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2018 Kia Sorento Earns Praise for its Reliability

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Reliability is a key characteristic drivers look for when considering which SUV to buy, and the 2018 Kia Sorento delivers that and much more. In fact, the Sorento’s ability to go the distance earned it a spot on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 18 Most Reliable Midsize SUVs as well as the pub’s pick as the Best 3-Row SUV for the Money.

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The 2018 Sorento was praised for its family-friendly features, comfortable interior, and powertrain options as well as its five-year/60,000-mile basic warranty. The Sorento’s powertrain is also backed by the automaker’s 100,000-mile powertrain/10-year warranty.

The 2018 Kia Sorento is available at seven well-equipped trim levels: L, LX, LX V6, EX 2.0T, EX V6, SX, and SX Limited. The standard 2.4-liter 16-valve four-cylinder engine paired to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive earns 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The available 3.3-liter V6 churns out 290 horsepower, while the available  2.0-.l.iter 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine earns a horsepower rating of 240.

The 2018 Sorento features advanced driver assist technologies such as the available Surround View Monitor, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning System, Autonomous Emergency Braking, and Lane Departure Warning System.

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Staying connected and entertained on the go is easy with the Sorento’s available UVO eServices infotainment system, which features a 7-inch touch-screen display and smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Bluetooth® wireless technology hands-free connectivity comes standard.

News Source: U.S. News & World Report