Getting A Glimpse Of The Redesign Of The 2019 Kia Sorento
The Sorento SUV has been infused with a fresh lease of life by the company by making some minor changes in the car, and giving it a sportier look. The school like energy oozing out of this SUV after the facelift has peaked the interest of the car buyers and the industry as a whole all over the world. While the car has to still get an official launch, a sneak peak of the same was made public by the company recently. Although the changes made in the SUV are so subtle that one might miss them unless closely observed, yet the car has been nipped and tucked a lot in comparison to the current version of the same available in the market.
There are a lot of anticipations and hopes riding on this SUV, and the company promises to match up to all these expectations.
The Redesigning Of Kia Sorento
2019 Kia Sorento Exterior Interior
The Front: After the facelift, the carmakers are hoping to offer the buyers a more robust and bigger looking SUV, in comparison to the earlier models of the car, the side grills and the front lights of the SUV would be made broader. These front lights would be upgraded as well, so that they go up and down in a smoother fashion.
The Back: in the back of the car, new signature LED tail lights would be added to the SUV. The car will also get new rear bumpers. These new bumpers will separate the reflectors from the black plastic cladding. The tail lights will get exposed in a twin design, which is believed to be similar to the one present in Hyundai Santa Fe. Alloy wheels will be a part of this new SUV car.
The Cabin: As far as the cabin of the SUV is concerned, it too will get a more hostile and active design. The cabin will offer absolute comfort whether you wish to use the car for long drives or for adventure sports. Some of the most prominent features available inside the cabin of this SUV would include the following:
- Comfortable seats for 7 passengers.
- Below the ground storage space made available to the passengers.
- Latest UVO media amusement system
- The third row seats would come fully equipped with all the safety features available in the front and the middle row seats of the SUV.
- To beautify the interiors of the SUV, heated up decorative mirrors would be place don the wall structures of the car.
Besides the above some other prominent features present in the cabin of the new 2019 Kia Sorento would include wifi and Bluetooth connection, lighting for the background, seat warmers, surround controls, making phone calls without the use of hands or fingers, assistance in lane changing, crash avoidance system and many other such technologically advanced features, which would make driving or riding this car a complete luxury.
The Colors: Another major change that one can expect for sure from the new Kia Sorento is the availability of many new color options for the exterior as well as the trim levels of the SUV. A couple of new shades are going to get added to the color pallete of this SUV.
The Engine: The engines in the new model of this SUV are not going to see any major changes. A 6 velocity transmission engine would be used in all the variants of this SUV. A 2 liter and a 2.4 liter power system would be installed, which will help in giving the SUV a total power of 240 HP and 185 HP respectively. There is also news floating around about a V-6 engine, which can take the power of this SUV up to 290 HP. While the engines would remain the same, the gas economy of these engines and the SUV will be improved significantly.
The Hybrid: Although there is no clear confirmation towards this end, the rumor mills are rife with news that the company does plan on coming out a hybrid drievtrain for its Kia Sorento in the year 2019. However, as mentioned before, there is absolutely no confirmation about this news from the company’s end.
2019 Kia Sorento Price And Release Date
The release date for this new Kia Sorento has not yet been declared by the company. However, there is speculation that before the next year Los Angeles Auto Show, the company will launch this car in the US markets. As far as the price of the new 2019 Kia Sorento is concerned, no major price hikes, with respect to the current model of Sorento is concerned, are expected. Although the price of the upgraded models may be increased marginally, this increase would be pretty insignificant. All in all, the price of this vehicle is expected to stay inside of $27000.