The Kia Telluride is here, so there’s no hurry for the next-gen Sorento. Incorrect! The company’s original three-row SUV is under development today, and we’ve managed to catch the very first model while testing. The mid-size crossover was crossing Swiss Alps when we took the spy shots. Remarkably, the camouflaged model was escorted by the BMW X5, so we suppose that the Korean carmaker has comparing driving characteristics of these 2.
2021 Kia Sorento Platform
It is mentioning which, the successor will most certainly improve its handling, convenience, and effectiveness. That’s going to take place thanks to a new architecture and new drivetrain options. According to our insiders, the 2021 Kia Sorento will get a platform which will be shown several models from Hyundai. Supposedly, the new underpinning will make the SUV slightly bigger and more rigid. Some reports claim that the upgraded model could lose some weights too, but that’s not validated up until now.
Under The Hood
On the other hand, we are sure about more effective powertrains since the automaker deals with the 2021 Sorento Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid. Supposedly, the second choice will have the capability to take a trip solely on electricity around 30 miles. Concerning the non-electric SUV, Kia will make a new topping alternative which will make use of a turbo-four engine efficient in providing over 300 horsepower. Besides, the new Sorento will make use of a better 8-speed car transmission. The option will not only be smoother but will likewise deliver exceptional responses to the surface, especially for the AWD models.
2021 Kia Sorento Changes
Styling changes are deeply buried beneath the camouflage, so we have no clue what’s going to be different when the 2021 Kia Sorento shows up. The tailgate around back is various. This way, the company tries to hide not just the shape of the trunk. However also the SUV’s length. The new profile hints pretty flat roofline, while sides reveal new side mirrors which moved from A-pillars to the front doors. Upfront, the mid-size crossover SUV looks rather intriguing: the new front fascia is probably boxier from today’s model, while the grille and headlights appear to be less noticeable. Down, the model shows an aggressive bumper with bigger air consumptions. What we can’t see right now, yet it’s going to occur is the most current driving help, and better convenience features, including the all-new infotainment, matched with a larger touchscreen.