Kia have got themselves a little bit of a reputation. When they introduce a new car they tend to change the goal posts a little bit. And the new 2014 Kia Sorento is no exception. This non-luxury three row crossover has so many standard features you might be mistaken in thinking it’s a luxury CUV. Technically the 2014 Kia Sorento is a refresh. But it comes with the new chassis and a powerful new gasoline engine.
The 2014 Kia Sorento was already a top seller for the company, and with the introduction of the 2014 the expectation is it will become even more popular. Kia introduces a new engine in the 2014 Sorento and all aluminum 3.3 L V-6 that produces a smooth 240 hp
The 2014 Sorento has a standard six speed automatic transmission along with electric motor driven power steering which replaces the hydraulic unit from the 2013 model. The aluminum structure in this new model really make a big difference the driving dynamics although the Sorento is large and would appear difficult to maneuver in fact it is nimble and the new engine gives it a racy driving feel.
The exterior design leaves the emotional impression of a lower, wider and stronger vehicle. On the outside the vehicle is not standout but it isn’t ugly either. When you step inside the 2014 Sorrento the experience is definitely sophistication and elegance
Kia’s experienced a difficult time with the interior designs in the past but not so in the 2014 Sorento. The large 7 inch TFT LCD provides a digital speedometer, tachometer, fuel level and engine temperature. You can also select trip and vehicle information along with navigational updates in the display. AThe Sorento has a good looking center stack and button arrangement which makes room for Kia’s new touchscreen diagonally spanning 8 inches. The screen integrates with navigation, Sirius XM traffic real-time road information, a premium infinity audio system, Bluetooth and Kias impressive Uvo e-services which can connect your car and its information to your smart phone.
In this generation Kia adds its first ever programmable power liftgate, a redesigned panoramic sunroof with a one-piece power operated shade. integrated second row sliding sunshades, available dual vented air cooled front seats and 115 V power inverter, along with aesthetic touch dash and illuminated door handle pockets. There are so many new and exciting elements on the 2014 Kia Sorento that it would take me 40 minutes to explain them all to you. Kia are constantly adding new technology to their vehicles like the blind spot detection system that uses sonar to monitor traffic in this vehicle.
Your dollar definitely goes along way with the 2014 Kia Sorento, it starts at $24,100 and is arriving in dealerships now