For drivers looking for a mid-size crossover SUV at an affordable price, the 2017 Kia Sorento is an excellent option. This crossover is a fantastic choice for motorists and families desiring the fuel economy and handling of a smaller vehicle with a more versatile, spacious cabin capable of hauling a lot of passengers and cargo. You will love the advanced safety and technology features on the new Sorento, too! If you want to test drive the 2017 Sorento near Livingston or Baton Rouge, come to All Star Kia of Baton Rouge East in Baton Rouge, LA.
The 2017 Sorento crossover SUV comes standard with Kia's efficient and capable 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine, producing 185 hp and 178 lb.-ft. of torque. For even more impressive power under the hood, there is an available 2.0-liter turbocharged engine outputting a whopping 240 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. You will barely notice any reduction in fuel economy if you opt for the turbo engine, as FWD models still return impressive fuel economy ratings! The six-cylinder is also an option in the 2017 Sorento in the form of Kia's 3.3-liter V6 motor, which produces 290 hp and 252 lb.-ft. of torque. It doesn't matter which engine you choose for your 2017 Sorento; they all come with a very efficient, electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. For more traction in poor road conditions, you can get your new Sorento outfitted with a Dynamax All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system.
The 2017 Kia Sorento comes in seven models, including the L, LX, LX V6, EX, EX V6, SX V6, and SX Limited with a V6 engine. All the Sorento trim levels offer sought-after standard features, including an AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM audio system, steering-wheel-mounted audio, Bluetooth wireless technology, hands-free phone and cruise control buttons, a drive mode selector, and EcoMinder fuel-efficiency indicator. Convenience amenities include air conditioning, remote keyless entry, and 40/20/40 split-folding 2nd-row seats standard. Additional interior amenities that are available on 2017 Kia Sorento mid-size crossover SUVs include:
The 2017 Kia Sorento mid-size crossover SUV comes with an extraordinary list of standard safety features to help keep you and your passengers safe. Standard safety features include dual front seat-mounted side airbags, dual front advanced airbags, side curtain airbags, and a roller sensor, as well as Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist System (BAS), and Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD). The extensive list of standard safety equipment also includes:
If the standard safety features on the 2017 Kia Sorento impressed you, wait until find out about the advanced active and driver-assist safety systems available for the Sorento! A rearview camera is standard equipment on Sorento LX models and above. There is also a Rear Parking Assist System available (it's standard equipment on Sorento EX models and higher). The 2017 Sorento's Rear Parking Assist System (RPAS) detects obstacles behind your Kia and warns you when a hazard is detected. There is an optional Surround View Monitor (SVM) that gives you a 'birds eye' view of your surroundings by using live images from four cameras. It is shown next to the rearview camera on the touchscreen display. Also available are Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA). The Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS) and Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) can help prevent or reduce the consequences of a frontal collision. The available Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC) boosts safety and convenience for your Sorento by keeping your vehicle at a safe distance behind the vehicle directly in front of your Kia. It eliminates the need to adjust your cruise control speed in traffic. Kia provides a fantastic list of modern safety equipment on the new Sorento!
Body-color and heated outside mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, projector beam headlights, and a rear spoiler are all standard on the 2017 Sorento. While many striking exterior paint options are available, the beautiful Snow White Pearl exterior gives Sorento a touch of sophistication. Other optional exterior features for the 2017 Sorento include:
When you are ready to drive a well-equipped yet highly affordable new mid-size crossover SUV, you have got to test drive the Kia Sorento. All Star Kia of Baton Rouge East proudly serves the communities near Livingston, Denham Springs and Baton Rouge.