It's 8 inches shorter in length than the Telluride and 4 inches narrower, which is significant. Three powertrain options are available in the 2022 Kia Sorento line-up one petrol, one diesel, and one petrol-electric plug-in hybrid. Upper trim levels also get a vibrant 12.3-inch all-digital instrument display. 7 Do not use remote climate control or remote start if vehicle is in an enclosed area (e.g., closed garage) or a partially enclosed area without ventilation. If a smaller cabin isnt a dealbreaker, the Sorento provides substantial savings for families in the market for an affordable three-row SUV. Kia makes reasonable efforts to ensure that information contained in its press releases is accurate at the time of posting. The V6 and diesel versions quote 616L of luggage space in five-seat configuration, 187L with all seven seats in play and 2011L with the second and third rows folded. Also available within UVO, for the first time on any Kia, are two new features: On-demand Find My Car with Surround View Monitor uses the vehicle cameras to capture images of the vehicles surroundings and then share them via the Kia Access app, Last Mile Navigation provides walking directions to the drivers final destination if the vehicle is parked between 0.1 and 1.2 miles away, Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist - Rear (BCA-Rear) with parallel exit: Under certain conditions, can detect vehicles traveling in the next lane. That's no longer the case. Since it's one of the smallest three-row SUVs, it shouldn't be surprising that the Sorento has one of the smallest cargo areas behind its raised third row. The drivers can add their individual UVO accounts to the vehicle and have access to remote features using the Kia Access App. All start at different trim levels, though, and the PHEV is also eligible for as much as a $6,587 federal tax rebate. You'll also end up interacting with the stability control system more often, especially on slippery surfaces. In line with Cars.coms long-standing ethics policy, editors and reviewers dont accept gifts or free trips from automakers.
Related: 2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid: Kia Launches First Mainstream 3-Row PHEV. The Editorial department is independent of Cars.coms advertising, sales and sponsored content departments. And of course, the hybrid will get about 10 mpg better than the gas-only Sorentos. Additionally, the Sorento Hybrids and Plug-in Hybrids high-voltage components (e-motor, battery etc.) Check your in-box to get started. And having both an electric motor and turbocharger, it offers much of that torque low in the rev band, making for easy acceleration. It doesnt have the outright grunt of the non-hybrid turbo engine, but its 227 horsepower and 258 pound-feet are no slouch. The MY22 Sorento range welcomes a new plug-in hybrid option and prices are up since launch. Some of this information sharing may be subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act. You also absolutely notice that the Sorento is a smaller vehicle when behind the wheel than a Telluride or other three-row crossovers. The kids should appreciate that there are eight USB ports in all but the LX, which "only" has six. Technology is a highlight for the Sorento and gets better for 2022 as all but the base LX get the horizontally oriented 10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen. Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser. Kia may, from time to time, update its press releases, issue new releases, or publish other information to reflect new information. Pricing for the 2022 Kia Sorento starts at $30,665, including the $1,175 destination charge. They do depend on which version you get, as the X-Lines have greater ground clearance and therefore a taller suspension you definitely notice as it feels little ponderous and more prone to body roll.
8 Purchase/lease of certain 2022 and newer Kia vehicles with UVO link includes a complimentary 1-year subscription starting from new vehicle retail sale/lease date as recorded by the dealer. Kia Access with UVO link app is available from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2021 Kia Sorento? Can You Negotiate on the Payoff Price at the End of a Lease? Although engine output is similar to what you'd find in a CR-V or RAV4, the Sorento's greater weight results in slower acceleration Kia says this engine will get the Sorento from 0-62 mph (100 km/h) in 9.5 seconds. At the same time, it feels a little more substantial and premium, so to speak, than compact SUVs like the Hyundai Tucson or Toyota RAV4 would. The 2022 Sorento PHEV is a plug-in hybrid (below in white) that uses the same gas engine but gets a more powerful electric motor and a bigger battery that as the name suggests can be replenished by plugging in. During the early stages of 2022 well also see the introduction of the Kia Sorento Hybrid, which has been confirmed in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive variations for our market. Therefore, we can only comment on the new 2.5-liter turbocharged engine option and the turbocharged 1.6-liter hybrid four-cylinder, and theyre both excellent choices. See service costs for each powertrain below: *Sorento HEV FWD + HEV AWD service pricing $TBA. Diesel versions feature a particulate filter (DPF), though theres no idle stop/start tech like overseas markets.