Kia Sorento SUV: Kia Motors is the South Korean car maker. The company officially stated that it had entered the Indian market during the last year and it is working to complete the operations by 2019. The Hyundai company is planning to enter the market in the upcoming 2018 Auto Expo.
Kia Sorento SUV is about to enter India in Upcoming 2018 Auto Expo
Kia’s also came up with the Sorento which is the premium SUV. It is one of the models present in manufacturers portfolio.
Still, the Kia Sorento is in the third generation, and it is trying to compete with the offerings like Toyota Fortuner, Skoda Kodiaq, Ford Endeavour and with many. No more sale has started for the Santa Fe, and it is going to enter the market as the effective replacement. It is going to notify the premium Kia brand image across the country.
Kia Sorento SUV Measurements
It has 4780mm length, width is 1890mm, a height of about 1685mm and the wheelbase is approximately 2780mm.
This car contains several creature comforts like the presence of LED headlamps along with DRLs, touch infotainment system. It consists the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, cruise control and the button to start and stop.
On the automatic variant, automobile makers included the paddle shifters with the ventilated seats. It has the 360-degree camera. Manufacturers have protected the seven-seater rides which are based mainly on the alloy wheels (19-inch) with the panoramic sunroof.
Kia Sorento SUV Engine
Kia Sorento SUV has the 2.0-litre engine. It can deliver the power of about 147bhp while the 2.2-litre turbocharged engine which is diesel unit produces the 193bhp. Meanwhile, the 2.4-litre which is the GDI petrol unit produces the 192bhp.
The India-spec option car had the powertrain modes. It has the transmission options like automatic and manual, and there is also an AWD as an offer.
Just, the Kia has started its work in our country. It is also planning to set its manufacturing processing turnover in Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh. The total investment of it is about $1.1 billion.
Kookhyun Shim is the Managing Director and CEO for India. He said that India is going to become the third largest auto market expectedly by 2020. Now, the Kia is trying to take the piece of our success.