2015 Kia Sorento Overview
What’s New for the 2015 Kia Sorento
The 2015 Kia Sorento sees a refreshed interior with finer, soft touch materials and a metallic trim. The exterior also sees some updates, including a new grille design, a new look for the LED front lamps and projector headlamps, and the available fog lamps have been pushed farther out toward the corners.
The Sorento is a mid-size crossover SUV featuring Kia’s signature grille and strong, athletic lines. The Sorento has a more rugged profile than most of its competitors, but also maintains refined details, making it a handsome choice for anyone in the market for a mid-size crossover.
2015 Kia Sorento Performance
The Kia Sorento offers an entry-level 2.4-liter four-cylinder that puts out 191 hp and 181 pound-feet of torque, however the majority of Sorento models come with the upgraded 3.3-liter V-6, which creates a more impressive 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque.
2015 Kia Sorento Efficiency
According to fueleconomy.gov, the FWD 3.3-liter V-6 gets 18 mpg city, 25 mpg highway, and 21 mpg combined fuel efficiency. The FWD 2.4-liter four-cylinder gets 20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined.
2015 Kia Sorento Interior
The Sorento’s large interior feels more classy and refined than ever before. Featuring high-end materials, a long-list of standard features, even on the base model, and a smart, appealing design, the Sorento is inviting and comfortable.
Automatic climate control, a rearview camera, and UVO can all be bundled together, in the base LX, while the top-of-the-line SX Limited offers high-end features such as appa leather upholstery, heated rear seats, and a wood-trimmed heated steering wheel, and a soft-touch headliner.
2015 Kia Sorento Safety
Standard safety features on the 2015 Kia Sorento include traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes, hill-start assist, and a variety of airbags. A rearview camera, rear parking sensors, and blind-spot monitoring system are also available.
The Kia Sorento gets an overall safety rating of five stars based on government crash tests.