New Kia Sorento SUV: Features, Performance & Trim Levels

   

Hitch a Ride to New Vistas in a New Kia Sorento in Branford, CT

Venues abound all along the Long Island Sound, from New Haven, where culture, a vibrant music scene, and an active nightlife bustle, to beach resort-like Milford and its festivals, North Haven and Hamden and their beautiful local and state parks, and beyond. That means travel opportunities as diverse as your Connecticut lifestyle, and wherever the open road takes you, there's a new Kia crossover SUV up to the task of remaining your capable traveling companion.

What trim levels are available in the new Kia Sorento SUV?

You'll find a prime example in the Kia Sorento, on prominent display here at our Branford, CT Kia dealer in both its well-appointed 2017 model year and that returning for 2018 with a few excellent upgrades. Explore the 2017 Kia Sorento with these trim options"

  • 2017 Kia Sorento base 
  • 2017 Kia Soreto L
  • 2017 Kia Sorento LX
  • 2017 Kia Sorento EX2
  • 2017 Kia Sorento SX V6 
  • 2017 Kia Sorento SXL VS
Step up to 2018, and a few new versions appear with the new: 

  • 2018 Kia Sorento EX 2.0T
  • 2018 Kia Sorento SX
  • 2018 Kia Sorento SX Limited
All throughout, however, you'll find that this Kia SUV showcases the go-anywhere features that make the grade for your excursions around southern Connecticut.

What performance technology comes in the Sorento SUV?

Not only does 2017 Sorento comfortably accommodate five to seven passengers in a capacious cabin bedecked with the latest technology. It packs your choice of one of three engine variants, from a turbocharged 2.0-liter, 16-valve, inline-four, through a 2.4-liter 16-valve, inline-four, reaching a 3.3-liter, 24-valve V6 in upper performance trims. That means anywhere from 185 to 290 horsepower and 178 to 260 pound-feet of torque to spirit you across terrain and through our ever-present inclement weather with plenty of pulling panache. You can even tow a trailerful along for the ride - Kia Sorento can haul anywhere from 2,000 to 5,000 pounds when the right trim's properly equipped.

Opt for a new 2017 Sorento model sporting Dynamax full-time all-wheel drive, and take your trip to the next level. The system incorporates a Locking Center Differential and builds in Torque Vectoring Cornering Control, making precision handling with reliable traction a matter of course.

Is the new Kia Sorento fuel efficient?

What's more, getting there and back again remains efficient in the utmost. Both Kia Sorento model years make possible the fuel economy you've come to expect from Kia. Count on an estimated 18-21 mpg city, 25-28 mpg highway, and 20-24 combined in front-wheel drive models, depending on trim. AWD-equipped Sorento trims offer a respectable 17-21 mpg, 23-25 mpg, and 19-22 mpg respectively.

What safety features are in the Kia Sorento SUV?

Plus, throughout its many trim levels, Kia Sorento is likewise home to all a seasoned traveler could hope to find for remaining safe and secure, driveway to highway and home again. Features like available Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert inform you of nearby vehicles, simplifying changing lanes and avoiding others on the road. Options like Advanced Smart Cruise Control keep you at a preset speed, at a safe distance from your fellow drivers. Should you stray from the path ahead, an available Lane Departure Warning System is there to deliver helpful feedback to keep you on course. Plus, with an optional Forward Collision Warning System and Autonomous Emergency Braking working together, it's a lot easier to avoid an accident. Arrive at your venue, and you can take advantage of an available Rear-Camera Display, Rear Parking Assist System, and Surround View Monitor to slide into that sweet spot with situational awareness.

How connected will I be in the Sorento?

The new Kia Sorento ride's not without a few premium technological accouterments to put control, connectivity, and entertainment within reach for the duration. A 4.3-inch color touchscreen presents in Sorento's base, ascending to a 7-inch color touchscreen-equipped UVO eServices infotainment system with SiriusXM support and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility in mid-level trims for smartphone integration and expanded listening options. Upper Sorento trims feature a system burgeoning at 8 inches, with HD Radio and built-in navigation to make heading from point A to point B a breeze.

Where can I test drive a new Kia Sorento near me?

See for yourself what a brand-new 2017 or 2018 Kia Sorento can mean for your trips and treks around Connecticut and beyond. Take a browse through our extensive inventory here on the Web, then be sure to take the scenic drive to see us here at Premier Kia, and we'll show you the ropes. We're conveniently located here at 205 North Main Street in Branford, centrally located among the North Haven, New Haven, Hamden, and Milford locales.

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