New and Used Kia Sorento for Sale in UAE
Founded in 1944 and is now considered to be partially owned by Hyundai. Kia Motors Corporation headquartered in Seoul, is South Korea's second-largest automobile manufacturer. Kia is a respected automaker and is known for producing cars for different needs, from SUVs such as the Sportage and Sorento, the convenient subcompact Picanto, the Sedan Cerato, along with many others.
Kia Sorento is a mid-size crossover SUV produced by the South Korean automaker giant Kia Motors since 2002, and was introduced as a capable off-road vehicle with an automatic four-wheel drive system featuring low range gearing, and was also introduced in a sports version that was distinguished with a 5-speed transmission system and other sporty body features. Kia Sorento meets your family needs, and is perfect for people in UAE; it's roomy, fuel-efficient, and tech-savvy, this car is one of Kia’s top-selling vehicles is ready to help you enjoy a unique and dynamic driving experience.
The first generation Kia Sorento was produced between the years 2003-2010 and was available in two trim levels: the LX and the EX. They were powered by 3.5 Liter V6 engine that produces 192 hp at 5500 rpm, 294 Nm of torque at at 3000 rpm and was mated with two transmission options: 5 speed manual transmission and a 5 or 6 speed automatic transmission. This generation features included 4 wheel disc brakes as standard and an optional 4 wheel ABS. The second generation of Kia Sorento was marketed between 2010 and 2005. These crossover SUVs were available in three trim levels: the KX, EX and SX. The Sorento SX was powered by a 3.5 Liter V6 engine that generates 276 hp, while the LX was powered by 2.4 Liter 4 cylinder engine that generates 175 hp and the EX trim was powered by GDI version of the EX engine that produces 191 hp. This generation's Sorento features included Self leveling Xenon HID headlights, Wood trimmed heated steering wheel and 19 inch chrome wheels. The third and current generation of Kia Sorento entered production in 2015.
People in Dubai and Abu Dhabi compare Kia Sorento vs Hyundai Santa fe vs Ford explorer to find out which one is better. So, if you are thinking about buying one of those cars, we advise you to read this Kia Sorento review that contains information about Sorento's specs, performance, mileage, features, prices of new and used models and much more information that will help you make a better choice.
Kia Sorento Review in UAE
Kia Sorento: Engine Specifications and Performance
The Kia Sorento Limited, SX and EX are powered by either a 3.3 Liter V6 engine that produces 290 hp at 6400 rpm and 342 Nm of torque at 5300 rpm, or a Turbocharged 2.0 Liter engine that consists of 4 cylinders and 16 variable timing valves enabling it to generate 240 hp at 6000 rpm and 352 Nm of torque at 1450 rpm. On the other hand, Kia Sorento LX and L are powered by either a 3.3 V6 engine like the one in SX and EX or a 2.4 Liter engine that consists of 4 cylinders and 16 variable timing valves that enable the engine to produce 185 hp at 6000 rpm and 241 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. While the L trim is powered by 2.4 Liter engine like the one in the LX trim. All of the previous engines are mated with a 6 speed shiftable automatic transmission.
Kia Sorento Fuel Consumption
The fuel consumption of Kia Sorento is considered good for its class, and here are some fuel efficiency comparisons between various Sorento models throught the past years:
For new Kia Sorento models Such as:
- Kia Sorento 2016: 9.6 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2015: 11.7 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2014: 11.2 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2013: 10.7 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2012: 11.3 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2011: 11.2 AVG Liters/ 100km
For older Kia Sorento models like:
- Kia Sorento 2010: 11.3 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2009: 12.6 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2008: 12.4 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2007: 12.8 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2006: 13.0 AVG Liters/ 100km
- Kia Sorento 2005: 12.2 AVG Liters/ 100km
Kia Sorento Features
Kia Sorento Convenience Features
Kia offers many standout features, and is always popular for catering for the driver’s needs, the Sorento distinguishes itself with plenty of features. Some of the features a Kia Sorento in Dubai will have are: seamless transmission shifts, powerful V6 engine, which makes it easier to maneuver than rivals, and a competitive price tag. When it comes to accessories, Sorento surrounds you with 10 speaker Infinity premium brand surround sound audio system with 550 watts of output, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, an audio and cruze controls on steering wheel, three-zone automatic climate control, Kia’s UVO infotainment system and a navigation system Other features include:
- Rearview camera
- 1 subwoofer
- Satellite radio
- USB and AUX ports
- Electric power steering
Kia Sorento Safety Features
Kia Sorento offers plenty of safety features to protect both the driver and passengers, with Air Bags for the Driver, Passenger, Side Head, Rear Head, and Sides, in addition to Auto delay off headlamps, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, remote anti-theft alarm system, Dusk sensing headlamps, Child Safety Locks, Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors, and Tire pressure monitoring.
- 4-Wheel ABS
- Brake Assist
- Traction Control
- Daytime running lights
- Electronic Stability Control
- Engine immobilizer
The design of Kia Sorento
Kia Sorento Interior Design
The Sorento cabin has a pretty design and is made with premium materials that are soft to the touch, with a spacious second-row seats, but most note that the optional third row is best left to children, Sorento seats five, and an optional third row boosts seating capacity to seven. Auto journalists say the front seats are comfortable and forward visibility is good and the second-row seats have ample space. Optional interior features include:
- Leather upholstery
- Power-adjustable front seats
- Heated front seats
- Ventilated front seats
- Heated second-row seats
- Heated steering wheel.
Kia Sorento Exterior Design
The refinements lean towards an athletic profile, the Sorento offers a new model retains the Sorento's hallmark long bonnet and characteristic wide D-pillar, but a lower roofline, higher beltline and swept-back shape give the car a more dramatic, muscular stance, with a clean look that is achieved with the introduction of new laser welding manufacturing techniques, then rendering weld lines invisible. Exterior features of Kia Sorento include:
- Panoramic Sunroof
- Self-leveling Xenon HID headlights
- 19 inch Alloy wheels
- Stainless steel bumper
- Smart power lift gate
- Privacy glass
Kia Sorento Color Options
Kia Sorento comes to Dubai with a variety of different colors, such as; Bright Silver, Dark Cherry, Black, Remington Red, Satin Metal, Snow White Pearl, Titanium Silver and Wave Blue.
Kia Sorento Price in UAE
Here are some of the pricelists of the available Kia Sorento for sale in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and UAE:
- Kia Sorento 2016 price in UAE starts from AED 89,900 for Sorento 3.5 Base and AED 116,900 for Sorento 3.5 Top.
- Kia Sorento 2015 price in UAE starts from AED 82,000 for Sorento 2.4 Base and AED 90,000 for Sorento 2.4 Top.
- Kia Sorento 2014 price in UAE starts from AED 87,500 for Sorento 3.5 Base and AED 112,000 for Sorento 3.5 Top.
- Kia Sorento 2013 price in UAE starts from AED 77,900 for Sorento 2.4 Base and AED 88,000 for Sorento 2.4 Top.
- Kia Sorento 2012 price in UAE starts from AED 45,000 for used Sorento 2.4 Base and AED 55,000 for used Sorento Top.
- Kia Sorento 2011 price in UAE starts from AED 39,000 for used Sorento 2.4 and AED 50,000 for used Sorento 3.5.
- Kia Sorento 2010 price in UAE starts from AED 35,000 for used Sorento 2.4 Base and AED 44,000 for used Sorento 2.4 Top.
You can also find Kia Sorento 2007, 2008 and 2009 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with prices rangin between AED 25,500 and AED 30,000 for different second hand Sorento trims.
KIa Sorento from 2004, 2005 and 2006 is also available with prices ranging from AED 14,000 and up to AED 28,000 for various second hand Sorento trims.
Know more about Kia Sorento in UAE
Kia Sorento is a desired car in Abu Dhabi and Dubai because of its good off-road performance, spacious interior, attractive exterior looks, and good fuel economy. For more details about new and used Kia Sorento prices in UAE check the links below:
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