six-speed auto transmission. The less powerful engine is twin turbo 2.0 liter for 185 hp and 402 Nm of torque. It is featured with auto six-valve handle and its acceleration is 10.4 seconds in 100 mph. The maximum speed is 200 km/h. It is quite promising if buyers have the option to choose between diesel unit 2.2 liter for 200 hp and 441 Nm with acceleration about 9.0 seconds to reach 100 km/h while the top speed is 203 km/h. The auto transmission could be used to reach 9.6 seconds.

2017 Kia Sorento Price and Release Date

2017 Kia Sorento is speculated to be around $30,000 for the base and it might come in summer of 2016.

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