We are still in the race with a new midel, so Kia has decided to introduce the new 2015 Kia Sorento SUV. Kia recently in Korea introduced a new generation SUV Sorento. On the eve of Auto Salon in Paris, the company has released photos and technical details of the versions for the European market. What are the characteristics we see now, and one more important.
2015 Kia Sorento SUV Design
Sorento will be offered to customers in Europe visually indistinguishable from the model for the Korean market. Compared to the previous generation Kia enriched interior quality materials and modern amenities. Sorento 2015 is a long 4,780 mm, which is 95 mm more than the outgoing model, while the width is 1890 mm.
Cabin in you will be able to accommodate up to seven people in three rows of seats, more comfortable than before and the passengers will have more room for your feet, as the wheelbase of 2,780 mm to 80 mm larger in comparison to its predecessor. The car is 1,685 mm high and lower than the current version of 15 mm. With folded third row of seats, luggage capacity is between 515 and 605 liters. The three options will be available this model for the European market.
What is it that will characterize this engine? There are several options, and we ćemokrenuti of diesel variants. The basic diesel version beaters 2.0-liter four-cylinder that can create 185 horsepower torque of 402 Nm. This version will be sold exclusively with a six-speed automatic transmission that allows the Sorento from 0 to 100 km/h arrives in 10.4 you to develop a maximum of 200 km/h.
There will be a more powerful diesel engine with 2.2 liter, 200 horsepower and 441 Nm of torque. When paired with six-speed automatic, this model accelerates from rest for 9.6 s before it reaches a maximum 203 km/h. As you can see we are talking serious speed. On the European market will be sold and the 2.4-liter gasoline engine that produces 188 hp (138 kW) and 241 Nm of torque. In the version with manual six-speed gearbox, the car 0-100 km/h in 10.4’re developing a 202 km/h.
If the customer opts for the optional automatic transmission, the numbers are somewhat modest. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is achieved in 10.5 s, and the maximum possible speed is 195 km/h.
Kia has not announced when the new Sportage to arrive in showrooms in Europe, and it is assumed that this will happen in early 2015, then we will know some details about this auto.