Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento Overview
With a smaller footprint and a myriad of powertrain options, the Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento is Kia Telluride’s most compelling substitute. Ranking in the top half in the class of midsize SUVs, the three-row new Kia Sorento has a classy exterior look and a refined, comfortable cabin style. In order to maximize the midsize SUV’s fuel efficiency, the 2022 Kia Sorento is available as both: plug-in hybrid and hybrid. Regardless of the type of powertrain you opt for, the new Sorento offers satisfied handling characteristics and a smooth ride.
In short, all the 2022 Kia Sorento trims – LX, S, S Hybrid, EX, EX Hybrid, SX, SX Plug-in Hybrid, SX-P Plug-in Hybrid, SX, and SX Prestige – are cohesive and packed with impressive standard and optional tech features. This makes the midsize SUV one of the better options in the class. Read on to learn more about the 2022 Kia Sorento in Smyrna.
What’s New in the Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento?
A plug-in hybrid model joins the Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento lineup. Comprising a 6-speed automatic transmission and a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, the plug-in hybrid model can produce 261-horsepower with an electric motor. According to the manufacturer, the new Kia Sorento Plug-in Hybrid gives a combined fuel economy of 79 MPGe and 32 miles range of electric-only. While we don’t know the exact cost of the PHEV variant, we know that it will be offered in the top-tier models: SX-P and SX.
The 2022 Kia Sorento’s prestige models feature a standard adjustable and automatically heated driver’s seat. The Wolf Grey color is now available for the new Sorento X-Line S and above. Also, the 10.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system and navigation are now standard with all the models above the S trim.
2022 Kia Sorento Smyrna Performance
Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento comes with a wide variety of engine options that are available with both all-wheel and front drive. Though the 191-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine is a standard, you can also opt for the 281-horsepower 2.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder one. Both of these pair with 8-speed automatic transmission whereas the Hybrid trims use 6-speed automatic transmission.
Moreover, the eco-friendly new Kia Sorento hybrid features a combination of a 44-kW electric motor and a gas-based 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that can produce 227-horsepower. On the other hand, the plug-in version with a 66.9-kW electric motor produces 261-horsepower. Overall, the 2022 Kia Sorento in Smyrna delivers poised handling and can tow up to 3,500 pounds when appropriately equipped.
What Kind Of Fuel Mileage Can You Expect On The New Kia Sorento?
With the base 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, the new Kia Sorento gives a fuel efficiency of up to 29 MPG on the highway and 24 MPG in the city. Comparatively, the more powerful 2.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine earns up to 29 MPG on the highway and 22 MPG in the city. Being the most fuel-efficient of them all, the hybrid Sorento estimates 35 MPG on the highway and 39 MPG in the city. However, the plug-in hybrid earns 35 MPG on the highway, 33 MPG in the city, and a combined rating of 19 MPGe. Also, according to the manufacturer, the Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV can be driven up to 32 miles on electric-only.
Inside The 2022 Kia Sorento
The Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento’s interior comprises nice materials, solid build quality, and an attractive layout. The dashboard features a 10.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system along with a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, rhombus-shaped air vents, and ambient lighting. You can control almost all of the new Sorento’s functions from the center control. A variety of cupholders and cubby storage spots fill out the console.
Behind the 3rd-row seats, you’ll find 12.6 cubic feet of cargo space. Folding down the last row of seats expands this to 45 cubic feet. Enjoy 75.5 cubic feet with both rows folded flat.
New Kia Sorento Offers Smyrna Advanced Tech
The 2022 Kia Sorento’s available and standard touchscreens comprise quick response time and sleek graphics. The physical buttons and knobs make it easier for users to learn and operate the system according to their needs. The new Kia Sorento models feature an 8-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker stereo, USB ports, HD radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.
Moreover, the list of optional features in Smyrna includes a 10.25-inch touchscreen, navigation, satellite radio, voice recognition, rear-seat entertainment system, second-row USB ports, wireless device charging, push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, proximity keyless entry, universal garage door opener, and auto-dimming rearview mirror.
Kia Puts Safety First In The New Sorento
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives the Smyrna 2022 Kia Sorento a five out of five-star rating in the overall crash test. The midsize SUV’s standard feature includes forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection, forward automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane tracing assist, rearview camera, rear-seat reminder, automatic high-beam headlights, and driver attention monitoring.
You can also upgrade your new Kia Sorento by opting for the available driver-assistance features such as electronic parking brake, cyclist detection, adaptive cruise control, safe exit assist, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring.
2022 Kia Sorento Available Now In Smyrna
Looking for an efficient midsize SUV? The 2022 Kia Sorento, available now in Smyrna, is worth your investment. Offering stellar performance, a comfortable interior, and a plethora of tech features, the new Sorento has it all. We extend an invitation for you to contact us and schedule a test drive of this all-around favorite midsize SUV. Value your trade online and estimate payment plans ahead of time with our convenient online features.
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