Ready for the dawn of a new age for the Sorento? 2022 is the year that the Sorento goes Hybrid! This unique Sorento model is found as both a Plug-in Hybrid and Hybrid variant, harnessing all that you love from the former Sorento and adding in even more excitement and efficiency. From performance to hybrid ability to Kia’s advanced tech, this is a brand-new SUV experience you won’t want to miss. Follow along with us at 401 Dixie Kia as we introduce you to the all-new 2022 Kia Sorento HEV & PHEV.
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The bold design of the gas Sorento finds itself looking even better on this 2022 HEV and PHEV model, promoting a sleek exterior that’s home to spaciousness for passengers and cargo inside. The Sorento is truly the SUV that can do it all, and looks the part around every bend.
Two wheel sizes are available across the trims, depending on which one you’ll be driving.
Choose from your choice of 6 colours to perfectly express yourself through the gorgeous paint finish on your Sorento. The available options are:
|Specifications:||2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid LX|
|Length (mm/in)||4,810 / 189.4|
|Width (mm/in)||1,900 / 74.8|
|Height (mm/in)||1,700 / 66.9|
|Wheelbase (mm/in)||2,815 / 110.8|
|Ground Clearance (mm/in)||174 / 6.8|
|Minimum Curb Weight (kg/lbs)||1,869 / 4,120|
As efficient and hybrid-focused as this Sorento is, it’s still an SUV after all, and with that comes terrific storage space for your gear. Up to 1,274 L of space is available behind the 2nd row, while the 3rd row has up to 357 L of space behind it, so you can bring all you need.
Just as the Sorento is happy to take on an abundance of cargo, so is it with people as well, thanks to a 6-passenger seating configuration. 2nd row captain’s chairs make even those in the back feel like they’re in full control, and with more than enough room to stretch out in.
Hear your favourite songs in the best quality possible over long road trips with the available Bose Premium Audio system on your Sorento. This crisp sound will reverberate across the cabin and impress even the most discerning audiophiles.
|Specifications:||2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid LX|
|Head Room (front) (mm/in)||1,024 / 40.3|
|Head Room (middle) (mm/in)||994 / 39.1|
|Head Room (rear) (mm/in)||935 / 36.8|
|Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)||1,500 / 59.0|
|Shoulder Room (middle) (mm/in)||1,475 / 58.0|
|Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in)||1,345 / 52.9|
|Hip Room (front) (mm/in)||1,411 / 55.5|
|Hip Room (middle) (mm/in)||1,399 / 55.0|
|Hip Room (rear) (mm/in)||1,080 / 42.5|
|Leg Room (front) (mm/in)||1,052 / 41.4|
|Leg Room (middle) (mm/in)||1,034 / 40.7|
|Leg Room (rear) (mm/in)||752 / 29.6|
|Cargo Capacity, behind 1st-row (L/cu-ft)||2,139 / 75.5|
|Cargo Capacity, behind 2nd-row (L/cu-ft)||1,090 - 1,274 / 38.5 - 45.0|
|Cargo Capacity, behind 3rd-row (L/cu-ft)||357 / 12.6|
The 1.6L 4-cylinder GDI engine is found across every trim of the HEV and PHEV Sorento. The Hybrid models reach 227 horsepower, while the Plug-In Hybrid models beef that up a bit with 261 horsepower at its maximum. All 5 trims reach the same top amount of torque at 258 lb-ft. Even though it’s a hybrid, don’t think you can’t tow, with 2,000 lbs of max capability.
You’ll drive confidently knowing that you have 51 km of fully electric driving range, saving on fuel on every trip. The hybrid battery system allows you to go further than you might’ve expected, and always with peace-of-mind.
Shift By Wire shifting in the Kia Sorento is a special kind of electronic shifting between transmission modes of Drive, Reverse, Neutral and Park. Drive into the modern age with this new-age dial-style of shifting that does away with a lever.
|Engine Specifications:||1.6L 4-cylinder GDI|
|Horsepower||227 (HEV) / 261 (PHEV)|
|Fuel Efficiency (city/highway) (L/100 km)||6.4 / 7.0 (HEV) / 2.8 / 3.2 (PHEV)|
|Towing Capacity (lbs)||2,000|
Have all of your important vehicle info displayed in front of you without having to peel your eyes away from the road to keep tabs on it all. Heads-up display projects this information on the windshield for convenient use.
Enjoy the freedom of no charging cables in the Sorento thanks to this wireless phone charger for your compatible devices. It’s convenient, easy-to-use and ready to keep your phone juiced to 100%.
Mirror your favourite phone apps and connect with your contacts thanks to simple Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Enjoy your favourite device safely and conveniently in your favourite vehicle.
Not only will your eyes always be on the road, but so will the Sorento’s. Available Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist monitors your blind spots and looks for vehicles who may slide into one. In the event of a possible collision the system can intervene and assist in impact deterrence.
UVO Intelligence in your vehicle and connected through your phone is one of the best advanced connective car systems on the market. From safety and security features to vehicle diagnostics and remote access, UVO Intelligence connects you to your vehicle like never before.
The 6 airbag system inside the Sorento keeps you and your passengers safe in the event of a collision. These airbags consist of: