Kia Reports Great September Sales with Kia Sorento by Justin Stoltzfus
With Kia Motors announcing their best September ever, with sales last month of over 35,000 units, lots of crossover enthusiasts are looking at a vehicle that made up a huge part of that sales volume. To put Kia’s September numbers in perspective, the Kia Sorento CUV sold over 11,000 units, or nearly [...] .. Read More!
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Sorento LX ($23,150) and LX AWD ($25,350) come with Yes Essentials fabric upholstery, air conditioning, AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with Sirius Satellite Radio, auxiliary and USB audio input jacks, Bluetooth connectivity, tilt and telescope steering wheel, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, trip computer, body-color heated outside mirrors with turn signal indicators, auto up and down driver's window, power locks with remote keyless entry, illuminated visor mirror, 60/40 split folding rear seat, rear map pockets, second-row armrest with cupholder, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The Convenience Package for LX ($1,650) upgrades to the 191-hp engine, and adds roof rails, rear parking sonar, auto-dimming inside mirror with rear-view camera display, heated front seats, and fog lamps. A similar package for LX AWD ($1,150) adds the same conveniences but sticks with the base engine. Also available is the Sorento LX V6 ($24,950) and LX V6 AWD ($26,650).
Sorento EX ($25,950) and EX AWD ($27,650) upgrade to automatic dual-zone climate control with ionized air purification, fabric/leatherette seats, eight-way power driver seat with lumbar controls, foglights, automatic headlights, interior accent lights, rear spoiler, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, push-button start, 18-inch alloy wheels, UVO voice-activated infotainment system, roof rails, and the reversing sonar and camera. The EX Premium Plus Package ($3,800) upgrades to real leather seats for the first two rows, heated front seats, memory driver's seat and outside mirrors, navigation system with real-time traffic, 550-watt Infinity premium surround-sound with 10 speakers, power front passenger seat, split-folding 50/50 third-row seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink, power-folding side mirrors, and 18-inch chrome wheels.
Sorento EX V6 ($27,950) and EX V6 4WD ($29,650) make the third-row seat and rear air conditioning standard. The Premium Package for EX V6 ($3,300) includes leather seats, heated front seats, rearview camera, and a panoramic sunroof; adding the Limited Package ($2,000) adds to this voice-activated navigation (in place of UVO) with Sirius XM traffic, the Infinity premium surround-sound, power folding outside mirrors, memory driver seat and side mirrors, power front passenger seat, and an air-cooled driver seat.
Sorento SX ($33,150) and SX AWD ($34,850) come standard with leather seating for the first two rows, a power front passenger seat, heated front seats, air-cooled driver's seat, memory driver's seat and outside mirrors, heated wood-trimmed steering wheel, unique instrument cluster with stitched dash visor, cloth-covered A-pillars, the Infinity audio, voice-command navigation with Sirius XM Traffic and rearview camera, auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink, power-folding side mirrors, stainless steel pedals, and stainless steel sill plates with illuminated scuff trim. The SX also sports a more distinctive external appearance, with deeper, body-color bumpers accented in stainless steel; body-color side sills; unique foglight design; chrome roof rails; chrome tailpipe finisher; LED taillights; and mirror-finish alloy wheels. To this list the SX Premium Package ($1,500) adds the panoramic sunroof.
An optional third-row seat ($800) is available for models that don't come with one. Roof racks, cargo mats and organizers, side steps, and floor mats are available as dealer-installed accessories.
Safety features include the mandated dual front airbags plus side-curtain airbags for head protection and front-seat side-impact airbags for torso protection. Active safety features that come standard include anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, electronic brake-force distribution, hill-start assist control, downhill brake control. Optional safety features include rearview camera, all-wheel drive. Kia Sorento LX ($23,150), LX AWD ($25,350); LX V6 ($24,950), LX V6 AWD ($26,650); EX ($25,950), EX AWD ($27,650); EX V6 ($27,950), EX V6 AWD ($29,650); SX V6 ($33,150), SX V6 AWD ($34,850).