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2014 Kia Sorento Preview


80% redesigned or new parts

direct-injection 4-cylinder engine

New V-6 engine option

New Torque On all-wheel-drive option

New Torque Cornering Control system AWD

New electric steering with Steer technology

Stiffer structure improves ride and

Revised suspension tuning strut tower brace

with LED lighting and new wheel

New dashboard with larger screen

Optional UVO eServices

Optional ventilated front

Optional programmable power

Optional second-row manual sunshades

Optional 115-volt inverter

Optional blind-spot information

Optional redesigned panoramic

SX Limited trim joins adds luxury


at photos of the 2014 Kia Sorento, a midsize crossover SUV, and it be hard to see what’s different the 2013 model. Aside restyled front and rear and new wheel designs, it looks similar to the 2013 model. and the is in the details. Under the familiar 80% of the updated 2014 Sorento is, to Kia. either redesigned or

Michael Sprague, executive president, marketing and communications, Kia America, said: With than 80 percent of the 2014 including new or significantly redesigned it’s obvious that the are not just skin deep.

Exterior Features

The upgrades to the Sorento start with the underlying structure, which is to yield an 18% increase in torsional according to Kia. Front and styling is new for 2014, and includes LED lights and taillights. Buyers can from 17-inch, 18-inch, or aluminum wheels, depending on the selected.

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Interior Features

Kia the 2014 Sorento receives a instrument panel, which can the new 8-inch infotainment touch-screen All trim levels except the Sorento LX are equipped with a Film Transistor (TFT) gauge display, flanked by gauges.

Optional Features

The Kia Sorento is sold in LX, LX V6, EX, EX V6, SX, and SX Limited levels. Kia has not finalized equipment as this preview is written, but from the available features include fog lights, Bluetooth navigation system, premium system, satellite radio, and new UVO smartphone integration and telematics The new 2014 Sorento can also be with a panoramic sunroof, power liftgate, ventilated seats, as well as second-row sunshades, 115-volt power and illuminated door handle

Kia is also offering a new blind-spot system for the updated 2014

For 2014, a new Sorento SX Limited trim level is offered, and it self-leveling xenon headlights, chrome wheels, red-painted calipers, heated rear heated steering wheel, headliner and roof pillar and exclusive Nappa leather The new 2014 Sorento SXL is offered in Ebony Black, Snow Pearl and Titanium Silver colors.

Under the Hood

The 2014 Kia LX and EX are equipped with a direct-injection, 4-cylinder engine generating 191 at 6,300 rpm and 181 lb.-ft. of torque at rpm. A 6-speed automatic drives the front wheels.

A new V-6 engine is optional for the LX and EX, and standard for the SX and SXL It generates 290 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 252 of torque at 5,200 rpm, is with a 6-speed automatic and is offered with front- or drive.

The V-6 engine is offered with an Torque On Demand all-wheel-drive with Torque Vectoring Control technology. The system the front wheels under conditions, and automatically directs to the rear wheels for improved in slippery conditions or when corners.

The new 2014 Sorento is offered with Flex technology. Using Flex the driver can select between Normal and Sport tuning for the electric steering.


new UVO eServices technology, which debut with the 2014 arrival, includes 911 Connect that automatically contacts a operator for help when the air deploy. Additionally, the system a smartphone application that the Sorento’s owner to download Maps destinations to the navigation check vehicle diagnostics, and to the SUV after it has been parked.

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