2016 Kia Sorento

The third generation of Sorento from Kia is coming. We can be sure that development of it is not in starting stage since spy photographers caught this SUV in street testing. It was hard to see what car is under heavy camouflage, but sharp eyes could see known lines of the vehicle, which will come out probably as 2016 Kia Sorento. We heard if this crossover and its development under the code name UM. The 2016 Kia Sorento will be a new vehicle, probably out not before 2016. But, from what we know about this SUV, all enthusiasts will be eager to see what does it will bring.

2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Kia Sorento engine

Engine of the 2016 Kia Sorento will be probably shared with new Hyundai Santa Fe. Cooperation of two Seoul-based companies is a try to get higher spot in pecking order between SUV segment. That engine for 2016 Sorento could be 2.0-l T-GDI 4-cylinder turbo drivetrain, capable to deliver 264 hp. Also, V6 version of 3.3-l engine will be offered with higher outcome of 290 hp. If it will be the same as for current Santa Fe, these engines will be mated to 6-speed automatic transmission system and will send power to all wheels.

2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Kia Sorento redesign

Most of the design modifications on 2016 Kia Sorento will come on the rear end and inside the cabin. Bigger body we saw on the spied 2016 Kia Sorento probably means more space for passengers and cargo. New design brings big transformation. New generation of the SUV will feature new systems. However, there are just few things predictable and long way to go, so we still can’t guess what will 2016 Sorento bring in the cabin. However, exterior could be, since photographers caught vehicle in the street. Even under cover, some parts are spotted. Design is somehow familiar to Kia CrossGT vehicle. However, there is a lot of time ahead of launch of new Kia Sorento, so many modifications could happen.

2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Kia Sorento release date

First look on the 2016 Sorento is set for LA car show in November. However, official premiere will happen during next year, and car will come out as 2016 year model. Sale could start in final quarter of 2015.

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