2018 Kia Sorento is on pause pending a big change. The new Sorento is expected to receive a mid-cycle facelift next year. It is One of the best affordable crossover SUVs. The 2018 model year will bring a refreshing and you can expect the Sorento to gain some styling tweaks, as well as powertrain enhancements.
2018 Kia Sorento Exterior and Interior Design
The upcoming 2018 Kia Sorento has some prominent exterior styling changes. It may appear that this Kia SUV is a little longer than the regular Sorento, but that could well be the camouflage playing tricks. Since front part of this SUV is covered the most, that is the part where we can expect the biggest changes to happen. As such the grille has done away with the Kia badge, which looks to have been positioned above the grille in a move that mirrors the smaller Kia SUVs. Under them, we expect to see larger fog lights which will also use some newly developed LED lamps for better visibility. It is possible that side profile of the upcoming Sorento will have different look. The back end show that the window line appears to have gone unchanged and the bulky cladding at the rear.
Like the exterior, much has not revealed by the automaker about the interior styling of the 2018 Kia Sorento. Rumor has it that the interior may take on more luxurious appointments, and may have some design cues from the 2016 Kia Mohave. Buyers will be satisfied to discover happy with seating and under floor stockpiling. Hopefully, we’ll see wood grain inserts on the door trim, dash and steering wheel. There will be a choice five seat and seven passenger include leather upholstery with heated front seats. Features entertaimen will upgraded audio system with support for Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto.
2018 Kia Sorento Release Date and Price
Rumors are already confirmed that the release date for the 2018 Kia Sorento is not expected to differ from that of previous year models. We could have the first shipments as at the end of this year. Pricing for the new 2018 Kia Sorento continues to be set at $25,000 – $38,000 according to present trade prices.
2018 Kia Sorento Powertrain and Performance
Under the hood, new Sorento may be equipped with an enhanced drive train. First model seen here is a front wheel drive 2.0 litre turbocharged four cylinder automatic variant. This engine produce 240 horsepower. Furthermore, we have a 3.3 litre V6 petrol engine or 2.2 litre turbo diesel. All trims get six speed automatic transmission. It’s going to be able to send the power to every one of four wheels on this SUV but not in basic trim levels from 2018 Kia Sorento.