After attaining a good height of success in SUVs, Kia has taken a new challenge by stepping into the hybrid section of vehicles. Kia recently released Eco-Hybrid Sorento 2021 in Nepal with a whopping price tag of Rs.1,60,00,000. Packing a 7-seater capacity, the manufacturer taunts it to be the largest SUV of 2021. The all-new Kia Sorento is zestful, expansive, comfortable, and fuel-efficient. In short, it is one of the best vehicles in the hybrid-electric section of vehicles.
Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 Performance
Driving Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 is comfortable both on highways and around the cities, thanks to its dynamic turbo-four combustion engine and an electric motor. Whether you are driving the vehicle around the town or on highways, it will not underperform. Packing
The new Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 generates 227 horsepower and 258 pound-feet torque despite having a smaller gasoline engine. Correspondingly, the high power torque allows you to get an impressive acceleration from the stop. It is powered by a 1.49kWh battery and a 1.6L TGDi petrol engine. Besides, the vehicle uses the electric motor to get to 25kmph, after that it uses petrol engine. Like most hybrid vehicles, Kia Sorento also has a six-speed automatic transmission.
Besides, it offers a mileage of 39mpg in the city and 35mpg on the highway. So the given number is perfect, especially for a hybrid vehicle.
Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 Design
Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 has a beautiful, sportier body with an aesthetic black grille on the front. Besides, gorgeous LED headlamps accompany the grille. Further, the sturdy 19-inch alloy wheels and the panoramic sunroof take its beauty to a new level.
The 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat is furnished with the luring Nappa leather. Besides, the power-adjustable driver’s seat has two-way power lumbar assistance. Meanwhile, the passenger’s seats are four-way adjustable.
Handling and Braking
Coming with sharp steering, the ride of the Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 is delightful. Although this is not the most energetic SUV, it has enough power to handle the winding roads. Besides, the ride is comfortable even on the pothole roads.
Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 has regenerative braking technology. It is a unique technology that allows EVs to capture the vehicle’s energy due to its motion. However, it takes some time to get used to these regenerative brakes.
Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 Interior
It has an aesthetic, alluring interior with superior materials and minimal plastic usage. The first two rows of seats have adequate space and are comfy to sit in. However, the third row of seats is bearable for adults on short trips.
Similarly, Kia 2021 also has an expansive boot space that lies just behind the third-row seats. It measures 12.6 cubic feet. Besides, the number increases to 45 cubic feet when the third-row seats are folded. You can also elevate the number to 75.5 cubic feet if the third row and second-row seats are folded. The ample cargo space allows you to carry large items.
Kia Sorento Hybrid 2021 packs many valuable and unique features that help you in many different ways. It incorporates dual-zone automatic climate control, push-button start, remote start, a big touch screen, and many more. Similarly, it also has eight charging outlets, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.
The Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allow you to connect your smartphone to the vehicle and navigate it via a 10.25-inch touch screen. Further, the SUV also offers a standard driver assistance feature that includes driver drowsiness monitoring, rear parking sensor, emergency braking, etc.
Kia has given a high priority to safety and included several safety features like cruise control, front parking sensor, and intersection assist. All these features prevent accidents using the sensor.
It incorporates six seats in 3 rows. The front seats are cozy, supportive, and roomy. A similar case is seen on the second-row seat. Moreover, it has adequate feet and headspace and can easily accommodate a person as tall as six feet. Besides, it is extensively easy to adjust the seats as per your comfort and desire.
Now, coming to the third row, it is not very spacious and comfortable. Therefore, we believe that only children can comfortably sit on the third row, although it can accommodate adults.