One feature that should have drivers most excited for the 2017 Sorento is the introduction of the Apple CarPlay system into the vehicle. Accessible through the UVO eServices infotainment system, Apple CarPlay will allow drivers to perform many functions, including navigation, through an interface that they are familiar with.
Helping the driver maintain unparalleled levels of safety in the 2017 Kia Sorento is the option autonomous emergency braking system. By constantly scanning the road in front of the vehicle, this system will automatically apply the brakes for you if it senses that an accident is about to happen and unavoidable.
One of the scariest times for drivers is when you are going around a turn and can’t see what’s around the bend in the dark. Now, thanks to Kia’s dynamic bending lights, drivers will have no worries. These lights illuminate dark corners better than standard headlights allowing drivers to see what they are coming up on.
The most difficult decision that SUV shoppers will have to make with the 2017 Kia Sorento is deciding which fantastic engine option they want under the hood. The first is a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder motor with 185 horsepower and 178 lb.-ft of torque. It is the most fuel efficient option and can get up to 28 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg in the city.
The second option is the most powerful one. It is a 3.3-liter V6 motor with a booming 290 horsepower and 252 lb.-ft of torque. It will allow you to tow up to 5,000 pounds and still achieves some respectable fuel economy numbers at 25 mpg on the highway and 18 mpg in the city.
Finally, there is the new turbocharged 2.0-liter motor that gives drivers both efficiency and power. This motor does 27 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in the city while producing an exhilarating 240 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft of torque.
If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Kia Sorento in San Francisco CA, please contact one of our Kia Marin sales team members today!