New 2020 Kia Sorento spied undisguised
The next-generation Kia Sorento has been spied with minimal camouflage, revealing a revamped interior and an exterior influenced by the Kia’s vast Telluride SUV.
Due to reach UK showrooms this year, the fourth-generation Sorento (leaked by @CocheSpias instgram account) retains the brand’s trademark “tiger nose” grille, but has gained boxier dimensions with vertical rear lights reminiscent of the US market Telluride. There’s also new LED headlights, a more steeply raked roofline and redesigned tailgate.
In an attempt to move the Sorento upmarket, the interior gets plenty of chrome and piano-black plastic. There’s a touchscreen – likely the same 10.25inch one taken from the Soul EV – and mood lighting.
The new Sorento model will feature a plug-in hybrid powertrain for the first time. The hybrid powertrain will likely comprise a four-cylinder petrol engine mated to an electric motor and an automatic gearbox. As with its predecessor, we expect a diesel engine to be offered with either a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
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