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The latest in our Kia Soul owner interview series takes us to the Great White North to meet Marc from Toronto, Canada. Marc works for a large Consultant Engineering firm and used to get around...

Exclusive: 2016 Kia Sorento Image Renderings + Powertrain Details

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While it’s still quite some time off, there is already a ton of buzz out there surrounding the next-generation Kia Sorento.

The anticipation has grown thanks to spy shots being released of the vehicle during the testing phase. There is also a great looking artist’s rendering that has been pieced together using those shots as inspiration.

While some of the elements of the car may remain a mystery, there are some things that we do already know about it, or that we can at least assume will be fact.

Built on the same platform as Kia Sedona

The most obvious is that the 2016 Sorento will get a whole new look inside and out.

The new model will ride on the same platform as the new Sedona, although it will be tweaked to include an AWD option. The vehicle will also deliver vastly improved ride and handling.

Engine Line Up

US customers can expect to find a couple of different engine options under the hood.

The most likely engines choices would be a 3.3-liter GDI V6, and a 2.0-liter turbo that would crank out 264-hp.

The European market will likely get a 2.2-liter CRDI that will more than meet the EURO 6 emissions standards.

Launch Date

We will all get a better idea of what will be in the finished articles when the 2016 Sorento gets officially unveiled in Korea this September.

US customers looking to get up close and personal with the new vehicle will have to wait until it gets officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November.


Kia Soul Recalled For Steering Problems

Kia is recalling nearly 52,000 units of its boxy Soul crossover vehicle to repair a steering issue! The voluntary recall covers vehicles from the 2014 model year built from July 21, 2013, through Jan. 17, 2014, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. The good news about the recall is...

4 Comments | Posted July 19th

2014 Kia Venga Crossover Limited Edition Unveiled

The hatchback turned crossover vehicles seems to be the trend for 2014, with the likes of the SEAT X-Perience and the Fiat Panda 4X4 Cross already out there on the (European) market. You can add the Kia Venga Crossover into that mix, with a limited edition available in the Italian market,...

3 Comments | Posted July 19th

Best Kia Car Buying Websites To Get Free Pricing Quotes

If the thought of walking into a car dealership is something that fills you with fear, you are now in luck. Auto websites are no longer just the place to go for advice and reviews, as you can now get everything from price quotes to matches with dealers looking to give...

0 Comment | Posted July 17th

Soul-Based B-Segment Kia SUV Spy Shots

Here at Kia-world blog, we have already revealed that Kia has been secretly developing a Soul-based SUV model. A couple of weeks ago, we have even shown you the very first spy shots of the Kia's B-segment SUV. Today, were are bringing you several more, thanks to the fellows over at Autotimes. Their...

3 Comments | Posted July 16th

2015 Kia K7 Gets More Features, Lower Prices

Kia has unveiled the newly refreshed 2015 K7 sedan in their home market. The new K7, which US consumers know as the Cadenza, goes a little upscale with chrome, wood grain, and other nice touches on the inside and outside of the vehicle. Some of the new additions announced by Kia include...

0 Comment | Posted July 16th

Kia To Launch Redesigned Carnival, Sorento And Rio Facelift In Australia

It’s been almost four months since Kia debuted the Pro_cee’d in Australia, and it looks as though things will remain quiet for a little while longer. The will all change, though, as 2014 gets close to the end. A total of three new releases will be unveiled before 2014 is over, starting...

0 Comment | Posted July 15th

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