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2019 Kia Sorento Named to US News’ List of 25 Cars with the Best Safety Features

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2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Kia Sorento

Safety features and driver assist technologies are a high priority for drivers, and according to U.S. News & World Report, the 2019 Kia Sorento is definitely worth a look and a test-drive, as it just secured a spot on the pub’s list of 25 Cars with the Best Safety Features.

Learn More: About the 2019 Kia Sorento

The 2019 Sorento earned a U.S. News Safety Score of 9.9/10 and a U.S. News Overall Score of 8.6/10 due to its list of active safety features, according to U.S. News and World Report writer Steven Loveday. Most notably are available features such as front and rear parking sensors, rear cross traffic alert, lane keep assist, blind spot monitoring, automatic emergency braking, and pedestrian detection.

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Standard safety features designed to help ensure a smooth, controlled driving performance are Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, a Brake Assist System, Hill Start Assist Control, and Vehicle Stability Management.

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The 2019 Sorento is available at six trim levels: L, LX, LX V6, EX V6, SX, and SX Limited. It features two engine options. The 2.4-liter DOHC 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine paired to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission, standard on the L and LX trims, generates 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The 3.3-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 paired to an electronically controlled eight-speed automatic transmission, standard on the LX V6, EX V6, SX, and SX Limited trims, churns out 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque.

News Source: U.S. News & World Report