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Kia releases preliminary particulars for 2024 Sorento


Kia’s Korean head workplace has revealed first official pictures and particulars of the refreshed 2024 Sorento SUV, forward of home gross sales commencing in mid-August.

In a brief launch on the corporate’s Korean web site, the corporate confirms the facelifted fourth-gen Sorento will once more be provided in petrol, diesel and hybrid variations within the home market with each 2WD and 4WD choices.

Additional, the corporate has confirmed new particulars together with the accessible panoramic curved show incorporating twin 12.3-inch high-resolution shows, operating the corporate’s next-generation infotainment system dubbed ‘ccNC’.

This new infotainment interface will characteristic wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for navigation-equipped automobiles in Australia, and can debut Kia Join distant providers for the Sorento nameplate in Australia when it arrives through the fourth quarter of 2023.

Over-the-air (OTA) software program updates may also be supported.

As revealed in leaked pictures earlier at the moment, the Sorento may also choose up a brand new touch-based management panel for the infotainment and local weather management capabilities, already seen on the all-electric EV6 and EV9, in addition to the Niro and Sportage crossovers.

The Korean information launch additionally mentions a fingerprint authentication system, seemingly an analogous characteristic accessible in Genesis merchandise the place house owners can save automobile settings to their private driver profile within the automobile, activated by way of the fingerprint sensor.

In Korea, the Sorento will provide three inside colors, together with a brand new black/olive brown possibility, in addition to three new exterior colors in Interstellar Gray, Cityscape Inexperienced and Volcanic Sand Brown.

Additional particulars will probably be revealed when the Sorento goes on sale to the Korean public in mid-August. Petrol, diesel and HEV 4WD fashions will probably be first off the rank within the home market, with HEV 2WD variations to be made accessible “as quickly because the certification course of is accomplished”.

As seen in pictures first revealed by Autospy, the up to date Sorento receives an EV9-like exterior refresh. Exterior highlights embrace vertically oriented LED headlights, machine-finished alloy wheels, and tweaked LED tail lights amongst different minor adjustments.

In Korea the up to date Sorento will probably be provided with five-, six- and seven-seat configurations. The present Australian-specification Sorento is solely provided with seven seats.

Thus far Kia Australia has solely introduced it’s anticipating the facelifted Sorento vary to reach through the fourth quarter of 2023, and confirmed the infotainment tech updates talked about additional up. It’s understood the stop-sale on Sorento Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid fashions might be lifted with the up to date vary offered higher provide could be secured.

The present Australian-specification Sorento is accessible with a 3.5-litre naturally aspirated V6 petrol (200kW/332Nm), 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel (148kW/440Nm), 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol-electric hybrid (169kW/350Nm), and a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol-electric plug-in hybrid (195kW/350Nm).

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