All New 2021 Kia Sorento
Key Changes to the 2021 Kia Sorento
Refreshed from the outside in, the 2021 Kia Sorento offers a compelling package of best in class refinement, features, and performance at a competitive price. On the exterior, the Sorento receives a more masculine design complete with a more aggressive grille, assertive edges, and a squarer design that is sure to turn heads. Once inside the spacious cabin, it is easy to mistake the 2021 Kia Sorento for a far more luxurious vehicle with an abundance of technology and sleek styling. For powertrains, the 2021 Sorento has a number of options that will appeal to buyers across multiple verticals. Options include a turbocharged four-cylinder engine emitting 281 horsepower and – for the first time in the Kia Sorento’s history – a hybrid model that is rated for an EPA estimated 39 MPG on city streets. The Kia Sorento slots in between the compact Sportage and Kia’s newest entry to the SUV market – the Telluride.
Features of the 2021 Kia Sorento
The 2021 Kia Sorento is available in eight trim levels with a base price ranging from just north of $30,000 to slightly over $43,000:
- S Hybrid
- EX Hybrid
- SX Prestige
- SX Prestige X-Line
When it comes to deciding what mode 2021 Kia Sorento to purchase, the EX trim level offers an excellent blend of features for the money. Not only is it standard with the more powerful 281 horsepower turbocharged four cylinder engine, but also it includes high end features like leatherette upholstery, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, 18-inch wheels, black exterior accents, remote start, and heated front seats. No matter the trim level chosen, each model can be equipped with either front or all-wheel drive. For engines, a 191 horsepower 2.5 liter inline four cylinder is standard while the aforementioned 281 horsepower turbocharged engine is an option. Buyers that want the flexibility and efficiency of a Hybrid, will be rewarded with a Sorento that includes a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine paired with a 66.9 kilowatt electric motor. The gas powered engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission while the Hybrid receives a 6-speed automatic transmission.
When it comes to technology, the 2021 Kia Sorento is no slouch. Buyers have the option of outfitting their vehicle with a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and a 10.3-inch infotainment system that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Even if a buyer chooses not to upgrade to the digital gauge cluster and large touchscreen display, they will still be rewarded with a Sorento equipped with a more than adequate 8-inch touchscreen. Looking like a vehicle that costs substantially more, the interior of the 2021 Kia Sorento includes a rotary shift knob on the center console, stitched surfaces on the door panels and seats, ambient lighting, a plethora of storage cubbies, and much more. Safety has been made a priority for 2021, with key standard safety features including:
- Forward Collision Warning and Automated Emergency Braking
- Lane-Departure Warning and Lane-Keeping Assist
The Riverchase Kia Difference
Proudly serving the communities of Bermingham and Homewood, Riverchase Kia in Pelham, AL is your go to destination for all your vehicle needs from purchasing to servicing. With a commitment to excellence and transparency, we provide a hassle-free buying process that allows you to feel comfortable and confident in your buying decision. When you purchase a 2021 Kia Sorento from Riverchase Kia you can feel confident in your decision because of our best-in-class service department that only utilizes factory trained technicians so you know that your vehicle is in the best hands possible. Purchasing parts and accessories for your 2021 Kia Sorento has never been easier than at our Parts Department. Specializing in only Kia certified parts, anything we put in your car is directly certified by the manufacturer and is covered by our 12-month Replacement Parts Limited Warranty. When it comes to purchasing and servicing a 2021 Kia Sorento no one does it better than the friendly, knowledgeable, and professional team at Riverchase Kia in Pelham. Give us a call or stop by our easy to find location today to learn more and get yourself behind the wheel in no time.