Since the new V6 petrol engine will be only in December, then a test drive came with a new Kia Sorento diesel. This engine with a working volume of 2.5-liter produces 170 hp and a maximum torque of 392 Nm. But still mostly the rev range from 1300 to 4000 it is 290 Nm. Consumption fuel in the combined cycle is only about 8 liters per hundred kilometers. To disperse hundreds took 12.3 seconds, not fast, but considering that his predecessor had accelerated to a speed of 14.6 seconds, quite a good result.

Especially, when accelerating from a place or at low speeds, it seems that the car accelerates faster, the weight of two tons does not feel it. Kia Sorento off road, too, did not disappoint his owner, because on road clearance of 203 mm it does not lag behind more venerable SUVs such as Jeep Wrangler (208 mm) or a Mercedes G-Class (205 mm). In addition, the vital units – crankcase, gearbox and fuel tank, protected by strong metal plates safeguard against adverse shocks. Overcome by limiting the angle of the slope is 28 and 26 , front rear, on the characterization of the new Sorento suv a few plays such as the Range Rover or Jeep Grand Cherokee, however, for walks in the light terrain that is enough. If necessary, permanent four-wheel drive can be enabled by pressing a single button. In the top version of the car is equipped with an electronic system, which in case of need independently distributes torque between front and rear axles. Of course, has undergone cosmetic changes, light and interior car. Particularly advantageous, he looks at the top version, because the steering wheel, center console and rocker automatic transmission with aluminum accents perfectly in tune with a light gray leather trim.

In addition, the center console is a block audio controls, dual-zone climate control and onboard computer, as well as a place for 4 bottles or glasses. The rear seat is no different from its predecessor, and shares in the ratio of 40:60, well if you put it in full, then a completely flat floor. Prices of new Kia Sorento from 2.5 CRDi engine in the poorest complete lx start at 29,790 euros, more fitted version of the ex will cost 32,940 euros. Cost suv with a new 3.3 V6 petrol will be announced later.