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2017 Kia Sorento Receives Active Safety Features, Android Auto and CarPlay Capability

The 2017 Kia Sorento is the perfect getaway vehicle. Completely redesigned for ultimate comfort and performance, experience this astounding crossover SUV.

Kia has unveiled the 2017 Sorento, which has received minor changes including the integration of Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto. Two new options, the Advance Touring and Advance technology packages, are now available in lower trim levels and add additional active safety features such as dynamic bending lights, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, advanced smart cruise control, and autonomous emergency braking. The range-topping SXL trim comes standard with all those active safety features.

The base L and LX trims will continue to come standard with a 2.4-liter inline-four making 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque while the EX model is equipped with a more powerful 2.0-liter turbo-four rated at 240 hp and 260 lb-ft. A 3.3-liter V-6 with 290 hp and 252 lb-ft is standard on the SX and SXL grades and optional on the LX and EX trims. A six-speed automatic remains the only transmission available on all trim levels. Seven-passenger seating remains standard on all V-6 equipped Sorentos and optional on the LX trim equipped with the 2.4-liter I-4.

When equipped with the 2.4-liter, the 2017 Kia Sorento is EPA-rated at 21/28 mpg city/highway in front-wheel drive configuration and 21/25 mpg with all-wheel drive. EX models with the 2.0-liter turbo are rated at 20/27 mpg in front-drive guise and 19/25 mpg with all-wheel drive. In LX, and EX trims, the V-6 is rated at 18/25 mpg regardless of the drivetrain configuration while SX and SXL can achieve 18/25 mpg in front-drive guise and 17/23 mpg with all-wheel drive.

Redesigned to be sleek, strong, and adaptive to your needs, the 2017 Sorento has elegantly sculpted surfaces, more cabin space, and a wraparound dashboard for distinctive appeal. From finely crafted seating to intuitive advanced technologies, it’s the car you drive to seek out adventure.

Article and Image Source: Automobile Mag