The Kia Sorento got a minor facelift for the 2019 model year, but as all of us understand, time relocations really quickly in the SUV/Crossover realm. We identified our first model for the next-generation Sorento just last month, bring heavy camouflage coverings on the sides and rear. That alone is something when you think about the facelift is still fresh, now we have a second Sorento sighting at the Nürburgring, and it’s currently dropped the heavy camouflage for a tight swirl body wrap.
2021 Kia Sorento Spy Shots
What do these new spy photos reveal about the next Sorento? While it will be an all-new offering as opposed to a refresh, it will be a familiar sight to present Sorento owners. The general proportions look the very same, and the distinctive C-pillar shape is quickly seen now that the heavy covers are gone. We can likewise see the curved side glass that takes a familiar bite out of the D-pillar, but if you look carefully at the beltline, it angles upward at the back on this model. The current Sorento’s trim curves down ever-so-slightly.
2021 Kia Sorento Rumors
At the back, we now see a totally new liftgate and lower fascia. The taillights are certainly generic placeholder units for testing. However, the camouflage wrap is completely cut out around the installing areas, exposing what could be the shape for new taillights. If this holds true, the Sorento will ditch its horizontally oriented lenses for something rather squarish. We have no concrete information on engines and interior parts at this time, though rumors have reached us that Kia will provide numerous hybrid powertrains.
2021 Kia Sorento Engine
As for powertrains, the new Sorento is expected to provide hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions for the first time, together with traditional petrol and diesel options as per the current model
It’s uncertain whether the new range will feature modified versions of the present 2.2-liter turbo-diesel and 3.5-liter V6 choices or new motors from the Hyundai/Kia ‘Smartstream’ family.
The new Sorento ought to likewise feature Kia’s most current driver assistance and active security technologies, which should permit semi-autonomous highway driving (Level 2).
2021 Kia Sorento Launching
With the existing Sorrento still fresh from its facelift, and with just a couple next-generation Sorento model sightings under our belt, the new model must still be a year away from a minimum of. The covers will probably lift late in 2020 as a 2021 model.