2021 Kia Sorento Review, specs and prices

The new 2021 Kia Sorento car is a mid-size three-row crossover that has been revealed and brings some interesting features and specs for this model. This edition has new improvements in the engine, speed, power and others. The review for this model with the new specifications are detailed next.

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Vehicle/Engine type

The 2021 Kia Sorento is a 4-door wagon vehicle type, it has a front-engine, a front-wheel-drive for traction and there are 6-passenger seats in the interior. The engine is a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 1.6-liter inline-4 or 177 hp (horsepower) or 195 lb-ft (pounds-foot); permanent-magnet synchronous AC motor or 60 hp (horsepower) or 195 lb-ft (pounds-foot) with 1.5-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

18.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
54-Amp/Hr 600CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Front-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Hybrid Electric Motor 130 Amp Alternator
Lithium Polymer Traction Battery 1.5 kWh Capacity
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs

Dimensions

On the dimensions specs, the vehicle length is 189.4 in, width of 74.8 in, a wheelbase of 110.8 in and a height size of 66.7 in. It has a passenger volume of 143 ft3 (cubic foot), the cargo volume is about 13 ft3 (cubic foot) and a curb weight of 4000-4100 lb (pounds).

Exterior Features

In the car exterior we got the next features:

Black Grille
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Clearcoat Paint
Compact Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown
Deep Tinted Glass
Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
Front Fog Lamps
Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low Beam Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Lip Spoiler
Metal-Look Bodyside Insert and Black Wheel Well Trim
Roof Rack Rails Only
Steel Spare Wheel
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
Tires: 235/65R17
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Wheels: 17″ Machine-Finished Aero Style Alloy
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Transmission and Power

This model comes with 6-speed automatic transmission, has a power of 227 hp (horsepower) combined, a torque of 258 lb-ft (pound-foot).

Interior Features

The main interior features for this version include:

2 12V DC Power Outlets
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
50-50 Folding Captain Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft
8-Way Driver Seat
Air Filtration
Analog Display
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Day-Night Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
Driver Foot Rest
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
Engine Immobilizer
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
Fixed 50-50 Split-Bench 3rd Row Seat Front, Manual Fold Into Floor, 2 Power and Adjustable Head Restraints
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access and Remote Engine Start
Front Center Armrest and Rear Seat Mounted Armrest
Front Cupholder
Front Map Lights
Full Carpet Floor Covering
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Traction Battery Level, Power/Regen, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 10-way power adjustable driver seat w/2-way power lumbar support, pumping device, 4-way manual front passenger seat and adjustable headrests
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Headliner/Pillar Ducts and Console Ducts
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Console Insert and Piano Black/Metal-Look Interior Accents
Leather Steering Wheel
Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Outside Temp Gauge
Passenger Seat
Perimeter Alarm
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
Premium Leatherette Seat Trim
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Rear Cupholder
Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
Systems Monitor
Trip Computer

Price

The base and starting price for this model is about $37,000 without the optional extra features implemented.

Performance

The 2021 Kia Sorento is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph nearly (96 km/h) in 7.9 sec, the standing start quarter (1/4) mile or 402 meter time racing is about and reach a top speed of 120 mph (miles per hour).

In other speed testings, the vehicle goes from 0 to 100 mph in just 17.4 sec.

Safety Features

Related to the Safety of this model we have the next features:

ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear (BCA-R) & Parallel Exit Blind Spot
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Driver Knee Airbag
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist-Ped & Cyclist
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) Lane Keeping Assist
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Rear Child Safety Locks
Rear Parking Sensors
Side Impact Beams
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning

EPA Fuel Economy

The amount of fuel consumed for the 2021 Kia Sorento in the city is 39 mpg , for the highway is 35 mpg and gets a combined consuming of about 37 mpg.

Entertainment Features

Some entertainment characteristics for this model are:

2 LCD Monitors In The Front
Fixed Antenna
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
Radio: AM/FM Audio System -inc: 8″ touch-screen, modem, Bluetooth, wireless Android Auto and CarPlay, 6 speakers, USB, voice recognition and SXM